We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: 1660 Harbor Avenue SW, Seattle, WA 98126
Phone Number: 206-953-0237
Website
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.
read more

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 26 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 17
    Excellent
  • 7
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Full moon kayak tour

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
DesertBeachLover
,
Tucson, Arizona

Similar Things to Do in Seattle

Add Photo Write a Review

26 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Rate and write a review
Roll over, then click to rate
  Click to rate
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Tucson, Arizona
Level Contributor
80 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Oakland, California
Level Contributor
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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
North Aurora, Illinois
Level Contributor
118 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Texas
Level Contributor
9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Sauk City, Wisconsin
Level Contributor
36 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Level Contributor
740 reviews
388 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 208 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Texas
Level Contributor
50 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Portland, Oregon
Level Contributor
7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Birmingham, Alabama
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Ellicott City, Maryland
Level Contributor
64 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

We are not seasoned, nor particularly competent kayakers, but we went for it and totally enjoyed our time on the water. All morning seeing the Seattle views, the action on the water, getting exercise, being outdoors, what more could you want. I was glad it wasn't windy though!

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Alki Kayak Tours also viewed

 

Been to Alki Kayak Tours? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Alki Kayak Tours

Address: 1660 Harbor Avenue SW, Seattle, WA 98126
Phone Number: 206-953-0237
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Seattle

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Alki Kayak Tours staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?