Rafting Denali!

All raft trips are with experienced guides, include dry suits, safety gear and training...all you need to bring is a good attitude and be ready for some fun!

Canyon Run*

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A two (2) hour guided white water raft adventure traveling 11 miles through class III & IV down the Nenana River. Great for first-time rafters seeking a little excitement!

Oar boat - Guest holds on while a guide controls raft, ages 10 & up.
Paddle Raft - Guests paddle as a team w/guide assistance, age 14+

Rates (DOC)

  • Oar Boat: Adult-$89/Child$69-oar boat only (10-13)
  • Paddle Raft: Adult-$89 (14+ yrs old)
  • Times: 7:30am, 9:30am, 1:30am, 6:00pm
  • Duration:  2 hours (Plan on 3-3.5 hrs.)
  • Departs:  From DOC Otto Lake Office
  • Dry suits are provided, tour goes rain or shine.
  • Reserve your space early, pay at hotel check in, refundable 72+ hrs. prior.

Rate (DRA)

  • Oar Boat: $89 (12 yrs old +)
  • Paddle Raft: $89 (15 yrs old +)
  • Times: 7:30am, 10am, 3pm & 6:30pm
  • Duration:  2 hours  (Plan on 3-3.5 hrs.)
  • Departs:  From DRA Canyon Office
  • Dry suits are provided, tour goes rain or shine.
  • Reserve your space early, pay at hotel check in, refundable 72+ hrs. prior.

Scenic Wilderness Float Trip

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A two (2) hour guided float trip traveling 11 miles (Class II & III) with less challenging rapids for families, seniors and the more cautious river runner. Remember to bring your camera.

Oar boat - Guest holds on while a guide controls raft, ages 5 & up.
Paddle Boat- No Paddle Raft available on this trip.

Rate (DOC)

  • Oar boat:  Adult-$89/Children (5-13 yrs old) $59
  • Times: 8:am, 12:pm & 6pm
  • Duration: 2 hours (Plan on 3-3.5 hrs.)
  • Departs:  DOC Otto Lake Office
  • Dry suits are provided, tour goes rain or shine.
  • Reserve your space early, pay at hotel check in, refundable 72+ hrs. prior.

Rate (DRA)

  • Oar Boat:  Adult-$89/Children (5-11 yrs old) $72
  • Times: 7:30am, 12:30pm, & 6:30pm
  • Duration: 2 hours (Plan on 3-3.5 hrs.)
  • Departs:  DRA Canyon Office
  • Dry suits are provided, tour goes rain or shine.
  • Reserve your space early, pay at hotel check in, refundable 72+ hrs. prior.

Nenana 4 Hour Raft Adventure*

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A 4 hour guided run traveling 22 miles on Class II-IV rapids. A great raft adventure that combines the beauty of the Scenic Wilderness and white water of the Canyon Run. Paddle raft or oar boat, ages 10+.

Oar boat - Guest holds on while a guide controls raft, ages 10 & up.
Paddle raft - Guests paddle as a team w/guide assistance, ages 14+

Rate (DOC)

  • Oar boat:  $127 (Ages 14+) / $107 (Ages 10-13)
  • Paddle Raft:  $127 (Ages 14+)
  • Times: 8:am & 12:pm
  • Duration: 4 hours (Plan on 5-5.5 hrs.)
  • Departs:  DOC Otto Lake Office
  • Dry suits are provided, tour goes rain or shine.
  • Reserve your space early, pay at hotel check in, refundable 72+ hrs. prior.

Rate (DRA)

  • Oar Boat:  $133 (Ages 12+)
  • Paddle Raft: $133 (Ages 15+)
  • Times:  7:30am & 12:30 pm
  • Duration: 4 hours (Plan on 5-5.5 hrs.)
  • Departs:  DRA Canyon Office
  • Dry suits are provided, tour goes rain or shine.
  • Reserve your space early, pay at hotel check in, refundable 72+ hrs. prior.

4 Hour Scenic Raft Trip with Lunch

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This exciting guided raft trip offers 4 hours and 24 miles of mild rafting with lunch. This is a great trip for photo opportunities and those that want to relax and enjoy the views Denali is famous for. Great for families.
Oar boat- Guest holds on while a guide controls raft, ages 5 & up.
Paddle raft- No paddle rafting on this trip.

Rate (DRA)
  • Oar Boat:  $148 (Ages 12+) / $134 (ages 5-11 yrs.)
  • Time: 9:00am
  • Duration: 5.5 hours (Plan on 7-7.5 hrs.)
  • Experience Level: Adventurous Beginner to Intermediate
  • Departs:  *DRA Canyon Office
  • Dry suits are provided, tour goes rain or shine.
  • Reserve your space early, pay at hotel check in, refundable 72+ hrs. prior.

Full Day Raft Trip with Lunch*

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This guided scenic trip skirts the boundaries of Denali National Park with 36 miles of scenic to rugged river, class I, II, III & one IV.  This trip offers a short hike (time permitting) and lunch on the river. It is 4 hours of mild rafting with 2 hours of white water rapids with a lunch in the middle. Age 12 & up.

 

Oar boat- Guest holds on while a guide controls raft, ages 12+.
Paddle raft- No paddle rafting available on this trip.

Rate (DRA) 

  • Oar Boat:  $192 (Ages 12+)
  • Time: 9:00am
  • Duration: 7.5 hours (Plan on 9-9.5 hrs.)
  • Experience Level: Adventurous Beginner to Intermediate
  • Departs:  *DRA Canyon Office
  • Dry suits are provided, tour goes rain or shine.
  • Reserve your space early, pay at hotel check in, refundable 72+ hrs. prior.

Kayak Tour

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IK’s (inflatable kayaks) are easy to learn, durable, lightweight, forgiving and high performance whitewater boats. First-time kayakers as well as those with experience can have fun paddling in class II & III rapids with guidance, instruction and support from a knowledgeable and professional guide. A moderate level of physical fitness is strongly recommended.

 

  • Rate: $89.00 per person (Ages 12+)
  • Times: 8am and 1:30pm
  • Duration: 4 hours (Plan on 5-5.5 hours)
  • Experience Level: Adventurous Beginner to Experienced
  • Dry suits are provided, tour goes rain or shine.
  • Reserve your space early, pay at hotel check in, refundable 72+ hrs. prior.