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Kantishna Wilderness Trails

MIle 231.1 Parks Highway, Denali National Park and Preserve, AK 99755
+1 800-239-7275
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Alaska at its most exciting

A 13-hour, 182 mile (round trip) excursion into Denali Park, to view wildlife and the beautiful... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
An incredible day! Absolutely worth it!

I took the all day tour in the beginning of June, my bus driver was Christa with Harper, the bus... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sarah S
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Visit Denali National Park and travel in comfort through the most scenic road in North America – Alaska's Denali Park Road. We escort you into the heart of Denali on a full-day, round-trip guided adventure through Denali Park and into the Kantishna Historical District.Visitors will be treated to a hot lunch and activities at the Roadhouse. See wildlife, Mt. McKinley and everything that makes Denali National Park a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
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MIle 231.1 Parks Highway, Denali National Park and Preserve, AK 99755
+1 800-239-7275

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Reviewed 5 days ago

A 13-hour, 182 mile (round trip) excursion into Denali Park, to view wildlife and the beautiful scenery. And while we were on a re-purposed school bus, it only added to the illusion that we were on safari..It was great fun as the driver/tour guide, or...More

Thank NorristownConwil
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took the all day tour in the beginning of June, my bus driver was Christa with Harper, the bus. It was a long day, but every minute was worth it. We had the perfect day, "the Great One" (Denali mountain) was out the entire...More

Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting trip but got long before the day was over. 13 hours. Old school bus - no bathrooms on board but did make 3 restroom stops. Some "white knuckle" roads to traverse. Saw wildlife and Mt McKinley which was beautiful. Lodge ok. Had lunch. Did...More

Thank Francesskh
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Folks, this full day excursion is a must do -- far better than the competition! Excellent customer service, great communication, easy to make reservation, excellent accommodation, best chances for seeing all that Denali has to offer. Things to consider when arranging your trip to Denali...More

9  Thank Jill T
Reviewed 2 October 2016

When my husband told me we were taking a 12 hour tour on a school bus, I cringed. Were were up and at the hotel by 5:30 to be sure we were able to get the LEFT side of the bus for this tour. Most...More

1  Thank GolfOcalaFlorida
Reviewed 29 September 2016

First the bad 1.Sitting in an old school bus for 12 or so hours is not on. Having to sit 2 to a seat designed for kids is quite intolerable.We are getting on in years and are a bit overweight but then so are the...More

1  Thank david t
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

We stopped constantly during the 14 hour trip for everyone to take numerous photos. The guide, Joe, talked about 90% of the time. While many of the stories were interesting some were just filling space. Sometimes it's nice to just gaze at the scenery in...More

Thank gr8nav614
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Upon initial reading of the tour description, a 13 hour bus trip seems daunting to say the least. Don't let that stop you!! This trip flew by! Linda, our driver/guide was clearly experienced in her ability to spot wildlife. She was knowledgeable with regard to...More

1  Thank judymm74
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Well so we booked 12 hours bus trip inside park advance many days ..when we reached infront of Denali princess lodge to catch the bus ,kept waiting there for half an hour ...buses were late while other all buses were on time ...so finally two...More

1  Thank Anasuyatrip
Reviewed 6 September 2016

This was a fabulous adventure. If you take the time to visit Denali don't just drive the first 15 miles. It may sound like a long day (12 hours) on a bus it isn't. The day speeds by. The bus stops almost every hour, and...More

1  Thank Rita W
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Fred H
What kind of bus and how far between stops i.e. Restroom
26 December 2016|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
We were on a tour bus. There was no bathroom but stops were scheduled at various locations along the way. No one on the bus seemed to have any problem with stops being too far apart. There were also Park busses. I'm not sure... More
Everyone says the left side of the bus is best, is that left if you're on the bus, for example the driver's side? Thanks!
17 October 2016|
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Response from Darcie C | Reviewed this property |
Hi! I was in the right side and saw everything people in the left saw. On the way there the views are off the left side and on the way back visa versa-!