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Tongass Wildlife Kayaking Adventure

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  • Location: Juneau, Alaska
  • Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
  • Tour code: 5043KAYAK

Experience the tranquility of the Alaskan wilderness as you paddle on the waterways in search of local fauna on a Tongass Wildlife Kayaking Adventure.


  • Free snacks included
  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • Led by a local guide
  • All necessary equipment included

A 30 minute drive from Juneau brings you to a private beach location near Amalga Harbor and Yankee Cove, passing 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.

On arrival, you guide will help you get outfitted in good 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 which 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 the waters and from time to time Orcas can be spotted cruising the area. 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 which 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!

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Tour departs from Juneau hotels or the Mt. Roberts Tramway (5 minutes from the cruise ship terminal)

5 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
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Returns to original departure point

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7:30am Departure
Code: AM0730

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USD $145.95
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8:30am Departure
Code: AM0830

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10:30am Departure
Code: AM1030

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11:30am Departure
Code: AM1130

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1:30pm Departure
Code: PM1330

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Tongass Wildlife Kayaking Adventure

Tongass Wildlife Kayaking Adventure

  • Certified guides
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Snack and beverages
  • All necessary equipment and gear (including rain gear) - please advise supplier of rain gear sizing
  • Roundtrip van transportation from designated meeting point
  • 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 years
  • 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: Lindsay V, August 2012

Highlight of our trip! Such a great experience. We saw seals and bald eagles!

Reviewed by: Paul D, USA, July 2010

We were unable to go sea kayaking do to the weather. We went to a lake instead.
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