Nenana River Paddle Rafting

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Denali Princess Wilderness Lodge

Approximately 3 1/4 hours
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$119.95 Per Person
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Maximum risk and maximum fun! This trip offers a fantastic whitewater adventure. 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, grab a paddle and ‘dig in’ for an exhilarating ride down the Class III-IV Nenana River Canyon. You will paddle under the direction of your guide and will work together as a team as your raft descends through a dozen major rapids up to Class IV+ in difficulty on one of Alaska’s most spectacular rivers. Your guide will offer insights of the region’s natural history and entertain you with interesting tales of local lore. Marvel at Alaska’s dramatic mix of jagged mountains, rolling hills and pristine alpine terrain—this is an adventure that you’ll never forget!


Minimum age is 18. Maximum height is 6’8″. Maximum weight is 280 lbs. Pregnant women or guests with back, neck or shoulder problems are not allowed to participate. Must be in good physical condition and able to swim 200 yards. Dress in warm layers. Bring extra pair of socks. Tour operates subject to meeting a minimum number of participants. Tour operator reserves the right to switch guests from paddle tour to oar raft tour on the same section of river. 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.


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