We went on the Stikine River trip as well as the Anan Creek Bear Observatory. Both were amazing. Even on a cloudy, rainy day, the majesty of the Stikine River and the Shakes Glacier did not disappoint. The observatory was busy with bear action; we saw about a dozen black bears and a mama brown bear and her two cubs. There was plenty of time to get all the photographs and videos we want. Read full testimonial.
Enjoy the Smoothest Ride in Wrangell!
If you are in need of a water taxi ride in Wrangell or to the surrounding area of Southeast Alaska, you are in the right place! We are proud to offer reliable water taxi services run by a passionate local crew. When our competitors are delayed or you’re having a miserable ride due to rough weather, we arrive on-time and you’ll be in good spirits, thanks to our superior vessel.
Our 38′ high-speed, custom-built catamaran is a one-of-a-kind boat in the region. It features a landing-craft bow which allows for easy loading and unloading of your gear. Whether you are heading to the various beaches, USFS cabins or popular hunting spots we frequent, we’ve got you and your gear covered!
Why Travel With Muddy Water Adventures?
Our reliable service allows you to relax and enjoy a stress-free water taxi experience - on time and on location when you expect us!
Our vessel, the Island Cat, is a catamaran that was custom-built for the unpredictable waters of Southeast Alaska, providing the smoothest and most stable ride around Wrangell
Our captain and crew are Wrangell locals with a wealth of experience navigating the ocean waters in the region, so you can travel with peace of mind
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Pricing & Details
*Prices are a boat-rate, not per passenger, unless otherwise noted.
Banana Point – $75 per person / $150 Minimum
Coffman Cove – $375 per person / 4 minimum. Groups 10 and over get 10% off!
Whale Pass – $325 per person / 4 minimum. Groups 10 and over get 10% off!
Anan Cabin – $700 Round trip
Berg Bay Cabin – $450 Round trip
Harding River Cabin – $900 Round trip
Point Baker – $400 per person / 4 minimum. Groups 10 and over get 10% off!
Port Protection – $450 per person / 4 minimum. Groups 10 and over get 10% off!
Devil’s Elbow Cabin – $2600 Round trip
Petersburg – $200 per person each way / 4 person minimum
Reliance Harbor Loading Zone, unless otherwise notified
Daily, year round
Varies by location
Maximum of 21 guests
What to bring
- Any and all gear you need for your taxi
- Any drinks or snacks you’d like
- Local captain
What We Offer
We offer water taxi services and freight transportation to and from the following locations around Wrangell, Alaska:
- Coffman Cove
- Whale Pass
- Rocky Pass
- Port Protection
- Point Baker
- Many popular USFS cabins and hunting areas.
Airport pickup and drop-off can also be arranged.
We do ask that you plan on assisting loading the vessel both at the dock and at your destination. We will happily assist and organize, but your effort is also required.
What You Need to Know
Don’t see the location you’re looking for? Contact us for more info!.
If you or your party has canoes or kayaks, please let us know so that we can arrange the vessel in advance for transporting them.
Bear spray, fuel for cabin stoves, and other miscellaneous gear can be provided/rented at an additional cost. Please contact us for details!.
Taxis will be canceled only in the most extreme weather conditions. We will make every effort to contact you in the event we are delayed or have to cancel.
Previous Guests Rave About Muddy Water Adventures
We had an excellent adventure today with Muddy Water. Scott and Mia were so knowledgeable and we saw so many bears, Eagles and other marine critters!
We went on two tours with Captain Zach; the Stikine River and the Anan Wildlife Observatory tours. Both days were spectacularly guided and enhanced by years of local experience. Zach knows how to make you feel welcomed and attends to every one of your questions. We’d go again if we have the opportunity.