This wonderful half-day kayaking journey starts with meeting your specialized instructor and guide at Sitka Crescent Harbor. It is from right there that the excitement starts, as you climb aboard a custom-made inflatable vessel for an adventurous sightseeing ride to the float base camp. On the way, your guide will point out sights of interest and scan for wildlife.
Once arriving to the dedicated "float house" you will have ample time for gearing up, as well as guidance on how to work together as a team to maneuver your two person kayak, complete with paddling technique.
These are some of the most peaceful and majestic waters in all of North America. so take in all the beauty of the protected bays and inlets near Sitka in a fun and active way. Your guide is more than just your teacher, they are fellow nature lovers. Follow their keen senses if adventure as they spot unique sights, explain colorful intertidal invertebrates and the ecosystem of the surrounding rainforest.
The scenery is truly breathtaking, so enjoy every minute of gently gliding through these tranquil waters. Keep an eye out for all sorts of wildlife, from swooping eagles, to brown bears combing the shores. Harbor seals, deer, and even whales are known to roam these areas.
On the way back, stop at the Float House, enjoy a hot authentic Alaskan snack before returning to downtown Sitka. This tour truly has something for everyone, and will be sure to leave you in awe and wonder of your amazing surroundings.
Duration: 3 hours (Includes round trip transportation)
- Roundtrip transportation from Crescent Harbor
- Snack consisting of clam chowder, crackers, hot apple cider
- Personal Flotation Device (life vest)
- Extra raingear as needed
- Minimum weight: 40 lbs
- Maximum weight: 275 lbs
- Children under 12 must be accompanied by parent
- Minors age 13-17 must have signed parental consent form
Duration: 3 hours. Tour times below are approximate:
- 90 minutes active kayaking
- This tour meets from Crescent Harbor in Downtown Sitka, which is directly adjacent to Harrigan Centennial Hall-- the main depot for cruiseline passengers.
ADA Accessibility of Tour:
- This tour is not wheelchair or limited mobility accessible.
How many people go on this tour at a time?
This tour has a capacity of 6-36 guests per departure
How should I dress for this tour?
Participants should be prepared for inclement weather and dress in warm layers
Do you offer any discounts or promotions?
We offer the local wholesale rates for all of our tours because we feel that everyone should get the same lowest price possible regardless of how many excursions you book. No tricks, no gimmicks, no hidden fees.