River-Rafting

2017 Tour Information- please check back for updated information about this tour for the 2018 season. 

We offer the lowest, most highly-discounted prices on this tour available anywhere!
It's even cheaper to book with us than directly with the provider!

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Oar Rafting

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Paddle Rafting

Your choice of Denali rafting adventure is a personal preference depending on your desire to sit and hold on or paddle in the Alaska whitewater action. You can see the difference in the photos above to choose your whitewater adventure. The provider offers several rafting options so you can decide "Mild or Wild" and "Paddle or Oar" for your fantastic Denali raft adventure.

Your Alaska whitewater adventure will be guided by one of their experienced staff of professionals. Highly skilled Alaska guides will provide exemplary customer service in commercial quality equipment on your Denali rafting excursion. This is guaranteed to be a highlight of your Alaska travel experience.

Here are your choices:

Canyon Run

This river trip begins at the entrance to Denali National Park and journeys 11 river miles to Healy, Alaska. During this 2-Hour whitewater adventure expect to encounter over 10 major Class III to IV rapids in the Nenana River Canyon! The Denali National Park frontier will be the setting on your river left shore with Mt. Healy rising over 3,000 feet to the summit. Exciting wave-trains and powerful hydraulics will create rapids like "Razorback," "Iceworm," "Cable Car," "Royal Flush," and "Coffee Grinder!" No experience is required; ages 10 and up are welcome. Choose an Oar Raft and hold on or a Paddle Raft (minimum age is 14) for extra hands-on excitement. And isn't it SO COOL that they named the river rapids after some of our cabins? ;) If you don't have a car, take our shuttle to the Wilderness Access Center where they will pick you up.

Check-In Times:

7:30 AM, 9:30 AM, 2:00 PM & 6:30 PM* (*6:30 PM tour time changes to 5:30 PM starting August 21 through August 31. There are NO evening rafting trips beginning September 1 through the end of their season).
*Plan to join them for 3 to 3 1/2 hours

Prices:

Oar Raft - Adults $94. Children (Ages 10-13) $74
Paddle Raft - $94 (Minimum age is 14)
Book through us and pay just $89 for Adults and $70 for kids!

Scenic Wilderness

Although this trip will begin at Denali Park Village in the midst of local lodges, your river raft will drift slowly away and leave only a quiet encounter with Denali’s wilderness. Imagine yourself floating in solitude along the boundaries of Denali National Park, Alaska on this 2-Hour OAR raft trip! Enjoy the Alaskan splendor as you view the Yanert Fork River merging with the waters of the Nenana River below the Musher's Monument, a natural rock formation distinctly resembling a musher driving a sled and team of dogs. While passing by Mount Fellows and Pyramid Mountain, watch for a variety of wildlife and enjoy class II and mild class III whitewater rapids. Families with small children and those wanting a bit less splash will discover the joys of rafting. All trips are Oar Rafting. If you don't have a car you can take the hostel shuttle to the Wilderness Access Center and they will pick you up. Or for the 7:30 AM trip we can drop you off right at Denali Park Village.

Check-In Times:

7:30 AM, 12:00 NOON & 6:30 PM* (*6:30 PM tour time changes to 5:30 PM starting August 21 through August 31. There are NO evening rafting trips beginning September 1 through the end of their season).
*Plan to join them for 3 to 3 1/2 hours

Prices:

All Trips are Oar Raft- Adults $94, Kids $64 (Ages 5-13)
Book through us and pay just $89 for Adults and $61 for kids!

Nenana Half-Day

This 4-Hour excursion combines the mild Scenic Wilderness stretch AND the rapids of the Canyon Run. Enjoy Alaska's scenic beauty and hit over 10 major rapids for a complete morning or afternoon of river running. You can choose between an Oar Raft and a Paddle Raft. If you don't have a car you can take the hostel shuttle to the Wilderness Access Center and they will pick you up. Or for the 7:30 AM trip we can drop you off right at Denali Park Village.

Check-In Times:

7:30 AM & 12:00 NOON
*Plan to join them for 5 to 5 1/2 hours

Prices:

Oar Raft - Adults $134. Children (Ages 10-13) $114
Paddle Raft - $134 (Minimum age is 14)
Book through us and pay just $127 for Adults and $108 for kids!

Nenana Full-Day

The Nenana River is the eastern boundary of Denali National Park for nearly 40 miles. Experience a 7-Hour day of adventure floating over 30 miles. Start your journey through class I & II mild whitewater with spectacular views and chances to view wildlife and then continue through class III & IV rapids in the Nenana River Gorge. Choose either Paddle Raft or Oar Raft and enjoy a riverside lunch served by your guide. A minimum of 6 guests is required; this trip may be rescheduled as a Nenana Half-day trip if minimum number of guests is not met. The provider will pick you up right at the hostel for this one or they can pick you up at the WAC or if you have a car you can drive to their office.

Check-In Time:

9:00 AM
*Plan to join them for 7 1/2 to 8 hours

Prices:

Oar Raft - Adults $187. Children (Ages 10-13) $167
Paddle Raft - $187 (Minimum age is 14)
Book through us and pay just $178 for Adults and $159 for kids!

Drysuits:

Not a wetsuit! They provide every whitewater guest with the comfort and confidence of state-of-the-art river apparel with Kokatat and OS System drysuits! Glacial waters are unforgiving but with the proper outfitting offered by this provider, you can make a splash and have fun in the water. The prices are competitive but the suits are priceless - we think you are worth it!

Cancellations:

You must cancel at least 48 hours prior to your scheduled departure or reservation time. A 10% processing fee will be retained by the provider on all customer-initiated cancellations. The provider reserves the right to cancel, re-schedule or re-locate any activity for reasons pertaining to safety; i.e., high-water, high wind, lightening, snow, cold temperatures or other factors beyond their control. The provider does not accept weather factors as a reason for customers to cancel their activity. In the event the provider cancels, customers will be given a full refund, without the 10% processing fee being assessed. In addition, Denali Mountain Morning Hostel charges $10 on all customer-initiated, changes and cancellations.

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We are not associated with these providers or their service in any other manner.
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