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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...more
37 Potter Rd, Ketchikan, AK 99901-8929
+1 907-225-8829
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was a treat for us. I convinced my husband that we should try something different away from the hiking. So we did. Whilst it did reveal that hubby was a “lazy paddler” at times (I was up front) we really enjoyed it! Caden was...More

Thank kerrie j
Reviewed yesterday

We really enjoyed our kayaking trip....and Tyler was a great guide. It's nice to get away from the crowds and be able to take in the scenery and wildlife that Southern Alaska has to offer.

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 3 days ago

We had a great first time experience zip lining with Sasha, Sydney, Shane and JT. Even though it rained nearly the whole time we zip lined, we had a wonderful adventure. We felt safe and secure in the equipment and with the guides who were...More

Thank Diane T
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My wife & I took the Tatoosh islands kayak tour and had a great time! Zodiac tour to the islands was fun with lots of wildlife and unreal scenery! Our zodiac operator Jared was friendly and informative. Guides on the kayaks led a great trip...More

Thank James S
Reviewed 4 days ago

We are seasoned zipliners, but our son and his new wife were newbies. Brad and Mikey made it a wonderful experience for all of us. I highly recommend this company. Their gear is top notch and their guides are very professional yet fun. We saw...More

Thank ash2048
Reviewed 6 days ago

I really enjoyed this activity a lot! We saw starfish, sea lions, bald eagles, and lots of harbor seals. The kayaking was good exercise and in a pretty area too! We had a very good tour guide. Unfortunately, the wind was a bit strong that...More

Thank Michael T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a WONDERFUL day in Ketchikan! Weather was amazing 🌤 Things to pack: Waterproof clothing, dress in layers, Camera is a must, and a positive attitude! Bald Eagles 🦅 and Whales 🐋 we saw a few times and we also had the enjoyment of...More

Thank Heather_Roper
Reviewed 1 week ago

Holland America had two kayak options in Ketchikan, and as it turns out, they were both offered through the same vendor, Southeast Exposure. They are a 25 min drive north of the cruise ship terminal in downtown Ketchikan in Clover Passage. We opted for the...More

Thank aggiebrown
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent guides Tyler and Arizona this morning. Very safety conscious, in our group of seven only one has experience. The harness was extremely comfortable much to my surprise. The rope bridges were interesting because we don’t usually go on those. All in all, truly enjoyable,...More

Thank Andrew T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our kayaking excursion. Megan and Cade were both very helpful and fun. We loved seeing the starfish and seals!

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June 29, 2015|
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Response from caramello51 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think this operation has rooms, tubs, or showers. It is strictly kayaking, biking, and zipllining tours. I'm not sure where you got the idea it was a "hotel" type of operation?
John L
June 7, 2015|
Response from kiwikelvin |
Yes. They have GoPros for hire, or you can use your own
Ashleigh A
January 3, 2015|
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Response from Jennifer H | Reviewed this property |
We did the Tatoosh Islands kayak tour. The 20 minute zodiac trip took us to the island where the second guide was waiting with the kayaks. It was very quiet and serene, with beautiful views, old growth forest, sea life, and... More