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Elsa C M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
September 2015

Incredible experience for the entire family!


5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2013

This excursion was the best one of the entire trip. I would definitely recommend this excursion to anyone that went to Alaska. I was a little hesitant using a third party company that was not part of the Cruise line but I am sure glad I did. Best company ever!

Wendy B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2013

was not on trip but my sons and husband said they loved it.

Sreekar K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended
July 2012

Great experience. Our guide was awesome. Wish the company was more organized at the launch point.

Traci G

4 star rating: Recommended
August 2015

Hurry up and wait. Felt rushed to get into small van to get to the site in cold rain, put on rain gear and wait 1/2 hr for another group. Not cool. The female guide was perfect, funny and knowledgeable
Worth the wait, but hey, don't rush people to wait

Jeanette P

4 star rating: Recommended
September 2014

Only a couple of very mild rapids. More of a float trip. But our guide Josh was fantastic and made the trip really enjoyable. My 11 year old son and 70 year old in-laws had a great time.

George G

4 star rating: Recommended
August 2014

We loved the rafting trip around Mendenhall Lake and down the river. Our guide, Adam, was excellent: informative, knowledgeable, and always made us feel safe. Other staff members were equally as friendly and helpful. We were only disappointed that we could not see the face of the glacier.


4 star rating: Recommended
July 2014

Fun excursion to do while in Alaska!

Yvette M

4 star rating: Recommended
August 2013

The trip was beautiful! Even at 7am. The guide was very informative but the excitement of "white rough waters was only about ten minutes long". The rest was peaceful floating but still very worth it. You get to see the glacier which was super neat!


4 star rating: Recommended
July 2013

My husband, two sons and daughter went on this trip and had a blast. The kids would have enjoyed more rapids as much of the trip was floating.

Sarah P

4 star rating: Recommended
June 2013

This was a lot of fun and Evan was a great tour guide! It is low key enough for all ages. Breathtaking scenery near the glacier and down the river. The company is a great group of people.

Michaela S

4 star rating: Recommended
August 2012

Only disappointment was that the office staff of the company providing the tour did not react in any way to my consequent call asking them to make a reasonable effort to return the sweatshirt I forgot in one of bins on the tour. Since the departure of the cruise ship was still 10 hours away, I expected at least any kind of communication from them.

Kerry N

4 star rating: Recommended
August 2012

Unfortunately the rafting tour was cancelled, instead we went kyacking instead and had a great time amongst the fish, seals and bird life that was around the lake.

raymond m

3 star rating: Worth doing
September 2014

did not get as close to glacier as we thought we might, rafting was rather tame and we are in our late sixties
not considered great value for cost

Joyce K

3 star rating: Worth doing
June 2013

The guide tried to make the tour exciting with conversation and jokes and it was fun, but the rapids were not as great as we thought they would be. It was pleasant, not frightening.

Stefanie S

3 star rating: Worth doing
September 2012

the trip was really fun and the guide was good-I just thought it was very expensive for what it was.


2 star rating: It was OK, but could have been better
July 2013

I was extremely disappointed with this tour. It was advertised as a rafting tour, but was actually a float with about 5 minutes of rafting out of a total of 1 hour and 20 minutes on the water. The first half hour was spent rowing across a lake (by a very nice, capable young girl) and we were not able to get close to the glacier nor see the waterfall that was there. The staff at the facility was very nice, but the actual trip was a disappointment.

Larry O

1 star rating: I do not recommend this
September 2013

It was really nice to get outside, but the tour itself was way less than we expected! Six of us got into the raft with the guide (a really nice kid!), and he proceeded to paddle us around the lake talking about the Glacier. Pretty boring!!! Never got any closer than about a mile from the Glacier itself.
Saw no wildlife except 1 Blue Heron (which we have tons of by our home in WA state), and were very disappointed. Then he slowly paddled us down the river with a couple small rapids.
The most interesting thing we saw were 3 Pugs (doggies) who routinely bark at the rafts as they drift past their house.
We were told we'd get a great "Alaskan Snack' at the end.. just some Salmon spread on a couple of crackers, and some cheese cubes with salami. Not even a paper plate or plastic knives to dish things up, and also no napkins. Good thing we had a big breakfast on the Ship.
Would I recommend this tour? Absolutely not. Wish we had not wasted the money and the time on it!

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