Wilderness Jet Boat Adventure

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Wilderness Jet Boat Adventure

Approximately 2 1/2 hours
Price From
$99.95 Adult
$74.95 Child
  • Moderate Activity Level
  • Off the Beaten Path
  • Shopping Opportunities

Experience the rivers of Alaska in a technologically advanced environmentally controlled jet boat, created to safely local navigate rivers. This gentle ride takes you 20 miles up and back on the Susitna River enjoying the splendor of Alaskan river beauty and nature. Your naturalist will talk about the local glacial fed rivers & explain their Alaskan names, as well as offer a panoramic view of Denali. Also discussed will be the life cycle of our local salmon and various wildlife that consider our area home. Step ashore and take a leisurely ¼-mile stroll and visit an authentic trapper’s cabin, and a recreated encampment of the Dena’ina Indians, the area’s original inhabitants. Your naturalist will acquaint you with the wildflowers and plants that grow in abundance along the river system and you will learn about the edible plants that were used by the Native Indians for cooking and medicines.

Special Note

Tour takes place in Talkeetna. Transportation to and from excursion provided by the Mt. McKinley Princess Wilderness Lodge Talkeetna Shuttle. Wear comfortable walking shoes. Dress in warm layers. Bring a camera. Wildlife sightings are likely but not guaranteed. Tour will operate rain or shine. Depending on the number of participants, our local tour operator may choose to operate tour with a smaller jet boat with no restroom.


An array of optional tours are available at the Mt. McKinley Princess Wilderness Lodge. To add an activity to your stay, please visit the Tour Desk upon arrival at the lodge.  If you are booked on a Denali rail tour, you may call 1-800-426-0500 to book an excursion in advance.


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.