We offer Alaska raft trips that offer scenic views, wildlife viewing, fishing, and whitewater.
Custom group Alaska rafting adventures are available on request. If have interested in something special or participating in an exploratory expedition, please contact us with your ideas or to see what plans are being made.
Kongakut River - 10 day Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Rafting Safari. Explore Alaska's remote Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) by raft on the "river of caribou". Our trip coincides with the annual migration of the 130,000-strong Porcupine caribou herd and passes through some of the world's most pristine wilderness.
Lake Creek - 7 day Whitewater Rafting and Fishing Adventure. Our favorite fly-in wilderness adventure river, great combination exciting whitewater and great Alaska fishing. Lake Creek offers almost continuous Class II/III whitewater with a few Class IV rapids, five species of salmon, rainbow trout and arctic grayling.
Chulitna River - 4 day Denali Raft Adventure. An excellent family adventure and sampling of Alaska's best wilderness and geography at a casual pace. We travel through Denali State Park, upper Susitna Valley and take out near Trapper Creek, a historic gold mining town.
|Don't just see Alaska, EXPERIENCE IT!
Alaska Travel Experience You Can Count On
Call or email to talk to a life-long Alaska expert. We are locally owned and look forward to answering all your Alaska travel questions and custom tailoring a special Alaska vacation or Alaska tour package for you. For over 27 years Backcountry Safaris has arranged custom Alaska vacations and guided Alaska travelers to some of the most exotic and remote destinations in Alaska.
Our personalized custom pre- and post-cruise custom land tour packages offer you a better Alaska experience at a lower cost.
Transportation options include the Alaska Railroad, and bus.
Featured Alaska Glamping Tours
Glamping is a combination of the two words, glamorous — camping. Combines camping with the luxury and amenities of a lodge or hotel. Stand-alone rooms with canvas walls and ceilings, wood floors and made-up beds, "no sleeping on the ground" and heated for warmth. Safari style luxury in the wilderness.
Our web page features only our most requested tours and Alaska destinations.
If you don't see a tour that fits your schedule or desires, give us call or email. We specialize in custom Alaska adventure trips. If you can imagine it, we can make it happen. We offer personalized custom trips that cater to the special interests, dates, and desires of your group or family.
Remote Kenai Fjords Lodge
Sea Kayaking Lodge
Guided trips include comfortable lodging in our modern custom made WeatherPORTS fabric tension cabins.
Guided All-Inclusive Tour Packages
• 1-Day Bear Glacier Sea Kayaking
• Multi-Day Bear Glacier Wilderness Retreat
• Bear Viewing and Giant Icebergs
• Denali Park and Giant Icebergs
|3- 5 Day Exclusive Denali National Park Tour Package
Our most popular pre- and post-cruise Denali National Park tour option
An all-inclusive Denali National Park tour package departing from Anchorage, Seward, or Whitter. includes bus to Denali, lodging at Denali, a narrated bus tour into the park, and a scenic ride on the Alaska Railroad back to Anchorage.
Kenai Fjords Aialik Bay
Kenai Fjords Kayak Camping
7-Day Sea Kayaking Package Departing From Anchorage
Includes Anchorage to Seward transportation, pre and post trip lodging in Seward, Alaska and 5-day sea kayaking camping adventure.
Single Kayaks - paddle your own kayak. Most other outfitters use only two-person kayaks.
Dry suits to keep you warm and dry.
Our Bear Viewing and Giant Icebergs tour is a combination of our 3 day fly-in bear viewing trip in Lake Clark National Park and our 3 day Bear Glacier Wilderness Retreat sea kayaking adventure in Kenai Fjords National Park.
Denali National Park and Kenai Fjords National Park tour package. Includes lodging in Denali Park and Seward, bus and Alaska Railroad transportation, bus tour into Denali Park, overnight lodging at Bear Glacier Wilderness Retreat, and sea kayaking around giant icebergs in Kenai Fjords National Park.
Kongakut River - 10 day Arctic National Wildlife Refuge Rafting Safari.
