Transportation to Ketchikan:
Ketchikan is served from Seattle, Washington, by Alaska
Airlines, (800) 426-0333, and the Alaska Marine Highway (800) 252-7522.
Summer temperatures range from 50 degrees to 70 degrees
F. Prevailing winds are from the southeast. In times of sunny weather
winds are from the north.
Please make reservations early, especially if you are a
couple or solo paddler. This will help us try to match you up with a few others
so we can make the four person minimum. We accept payment by certified
check, Visa/Mastercard, travelers checks and Alaska checks. A deposit
of $100.00 is required to hold your reservation.
What to Bring for Day Trips:
Because of the rainy and damp weather conditions common to Southeast Alaska, we recommend dressing in layers of polypropylene or capilene, synthetic pile or wool, and rain gear. Flexible footwear is recommended. You should also bring a hat, gloves, camera, and binoculars.
Guided Expeditions Include:
Round trip transportation by excursion boat includes guide service, single
or double kayak, tent, safety equipment and food. We will send
an equipment list of suggested items to bring upon trip confirmation.
Sea kayaks are available to rent from us at the Outdoor Adventure Center on Potter Rd. You must be an experienced paddler and be fit enough to do your share in carrying your kayak above the high water mark. A $200 damage deposit is required for all overnight rentals. Kayaks are equipped with rudders, spray skirts, Type III PFD's, pump, rescue float and paddle. A 3% sales tax is applied to all rentals and sales.
Learn basic strokes. Gain confidence to safely paddle and
begin to explore the waters of Southeast Alaska. Instruction is
given in both single and double kayaks. Instruction is given in
safety techniques such as deep water rescue and self rescue skills.
$50/ person, minimum of two people.
Dedicated to learning and sharing
the natural beauty of the areas we paddle, our professional guides
have advanced paddling and first aid skills. Many are local and
return to SE Exposure every year.