Outfitters, Guides, Tour Companies & Rentals
Multi-region & Statewide Providers
Information is the best available at the time of publication. A listing here implies no specific guarantees or recommendations.
907 is the area code for all numbers unless otherwise listed.
An asterisk (*) after a company name indicates membership in the Alaska Wilderness Recreation and Tourism Association.
- Companies are grouped based on their primary area of service, which may not match their home or contact locations.
- Listings were as accurate as possible at the time of publication and are updated as soon as the need for a change is known.
- If "drop-offs" are listed, "pick-ups" are implied.
- The listing of a company here does not imply a recommendation or guarantee from the author or publisher.
NOTE-Other companies that provide multi-region or statewide trips are found in the Anchorage and other regional listings.
Adventure Alaska Tours, Inc. *
Hope-(800) 365-7057, 782-3730, www.AdvenAlaska.com. Custom trips, rafting, canoeing, sea kayaking, sightseeing, dog sledding, wilderness stays, cabins/lodging in Hope. Alaska, Yukon, Northwest Territories.
Adventure Quest *
Eagle River-694-1457, www.adventurequestinc.com. Booking agency for outfitters, lodges and trips. Statewide.
Juneau-(800) 586-1911, 780-6226, www.akdiscovery.com. Custom and scheduled guided trips, kayaking, canoeing, rafting, camping in Tongass, Glacier Bay, Yakutat, and Icy Bay, Admiralty Island, Wrangell-St. Elias , Arctic NWR, and Gates of the Arctic, Noatak, Kongakut rivers.
Alaska Photo Tours *
Talkeetna-(800) 799-3051, 339-8900, email@example.com, www.alaskaphototours.com. Photography trips to Kenai Fjords, Denali, Coastal Katmai, Pribilof Islands, etc..
Alaska River Adventures *
Cooper Landing-(888) 836-9027, 595-2000, www.alaskariveradventures.com, firstname.lastname@example.org. Sea kayaking, river trips, fishing, B&B's, winter trips. Statewide: Denali, Katmai, Bristol Bay, Kenai Peninsula.
Alaska Travel Adventures/Juneau
(800) 791-2673, (800) 478-0052 (AK only), 789-0052, www.alaskaadventures.com. Glacier float trips, mountain lake canoeing, salmon bake, sportfishing, sea kayaking, gold panning and history, hiking tours. Juneau, Sitka, Ketchikan, Southeast.
Alaska Welcomes You! *
Anchorage-(800) 349-6301, 349-6301, www.accessiblealaska.com. Custom trips, outdoor education, hiking, birding, wildlife, "getaways for the physically challenged". Anchorage, Chugach State Park, Upper Cook Inlet, Valdez, Denali, Kenai Fjords, Barrow, Nome.
Alaska Wildland Adventures *
Girdwood-(800) 334-8730, 783-2928, www.alaskawildland.com. Natural History Safaris, wilderness lodges, wildlife viewing, rafting, sportfishing. Prince William Sound, Kenai NWR, Chugach NF, Kenai Fjords, Denali, Kantishna, Wrangell-St. Elias.
Alaska Wilderness Journeys *
Talkeetna-(800) 349-0064, 733-2230, www.alaska.net/~journeys. Hiking, guiding, rafting, wildlife, birding, outdoor education. Statewide: Denali National Park, Ruth Glacier, Talkeetna Mountains, Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Wrangell-St. Elias, Talkeetna, Tana, Copper, Susitna, and Hula-Hula rivers.
Homer-235-6463, www.alaskawildtrek.com. Hiking, river trips, guiding and wildlife, van tours. Statewide, Brooks Range, Arctic NWR, Gates of the Arctic NP, Noatak NP, Kobuk Valley NP, Lake Clark NP, Kenai Peninsula, Denali NPP.
Alaska Windsong Lodges *
Anchorage-245-0200, www.alaskalodges.com. Booking agency for cruise ships, tourboats, flightseeing, historical/cultural interpretation, photography, rafting, river trips, transportation, wildlife viewing. Interior and Southcentral: Denali area, Seward and Trail lake.
Chinook Tours *
Anchorage-346-1414, www.alaska.net/~chinookt. Booking Agency for backpacking, guiding, hiking, kayaking and canoeing, lodging, rafting and river trips, wildlife viewing, winter activities. Statewide.
Cruise West *
Seattle-(800) 580-0072, email@example.com, www.cruisewest.com. Cruises, small ship cruising, tourboats, bus tours, accommodations. Southeast, Denali, Prince William Sound, Bering Sea, Aleutians, full coastline. NOTE: The author highly recommends small ship cruising!
Equinox Wilderness Expeditions*
Anchorage-222-1219, cell: (604) 765-3370, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.equinoxexpeditions.com. River trips, sea kayaking, birding, backpacking, wildlife, all-women trips. Statewide and Far North: Arctic NWR, Gates of the Arctic, Kenai Fjords, Wrangell-St. Elias, Glacier Bay, Denali, Katmai.
Walrus Islands, Tongass NF.
Kayak and Custom Adventures Worldwide
Anchorage-(800) 288-3134, 258-3866, www.alaskan.com/kayak/. Sea kayak instruction, tours, and rentals, from Anchorage, Whittier, and Seward. Kenai Fjords, Prince William Sound, Aleutians, Hawaii, Thailand.
Linblad Special Expeditions
Seattle-(800) 397-3348, (212) 765-7740, www.expeditions.com. Small ship cruises. Inside Passage.
National Outdoor Leadership School *
1-800-710-NOLS, www.nols.edu/courses/locations/alaska. Outdoor/wilderness education and leadership, low impact camping and wilderness skills, mountaineering, backpacking, kayaking. Statewide: Tongass NF, Chugach NF, Denali, Wrangell-St. Elias NPP, Gates of the Arctic NPP, Arctic NWR, Noatak Preserve, Alaska and Talkeetna Ranges, Prince William Sound.
Nova River Runners *
Chickaloon-(800) 746-5753, 745-5753, www.novalaska.com. River
trips, outdoor education, hiking, kayaking, sport fishing, outfitting, sea kayaking, adventure tours. Statewide and Southcentral: Wrangell-St. Elias, Chugach NF, Prince William Sound, Talkeetna Mountains, Gates of the Arctic NPP.
Ouzel Expeditions, Inc. *
Girdwood-783-2216, www.alaska.net/~ouzel . Hiking, river trips, birding, wildlife, guiding, outfitting, fishing. Bristol Bay, Arctic NWR, statewide, Russia, lower 48.
Soft Adventures, Outdoor Guidance and Education *
Eagle River-694-3648. Hiking, backpacking, outdoor education, bicycle tours. Statewide: Chugach SP, Denali, Talkeetna Mountains, Wrangell-St. Elias, Chilkoot Trail, Haines-Skagway area, Seward Peninsula.
Whitt's Alaskan Adventures *
Cantwell-768-2662, www.whittsadventures.com. 2-week tour includes Juneau, Tracy Arm, Glacier Bay, Kluane Lake, Denali NPP, and points between.
Wilderness Alaska *
Anchorage-345-3567, www.gorp.com/wildak. Outdoor education, backpacking, rafting, kayaking, birding, wildlife. Brooks Range, Arctic NWR, Prince William Sound, Kenai Fjords NP.
Wilderness Birding Adventures *
Anchorage-694-7442, email@example.com, www.wildernessbirding.com. Birding, outdoor education, backpacking, river trips, sea kayaking, fishing. Statewide: St. Lawrence Island, Nome, Colville River, Copper Basin, Brooks Range, Arctic NWR, Wood-Tikchik SP, Prince William Sound, Shuyak island.