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Copper Oar Rafting Day Trip

Motherlode Powerhouse, McCarthy, Wrangell-St Elias National Park and Preserve, AK 99588
+1 800-523-4453
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This is Alaska!

I took a one week rafting trip down the copper river with my wife. Copper Oar did a fantastic job... read more

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Reviewed 5 days ago
Christian_Lancaster
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Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States
Great Day Out

I enjoyed my River Rafting with Copper Oar, it was a good introduction to white water rafting. The... read more

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Reviewed 1 week ago
272kaz
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Copper Oar has been offering wilderness rafting and multi-sport adventures in Alaska’s largest national park, Wrangell-St. Elias, for over 20 years. Our one-day "raft and flightsee" trip features spectacular views, fun class II-III rapids, the magnificent Nizina Canyon, and a stunning bush plane flight from the river's edge back to McCarthy. We also offer multi-day wilderness adventures and multi-sport package trips. Copper Oar specializes in professional, personable guides, an in-depth knowledge of the local human and natural history, great food, and creating adventures of a lifetime!
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Motherlode Powerhouse, McCarthy, Wrangell-St Elias National Park and Preserve, AK 99588
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I took a one week rafting trip down the copper river with my wife. Copper Oar did a fantastic job and arranged everything from travel to McCarthy, Lodging before and after the trip, wonderful guides and great food. If you want to see Alaska (Glaciers,...More

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Thank Christian_Lancaster
GaiaM, Owner at Copper Oar Rafting Day Trip, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks Christian! Great to have you guys and we look forward to your return! Gaia

Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoyed my River Rafting with Copper Oar, it was a good introduction to white water rafting. The guides were friendly and experienced and helped make it a fun day. The lunch provided was very tasty! After the wonderful ride down the river you get...More

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Thank 272kaz
GaiaM, Owner at Copper Oar Rafting Day Trip, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello 272kaz, Thanks do much for your great review and we're thrilled you enjoyed the day! We may be biased, but we do think it's one of the best single-day adventures in Alaska! Take care, Gaia

Reviewed 1 week ago

Breathtaking only begins to describe the vistas. 360 degrees of awesome. Jonny and Robin provided much knowledge and skill. We took hikes and pushed ourselves, it payed off. Seeing Alaska up close is the only way. Spending time away from electronics for a week is...More

Thank dkdfcollins
GaiaM, Owner at Copper Oar Rafting Day Trip, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hello Collinses! Thanks so much for the great review and for joining us on the Copper! So glad you had a great time (and great weather!). Come back any time! Take care, Gaia

Reviewed 1 week ago

We had an amazingly awesome rafting experience with Zara and Robin. They are really really well trained.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

a different perspective of the glacier, really fun. Good family activity, and we would know since we had 5 kids age 2-7 with us. Guides were knowledgeable ,fun. And accommodating.Highly recommend.

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Thank Debbie S
Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

As a newbie I didn't know you could have, so much control. Jerry made it look, so easy. He guided us through the river like a pro. Thanks for taking it easy on us. That's my sons reaction when mom & dad go for a...More

Thank Ray S
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

This was a great trip. Robin was an outstanding captain. He really made the trip fun for the whole family which included kids and grandparents. We did other rafting trips in Alaska but this was the most fun with the best rapids. Then you get...More

Thank RockClymber
Reviewed 8 September 2015

We had an absolutely extraordinary experience with Copper Oar on a five day rafting trip down the Nizina River. Everything about it was fantastic, from the mindblowing scenery of wild and untamed Wrangell-St. Elias Park to the incredible care we got and fun we had...More

Thank Simon L
Reviewed 3 October 2014

A very nice raft float trip that starts in McCarthy and terminates at a wilderness gravel bar where you are picked up by a small bush plane for transport back to McCarthy after a brief flight tour of the up river glaciers.

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Thank Eric Y
Reviewed 14 September 2014

My 2nd perfect trip with you guys in 2 years! You did it great twice in McCarthy. See you again! we did a glacier kajak tour on a sunny day and our guid, Chris, was a very good and interested guid. He had the whole...More

Thank lunacypea
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