Icy Strait Kayak Adventure

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Trip Highlights

  • take you into the calm waters of Port Frederick

  • enjoy the beautiful Alaskan scenery

  • spot local wildlife

Description

The reasons to Kayak with us are endless! A few reasons might be to experience unspoiled nature and stunning scenery amid a mountainous back drop! Or simply the serenity and peace that speaks to ones soul while gliding silently across the water in this majestic, remote location.

Tour info

Duration
3 hours
Group Size
Up to 12
Price starts at
150 USD
Languages
English
Meeting Point

Icy Strait Point Excursions Hub

Why take this tour?

Your Kayak experience will take you into the calm waters of Port Frederick. Enjoy the serenity that can only be had while quietly gliding across the water enjoying the beautiful Alaskan scenery. Wildlife such as; Eagles, Seals, Sea Lions, Sitka black tail deer, Whales, and even a bear on the beach are possible sightings.  

What to Expect:

  • Your experience will start with basic instructions on how to paddle for those who are new to the sport, and safety gear will be issued
  • Once in the water, as you make your way toward Port Frederick you will kayak around Pitt Island and toward the Long Island area
  • Watch the shoreline on the way out, you might see a brown bear on the beach
  • Your Kayak Experience will end back at the harbor
  • You can stay in town and do some shopping and see the sights if you like. The wristlet you were issued will get you a free ride back to the ship when you are ready. Shuttles leave every 30 minutes from the same location you were dropped off at.

Cody Anderson, Your Kayak Adventure Guide 

Cody is as local as it gets! He grew up right here in Hoonah, Alaska! He has over 10 years of kayaking experience in the waters of Port Frederick and his local knowledge of the area is unmatched. 

Cody is an American Canoe Association (ACA) Certified Guide Instructor. He also carries certifications as a Red Cross EMT and is a certified Lifeguard Instructor. You are in good hands with Cody!

Included

  • Back to ship on time Guaranteed!

  • Round Trip Transfer from Icy Strait Point Excursion Hub

  • Personal Floatation Device (PFD)

Frequently asked questions

The Kayaks will be Tandem unless specifically requested ahead of time. We have a very limited number of Single person Kayaks.
This tour is designed with all kayaking abilities in mind. The body of water we explore is generally protected from the winds and boat traffic. A quick instruction will have even the least expereinced guest on the water enjoying the scenery, widlife and adventure!
Yes, we have a secure dry place to store your back pack.
Approximately 2 hours is actually spent on the water.
While we can not guarantee wild life sightings on this tour. It is not uncommon to see eagles, sea lions, various birds, crab, sometimes whales and an occasional brown bear on the beach.
If your ship is docked at the Adventure Dock, proceed ashore to the Icy Strait Point Adventure Center. Once inside the Adventure Center walk through the building and exit through door number “2”. (This is clearly marked above the door). Once outside the door, look for the Excursion Hub Sign(s). Follow the signs on the gravel path to the Excursion Hub. The total walking time is 6-8 minutes, please allow extra time if you are not a fast walker. We ask that you check in for your tour 15 minutes early and we leave on time.
If your ship is docked at the Wilderness Dock, exit the ship and walk up the dock and to the right. Ride the Green Transporter Gondola(4 minute ride) to the Adventure Landing. Exit the Gondola and go left, follow the signs down the gravel path 4 minutes to the Excursion Hub. We ask that you check in for your tour 15 minutes early and we leave on time. While the Gondola transports up to 2K guests per hour, please account for longer lines when the ship first arrives.
Yes! The walk to town is beautiful! It is about 1.5 miles. If you decide to wak to town be sure and give yourself enough time. You will need to Check In at the tours desk inside, "The Shops by HTA"(See location on Google) in front of the Hoonah Harbormaster office. They will get you a wristlet and tell what time you need to be infront of the store to connect with your tour guide.

Things to know

Age

Children must be 12 years or older to participate in the tour unless prior approval is received.

Children must be 12 years or older to participate in the tour unless prior approval is received.

Cancellation Policy

To receive a full refund guests may cancel up to 24hrs before the experience. If for some reason your cruise ship does not make it to port, or we have to cancel due to weather, this would also be a 100% refund. No refund for cancelations less than 24hrs. This policy does not apply to Private Char...

To receive a full refund guests may cancel up to 24hrs before the experience. If for some reason your cruise ship does not make it to port, or we have to cancel due to weather, this would also be a 100% refund. No refund for cancelations less than 24hrs. This policy does not apply to Private Charters, please email for details.

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