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Sunny Cove Sea Kayaking

Address: 1304 W. Fourth Avenue, Seward, AK 99664
Phone Number: 907 224-4426
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Ranked #4 of 48 Activities in Seward
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours, Adventure
Owner description: Paddle along the cliffs of Fox Island in Resurrection Bay, watch otters frolic near Lowell Point...
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
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Type: Tours, Adventure
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Owner description: Paddle along the cliffs of Fox Island in Resurrection Bay, watch otters frolic near Lowell Point and Seward, kayak through ice and watch glaciers calve into the ocean in Kenai Fjords National Park. Our personable and professional guides make the experience fun and educational. Providing exceptional eco-friendly tours since 1996. Check out our website tour details and pictures of the area to learn more.
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Sunnyvale, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

This is a must do activity at Seward. The tour takes us through the resurrection bay and also involves a short hike before we come back to the starting point. The views were wonderful. During our hike we could see lot of salmons trying to swim against the stream. Our guides were very patient and gave lot of information about... More 

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buffalo, ny
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
15 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 via mobile

We had an evening paddle booked near Seward. Ended up with two other couples, one of whom had zero kayaking experience or energy to learn. So the paddle was short and disappointing. Staff was accommodating and boats are fine. I would not book this trip again but do recommend Sunny Cove as an outfit.

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SewardAKKayaking, Manager at Sunny Cove Sea Kayaking, responded to this review

Hello tramBUF, Thank you for joining us for our Resurrection Bay 3-hour kayak! We commonly do have first timers on our Resurrection Bay 3-hour adventures, and our paddling pace can vary depending on experience levels, physical abilities and sea conditions. We keep the distance covered on this trip relatively short so newer paddlers can more easily enjoy the experience. We're... More 

Sacramento, California
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We did the Grand Day tour to Holgate Glacier. It was fabulous. Everyone we worked with was wonderful and helpful. In fact we wanted to do this trip so much that we had to rearrange our whole vacation to make it fit in and the staff at Sunny Cove worked to help make that happen. Truly appreciated, thank you Sunny... More 

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SewardAKKayaking, Manager at Sunny Cove Sea Kayaking, responded to this review

Hi BrentEW, Thanks for sharing so many amazing photos with your review! It looks like you had an absolutely stunning adventure! We're so glad we were able to make the trip fit into your schedule. Danny and Andrew came back from your trip filled with great stories about your adventure too. We glad you had such a great time and... More 

Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We combined the Wildlife Kenai Fjord Tour with a couple of hours of Kayaking around Fox Island. They were 2 person sit-in Kayaks with rudders. Easy paddling, many waterfalls up close. Got to see sea otters and river otters. Not much exercise, just right before lunch. Lunch was all you could eat Salmon and Prime Rib, very nice. I think... More 

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SewardAKKayaking, Manager at Sunny Cove Sea Kayaking, responded to this review

Hello scott f, Thank you for writing a wonderful review of our Fox Island Cruise & Kayak Combo tour! We're so glad you enjoyed the kayak, wildlife cruise and prime rib/salmon buffet combo. We love this combo too...it's such a great way to see so much in one day AND you get a great meal out of the deal too.... More 

Conway, Arkansas
Top Contributor
213 reviews 213 reviews
30 attraction reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Cat and Collin are delights! We took the 3 hour tour at noon today and had a good time. Both guides were extremely nice and knowledgable. So beautiful!!! We saw bald eagles, their nests, and dolphins. We hiked to a salmon spawning creek and just enjoyed every minute. Would definitely want to kayak with them again.

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SewardAKKayaking, Manager at Sunny Cove Sea Kayaking, responded to this review

Hello FlyMom10, Thank you for joining Colin, Kat and Sunny Cove for our Resurrection Bay 12pm 3-hour tour! We love the picture and we're so excited you had such a great time. We hope to see you for another adventure some day! Stephanie C Millane Operations Manager Sunny Cove Sea Kayaking 907.224.4426 info@sunnycove.com More 

Anchorage, Alaska
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

My husband and I did the hike/kayak combo starting from Tonsina point. We had a great time! We were both relieved when they gave us water resistant pants and boots to wear. Our guide, Connor, went over the basics to kayaking, as we were new. He explained everything well, and answered all our questions throughout the trip. He knew so... More 

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SewardAKKayaking, Manager at Sunny Cove Sea Kayaking, responded to this review

Hi Anna S, Thanks so much for joining us (and Conner) for our Tonsina Point Kayak & Hike Combo! We love taking out first timers and do our best to make sure we provide all the gear and info needed to be comfortable on the water. We look forward to seeing you next year! Stephanie C Millane Operations Manager Sunny... More 

New York City, New York
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We took the 3 hour tours and enjoyed 'on the ground connection with the nature'. Tess was super friendly and snakes us through areas of Resurrection Bay with ease. This trip allowed us to watch jumping salmon, tins of bald eagles, some waterfalls and various on shore sights. For those with time, you can see even more with the 6... More 

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SewardAKKayaking, Manager at Sunny Cove Sea Kayaking, responded to this review

Hello Joe L, We appreciate the great review of Tess and our Resurrection Bay 3-hour tour! From your description it seems as if you had a great day with lots of wildlife viewing opportunities. We're so glad you were able to join us for such a great adventure! Perhaps we'll see you again for a longer adventure? ;) Stephanie C... More 

solana beach
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8 reviews 8 reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

it was a beautiful day, great information and instruction, my guide knew right where the puffins, sea otters and harbor seals hang out and all about their behaviors., like a miur can dive to 600ft.! guide was very knowlegeable and concerned with safety but not restrictive. aplus

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SewardAKKayaking, Manager at Sunny Cove Sea Kayaking, responded to this review

Hell 24ascutney, We truly appreciate your kind words. It sounds like you had an absolutely amazing day at Fox Island. Thank you for joining us for a kayaking adventure! Stephanie C Millane Operations Manager Sunny Cove Sea Kayaking 907.224.4426 info@sunnycove.com More 

New York City, New York
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

My spouse and I did the 10 mile kayak + 5 mile hike which was incredible. We had Conner as our guide and he is a true talent that is helpful, personable and so filled with life and made the great experience that much better. I would highly recommend this trip for anyone looking for an adventure. We were very... More 

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SewardAKKayaking, Manager at Sunny Cove Sea Kayaking, responded to this review

Hi Johnny M, Thanks so much for joining Sunny Cove and Conner for a Caines Head Kayak & Hike Combo! Thank you for the great recommendation about Conner and your trip. The Caines trip is one of our favorite active adventures, and we love getting folks out to explore the shoreline of Resurrection Bay and on the hike in Caines... More 

Michigan
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We had an opportunity to kayak with Kat and Colin while in Seward. They were very kind and welcoming as we headed out at 8 AM for a quick trip to Lowell Point. Both guides were very knowledgeable about local wildlife, landforms, attractions, and general information. We loved the chance to see spawning fish and our brief hike into the... More 

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SewardAKKayaking, Manager at Sunny Cove Sea Kayaking, responded to this review

Hi zach_mom2014, Thank you for joining Sunny Cove, Kat and Colin on a Resurrection Bay 3-hour tour! We truly appreciate the great review and are so glad you had such a great time. We hope to see your family again some day! Stephanie C Millane Operations Manager Sunny Cove Sea Kayaking 907.224.4426 info@sunnycove.com More 

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