Portage Float & Salmon Bake


Enjoy a breathtaking scenic float down the Portage River.   View Hanging Glaciers, wildlife, and relax on this mellow Class I Scenic float.  After your float enjoy an authentic Alaskan Salmon Bake meal under the midnight sun.  This likely will be your most memorable meal in Alaska.  Please note that this tour has a four-person minimum.

Please reach out to us by email or phone before booking this trip, as it operates on limited days.  Thank you!

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DEPARTURE TIMES (Flexible Departure Times for Private Parties with 8 or more guests):

Lunch Salmon Bake:

9:30 AM Pick up in Girdwood or meet at the Portage Train Station at 10 AM.

Evening Salmon Bake Dinner:

5:00 PM Pick up in Girdwood or meet at the Portage Train Station at 5:15 PM.


Enjoy an authentic Alaskan meal under the midnight sun alongside the river. Alaska Sockeye Salmon caught from the Kenai, Copper, and Bristol Bay (depending on time of year) will be grilled by your chef. Side dishes include: pasta salad with pesto & roasted peppers; Caesar salad, garlic bread, triple chocolate brownie, and hot drinks. Vegetarian and children menu options also available. You won’t have a finer dinner experience in Alaska.

Vegetarian, gluten free, and children options available.  Please let us know ahead of time if you have any dietary requests or needs.

Beverages /Alcohol:  We do not provide alcohol on this trip, but if you’d like to bring an alcohol beverage of your choice, we will bring it to the beach for your meal.  Water and juice are provided, hot drinks on cold days.

What to Bring for Rafting:

  • Thick socks (to wear with our rubber boots)
  • Warm clothes (wear synthetic layers and bring the rain coat)
  • Warm hat
  • Gloves
  • Binoculars
  • Camera

CA Cancellation Policy
Cancellations made within 3-9 days will receive a 50% refund. For cancellations within 48 hours, NO refund will be given. Cancellations made 10 days or more in advance will receive a full refund minus a 5% transaction fee.

Trip Minimum for Rafts 
Please note that this tour has a four person minimum.  You have the option of purchasing an empty seat to make the tour happen with fewer than four.

Large Groups / Big Beachside Parties
We have accommodated Portage Scenic Float & Salmon Bakes for up to 100 guests at a time, for company retreats, and trade conventions.  Call us up direct at 783-1860 for more details and logistics for large groups.  Enjoy a Salmon Bake meal at the AK Wildlife Conservation Center Barn after floating Portage Creek.  Eat Dinner with Snickers the Porcupine, an Owl, or a Reindeer.

Gratuity / Tip
Our guides are expected to go above and beyond for this trip and greatly appreciate any & all gratuities.