Kenai River Scenic Float
Come float and explore the majestic Upper Kenai River Valley with professional and experienced river guides as we take you on an unforgettable river journey deep into the heart of the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge.Your trip begins conveniently at our Riverfront Lodge located on the headwaters of the Kenai River. Immerse yourself into the complex and amazing ecosystems of the river as you travel down its vivid turquoise waters. Share in your guides watchful eye as you search for Bald Eagles, Salmon, Moose, Bears, and a host of resident and nonresident Bird species that thrive in and around its nutrient rich waters and forests. Gaze up during your travels to the tops of the towering Kenai Mountains for groups of Dall Sheep and Mountain Goats keeping a watchful eye over the valley.
Learn about the rich native history of the area, along with the inception of the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge and its goals to preserve and protect this true gem of Alaska. End your journey with an unforgettable, easy river descent through the breathtaking Kenai River Canyon before entering the enigmatical, glacier carved Skilak Lake. Enjoy the views as you cruise out across the lake to your final destination and take-out at Upper Skilak Lake Campground.
Private Scenic Float trips depart daily from our Lodge and are 6 hours in duration. Trips Include:
- All Safety Equipment
- Rain gear and Rubber Boots
- Custom 20ft Willie Drift Boats that are safe, reliable and offer more comfort
Price: $600 for full day and $400 for a half day. Boats can accommodate up to 4 guests. Note: all trips are private to offer a intimate/custom experience
This is a fantastic trip for Nature Photographers, Birders, and Wildlife enthusiasts suitable for all ages and abilities. If you’re traveling to the Kenai Peninsula, this is one experience you should not miss