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Address: 37 Potter Road, Ketchikan, AK 99901
Phone Number: +1 907-225-8829

Southeast Exposure Ketchikan - Kayaking, Zipline & Zodiac Boat Tours....

Southeast Exposure Ketchikan - Kayaking, Zipline & Zodiac Boat Tours.


Welcome to Southeast Exposure. We started taking Kayaking Tours in 1986 from our home in downtown Ketchikan. Kayaks soon took over the yard. In 2005 we moved our operation north to beautiful Clover Pass, three miles from the end of the road. The protected waters here are dotted with evergreen islands.

To realize our dream of having a zipline course and move the kayak tours away from the floatplanes, large boats, wind and the noise of the waters of downtown, we purchased an estate and started to renovate and add. We built a zipline course with 8 lines in the big cedars and installed transition elements as well as a zipline that zooms down to an ocean platform. We also installed an optional climbing wall with stairs to climb to the top platform. We support our Tatoosh Islands and Misty Fiords kayak tours with three vessels: Two 24’ Rigid Hulled inflatables (RIBs) and a 24’ landing craft. Our Zodiac Boatman Tour features three custom built 14’ rigid hulled boats. The kayak fleet would never fit anywhere in our two previous locations.

What will you see out here in Clover Pass? Islands ringed by protected waters Seals, sea lions, eagles, intertidal life, jumping salmon, deer and possibly orcas on the hunt and transiting humpback whales.

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Conquer Your Fear of Falling ... Zip Line away!

Our compliments to Ren, Rabbit and Jasper at their Zipline Adventure Park in Ketchikan. A most excellent outdoor experience for our family of four comprising Grandma, Grandpa... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Terrence P
Boring, Oregon, United States

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Boring, Oregon, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our compliments to Ren, Rabbit and Jasper at their Zipline Adventure Park in Ketchikan. A most excellent outdoor experience for our family of four comprising Grandma, Grandpa & two teenage granddaughters. The three guides knew what they were doing and with light humor keep us all going in one direction. Our granddaughters absolutely loved this excursion sponsored by Princess Cruises.... More 

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north carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited Ketchikan on a cruise. My teenage son wanted to zip line for the first time, so we scheduled this tour when we arrived in Ketchikan (on our own, not as a cruise line shore excursion). They provided transportation to the lovely for the 3 of us in a van with others. I was a chicken and didn't zip... More 

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Washington, DC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Did the Tatoosh Island Kayak tour. The bus ride out was very entertaining, enjoyed the fish pirates story. Once properly greared, we boarded a speed boat, great ride in itself to the island. Then about two hours of constant paddling. Saw eagles and some sea life, i.e., plenty of seals. Great fun, however I was slightly alarmed when in the... More 

Thank Bothercollie
Penticton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Had a fabulous paddle with guides Megan and Spencer, the guides made the trip so much more worthwhile. Scott and Paula of Quastuco Silviculture; Penticton, British Columbia.

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Allegan, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took the Zipline tour while here on our Alaska cruise. Truly enjoyed the trip. There were 9 lines. We were in a group of 11 and Sasha and Mey kept things moving. Great time.

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Media, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Well, the island is very aptly named. We saw quite a few eagles fairly close up, drifting under one perched on a tree branch about the height of a telephone pole. We even encountered a whale close to shore! Never kayaked before, so I didn't know what to expect. A splash guard covered the kayak opening, and a life preserver... More 

Thank Ron F
Terra Bella, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked this trip through our Holland America cruise and it was our first try at sea kayaking. The weather was perfect; smooth water allowed us to go "around the world" - all the way around the islands into the open channel. Jasper and Spencer did a great job of teaching, guiding, and encouraging our group. We saw all kinds... More 

Thank Duane B
Sunnyside, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Kayaking around eagle island on a beautiful day. Saw two seals and an eagle. Rabbit and Peter and Shane were very helpful and patient.

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Orlando, Florida
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice paddle excursion. Enjoyed the area and the serene environment. Guides need to not talk about tips. We always tip more when they don't ask for it. Nice equipment. Family owned. Jared is wonderful.

Thank teekerlou
Alpharetta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I loved this. We had perfect weather, which I hear is rare, and it was very serene. The kayaks are stable and the raft ride out to the beach where we would transfer to kayaks was great. We loved our guide, Meg, who was extremely friendly and gave us the full time on the kayak... the only... More 

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