Wrangell, Alaska, US
Ventures by Seabourn: Rainbow Falls Adventure Hike
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Approximately 3½ Hours
Exciting, exhilarating, memorable -- Ventures by Seabourn is a series of Zodiac, kayak and hiking activities enabling you to experience the wonders of nature up close. Each Venture is expertly planned, professionally operated, and escorted by skilled, knowledgeable guides.
Join a Ventures guide today for a moderate-to-strenuous hike that will take you into Alaska's temperate rain forest. Travel by land to the head of the Rainbow Trail, not far from Wrangell. The entire hike is along a manmade boardwalk that winds through incredible forest scenery. The first quarter mile is along mostly flat terrain with a short series of steps. The trail crosses a beautiful creek and, from there, approximately 800 steps of varying heights lead upwards to the magnificent Rainbow Falls. Total distance covered is 2 km (1.2 mi) and the elevation gain is 245 m (800 ft.). Your guide ensures that you appreciate both the natural history and the human history of the region.
Please note: Dress in layers; bring your Seabourn Alaska jacket as a final layer. Wear sturdy hiking shoes, sunglasses and sunscreen; bring a day pack, a hat or beanie, your camera and binoculars. Please bring water from the ship. Trekking poles are provided. A maximum of 20 guests ensures a quality hiking and interpretive experience. Tour duration may vary depending on group ability.