Since the invention of inflation, prices for groceries have skyrocketed and rivers have become traversable. Enjoy the scenic side of economics with this Groupon.
Choose Between Two Options
- $79 for a two-hour Talkeetna River natural-history float tour for two (a $159 value)
- $149 for the same tour for four (a $318 value)
Experienced, Alaskan-native tour guides give guests a brief safety lecture at the river’s edge before groups of up to eight pile into inflated rafts and float down a 6- to 8-mile stretch of the Talkeetna River. During the journey, the guides point out beaver dams, bald eagles’ nests, and an old miner’s cabin while explaining the rich history of the area. Tours launch daily at 8:30 a.m., 11 a.m., 2 p.m., and 5:30 p.m.
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With gargantuan Mt. McKinley in the horizon, groups of adventurers glimpse Alaska’s untouched wilderness as Talkeetna River Guides’ staffers lead them down the glacier-fed Talkeetna River. After pairing off with a swift-water expert, guests set out on the pristine waterway on a variety of tours packed with information on the area’s flora, fauna, and history, as well as sights of salmon and vacationing Loch Ness monsters. With safety instincts developed over years exploring the Alaskan country, guides keep guests’ well-being at the forefront of their minds at all times. They also lead overnight rafting and fishing trips during which campers lounge on remote streams while watching moose and bears swap hunting stories.:m]]