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Wilderness Wave River Float Trip

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Experience the Alaskan wilderness from the water and cruise down the Nenana River on this exciting, family-friendly adventure, where you'll raft through Class II and Class III rapids as you take in the breathtaking scenery or challenge yourself throughout this two-hour excursion.

This action-packed adventure is one of the best Denali tours in Alaska thanks to its versatility, as you can choose to go the adventurous route and be an active participant, working alongside your group and your guide to brave the rapids as you experience the raw power of Mother Nature; Or, you can let the more challenging parts to your guide and ride as a passenger, taking in the breathtaking landscape as you sail 11 miles down one of Denali's most renowned rivers.

The Wilderness Wave River Float Trip includes a shuttle service from your hotel to the excursion zone, where you'll undergo gear fitting and a safety briefing from your expert guides to prepare you for the thrilling adventure ahead. This Denali tour is open to children 5 years and older, and is the perfect opportunity for families to create lasting memories that will be cherished for years to come!

What's Included

Professional guide, drysuits, river shoes, life jackets, helmets, paddles, roundtrip transportation to and from the river, and a safe location to store your personal belongings during the raft trip. Professional photos will be taken during the trip and will be available for purchase after the trip. Personal items are not allowed on trips, with the exception of special medications that can be carried by your raft guide.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are there rapids on this tour?
Yes! On this tour, you will find Class II and III rapids that you will navigate with the assistance of your knowledgeable guide. Get ready for an exciting and thrilling journey as you take on the rapids and experience the rush of the wild waters!
What's included in this tour?
We will provide you with, all necessary rafting gear & guides, GCX3 Breathable Gull Drysuits, Type 5 Personal Floatation Device PFD, a helmet, river shoes, transportation to and from the river, courtesy shuttle from Hotel to Excursion, and finally a safe location to store your personal belongings during the raft trip.
What should I wear and bring?
For maximum comfort, we recommend wearing non-cotton base layers, such as polyester or wool, yoga pants, long johns, or snug-fitting clothes underneath the drysuit. Don't forget to bring a rain jacket and two pairs of non-cotton socks to help you stay warm. If you wear glasses, make sure to bring eyeglass retainers! Keep in mind that you will get wet during this tour, so make sure to come prepared.

Quick Facts


3h 30min

The minimum age for participants is 12 years old.

Cancel up to 14-days before the tour for a refund. No refund is available if canceled within 14-days of the tour. If for any reason your tour is canceled, or if your cruise ship’s schedule changes, you will receive a refund. Refunds do not include any non-refundable fees.