“Would Give 10 Stars if I Could” – May 2023
“… unmatched by any tour, zoo or animal center you have ever been to.” ~ June 2022
“Best Wildlife Excursion Ever” – June 2022
“#1 highlight of our trip”- June 2022
“no way to properly describe this”- June 2022
“This is the most unique tour we have taken….definitely do this tour!” – July 2021
“Wow” , “Super ! Best 10+” , “Incredible Experience” —  Reviews September 2019
“6 out of 5 stars …. best shore excursion ever” – June 2019
“The experience is one that is beyond words” – June 2019
“A real soul-lifting experience!” – June 2019
“…one of the best excursions of all time!” – September 2018
“By Far The Most Enthusiastic Tour I Have Ever Been On.” – August 2018
“Worth Every Penny and Every Minute”… – July 2017
“A Life Changing Experience” – July 2017
Samples from:    Trip Advisor Review Report


“My single goal is to enkindle our visitors with an educative moment incorporating LIVING Alaskan wildlife that blows one’s hair back.

We provide a breathtaking window of ethological opportunity that enhances research, science, and educational wonder.”

— Steve Kroschel / Owner & Host

What is the Kroschel Wildlife Center?

See the odyssey of Steve visiting Russia and the Kremlin in April of 2024 to meet his counterpart who trains wolverines and more!          Watch now!

View News Article of Steve’s Diplomatic Russian Wolverine Visit

Lynx ! The only Feline of the North! Photos courtesy Gayle Sheahen

The wildlife under Steve Kroschel’s care have educated , entertained and inspired tens of millions of people for nearly his entire life. Here is a tiny taste off the Youtube platform. To view larger versions, click the youttube logo in each.

Garrett and Isis celebrate spring

Steve provides intimate and picture opportunity moments with the Feathered Symbol of the Arctic : The Snowy Owl

Location: We are located approximately 28 miles north of Haines, Alaska. Turn right off the Haines Highway onto Mosquito Lake Road. Travel 1.8 miles down Mosquito Lake Road and you will see our sign on the left hand side. Someone will greet you there! Please note, reservations are required.

Tours: Feature opportunities for up-close and personal experiences with over 15 species of Alaskan Wildlife!
Some species include grizzly bear, wolf, moose, lynx, fox, reindeer, porcupine, snowy owl, wolverine and more!

Photography: Guided tours offer unparalleled opportunities to photograph animals in their natural environments. There is easy walking on our 600 yards of groomed trail, perfect for young and old alike!

Gift Shop: Unique. Something for just about everybody that visits that carries the theme and essence of the experience. Usually handmade by Alaskans!

The Incredible Journey
The heartwarming story of a wayward young bull moose getting lost, but ultimately coming back home against all odds. Its real life story surprised even state authorities.

Duck Moses, July 17th, 2024

Duck Moses, July 17th, 2024

What People Are Seeing

This is a sampling of one guest’s experiences on a tour of some of the animals in July 2018. View now…
(thanks to Jerry Turner)

What People are Saying

Kroschel Films Wildlife Center on Tripadvisor

What People are saying about the Kroschel Wildlife Park:

“A Real Find”
Frommer’s Guide

“A MUST see!”
Trip Advisor

KTUU T.V. , Anchorage

Voted best tour in Southeast Alaska!

Cruise Ship’s “pick of the Port!”

Consistently top ranking tour on Princess Cruise Lines and Holland America

Bus arrival
Casey Anderson, host of National Geographic’s “Expedition Wild”, visits “Kitty the Grizzly” at the Kroschel’s
See the best places to go in Haines with a plan including Kroschel Films

“A must see”— Alaska Magazine January 2019 Issue!