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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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Clover Pass Bike Ride

Our group enjoyed a terrific bike ride with Julieanne. Seven of us from the cruise ship arrived by small bus to the bike and kayak center. We were couples, singles of all ages... read more

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White Plains, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Picked up on pier in a tour bus for a 30 minute ride to the kayak center site. Signed waivers and used the bathrooms prior to climbing into a large inflatable rubber boat with 12 other guests. The "captain" and the "mate" did not introduce themselves, which seemed a little odd because their names would come into play later on.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our group enjoyed a terrific bike ride with Julieanne. Seven of us from the cruise ship arrived by small bus to the bike and kayak center. We were couples, singles of all ages (likely between ages of 25-67) We were fitted with helmets and bicycles and then Julieanne gave a safety brief and shared the planned ride and hike. The... More 

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We did a kayak tour with Southeast Exposure in Ketchikan in July.Our guides were Sasha and Kate and they made us feel so safe and comfortable especially as I had never kayaked before. The scenery was spectacular, we saw starfish, seals and an eagle that was only metres away from our kayaks. I would highly recommend this tour, it's not... More 

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Oneonta, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I went on a kayaking expedition with these folks. It was organized by the cruise line. We had very informative bus drivers to and from the boat launch. We then took a zodiac boat ride about 15 minutes across to an island where the kayaks and staff were. The double kayaking was great fun – we saw... More 

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Thank Newton72
Girdwood, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I rented a sea kayak from SE Exposure this spring for a 2 week loop of Rivella Island and Misty Fjords. The price was great, the boat was top of the line and all gear was in excellent shape. Jared took the time to sit down and look at the map with me, and turn me onto some great local... More 

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Orem, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed our three adventures with Southeast Exposure! We went on the Tatoosh Islands Sea Kayaking Tour, the Zipline Adventure, and the Boatman Zodiak Tour. I’ve been asked many times which one was my favorite and it’s hard to choose one, but if I had to choose, then I would choose the kayaking tour. I really... More 

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Thank gray9family
Redmond, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family of five had a wonderful kayak tour of Clover Passage with Jules and Adam as our guides. Very friendly, knowledgeable and set a relaxing vibe. Saw numerous bald eagles! Would definitely recommend this tour

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Thank Robmar1965
Cypress California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our guides, Spencer & Auto, were amazing to have as our personal experts. They hooked us up to stay ever so safe, and carefully explained each adventure which made this experience thrilling, and so much fun. This was my first time Zip lining, and I can't wait to do it again. This excursion was by far the highlight of our... More 

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Rutland, Vermont
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was on a cruise and chose to take a kayak tour when we stopped in Ketchikan. It was terrific! Our guides, Spencer and Ren, were so competent, so efficient and so much fun! They got us all into the water and paddling - even newbies - with very good boats and gear. The kayaks were real sea kayaks, not... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I had a great time kayaking with Jules and Renn. The kayaking was just long enough to get our fill without exhausting us. Beautiful scenery all around plus EAGLES!

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