Sea kayaking in Alaska allows you to get close to marine wildlife, including seals, sea otters, and fish. You’ll see birds soaring in the sky and sometimes even spot bears or goats on land as you paddle along Alaska’s shores.
These leisurely, small group tours often travel to areas that other boats and cruise ships can’t access, offering a unique perspective of Alaska’s nature and wildlife.
Enjoy the beauty and tranquility of Tongass National Forest as you paddle across Orcas Cove. This trip includes ample opportunity to spot wildlife, including bald eagles, humpback whales, orcas, porpoises, harbor seals, and more.
Learn More: Orcas Cove Kayaking Adventure
Duration: 4 hours (2 hours of paddle time)
Visit Ketchikan’s famous Creek Street Historic District on this kayak tour. You also paddle across Tongass Narrows and have the chance to see the bald eagles that nest on Pennock Island.
Learn More: Ketchikan Kayak Adventure
Duration: 2.5 hours (almost 2 hours of paddle time)
Leisurely paddle through Sitka’s sheltered waterways, harbors, and coves, full of wildlife above and below the water. A guide will share stories and tell you about the sights as you go.
Learn More: Harbor & Islands Guided Kayaking Tour
Duration: 2.5 hours (2 hours paddle time)
On this trip, you’ll get to paddle through reef and kelp forest as your guide helps you identify marine wildlife below the water’s surface. Then, you’ll step ashore a seldom-visited island for beachcombing and a snack as you learn about the area’s history.
Learn More: Half-Day Sound Paddle & Cruise
Duration: 4.5 hours (3-3.5 hours paddle time)
Explore untouched coves, islands, and passageways on this full-day kayak tour. You’ll have the chance to see marine life, undersea gardens, and kelp forests. At lunch, you’ll stop at a remote island for a picnic and beachcombing.
Learn More: Full Day Kayak Tour and Cruise
Duration: 5 hours of padde time