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LIGHTHOUSE, TOTEMS & EAGLES EXCURSION
11380 Alderwood St.
Ketchikan, AK  99901
907-225-6919

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During this Shore Excursion, enjoy a short, narrated tour through Ketchikan, Alaska en route to our private dock's rain forest setting to board your vessel, the Totem Princess or Lighthouse Endeavor. Relax in the heated main cabin or the open-air observation deck as we embark to explore the timber & fishing industries, totem poles, native cultures, maritime history, ten eagles nests, abundant eagles and other wildlife. Your excursion includes views of Totem Bight Park with clan house and Ketchikan's tallest totem pole, the oldest working fish cannery in Alaska, an authentic floating lumberjack camp, and many mansions and private island homes. Circumnavigate historic Guard Island Lighthouse, established in 1903 and now home to a family of Harbor Seals. View eagles galore, eagle nests and baby eagles in season. Other wildlife may include Humpback and Orca whales, sea lions, deer, bear, salmon and wolves. Hot beverages, soft drinks, salmon spread, crackers, cheese, fresh fruit and cookies are yours to enjoy on this unforgettable experience. The duration of this award-winning tour is approximately three hours.




WESTERN RIVER EXPEDITIONS
7258 Racquet Club Drive
Salt Lake City, UT  84121
801-942-6669  •  866-904-1160

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After 50 years guiding adventurous travelers through the most spectacular rivers and canyons in the West, Western River Expeditions has carefully crafted what we consider to be the best rafting vacations in the world. The setting and pace of an all-inclusive Western River rafting trip give you something you don’t find in other vacations. On a Colorado River rafting trip, Grand Canyon rafting adventure, Utah rafting vacation, or Idaho rafting trip, you’ll find the absolute escape from the hectic world around us – completely free of distractions. Join Western on a whitewater rafting trip and discover the relaxation of drifting down river without a care in the world, the exhilaration of rafting America's most legendary whitewater, the exploration of seldom-seen natural wonders, the peaceful reflection of gazing up at the star studded sky. On a Western River Expedition you will quickly discover why so many are calling this “the best vacation of their lives.”

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HOMER OCEAN CHARTERS
P.O. Box 2543
Homer, AK  99603
907-235-6212  •  800-426-6212

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For years Homer Ocean Charters has been providing custom, long range cruises to the outer coast of the Kenai Peninsula, Prince William Sound, and the Kodiak Archipelego. From a couple of days to a couple of weeks, we have the equipment and experience to make your dream a reality. If our vessels don't fit your needs, we will contract other vessels, crew and supply them, and provide you with exactly what you have in mind. Activities can include sightseeing, natural history, ornithology, photography, kayaking, hiking, ports of call, and of course fishing. Recent trips include an eight day voyage from Homer to Cordova. Our guests spent eight days exploring the bays of Kenai Fjords National Park, kayaking near the glaciers of Prince William Sound, hiking in remote areas, and fishing along the way, ending with a trip to the Million Dollar Bridge outside of Cordova. See the Alaska that others only imagine.

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HOMER OCEAN CHARTERS
P.O. Box 2543
Homer, AK  99603
907-235-6212  •  800-426-6212

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Groups Welcome

Halibut fishing is what Homer is famous for. Homer Ocean Charters has been fishing halibut out of Homer since 1979. We operate full-day trips and multiple-day long range trips. We begin fishing for halibut in late April and fish until mid September

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KODIAK SPORTSMAN'S LODGE
P.O. Box 231985
Anchorage, AK  99523
907-286-9246  •  866-744-8777

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The Kodiak Sportsman’s Lodge on Kodiak Island Welcome to the Kodiak Sportsman’s Lodge is a Kodiak Alaska fishing lodge located on the southeast side of Kodiak Island in Old Harbor, Alaska. The lodge is nestled behind Sitkalidak Island and was rated the number one fishery in protected waters. We have the best Salmon and Halibut fishing in the world…period! A bold statement but it is true. The waters are filthy rich in candlefish, herring and other bait fish which creates a very productive area for trophy Kings, Silvers, Halibut and Ling Cod. We own 4 of the 6 sports fishing boats operated in a 30 mile stretch of protected waters. Fishing is only 15 to 30 minutes from the dock on calm waters which are full of wildlife for viewing while fishing! Kodiak Sportsman’s Lodge is very comfortable and accommodates up to 16 guests. Included in the package price are delicious meals, snacks, beverages, wine and beer at the lodge, rain gear, lodging, guides, boats, tackle, professional fish processing and round-trip airfare from Kodiak City to Old Harbor.

