Two-Day Adventure Package
Difficulty: Medium - adventurous people in good condition
Dates: June 1st to Sept 3rd, 2017
Price: $415 adult/$345 child
Root Glacier: Hike on the Root Glacier, less than two miles from our office in Kennecott!
Kennecott Mining Town: Tour the historic copper mining town of Kennecott with our expert guides!
Kennicott Glacier: Fly back from the river over the striped and magnificent Kennicott Glacier
Nizina Canyon: Raft the spectacular Class III Nizina Canyon
Glacier Hiking, Scenic Rafting, and Fascinating History
This package combines our most popular activities into two full days of adventure! If you sign up for a Half-Day Root Glacier Hike and Nizina Canyon Raft and Flightsee Day Trip, we’ll give you the Kennecott Mill Tour for free!
This option is perfect for folks who are planning on spending multiple days in McCarthy-Kennecott, and are interested in hiking, rafting, and history. You will hike on the Root Glacier, full of interesting features including crevasses, canyons, blue pools, rivers, and waterfalls. Click here for more details on this hike.
The Kennecott Mine Tour will take you through the buildings of Kennecott – a historic copper mining town from the early 20th century. Although the mines are no longer in operation, this ghost town was incredibly preserved. This tour will bring to light the fascinating details of the mining process, as well as life in this rustic Alaskan bush town. For more details on this tour, please click here.
Lastly, this package includes a rafting trip down the splashy Kennecott River. Enjoy an Alaskan-style deli lunch on the river bar, and keep your eyes peeled for animals and their tracks. After lunch, your guide will expertly maneuver your raft through the twisty narrows of Nizina Canyon, before pulling up on shore and awaiting your pick-up. Keep your cameras out for the ride home, as you enjoy a breath-taking bush plane flight home over the rivers and glaciers of the Kennicott Valley. Click here for more details on this trip.
All these activities can be done in whichever order works for your schedule as long as they adhere to our usual departure times – contact us for advice on the best way to plan your visit!