2 ½ Hour Duration
With 2 hours on the water
Whales, sea lions, puffins, and more!
12 guest max & 1 guide per 6 guests
Plus water and a light snack
Get in touch with wild Alaska as you paddle the sheltered waterways of beautiful Sitka! Explore islands and coves at a leisurely pace as your guide points out wildlife both above and below the water. Learn about the ecology of the surrounding forests as well as Sitka’s rich history and culture. Take in the sights and fresh air on this family-friendly Sitka kayaking tour. The Harbor & Islands Guided Paddle is a great choice for beginner paddlers or anyone looking for a fun and relaxed time on the water!
Your Harbor & Islands Guided Paddle adventure begins with gear fitting and a paddle lesson. Then, your attentive and knowledgeable guides will lead you into Sitka Sound’s pristine waterways and rich marine environment. The intertidal zones, kelp forests, and harbors are home to an abundance of wildlife, including sea lions and seals, humpback and orca whales, porpoise, sea otters, puffins and more! It is highly unlikely that you won’t see wildlife on this Sitka kayaking tour! You may even be lucky enough to see salmon preparing to spawn near the stream. You’ll leave the Harbor & Islands Guided Paddle tour with a newfound appreciation for this stunning landscape that is a sea kayakers dream destination!
Interested in adding a boat cruise to your Sitka kayaking tour? Check out the Sitka Sound Paddle and Cruise tour! And, continue your adventures on the water in Ketchikan with our Backcountry Zodiac Expedition!