Nenana River Raft Scenic Wilderness Run

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Denali Princess Wilderness Lodge

Approximately 3 1/4 hours
Price From
$125.95 Adult
$59.95 Child
  • Moderate Activity Level
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There’s no better way to experience Denali than by rafting in Alaska’s top whitewater rafting destination—Nenana River. After hearing safety instructions, gear up in a life jacket, neoprene booties and a one-piece dry suit specifically designed for whitewater. You’ll be travelling in an oar-powered, self-bailing raft piloted by an experienced guide. No paddling necessary as your guide will do all the driving, so sit back and let the beauty of nature seep into your bones. You’ll be rafting on a section of the Nenana River that is a prime habitat for moose, Dall sheep, caribou, and grizzly bear. Your guide will offer insights of the region’s natural history and entertain you with interesting tales of local lore. The Class II and III rapids offer a beginner’s level introduction to whitewater rafting and can be enjoyed by the entire family—this is one of the best ways to connect with nature and experience wild Alaska!


Minimum age is 5. Maximum height is 6’8″. Maximum weight is 280 lbs. Pregnant women or guests with back or neck problems are not allowed to participate. Dress in warm layers. Bring extra pair of socks. Time on raft is approximately 2 hours.

CALL 800.426.0500 TO BOOK


An array of optional excursions are available at the Denali Princess Wilderness Lodge. Visit the Tour Desk at the Denali Princess Lodge or call 1-800-426-0500.


Princess is pleased to offer you the ability to purchase your excursions for the land portion of your cruise tour using the Cruise Personalizer at Included is a list of land excursion options customized to best fit your itinerary with detailed information about each excursion. When you are ready to purchase your land excursions, go to the Cruise Personalizer and have your booking number and credit card information ready to enter. Princess accepts Princess Visa, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover and Diner’s Club. Confirmed excursions can be viewed at any time in your detailed itinerary in the Cruise Personalizer and will also be listed on your Welcome Envelope that you’ll receive at each cruise tour location during your Princess Land & Sea Vacation. Land excursions may be cancelled up to three (3) days prior to travel without a cancellation fee. Cancellations made within three (3) days of travel are 100% non-refundable. Note that excursion availability is based on cruise tour date, capacity limitations and suitable weather conditions. Land excursions are subject to change at any time and are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Guests are encouraged to book early as space is limited. Prior to travel, print your Travel Itinerary which will have a list of all your confirmed land excursions. Make your cruise tour with Princess an even more memorable one and purchase your land excursions today.


Alaska Land Excursions, purchased through the Cruise Personalizer, may be cancelled up to three days prior to travel without any cancellation fees. Land Excursions cancelled prior to the cancellation deadline will be refunded to the credit card that you provided in the Cruise Personalizer to purchase your tours. Excursions cancelled within three (3) days prior travel are subject to a 100% cancellation fee, unless the operator, at their sole discretion, is unable to operate the program due to unforeseen circumstances. All sales of tours booked while on your land tour are considered final at the time of purchase and are 100% non-refundable except in the case of an operator approved cancellation.