Summit Charters Vessel of Choice:
1999 Bentz Boat ~ USCG Inspected 15 Passengers ~ Twin Jet Power


Located in Wrangell, Alaska, Summit Charters is owned and operated by Captain John W. Taylor, a resident of Alaska since 1984 with over 30 years of experience operating jet boats on the Stikine River.

Summit Charters takes great pride in offering our visitors a grand experience in one of the world’s last wild, natural places on earth, the Tongass National Forest. In our safe and comfortable vessel we offer the Alaska traveler customized sightseeing charters, or, customized charter tours of:

The Stikine River    The LeConte Glacier

To see black bears and brown bears feeding on the massive run of pink salmon visit Muddy Water Adventures and sign up for The Anan Bear & Wildlife Observatory trip.

In addition to his years of experience on the Stikine River, Captain Taylor is:

  • Chief Engineer/Captain in the Wrangell Volunteer Fire Dept. and an EMT-1.
  • A USCG License #1060636, Master 100 Ton.
  • Specialized in Stikine River Charters and SE Alaska Water Taxi.
  • Summit Charters is an equal opportunity provider and is a permit holder of the Tongass

Stikine River TourStikine River tour
Anan Creek wildlife tourLeConte Glacier