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Fjord Express To Juneau
in just ONE DAY see THE BEST of the Inside Passage

Depart Haines in the morning and head south thru Lynn Canal, the continent's longest and deepest glacial fjord. Marine life abounds in these waters, and will highlight your morning voyage. You'll see hanging glaciers, nesting bald eagles, harbor seals, and humpback or killer whales. There will be a stop at a rookery where hundreds of Steller sea lions gather in summer to breed and pup.

Upon arrival at the dock in Yankee Cove, board a motorcoach and relax while your driver takes you for a scenic, winding, narrated drive through the coastal rain forest of Southeast Alaska to downtown Juneau.

Juneau is a city with a rich and colorful history. You will be provided with a walking map to orient you to Juneau's downtown attractions such as the state capitol building and the governor's mansion, Mt. Roberts Tram, Red Dog Saloon, Alaska State Museum, Juneau's shopping district and new Sea Walk to the life size humpback whale sculpture, fresh Alaskan seafood restaurants and more. The bus drops you downtown on the water front at Marine Park, with easy access to restaurants and shopping. Enjoy a leisurely lunch, and take in the sights of Alaska's capitol. You'll have approximately four hours of "free" time to explore downtown before re-boarding the bus to Auke Bay for departure.

Downtown Juneau Points of interest:

  • State Capitol Building
  • Governor's Mansion
  • Downtown and Waterfront
  • Mt. Roberta Tramway
  • Alaska State Museum
  • St. Nicholas Cathedral
  • House of Wickersham
  • Red Dog Saloon

Price includes round trip wildlife & sightseeing cruise and bus transfer to downtown, with free time for lunch, shopping & sightseeing. The Dipac Salmon Hatchery tour is optional, but included in your city tour if you choose to do it. Complimentary hot beverages and hearty morning & evening snacks served onboard.

Call (907)766-2882 to reserve your spot

2022 Pricing:
Adult round trip (ages 13 and up): $200.34 ($189.00 plus $11.34 Tax)
Child round trip (ages 2-12): $168.54 ($159.00 plus $9.54 tax)

 

Tours and Excursions offered by Haines Hitchup RV 

Tours and Excursions offered by Haines Hitchup RV

Tours and Excursions offered by Haines Hitchup RV

Tours and Excursions offered by Haines Hitchup RV

Tours and Excursions offered by Haines Hitchup RV

 


Haines-Skagway Fast Ferry

The hearts of downtown Haines and Skagway may be separated by 350 miles by road but they're just a quick 45 minutes trip on the Haines-Skagway Fast Ferry. Climb aboard a high speed catamaran and find a comfortable seat in the enclosed lower deck or head upstairs to enjoy unobstructed views of the spectacular Lynn Canal, North America's longest and deepest fjord.

Keep an eye out for waterfalls spilling down steep cliffs, glaciers perched on high mountain passes. If you're lucky you may even spot a whale surfacing from the deep! Meanwhile, the friendly experienced crew will make sure your trip is safe and comfortable between the Haines and Skagway boat harbors, convenietly located just steps from both downtown areas.

Explore Skagway's colorful Gold Rush past on your schedule. Wander and shop along Skagway's historic boardwalks and consider taking the White Pass Railroad Summit excursion (see below).

Don't miss the best of the Inside Passage and the opportunity to visit Skagway from Haines.

Call (907)766-2882 to reserve your spot

2022 Pricing:
Adult round trip (ages 13 and up): $76.00 (includes applicable taxes)
Child round trip (ages 2-12): $39.00 (includes applicable taxes)

 

Tours and Excursions offered by Haines Hitchup RV

Tours and Excursions offered by Haines Hitchup RV


Skagway Rail and Sail

Follow the route traveled by thousands of stampeders during the Klondike Gold Rush of '98. Hear their incredible story, and see some of the most ruggedly beautiful scenery in the world. It's all waiting on a railroad adventure you won't want to miss!

Marvel at rushing rivers, cascading waterfalls, sawtooth mountain ranges and ice-blue glaciers. Travel over sky-high wooden trestles, and through tunnels carved from solid granite. Ride in comfort aboard an 1890's style parlor car. Take a three hour/forty mile round trip to historic White Pass Summit and return.

