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Juneau Shore Excursion: Tongass Wildlife Kayaking Adventure

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  • Location: Juneau, Alaska
  • Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
  • Tour code: 5043PRTKAYAK
While you're in port in Juneau, experience the tranquility of the Alaskan wilderness from a kayak! As you paddle the waterways in search of local fauna on the Tongass Wildlife Kayaking Adventure, keep your eyes peeled for humpback whales, seals and other marine life.

Highlights

  • Free snacks included
  • All necessary equipment included
  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • Led by a local guide
After your cruise ship docks in Juneau, a 30-minute drive will bring you to a private beach near Amalga Harbor and Yankee Cove; you'll pass Mendenhall, Herbert and Eagle glaciers along the way. Keep your eyes on the surrounding rivers, peat bogs and spruce-hemlock trees for local wildlife including porcupine, deer, beavers and eagles. By the time your shore excursion ends, hopefully you’ll have seen an array of Alaskan wildlife.

At the beach, your guide will help you get outfitted in quality gear before you slip away from the beach in a tandem kayak to begin your Tongass Wildlife Kayaking Adventure. This area is the perfect breeding ground for krill and phytoplankton due to the fresh water that pours into the coastline from the glaciers. The plankton-rich waters attract a myriad of wildlife looking for an easy meal. Humpback whales traveling through to Hawaii often spend the whole summer feeding in these waters and from time to time orcas can be spotted cruising the area, as well. Seals, porpoises, sea lions and many species of sea birds are also often seen.

Rain or shine, this is quite simply the finest half-day kayak trip you will find. Certified guides lead an entertaining coast wilderness route that is limited to 12 participants. This is an easy to moderate adventure that requires no previous experience, making it perfect for beginners and families. You need only bring your camera and an appetite for adventure. Join the locals for a true Alaskan wildlife experience!

Worry-free Shore Excursion:
We will ensure your timely return back to the ship in Juneau for this activity. If your ship is delayed and you are unable attend this activity, your money will be refunded. See our terms and conditions for full details.

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Port of Juneau
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Juneau Shore Excursion: Tongass Wildlife Kayaking Adventure

Tongass Wildlife Kayaking Adventure

Inclusions:
  • Certified guides
  • Port pickup and drop off
  • Snack and beverages
  • All necessary equipment and gear -- please advise supplier of rain gear sizing
  • Roundtrip van transportation from designated meeting point
Exclusions:
  • Gratuities (optional)
Additional Information:
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • This small group adventure has a minimum of 2 and maximum of 12 participants
  • Minimum age is 8 year
  • All clients will be outfitted in double kayaks on this trip.
    Clients interested in using single kayaks can request singles on the day of the trip, subject to availability

What to Bring:

  • Camera
  • Comfortable clothes and shoes
  • Sunglasses and sunscreen
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Traveler Reviews

Reviewed by: smk, July 2013

This was without a doubt the highlight of my entire Alaska vacation. We paddled out about two and a half miles and on our way back we came across a young humpback whale who was feeding in a cove. Even without seeing him this would have been the trip of a lifetime but that was icing of the cake. The weather was ideal and our guide was fabulous.

Reviewed by: Jane W, August 2012

Great trip - knowledgeable guide and excellent equipment.

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