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Whitewater Rafting Adventure on the Nenana River in Denali National ParkWhitewater Rafting Adventure on the Nenana River in Denali National ParkWhitewater Rafting Adventure on the Nenana River in Denali National ParkWhitewater Rafting Adventure on the Nenana River in Denali National Park

Whitewater Rafting Adventure on the Nenana River in Denali National Park

Experience the thrill of a whitewater river adventure on the Nenana River! Book the right trip for you! Rates as low as $97 per person. Trip available from June 5 and Aug 15. Rates: • Full Day (8.5 to 9.5 hours): $195.00 per person • Scenic Half Day Trip (6.5 to 7.5 hours): $151 per person • Healy Express (4-5 hours): $138 per person • Canyon Water Run (2-3 hours): $97 per person • Mckinley Scenic Run (2-3 hours): $97 per person What You Can Expect: The full day Trip is a guided scenic trip with whitewater thrown in. Skirting the boundaries of Denali National Park down the glacier-fed Nenana River, this offers an excellent opportunity to experience wildlife in its natural environment and to travel the Great North Land as our early settlers traveled. This trip includes lunch served right on the river. After lunch you are in for the ride of your lifetime through the Nenana River Gorge. You have your choice of Oar Rafts or Paddle Rafts (It takes 5 participants to paddle, when possible we combine parties to reach five or more). Both oar rafts and paddle rafts run the same rapids on the river. Perfect for 1st timers, an oar raft, is rowed by the guide while rafters sit, hold on and enjoy the view. In a paddle raft you will be expected to follow instructions and be an active participant by paddling the raft down river. You still have a guide but everyone has a paddle and the guide instructs you on how and when to paddle. Our Shuttle Service provides pickup from local lodging, plus transportation to and from the river. Full Day Excursion Includes McKinley and Canyon Runs plus an additional 2 hours of scenic mild water and lunch. Available from June 5 and Aug 15. • Class I, II, III, and one IV. • Cost $195.00 per person. • 36 miles of scenic to rugged river. • Plan to be with us for 9 1/2 hours. • Check-in time is at 9:00 a.m. • Recommended age 12 years and older. • Not offered before June 5th or after August 15th. Recommend clothing: • Warm outdoor Clothes • Dress in layers (avoid cotton if possible) • A wool or fleece beanie style hat • Two pair wool socks • Eye glass retainers We provide a Gore-Tex drysuit, neoprene booties, and a life jacket. Other Rafting Adventure Offers: Canyon Water Run (2-3 hours) Hang on! It’s whitewater ahead! You’ll get wet and enjoy every minute of it as we head for Healy, 11 miles down river. • 2-3 hours • Thrilling Whitewater Rapids • Class III to IV • Recommended age12 years and older Mckinley Scenic Run (2-3 hours) A great trip for families! Hold on and enjoy your introduction to rafting in Alaska on this thrilling, yet enjoyable trip. • 2-3 hours • MildWater • Class I to III • Recommended age 5 years and older.$72 children 5-11 Healy Express (4-5 hours) Get the whole enchilada on this combination of the “McKinley” and “Canyon Run”. Enjoy the beautiful Nenana River. • 4-5 hours • McKinley + Canyon Run • Class I to IV • Recommended age 12 yearsand older Scenic Half Day Trip (6.5 to 7.5 hours) Our most gentle rafting trip! Enjoy the beautiful Alaskan scenery of the Denali National Park area. A perfect trip for families. • 6.5 to 7.5 hours • 12 miles of mild water+ McKinley • Class I to III • Recommended age 5 years and older.$131 children 5-11. If you have any questions, we can answer those through GetMyBoat’s messaging platform before you pay. Just hit, “Request to Book” and send us an inquiry for a custom offer.

Starting from

  • Per Person
  • $192/person
    1 day1 person min


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Raft Trips at Denali National Park. Offering Scenic, Whitewater and combination trips your choice guided paddle or oar powered. Seven raft trip launches daily lasting from two hours to all day on the Nenana River. We are in operation May 20 to September 10 seasonally. You can charter a raft trip departure by paying the trip price for 12 people or more or you can charter a raft for the price of 6 people. If you have more people than required for the charter or private raft the per person trip price applies.

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