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Southeast Sea Kayaks

3 Salmon Lndg, Alaska Fish House Marina, Ketchikan, AK 99901-6567
+1 907-225-1258
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Ketchikan's local kayak company. Sea kayak tours of Ketchikan, Orcas Cove and kayak/hike at Icehouse Cove. Small groups and fun, friendly guides. First time kayakers welcome!
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3 Salmon Lndg, Alaska Fish House Marina, Ketchikan, AK 99901-6567
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Reviewed June 20, 2016

We took the orcas cove trip. It was phenomenal. I would definitely suggest this to anyone else I know that is visiting Ketchikan. The boat driver, Lars, was great and our tour guide, Clay, was fantastic! Great kayaks, the other gear we were given (jackets,...More

Thank tedwards942
Ketchikankayaker, Owner at Southeast Sea Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded July 5, 2016

We think that Clay and Lars are fantastic too! Then again, we all have great fun jobs here and we're delighted that you enjoyed your time with us. Thanks so much for the review.

Reviewed June 20, 2016

My husband, cousin, and I took the Icehouse Cove Kayak and Hike trip May22, 2016. We were fortunate to have a gorgeous, sunny day. Our guide, Wren, was informative, helpful, friendly; she really wanted us to have a great experience...and we did! We were properly...More

Thank Bill B
Reviewed June 17, 2016

We booked this trip over the one that the cruise ship offered because we were not interested in being in large groups. My dad had done this trip once before to Orcas cove and wanted to do it again. We were so lucky that we...More

Thank Kelly P
Reviewed June 16, 2016

Second time we have used Southeast Kayaks while in Ketchikan on a cruise ship. Another great experience at Orca's Cove. The guy who met us at the rain gauge, the boat driver to Orca, our guide Clay, and the guy who fixed a fabulous Salmon...More

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Reviewed June 13, 2016

The guides on this tour were great. They met us at the big totem pole close to where we docked. Then we walked down to the marina to get our gear and kayaks. They supply you with water proof bags and a jacket. They helped...More

1  Thank Ginny L
Ketchikankayaker, Owner at Southeast Sea Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded July 5, 2016

Thanks for reviewing Ginny! The Ketchikan Kayak tour is our original paddle, we love it and we're just thrilled to hear that folks are enjoying it as much today as they did 22 years ago when Greg first started the tour. Come back soon!

Reviewed June 13, 2016

Our family did the Orcas Cove trip. Everyone that we met with Southeast Sea Kayaks were fantastic! Michelle was our guide and we had a fantastic time paddling with her. We were really lucky to have great weather and got to see various wildlife including...More

Thank Becky F
Ketchikankayaker, Owner at Southeast Sea Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded July 5, 2016

Thank you so much for the review. We love Michelle too! We're always delighted when first time kayakers enjoy kayaking with us. Hope we'll see you again.

Reviewed June 12, 2016

We had an amazing time kayaking in Orcas cove. The scenery is stunning and our guide Clay was fabulous. We had the amazing experience of seeing a sea lion pop up very close to our kayaks. Being able to view sea life in a quiet...More

Thank Ollie G
Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I left the day "up in the air" when we got off our cruise ship in the morning as we were not happy with the quality of the cruise ship excursions and the crowds. I'm really glad we did as we found...More

Thank Jason B
Reviewed June 4, 2016

My husband and I did the Icehouse Cove Tour in mid-May. Great crew, great boats, and awesome to work with. Bonus - we lucked out and got to paddle with a pod of orca for about an hour. Would definitely book again if in Ketchikan.

Thank gdfathr
Reviewed June 1, 2016

My husband found this company online and really liked that they only book small groups. We ended up being the only ones on our tour and had two guides, Chloe and Clay (I think?). Our guides met us at the Raingauge, then we walked to...More

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April 9, 2016|
Response from highgater |
Have answered my own question with online research, which I should have done before of course. Booked for a July trip and very much looking forward to it!
March 21, 2016|
Response from Ketchikankayaker | Property representative |
Yes. Anyone with an average level of physical fitness can join the kayak tours. You don't need any previous experience, just to be an active person with a spirit of adventure. The guides will teach the basics and the pace is... More
February 16, 2016|
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Response from Andrea F | Reviewed this property |
I agree with Michael about the timing; it was the same for us, and we had time for perusing Creek Street after our tour. For us, finding our guide was a little trickier. As long as you are aware that you may have to do some... More