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Address: 37 Potter Rd, Ketchikan, AK 99901-8929
Phone Number: +1 907-225-8829
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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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The Real Deal

Although we were on a great cruise ship being pampered my husband and I really wanted to experience the "real" Alaska so we choose this tour and hoped it was the real deal. We... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Mary B
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San Diego, California

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Although we were on a great cruise ship being pampered my husband and I really wanted to experience the "real" Alaska so we choose this tour and hoped it was the real deal. We had both kayaked a little before and decided to try it in Ketchikan. We loved it! Our guides Abby & Greg were wonderful! They knew so... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We booked this excursion through our cruiseship. The transfers to and from the boat were prompt and comfortable with friendly guides that provided narration. Once at the adventure center we met our guide, Jasper. She provided us with all the gear we would need for our kayaking trip. My husband and I have never kayaked before and it was super... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Despite a previous negative review by a supposed "experienced kayaker" I found the guides - Sara and Ren - to be experienced and professional and very much interested in us as clients being able to enjoy a very nice, albeit short, sea kayaking adventure in Alaska. To add a bit of perspective, I am a Registered Maine Guide and I... More 

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Farmington Hills, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked this trip through Holland America. We were picked up at the dock right on time. Linda, our driver, narrated the drive through Ketchikan, pointing out various sights. We soon arrived at the Adventure Center. There we were fitted with life jackets and went down to the dock to a large zodiac. As we sped across the water to... More 

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Thank lmchancy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I booked this tour as a shore excursion on our cruise to Alaska. We had an excellent time and highly recommend this tour to anyone looking for an outdoor adventure experience while in Alaska. We took the Tatoosh Island tour. Our bus driver met us on our port right when we walked off the ship. On our... More 

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Hume, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was by far my favorite excursion! Never been zip lining before, but our guides, Ren and Sasha, gave thorough instructions so I felt ready for this adventure. Both guides were encouraging and fun loving. Definitely good at what they do. They more than earned a good tip. Rained on us most of the time, but the tree canopy kept... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Peter and Jasper, you are the best!!! We had planned this adventure for months without telling our teen daughter what we had in mind! Up till we got to the platform they kept the surprise.... She lost it when she found out and had a blast! They took extra time to make the time extra special for her! They even... More 

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Thank Keith K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

For our ten-year anniversary, the hubs and I decided to take an Alaskan Cruise. Our only shore excursion was this zip-lining experience. First off, they were right on time picking us up from the dock. The driver was friendly, polite, and best yet--let us stop at a local coffee shop to get some heavenly brew (the ship's coffee was horrid--our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First of all we had two amazing tour guides...Kate (the great) and Spence who made our adventure fun and exciting. I had never done a zipline before but after the experience we had I am hooked and I loved it. I have always been fearful of heights ,(not crazy scared but wouldn't let go of the ladder after 12 foot... More 

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Melton, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our guides were Autumn and Jasper - awesome names - awesome young ladies. It was a terrific time sliding through the water looking at the local wildlife. It is suitable for all fitness levels. A very calming experience.

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