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Sea Kayaking

Ketchikan Shore Excursion

Eagle Island Sea Kayaking

Total Tour Time (including orientation & transportation)

3 hours 30 minutes

Kayaking Time

Approximately 2 hours

What to Bring

Outer Layer Jacket, Flexible Shoes, Cap or Hat, and Sunglasses.


Maximum Height: 6'7" inches
Maximum Weight: 285 pounds

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Eagle Island Sea Kayaking

Join us for a paddle in the Tongass National Forest. Your adventure starts with a van ride to the north end of Ketchikan to beautiful Clover Pass. You will be welcomed and led down to our waterfront facility and introduced to your tandem kayak and get a safety briefing from your guide.

You'll quickly gain confidence as you paddle to Eagle Island. The protected waters of Clover Pass provide us with the opportunity to really enjoy the tranquil setting of the Tongass National Forest. Along the paddle you will learn about the natural and cultural history of the area while keeping a keen eye out for bald eagles and their nests, seals, jumping salmon, and - when the tide is right - sea stars.

No experience necessary in double Kayaks

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"Fabulous morn out kayaking! Our guides, Natalie and Laura, did an excellent job of explaining everything, even to people who were nervous or worried about getting into the kayak. They also provided a lot of great area and environmental info, including on the creatures we saw: bald eagles, Sea lions, and whales. I appreciated that they were cognizant of keeping the group together, sometimes waiting for others to catch up, as not everyone had the same level of experience or fitness. Super local, family-run company! Highly recommend!"
Trip Advisor Review by SWP1, October 2023

"Had an amazing day with Nikki & Lena kayaking around eagle island. If you want to know how much we enjoyed it-we did this same paddling trip 5 years ago and had to come back. We had even an better time this 2nd trip. Highly recommend this trip-it so good y’all will come back again."
Trip Advisor Review by Morgan, August 2023

"We got the perfect weather for kayaking and the absolutely BEST guides: Nick & Nicki. They were so helpful, gave great advice places to check out, and a dynamic duo for fun on the water.The loop that we did was perfect for photos and not too strenuous so people who are just a bit active. Try some bubble kelp if you're feeling adventurous and keep an eye out for sea stars and sea lions."
Yelp Review by McKenzie M, August 2023

"The sea kayaking was fantastic! The ride out to the island was equally adventurous.The 5 people in my family had a wonderful time. They were very accommodating, and were able to help my 11 year old daughter be successful. Ali and Eli were experts in not only kayaking, but the wildlife and surrounding areas. Not only that, but they just had a good attitude/vibe and were really easy to talk to. We had so much fun. 10/10!!!!"
Trip Advisor Review by Jonathan T, August 2023

"The last stop on our Alaska cruise was Ketchikan. We decided to do a kayaking trip with Southeast Exposure. We had a fantastic time. The staff was friendly, super helpful and very safety conscious. For those looking to really see the water and wildlife up close, I'd definitely recommend this company."
Yelp review by Jim M, July 2023

"The kayak trip with Benji was very pleasant, peaceful, and informative. On the trip around several of the out islands we saw a parent eagle, a juvenile eagle, and their nest, two different sea lions, beautiful flora, and once back on the pier a brief humpback whale sighting. Benji, and the rest of the staff, were very knowledgeable, helpful, and friendly. All in all a very pleasant kayak trip."
Trip Advisor Review by Gregory L, August 2023

"We had a great time. Started out following along the shore to see lots of purple starfish. The water is so clear!! It started to rain...hard, but we were able to get to and see the Eagle's nest. Highlight was when an adult eagle landed in the water and wrestled a salmon to bring on shore. We were able to watch the whole experience...fascinating! We were also joined by several sea lions that were fun to watch. The two guides were great. Very patient with the group, especially with two that had never kayaked before. They were very knowledgeable and enthusiastic!"
Trip Advisor Review by Troop 1277, July 2023

"We did the Eagle Island sea kayaking with Nikki and Mallory -- it was so perfect. We saw a mother eagle with her baby flying all around and lots of sea life: seals, fish, starfish, etc. Our guides were super fun and knowledgeable."
Yelp Review by Matthew S, September 2023

"Great experience for kids and adults. We had some very strong kayakers in our group, but also an inexperienced 10 year old. The pace was slow because IT's A CRUISE GROUP! But that was fine. The water was gorgeous and the guides funny and informative. The scenery was stunning and we saw a WHALE! So the whole thing was fantastic."
Trip Advisor Review by Marisa, July 2023