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We did a day trip kayaking with Ryan and we're so glad we did! We had so much fun. Ryan gave us great instructions and we felt safe (this was our first time on a kayak). He was very informative about the area and quick...More
Everything with Paddler's Realm was professional and personal - from first e-mail contact to the trip wrapping up at the shop.
Ryan made sure he understood what we were hoping to see and once selecting the trip provided all the information we needed to be...More
My wife and I did a all day kayak trip with Paddlers Realm that included up close views of both Blackstone and Benoit Glaciers. This was an amazing experience for us facilitated by the attentiveness and professionalism of the staff. Not being avid kayakers, we...More
I was looking for a guided overnight trip with the goal of introducing my 13 y/o nephew to the wonders of sea kayaking in Alaska. I spoke with both Ryan and Brian several times to plan the “ideal’ spot. Their recommendation for Harriman Fjord was...More
Before we started our paddle trip to the Blackstone Glacier, we drove through the scenic tunnel to Whittier. It was a cold day, we got rubber boots, rain bibs and hooded rain jackets from our guide Brian. We did not get cold or wet at...More
We have just returned from the most wonderful 12 day trip with Ryan who was our guide. Ryan made sure we had a great time, he planned out our trip so we could visit some fantastic places.
Ryan is a very professional guide with years...More
I just returned from an extraordinary 10-day exploratory trip to Naked, Eleanor, Knight and Squire Islands of Prince William Sound escorted by the highly skilled 5 Star BCU guide of 17 years experience, Ryan Collins of Paddlers’ Realm in Whittier, AK.
This dream trip took...More
As experienced guides and paddlers the 4 of us were looking for confirmation of a potential 10-day itinerary. Ryan helped us refine our choice, rented us excellent equipment and helped us in every way we needed with a great attitude and real practical information. We...More
We highly recommend Ryan with his professionalism, experience, knowledge of the area and focus on safety. He shared his love and respect for Alaska with a ready sense of humor. Information provided incorporated how to leave no trace behind and protect the wild. Kayaks and...More