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Tours and Excursions offered by Haines Hitchup RV
Photograph by Wouter Radstake

Tours and Excursions offered by Haines Hitchup RV
Photograph by Philip Wormald

Tours and Excursions offered by Haines Hitchup RV
Photograph by Christian Racich

Tours and Excursions offered by Haines Hitchup RV
Photograph by Philip Wormald

Tours and Excursions offered by Haines Hitchup RV
Photograph by Christian Racich


Photograph by Edward Danskin

 


Eagle Preserve Float Tour

Float through the heart of the Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve. Enjoy a scenic float trip through the Chilkat Valley with great photo opportunities for Eagles and other wildlife amidst the grandeur of Glaciated snow-capped peaks.

Your adventure begins as you board a motorcoach at the Haines Hitch-Up RV Park for a relaxing 40-minute drive up the Haines Highway, a National Scenic Byway, to the Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve. Watch for moose and swans in the marshlands as you head up the Chilkat River Valley. At the preserve, experienced guides await to begin your rafting adventure (not whitewater). You will float silently down the river on 18 foot inflatable rafts - the best way to observe eagles drawn to feed on the plentiful salmon. Bears and wolves are also frequent guests at the feast. Not only rich in wildlife, the preserve is also a place of incredible beauty, with towering mountains, hanging glaciers and lush forests. You will float past the Native village of Klukwan where the Tlingit people have lived for centuries on the bounty of this beautiful wilderness.

After your float, you'll enjoy a riverside picnic. You tour concludes with a return ride to the Haines Hitch-Up RV park with a myriad of unforgettable memories.

Tour duration: 4 hours Activity level: Easy Wheelchair acess: No Min. Age 7 years Max. Weight 350 lbs No expectant mothers past 20 weeks Food: Picnic style lunch Provided equipment: Life vests, rubber boots, ponchos Liability Waiver Required

Call (907)766-2882 to reserve your spot

2022 Pricing:
Adult (ages 12 and up): $146.65 ($139.00 plus $7.65 tax)
Child (under 12): $109.98 ($104.25 plus $5.73 tax)

 


Mount Riley Hike

After about ¼ mile, we start to gain elevation as we make our way up switchbacks through the forest. Throughout the hike, your knowledgeable naturalist guide will talk about the flora and fauna of the region. Depending on the exact route the total hiking distance is between 5-8 miles and the elevation gain is approximately 1,500ft to the summit, which is at 1,760ft.

Throughout the hike we’ll enjoy some snacks and water on our way to the summit, which boasts a fantastic 360-degree view of the Lynn Fjord and beyond. We’ll stop along the way for a picnic lunch, after which, we may elect to hike down the opposite side of the mountain towards the east side of the peninsula and descend towards Battery Point.

After a stop at the view point of the beautiful beach of Kelgaya and Battery Point, the last mile leads us to the Battery Point trailhead where we’ll get picked up and return to the pier.

Guests should bring a small pack with extra layers. Sturdy hiking shoes are appropriate. Dress for changing weather as conditions can change quickly in Alaska. Bring a rain jacket, and extra layer and don’t forget your camera!

Duration including the fload trip: 5 hours

Call (907)766-2882 to reserve your spot

2022 Pricing:
Adult (ages 12 and up): $157.20 ($149.00 plus $8.20 Tax)
Child (under 12): $117.89 ($111.75 plus $6.14 tax)


Klukwan Native Culture Experience

Learn about the fascinating Tlingit people in their mother village. This unique and educational activity takes you through the Chilkat people's home in the heart of the Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve and see their most prized cultural treasures.

Experience the native culture of the Tlingit people on this unique visit to Klukwan, the mother village of the Tlingit Nation. After meeting up with your guide on the dock in Haines, we'll load up on a bus, and explore historic Fort Seward in the picturesque village of Haines before starting on our 22 mile drive up the Chilkat Valley to the village of Klukwan.

