rafting the susitna river

Big Su float trip

A relaxing float on the Susitna River
Distance: 11 miles
Duration: 3 hours
Rated: Soft Adventures


Month: Runs from June 1 through September 1
Days: Daily
Time: 8:00AM and 12:00PM
Place: Denali View Raft Adventure Office


Adults: $105.00 per person
Alaska Residents or Military: $94.50 per person
Child (12 and under): $65.00 – children have to weight 35 lb or more
Northern Light Coupon: Has to be accompanied with 3 full fare paying adults.


Launching from the historical village of Talkeetna, you will enjoy a relaxing guided float tour on the Susitna River. Weather permitting, this tour offers views of Mt. McKinley (Denali) for over half of the tour along with glacial valley vistas. Simply breathtaking!
You will observe the fauna, flora, mountains and river silt beaches. Enjoy viewing present and past riverbank beaver activity while you are floating through some of Alaska’s most beautiful wilderness. Hone your senses in spotting Bald Eagles and their nests.


Tours are guided float tours, which include transportation, rubber boots, rain gear/ponchos, PFD’s and water.

Cancellation Policy

If your party or any individual in your party cancels outside of 24 hours of your scheduled trip, we will provide a full refund minus $25/pp administration fee. No refund will be given, if your party or any individual in your party cancels inside of 24 hours of your scheduled trip. No refunds will be given for no-shows. Weather is not a cause for cancellation since trips run rain or shine. Denali View Raft Adventures can cancel a trip for any reason (including severe weather and/or high water conditions, minimum amount of participants not met) and we will in that case provide a 100% refund. Tour need a minimum of 4 people in total to go.