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OUZEL OUTFITTERS
P.O. Box 817
Bend, OR  97709
541-385-5947  •  800-788-7238

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Ouzel Outfitters is an Oregon-based company offerring trips on a wide variety of rivers in Oregon & Idaho. Choose from the Rogue, Deschutes, McKenzie, North Umpqua, John Day or Owyhee Rivers in Oregon, or the Lower Salmon River in Idaho. We understand how exploring the outdoors can soothe and excite an urban soul and believe that the unique sights, sounds and pace of a river journey provides the best outdoor experience. We are highly committed to the professionalism of our staff and to continually improving the organization, service and safety of our trips. We look forward to hosting you, your family and friends for a memorable rafting adventure. Our guides are highly skilled at maneuvering all types of rafts down rivers, leading hikes to historic sites, preparing fabulous meals and at handling all the physical details that go into a trip. What makes them true professionals, however, is their committment to the care of every guest. They realize that each person joins a river trip for different reasons and they work hard to match each person's expectations with the actual experience. They provide an educational setting for the inquisitive, fun activities for kids of all ages, cha

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BILL DVORAK'S KAYAK & RAFTING EXPEDITIONS
17921 Highway 285
Nathrop, CO  81236
719-539-6851  •  800-824-3795

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Groups Welcome
Special Rates

Since 1969, Bill Dvorak Kayak and Rafting Expeditions has offered active adventurers and families, top quality white water rafting, kayaking and fly fishing trips across 11 rivers in Colorado, Utah, New Mexico, Idaho and Texas as well as international rafting trips in New Zealand and Nepal. We pride ourselves in having helped pioneer western river rafting in Colorado’s Rocky Mountains. Our river trips, white water skills adventure camp and guide training program are world renown and have been featured in ESPN, National Geographic, the Chicago Tribune and in numerous travel books and television specials. Our most important priority is the quality of the experience you have on one of our 29 different river itineraries, be that a rollicking roll down the Class IV rapids of the Royal Gorge on the Arkansas River in Colorado - the mellow meander of our Classical Music rafting trip on the Dolores River and Green River or Colorado fly fishing fun on the Gunnison River We believe we offer our guests a unique way of traveling downriver as we keep our trips small (2-6 boats) so that you feel like you are on a private trip. We have a superb safety record and were designated the Region III regional trainer for Swiftwater and Whitewater Rescue Training in 2003. We truly love leading trips into the wilderness of the “wild west”, where you can discover the beauty of canyon vistas, alpine landscapes and wildlife in its natural habitat while we cook up a little “river magic”, the special friendships that form between those who join us on one of our whitewater adventures.

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MIDDLE FORK RIVER EXPEDITIONS
P.O. Box 70
Stanley, ID  83278
800-801-5146

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The Middle Fork of the Salmon River in Idaho is the premier wilderness rafting trip in the US. It flows 100 miles of Wild and Scenic free-flowing river through the largest wilderness area in the US. The canyon is the second deepest in North America. The Middle Fork of the Salmon is unspoiled, remote and roadless so you can be sure you will “get away from it all”. Simply put, it is the best river run in the West! Middle Fork River Expeditions, licensed and bonded outfitter, has run safe and well-managed river trips on the Middle Fork of the Salmon River in Idaho and are celebrating our 30th Anniversary in 2010. Trips are 4 or 6 days of exciting river rafting, wilderness camping, fine fishing, and adventure travel. Our equipment is specially designed for wilderness whitewater rafting, and offers mild and wild boat choices (oar boats, paddle boats, inflatable kayaks and stand up paddling surf boards!). Our river guides are seasoned professionals, licensed by the state of Idaho and First Aid Certified. They are expert river runners, magnificent cooks, great storytellers, and knowledgeable, helpful outdoorsmen. Join Middle Fork River Expeditions for a magical wilderness river vacation this summer! Idaho’s rivers access some of the most pristine terrain in the country. They are home to abundant flora and fauna, an impressive network of hiking trails, and some of the country’s best whitewater. No river displays all these characteristics quite like the Main Salmon. The Main Salmon is the longest undammed river in the U.S., and also boasts the second deepest canyon.

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PAYETTE RIVER COMPANY
7655 Highway 21
Lowman, ID  83637
208-259-3702

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Welcome to Payette River Company... We are located in central Idaho, about 60 miles north of Boise and specialize in rafting trips on the South Fork of the Payette River. Whether you are looking for a half-day raft drip with your family or a three day adventure of a lifetime we can put together an adventure for any budget or experience level. Our most popular trips range from scenic class II/III rapids to more adventurous class IV rapids. Our capable guides will take you to where the whitewater is! If you're ready for the best whitewater experience in Idaho, buckle up, grab a paddle and give us a call!

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