After a 40 minute scenic drive through the Chilkat Valley and Bald Eagle Preserve, we'll come to Klukwan, "Eternal Village" of the Chilkat people. The Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve hosts some of the largest concentrations of bald eagles in the world, and the drive along the ‘scenic byway' to Klukwan is a photographer's dream. Located at the confluence of three rivers, the village of Klukwan has a rich culture and history. For hundreds of years the Chilkat Tlingit have lived off the bounty of this special place and their close connection to the land will be further revealed throughout our visit. Guests will gain intimate exposure to the traditional lifestyle of the Chilkat people as their host walks them through the Traditional Knowledge Camp. This guided walk includes a visit to the traditional Adze Shed where their 37 foot dug-out "Heen Yakgaheiyagoo Yaakw" (Water Spirit Canoe) is stored and a short visit to the traditional smokehouse. Our visit to the Camp culminates in the Tlingit plank style, clan house, "Kaaya Haayi Hit," with storytelling and interpretation of its totemic artworks. Presenters will share traditional songs and drumming that highlight their cultural heritage.

Our next stop is the, newly opened, state of the art, museum-quality center. The Heritage Center provides access to art treasures that have previously not been available to the public. The Whale House collection, uniquely displayed in its place of origin, allows entrance to the Chilkat's distinctive ethnic landscape. As guests tour this world class facility, and hear the stories of these people, they will gain appreciation for both the depth and complexity of Tlingit society. Indeed, there is much to see and enjoy in this place, but, visitors often say "one of the best things about Klukwan is the people." The Heritage Center is situated in a stunningly beautiful location that offers incredible views. From this serene setting your guide will set up spotting scopes to watch for mountain goats on the peaks behind Klukwan, or for eagles feeding on salmon along the river's edge. Before departing Klukwan for our return journey back towards Haines, we will enjoy a picnic lunch while overlooking the glacially fed waters of the Chilkat River. There will also be time to visit the gift shop, where local native arts and crafts can be purchased.

Duration including the fload trip: 3.75 hours

Call (907)766-2882 to reserve your spot

2022 Pricing:
Adult (ages 12 and up): $128.71 ($122.00 plus $6.71 Tax)
Child (under 12): $96.53 ($91.50 plus $5.03 tax)

 

Wildlife Safari & Bear Viewing

Visit Haines and the wildlife rich corridor of the Chilkoot River. Experience the natural world of Alaska with an experienced naturalist. Haines is home to magnificent wildlife and breathtaking views of the natural world! With an experienced naturalist as your guide, you will see and learn about the plants and animals that make up the 'wilds' of Alaska.

Your guide will pick you up at the Haines Hitch-Up RV park in a 15 passenger van to explore the area's native culture, fascinating history and incredible scenery! You'll start with a narrated drive through historic For Seward, the first military base in Alaska. Leaving town you will journey through the amazing Chilkoot Valley. On your journey to the Chilkoot River corridor you'll take in coastal views along the longest fjord in North America, you may spot seals, sea lions, porpoise and whales feeding in these rich waters.

The Chilkoot River is home to some of the best bear viewing in Alaska! The river's huge salmon runs bring large numbers of bears every year. Situated amongst rugged glaciated peaks it is home to numerous brown bears, mountain goats, salmon, river otters, and innumerable bald eagles. This area is a birdwatchers paradise with abundant local and migratory birds. Powerful spotting scopes or binoculars allow close-range views of mountain goats grazing in high alpine meadows and nesting eagles.

After capturing images and experiencing the incredible natural beauty and wildlife of the Chilkoot River corridor, you will enjoy a seaside picnic of sandwiches, chips, fruit, and cookies. Following lunch you'll head to the mouth of the Chilkat River, home to the largest concentration of bald eagles in the world. Your final stop is habitat to all five species of wild Pacific salmon, drawing all of Alaska's predators to its shores. The four ice-capped mountain ranges that surround the Chilkat River provide an unparalleled photography opportunities. A short drive will return you back to the Haines Hitch-Up RV Park.

