ALASKA RAFT CONNECTION'S FLOAT TRIP ADVANTAGE - WHY CHOOSE US?
GREAT QUESTION: Why would you choose Alaska Raft Connection, LLC over any other outfitting services here in Alaska - STATEWIDE???
Thank you for your interest in the inflatable raft, kayak,
canoe, hybrid, SUP, and sportboat rentals, camping gear rentals, and wilderness
adventure river float trip services of ALASKA RAFT CONNECTION
based in Anchorage, Alaska. What makes the
ALASKA RAFT CONNECTION rental equipment and river trip experiences so special and different from the rest is
that our reliable, knowledgeable, experienced customer service is thorough, highly
organized, on-time, and second to none in the business. No brag... Simple fact is years guiding on the wild rivers of Alaska and quality thousands of miles on hundreds of float trips makes for experience with equipment insights and travel logistics you will not find at typical retail storefronts and rental services.
outfit and guide Alaska float trips using the most rugged, dependable float trip equipment with camping gear that we
stand behind... and that you can depend on. Our river
float trip destinations for self-guided, Do-It-Yourself adventures or
fully-guided packages will take you to the pristinely, remote,
uncrowded real Alaska wilds that others rarely catch a glimpse of or perchance never thought of.
Important travel tip to keep in mind on coming to Alaska...
It is knowing the right experienced people, receiving the right
information, having the right gear, all at the right timing and location.
It will be the difference between an Okay trip (to potential survival experience) and having a GREAT ONE with memories lasting a lifetime!
ALASKA RAFT CONNECTION real Alaska wilderness float trip advantage or niche
is that we really know what we are doing after 30+ years out in
the field running dozens of wild rivers throughout the State of
Alaska. While still continuing to offer fly-out premier
fully guided tours, we have brought this accomplished on-water
leadership experience, demonstrated customer service, top-notch
equipment, and proven trip logistics into a raft, kayak, canoe,
and camping equipment rental business for the self-guided, Do-It-Yourself
Float Trip here in the Last Frontier
ALASKA RAFT CONNECTION is an accomplished,
knowledgeable, resident owned and operated inflatable raft
rental and river trip service based in Anchorage, Alaska.
Providing professional rafting services Statewide for day
trips, weekend getaways, or multi-day fly-in expeditions.
Supplying day or weekly raft rentals and float trip equipment
to fly-out drop-off services and road-side shuttles for
self-guided, Do-It-Yourself Alaska float trip adventures. Offering float
trip rental equipment, personalized trip planning, logistics
consultation, and tour group support. Fully-custom,
fully-guided rafting, kayaking, and canoeing tours available
to Alaska's remote whitewater, National Parks, and Wild Scenic
Waterway destinations. As raft, kayak, canoe, and
camping equipment rental service; we supply all the necessary
high-quality, very well organized and best maintained
equipment needed to provide an exceptional wilderness float
trip adventure vacation. As highly skilled and
well-traveled guides; we ensure the utmost in personal and
professional service. Fully guided floats are available on many of
Alaska's select river and sea locations. Specialty, customized
tour packages as well as guide-assisted trips are also
available to fulfill your dream outdoor endeavor.
YOUR EXPERIENCED, RESIDENT ALASKAN:
Your hosting guide, Brian Richardson is a highly skilled,
practiced, knowledgeable, qualified, and licensed professional
with extensive training and certifications. Brian provides
well over three
decades of experience organizing, managing and leading wilderness
expeditions, mountain treks, sport
fishing and demanding classification/character whitewater river tours to scores of remote
destinations throughout Alaska. Committed to safety, service
and sport, Brian ensures that your Alaska adventure is the
highlight of your vacation.
BY MEANS OF BETTER-QUALITY, PREMIER EQUIPMENT:
The superior level of EQUIPMENT used by ALASKA RAFT CONNECTION on all
rentals, instruction, and tours is produced by the most up-to-date,
state of the art, and highest quality manufacturers or is
custom made. In Alaska, remote trip
destinations are miles from any shops or services. ALASKA RAFT
CONNECTION uses only the very finest and therefore
trustworthy/dependable products made. Nothing goes out
the doors that we would not use or be satisfied to own
personally or professionally. For example on an all-inclusive: We outfit you with
Boats by AIRE, AVON, NRS, RMR, SATURN, SOTAR and ZODIAC and ARCRAFT custom brand... Know
that you'll have good night's rest and capavle shelter for storms in sturdy weatherproof four-season Tested/Proven mountaineering or Mil-spec tents... nice comfotable thick
full-body-length self- inflating thermal sleeping
mattresses... +15 degree F. sleeping bags by MARMOT &
MOUNTAIN HARDWEAR... Feel comfortable in GORE-TEX/BREATHABLE
laminated stocking-foot style fishing waders... Reel in the
catch with Fishing Rods by St. Croix, Shakespeare Ugly Stick, Lamiglass, and
in house custom set-ups... Reels from Scientific Angler,
Shimano, OKUMA, and PEN...
FINEST RIVERSIDE CUISINE:
What's on the Menu? You'll probably gain a little weight from
our float trip food planners with hearty meals a field! We can list
some great river trip menu plans. On fully guided float
tours we prepare fresh breakfasts of home
fries, omelets, and fresh picked blueberry pancakes with real
maple syrup... Easy Deli style lunches such as wraps with
fresh sliced meats, cheeses veggies, chips, and fresh fruit...
Remarkable Dinners including appetizers and deserts that leave
no leftovers - including Porterhouse or Rib-eye cut steaks,
Pork Tenderloin, Fresh catches of the day, assorted fresh
vegetables cooked in the fire (Zucchini squash, white corn in
the husk) and tasty after meal treats. If you get the
munchies... Salty satisfaction or something sweet? Bring that
along to! Just ask.
On exploritory floats or low water conditions and rivers having extended hikes or portages... meal plan is trimmed down weight-wise... we also reserve the right to make changes to meal-plans when running rivers with ultra-high Bear concentrations.
EXEMPLARY CUSTOMER SERVICE PROMISE:
One thing paramount and we are most proud of here at ALASKA
RAFT CONNECTION - it is incomparable customer
service. Nowhere else will you find such dedication to
thoroughness, organization, fulfilling and going over and above our
When you make a remote wilderness float trip experience with
ALASKA RAFT CONNECTION - you also invest in a distinctive
customer relationship. We will do everything possible to ensure your trip
to Alaska is exceptional. ALASKA RAFT CONNECTION
is highly committed to your happiness and satisfaction.
We sincerely appreciate your support and are looking
forward to earning your business loyalty in the years to come.
HIGHEST AMBITION AND COMPANY MOTTO:
Explore Where Few Have Been Before!
For more information, we encourage you to visit
ALASKA RIVER DESTINATIONS AND FLOAT TRIP DESCRIPTIONS
page. On the ALASKA RAFT CONNECTION website, you will find comprehensive
river descriptions, some inspiring float trips,
picturesque Alaska photos, and access to tour pricing, here at
Please feel free to call 907-250-2271 anytime or
Thank you & we look forward to seeing you in Alaska.
Brian Richardson (owner, lead guide, boatman and end of day boat swab)
Alaska Raft Connection