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Address: 1660 Harbor Avenue SW, Seattle, WA 98126
Phone Number: 206-953-0237
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Join us for an exploration of Elliott Bay and the Alki Peninsula on...

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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Definitely do this!

Get away from all the touristy attractions in Seattle (many are overrated) and kayak on the Sound (around sunset if you can) for a very cool experience! Worth every penny! I will... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 19, 2015
Jessica F
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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20 reviews
16 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

Get away from all the touristy attractions in Seattle (many are overrated) and kayak on the Sound (around sunset if you can) for a very cool experience! Worth every penny! I will say, if we stopped paddling, I felt motion sick, but as long as we were paddling I was okay. We did, however, go on like the calmest day... More 

Thank Jessica F
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Top class instructor and very good equipment availablle. Got a lot more than I was expecting in terms of time on the water and distance covered.

Thank Maitiú Ó
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

Took the Sunset tour in August 2015 and the weather/water was perfect. The tour guide Matt knew a lot about Seattle, the wildlife and was very entertaining. Was a perfect way to end my trip to Seattle.

Thank Beth W
Canberra, Australia
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177 reviews
67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

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 

Thank Ronni68
Tucson, Arizona
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80 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 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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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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 

Thank StephC6
North Aurora, Illinois
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120 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 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 

1 Thank pbfues
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5 attraction reviews
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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 

2 Thank IslanderWags
Sauk City, Wisconsin
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37 reviews
18 attraction reviews
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 

Thank HollyPoast
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806 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 218 helpful votes
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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