Tour duration: 4 hours Available mid July to mid Sept.
Activity Level: Easy Wheelchair access: No Food: Picnic style lunch
Provided Equipment: shared spotting scopes & binoculars
Recommended clothing: Dress in layers and bring rain gear.
Liability Waiver Required

Call (907)766-2882 to reserve your spot - LIMITED AVAILABLITY IN JULY, AUGUST & SEPTEMBER ONLY.

2022 Pricing:
Adult (ages 12 and up):  $152.95 ($145.00 plus $7.98 tax)
Child (under 12):  $114.73 ($108.75 plux $5.98 tax)
 


Haines Summit Tundra Trek

A challenging full day adventure on an invigorating hike in the alpine tundra of British Columbia. Explore the strenuous off-trail alpine terrain of the wild north with fantastic views.

As we depart the dock in Haines on a tour bus, your expert cultural and naturalist guide will welcome you to the town of Haines and its fascinating geography, culture and natural wonders.

First, you will be treated to a narrated driving tour through historic Fort Seward, one of the first US military bases in Alaska. As we drive up the Haines Highway towards Canada, we pass through the world-famous Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve which boasts the largest gathering of bald eagles in the world.

Passing through the Canadian border we gain elevation and travel above tree-line before arriving at our trailhead. Passports are required for all guests.After covering a safety talk with guests, we’ll head out amidst the tundra landscape.Towering peaks loom above in all directions. There are fantastic views of glaciers, cascading waterfalls, and wide-expanses of alpine tundra. During the peak of the summer, there are a multitude of wildflowers.Golden eagles, ptarmigan, snowshoe hares, grizzly bears, and other wildlife frequent the area.

Your guide will choose from a variety of trails and routes to best fit guest abilities.Typically, the hike will range from 2 to 6 miles in duration and ascend/descend about 500’ of vertical throughout the hike. Along the way, we’ll stop for a picnic lunch with a view.Snacks are provided to keep the energy going for the extended hike. During the early part of the season, we may encounter patches of snow.

After an invigorating hike in the alpine tundra of British Columbia, we’ll return to our vehicle and head back across the U.S. border for the drive back to the dock in Haines.

Equipment/Clothing: Guests should wear layered clothes to dress for a variety of weather, including wind, rain and sun.Sturdy/comfortable hiking shoes or boots are essential.We recommend a small backpack for toting water, camera, and extra layers for the day.

Call (907)766-2882 to reserve your spot

2022 Pricing:
Adult (ages 12 and up): $209.95 ($199.00 plus $10.95 tax)
Child (under 12): $157.46 ($149.25 plus $8.20 tax)


Inside Passage Kayaking

Paddle with knowledgeable tour guides just outside of Haines, Alaska along the longest and deepest Fjord in North America. Experience beautiful views and enjoy opportunities to see marine wildlife from your tandem kayak.

You will be greeted by your professional kayak guide for the ocean kayak trip of a lifetime. Your 2 person kayaks will be set up on the beach & will be short 5-minute walk from the ferry pier. We’ll choose from a variety of beautiful ocean paddles depending on sea conditions and weather.

Your tour guides will outfit you with a PFD (personal flotation device), spray skirt & ponchos, if needed. After a safety briefing and equipment introduction/fitting, you are off and paddling.

You will be on the water for about 2 hours. We have see eagles, sea lions, seals, dall porpoise, humpback whales or other marine wildlife along our way. Your guide is an expert naturalist and will share their extensive knowledge about the fjord, marine wildlife and local geography. We will likely stop off at a remote beach to stretch your legs and enjoy the beautiful scenery of Southeast Alaska. Once off the water, stay on the beach to enjoy a waterside picnic-style lunch. (Allergies & meal preferences can be accommodated).

In an instance where ocean conditions aren’t suitable we’ll head to our backup location on Chilkoot Lake which is a 30-minute van ride along the Chilkoot River. This backup location is surrounded by mountains with alpine waterfalls and salmon spawning beds.

Call (907)766-2882 to reserve your spot

2022 Pricing:
Adult (ages 12 and up): $159.31($151.00 plus $8.31 tax)
Child (under 12): $119.48 ($113.25 plus $6.23 tax)