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Address: Harbor Loop Block 2 Lot 10, Whittier, AK
Phone Number: 907-350-2259

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A wonderful kayaking trip out to Shotgun Cove with Brian. A great company to do fun stuff with - check it out and go for a paddle!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 7, 2016
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

A wonderful kayaking trip out to Shotgun Cove with Brian. A great company to do fun stuff with - check it out and go for a paddle!

Thank Kat N
Montreal, Canada
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

My brother and rented kayaks from Ryan for a four day trip to Blackstone Bay in Prince William Sound. We would have loved to have hired him to come with us but lacked the funds – nevertheless, he gave us excellent and detailed advice on excursions, gear, and general prep, and agreed to a half-day training so we would be... More 

Thank murrelet91
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

From glaciers calving to wildlife viewing to delicious food, Ryan is a perfect host for a memorable experience that will far exceed expectations. Our family of 4, including 12 and 13 years old children, will always remember this amazing experience!

1 Thank MNwanderers
Portland, Oregon, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

We went on a full day glacier kayak excursion with Paddlers Realm. Group was our family of four, guide Brian and guide in training Alexa. We had a fantastic time. Weather was cloudy and it rained lightly on and off all day but no wind at all. Saw Northland, Beloit, and Blackstone glaciers. Scenery was awesome. Equipment provided made trip... More 

Thank Bart W
Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2016

We wanted to go kayaking to a more remote section of Prince William Sound, and see wildlife and glaciers, and Ryan knew just how to help us do that. Not only is he a world class guide, he is also just a really nice person who was a pleasure to spend time with. We had a fantastic trip!

1 Thank 731Beth
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

My wife and I did a 2 day trip to Blackstone Bay with Paddlers Realm, guided by Brian. My wife is a beginner paddler and quite afraid of deep/rough water etc. I am an experienced paddler having done many multi-day expeditions. Ryan and Brian worked closely with both me and my wife to ensure we were both accommodated on the... More 

Thank BInfanti
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Ryan is a great guy and it was a pleasure to rent boats and paddle with him. Ryan is a top paddler and has years of experience paddling and guiding tours and expeditions in the Prince William sound area. He is aware and very well prepared to cope with risk and rescues. His help in planning our trip was extremely... More 

1 Thank Mishael R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

My wife and I didn't have any real experience with Kayaking so we decided to arrange for lessons with Ryan through the recommendation of a friend. The class was a one day class and it was excellent. He is a great instructor, both friendly and very knowledgeable. You can tell he has a passion for this! The class he taught... More 

1 Thank Lksbrkr
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015 via mobile

Brian and Ryan were amazing leading up to the trip accurately preparing is and day of. They prepared for everything! So hospitable and knowledgable about the area. Novice kayakers felt good being with Brian and experienced kayakers had fun. Lunch was amazing as was the entire tour route. Highly recommend.

2 Thank Wonderlusting
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

I've worked with Ryan to complete my American Canoe Guide certification as well as taken many other refresher courses from him. He is an excellent instructor - demonstrating incredible skill, patience and good humour throughout the courses. Ryan displayed widespread knowledge from rescue scenarios to refining paddle strokes to the local fauna and flora. He is impressive with his ability... More 

1 Thank MidnightCedar

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