Chulitna River Float: Rafting the south side of Denali

Rafting through the pristine Alaskan wilderness your float will begin in Trapper Creek, Alaska where you will see scenery most folks just read about or experience via magazines. On clear days the Chultina Float offers unparalleled views of the Alaska Range which is why it is our most popular trip!  

Daily Departures

6:30 a.m.
1:00 p.m.


$169.00 per adult, $149.00 for children age 10 and under.                          *Trips go rain or shine*

Trip minimum of 8 clients.
(Age minimum: 8 years old. All children must be accompanied by an adult.)


Approximately 4 Hour Float Time

Cancellation Policy: Customers will receive 90% refund with 48 hours or more notice of cancellation-10% will be held for processing fees. There is no refund if cancellation is less than 48 hours. 

We provide complimentary transportation from Talkeetna (please note that we drive an hour north from Talkeetna to our boat launch.)

At the river’s edge, you will participate in a brief safety lecture and demonstration before launching and floating the nineteen miles of the glacial-fed Chulitna back to Talkeetna. Almost throughout the entire length of the trip, a stunning view of Denali (20,320′) and the entire Alaska Range provide a spectacular backdrop. This remote portion of the Chulitna River is prime Bald Eagle, bear, salmon and moose habitat.

On clear days, the view is unparalleled for photo opportunities. For an additional fee at your trips conclusion we offer photos of your float, we have a photographer who will take pictures of you, your raft & guide – with this magnificent vista in the background. Please note that total duration of trip including the one hour drive to our departure point is approximately five hours and we run rain or shine.