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Address: 1660 Harbor Avenue SW, Seattle, WA 98126
Phone Number: 206-953-0237
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Description: Join us for an exploration of Elliott Bay and the Alki Peninsula on human...
Join us for an exploration of Elliott Bay and the Alki Peninsula on human powered watercraft. We explore the natural history and human history of the Seattle waterfront.
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No sunset for us but not dissatisfied!

Our guide was lovely, he spoke a lot, but was very hard to hear on open waters while we were all spread out. There was no sun at all the day of our tour, but it was still... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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Canberra, Australia

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Our guide was lovely, he spoke a lot, but was very hard to hear on open waters while we were all spread out. There was no sun at all the day of our tour, but it was still delightful paddling around the water and experiencing the city from a different view. The location on the dock is not well signed... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

This was a very enjoyable tour. The guide did a good job of briefing us on safety and kayaking techniques before entering the water. The tour itself was very laid back - perhaps a little too laid back at times - but it was nice because we had plenty of time to take in the sights and not just paddle... More 

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Oakland, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

This was our first time kayaking ever and we had a great time! Our tour guide Johnny was great! We took the afternoon tour of Elliot Bay. Highly recommend taking a tour during the week if you can. We were the only ones on the tour and it was awesome! Johnny was really patient with us first-time kayak-ers! It's really... More 

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North Aurora, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

My husband and I try to kayak any time we go on vacation. We find it is a great way to see another side of a city. I am not a sports person and kayaking is very easy and relaxing. Johnny our guide was a wealth of information and we learned so much more about the city, the birds etc... More 

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Texas
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5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

My wife and I had a great time on our afternoon tour with Alki Kayak Tours. We were luckily and the only two attendees with our guide Noah. We are outdoors people, but not expert Kayakers by any means. Noah did a great job of creating a trip on the fly that would accommodate our skill levels and the current... More 

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Sauk City, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We took the 2 hour sunset kayak tour and really enjoyed it. Seeing Seattle from the water give a new perspective and great photo ops. There was some confusion regarding our reservation (my fault) and they were quick to correct the problem so that we could still take advantage of our prepaid tour. Our tour guide, Tom was very personable... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

I rented two bikes ... they were both nice beach cruisers (appropriate since we were cruising along the Alki Beach) which rode smoothly and were cool to take down the very extensive and wide bike lanes all the way down the Alki strip. I did not rent a kayak or reserve a tour ... but we saw the sunset tour... More 

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Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

One of the great things about Seattle is that it has outdoor activities. My husband and I really wanted to take a Kayak Tour so we could see the city from the water. This was our first time kayaking, and I don't think either of us knew how much work we would have to put into it. The first hour... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

I had a great time kayaking. It was my first time and I had the luxury of being the only one in this tour...the introduction to kayaking before getting into the water was to the point and very helpful. The guide, Amanda, was great and shared tidbits and stories about the history and wildlife. Perfect day out, I highly recommend... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

My boyfriend and I recently went on a sunset tour with Alki Kayak Tours. We arrived at the shop a few minutes before it was time for us to leave. They let us take some bicycles that they have available for rent to tour the beach area- how nice?! It was both of our first times in a kayak and... More 

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