Explore Alaska's remote Arctic National Wildlife Refuge by raft on the "river of caribou". Our trip coincides with the annual migration of the 130,000-strong Porcupine caribou herd and passes through some of the world's most pristine wilderness.
1, 2, 3 and 7 day Trips
Photograph Alaska's World famous Brown Bears
1 to 3 day bear viewing trips, private wilderness fly-in bear viewing camp in Lake Clark National Park.
Ultimate bear viewing experience 7-days in Katmai National Park. Wilderness river trip on the Savonoski river.
Seward flightseeing destination options that include Bear Glacier, Harding Icefield, Elsworth Glacier to just mention a few. Glacier landing options, glacier hiking, sea kayaking at Bear Glacier.
Heli Dog Sled Tour on Godwin Glacier
Alaskan dog sledding experience. 1.5 hour tour that includes 15 minutes of flight seeing to Godwin Glacier and a dog sled ride.
Most Popular Glacier Cruises
KENAI FJORDS TOURS WHALES GLACIERS
Tours are fully narrated by an accredited wildlife interpreter. 6 different day whale watching and glacier cruise options with a number of departure times.
Denali Star Train - Anchorage to Denali and Fairbanks
Alaska Train Transportation
Coastal Classic Train - Anchorage to Seward
Glacier Discovery Train - Anchorage to Whittier
Bear Glacier water taxi transportation service to Bear Glacier and to Bear Glacier Wilderness Retreat for sea kayakers, campers, and hikers.
Sea Kayak Rental and Gear Rental
Sit back, relax and enjoy the ride. A driver-guide will offer trip narrations and will point out points of interest along the way. Alaska highways offer scenic views, snow capped mountain peaks, glaciers, wildflowers, rivers, lakes and wildlife is often seen.
The Backcountry Safaris Difference
Backcountry Safaris is a locally owned Alaska company. We have the professional staff, equipment, and experience to provide you with the Alaska adventure you've always dreamed of. As an Alaska Certified Expert travel agent we work with Alaska tour companies whom we believe offer a unique Alaska experience. We specialize in custom Alaska tour packages for independent travelers, small groups, families and custom corporate Alaska tours.
- Easy trip planning with just one phone call or email - Complete custom Alaska tour planning. We believe our specialized experience in Alaska travel can truly help make your Alaska visit the trip of a lifetime.
- Custom Alaska tour packages - Our custom tour packages allow you the freedom and flexibility to plan an itinerary and activities to fit your desires.
- Service - We've been helping visitors plan unique Alaska tours since 1986. Our 26 years of Alaska travel experience enable us to offer you a better Alaska adventure.
- Credibility - We are members in good standing with major adventure and travel trade associations. References are available on request.
Call or email Backcountry Safaris today and talk to a life-long Alaska expert. We are locally owned and we look forward to answering all your Alaska travel questions and custom tailoring a special Alaska vacation or Alaska tour package for you.
P.O. Box 1397 Seward, Alaska USA 99664
1-907-205-5900 • Fax 1-907-205-5902
Backcountry Safaris and other tour operators that we work with strive to give you a high quality Alaska experience. The tour itinerary shown on our web page is an example tour itinerary. The actual tour itinerary may vary some due to weather, safety, guest abilities and other conditions. Backcountry Safaris and other independent tour contractors reserve the right to change the tour itinerary and/or make substitutions at any time and without prior notice or to cancel all or part of any tour in its reasonable discretion, for the safety of its participants or due to insufficient number of participants signing up for a tour, because of weather, for the comfort and well being of our guests, for any other conditions that might affect the quality of tour, or as deemed necessary by the tour operator or trip leader.
Limitations of liability:
Although every precaution is taken to safeguard you and your belongings, our adventure trips involve inherent risks and dangers which are beyond our control and Backcountry Safaris shall assume no responsibility for personal injuries or deaths and loss of personal property. Due to the nature of the activities, a condition of your participation is that you will read and sign the acknowledgment and Release of Liability before the tour begins. A copy of the text is available on request.