Day Tour

Orcas Cove Boat & Sea Kayak Adventure (3 Hours)

Entrée Alaska

Ketchikan, AK United States

Valid for Travel Now Through: 09 Sep 2018

Orcas Cove Boat & Sea Kayak Adventure (3 Hours )

Ketchikan, AK United States

Tour Features

Experience(s)

  • Adventure
  • Sightseeing
  • Wildlife & Nature

Meals

Snack

Recommended Ages

5 and Above

Activity Level

Moderate

Description

Kayaks were invented by Alaska’s native people, and there is still no better way to explore than by means of these sleek and maneuverable crafts! This tour starts with a 20-minute powerboat ride from town to a remote location in the offshore islands. There, you meet your guides and kayaks in a protected cove and, after an orientation, paddle through a chain of islands—stopping whenever you are inspired to enjoy the spectacular scenery and wildlife. Mountains rise out of the ocean and the rainforest presses down to the shoreline, while the water is inhabited by seals, sea lions, Dall’s porpoise, orcas, humpbacks, and the occasional minke whale. You’ll pass several bald eagle nesting sites, and may see river otters, bear and Sitka Black Tail Deer along the shore. Sea birds are numerous, and the intertidal marine life visible underneath the kayaks offers a colorful display of starfish, sun stars, and sea cucumbers. At the end of the trip, you will enjoy a smoked salmon snack before the return to town.

About Us

At Entrée Alaska, we create custom excursions from the Inside Passage to the Arctic Circle. Drawing on our many years of experience and insider knowledge, we create memorable custom travel in Alaska, including private Alaska tours. We select the best Alaskan lodges and resorts, and have countless suggestions for things to do in Alaska off the beaten path. We pride ourselves on our uncompromising attention to detail—which translates into unforgettable travel experiences for our valued clientele.

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Perfect Day

By: Dana


Reviewed on: 28 Jun 2018

Such a great day! Our two guides (whose names sadly escape me at this moment ) were so kind, knowledgeable , and engaging that they really made our tour a highlight of the trip.
Travel Advisor:  Loni Truitt