Scenic Cruise of Chilkoot Lake
Your tour begins with the coach drive to the lake, during which time your guide gives you a bit of information about the area. At the lake, your open air pontoon ride on Lake Chilkoot commences. While people rarely guarantee wild life sightings, you may see brown bears, salmon, bald eagles, mountain goats, and moose.
Price: Adults expect to pay around $80 for a 4 hour tour.
Booking Advice: If you just want to see Lake Chilkoot for an half a day, this cruise line tour is very competitively priced. It's rated as easy in terms of physical exercise.
Fort Seward Walking Tour
At Fort William H. Seward, you'll see highlights including the barracks, Officers' Row, and the parade grounds on the walking tour. The old army hospital now houses Alaskan Native American Arts that you'll have opportunity to experience. This tour also includes going to Tlingit Park and Lookout Park, as well as time to stroll about and enjoy Haines.
Price: Adults expect to pay around $30 for this 1.5 hour tour.
Booking Advice: This tour appears to be competitively priced, and is regarded as moderately physically taxing.
Glacial Fjord Bike Tours
Starting by Lutak Inlet, you'll travel paved and dirt roads for 8 miles, and you might see sea lions, porpoises, whales, brown bears, and eagles. Your return via coach drive back to the pier.
Price: Adults expect to pay around $80 for this 3 hour tour.
Booking Advice: These tours are rated as physically arduous, so they're not for everyone. Cruise line prices appear to be competitive.
Eagle Preserve Rafting
After a drive on the scenic Haines Highay up Chilkoot River Valley, your rafting adventure begins. This isn't white water rafting, but it is a great way to spot eagles looking for salmon, bear and wolves, and also see the glaciers, the fjord, and forested mountains.
Price: Adults expect to pay around $130 for this 4 hour tour that includes a snack/picnic.
Booking Advice: This cruise line tour appears to be competitively priced, and receives great past guest reviews. It is rated as moderately physically taxing.
Dalton City, Salmon Tasting, and the Haines Brewery Company Tour
En route , you'll drive through the historic site of Fort William H. Seward to Dejon Delights, which is the local smoked salmon connection. While there, you'll learn about the process of making smoked salmon and have opportunity to sample. You'll then have a walking tour of Dalton City, which is an old gold town. Then, you'll visit Alaska's smallest brewery, the Haines Brewing Company, and learn about their beer making. Samples are, of course, included.
Price: Adults expect to pay around $70 for this two hour tour.
Booking Advice: This tour is rated as easy with respect to physical exercise, and receives great past guest reviews. Cruise line prices appear to be competitively priced.