w/ or w/out Kayaking
Standard or Private
Our “Marine Safaris” shove off from our own slips in Auke Bay, providing you with excellent views of both marine wildlife, majestic bald eagles and other fantastic feathered beauties. You’ll also be mesmerized by the almost prehistoric landscape, and the trees, plants and flowers that decorate it. With any luck, you may even catch sight of what inhabits the land; bears, wolves, Sitka blacktail deer, mountain goats and maybe even a moose. Our unobtrusive vessels enable us to be close to the coastline allowing you to hear the sounds of the birds, waterfalls, whales, eagles, sea lions, and more. The size of our vessels also means every seat has a great view!
We’ll head north to the Channel Islands, Mother Nature steals the show; that’s where the whales hang out. It’s a popular spot for them since what they eat also hang out there. You’ll see humpback whales (maybe some Killer whales) and unmatched beauty all around you. The notably huge Steller sea lions, harbor seals, Bald Eagles, Dall’s porpoise, and other wildlife are known to make appearances as well.
Our knowledgeable staff will tell you about some of Juneau’s history and show you related points of interest during your tour.
* This tour includes transportation to and from departure point, lunch/snacks, and non-alcoholic beverages.
** Please let us know if you or a member of your party has food allergies or dietary restrictions within 48 hours of the date of your tour with us so we can meet your needs.
Tour options include
- Marine Safari (3, 4 or 5 hours)
- Marine Safari + Kayaking (6 hours)
No Experience Necessary
While our small vessels get you close to the water and the wildlife surrounding you, kayaks get you even closer!
You’ll be joined on your tour by an experienced guide who will assist you as necessary during your outing. But primarily, your guide’s purpose is to take you on a journey to see the beauty of Juneau’s animals, birds, flowers, trees, mountains, and glaciers from a unique vantage point.
We chose our kayaks to make your trip comfortable (we even added seats) and allow the least experienced kayaker (ex. never kayaked before) to feel like they’ve been doing it forever because of their stability.
Our “fleet” of kayaks are Sea Eagle 380x Explorer inflatables, each with two 11.5″ fully inflated chambers and a high-pressure, drop stitch floor, making them almost impossible to flip over.
Just because they’re inflatable, they’re NOT toys! The Sea Eagle 380x has a Class IV whitewater rating and can handle open-water and down-wind sailing! It’s big enough for two, small enough for one, and is capable of holding 750 lbs.
We HIGHLY SUGGEST guests bring rubber boots, gloves, and rain gear to wear in the kayaks. During the summer, the weather in Southeast Alaska can range from temperatures in the low 50s and extraordinarily rainy to 80 degrees and sunny. (That is 100% true!) Either way, because our kayaks are open, there is a better than even chance you’ll get at least a little water on you, either from rain and some water splashing into the kayak or just the splashing part. If it’s pretty warm and sunny, you may not mind getting a little wet, but our recommendation is to be prepared for a chilly and damp day just in case.
Get ready for a customized day of adventure.
Tell us what’s on your Southeast Alaska sightseeing bucket list and we’ll do our best to make sure you see it. All you need to do is have your camera ready.
- Full-Day (8+ Hours)
- Half-Day (5-6 Hours)
If available, charters include kayaking with the necessary gear.
We provide lunch/snacks, and beverages as well as transportation to and from your departure point as needed.
The route varies according to your sightseeing requests.