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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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  • Very good6%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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3 Salmon Lndg, Alaska Fish House Marina, Ketchikan, AK 99901-6567
+1 907-225-1258
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

Don't worry if you haven't sat in a Kayak before. Rebekka did a great job and the whole team made us feel very welcome. This is a great way to start to appreciate the beauty of Alaska guided by proud Alaskans! But even Rebekka was...More

Thank PamelaB1960
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We went out early at 8am & they were 4 of us. Rebekka was our guide, super fun & knowledgeable. It was simply a fun relaxing & amazing experience, we loved kayaking & what a wonderful way to start the day. Highly recommend to try...More

Thank raspberry164
Ketchikankayaker, Front Office Manager at Southeast Sea Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2017

Thank you so much for joining us! We love Rebekka and are glad you had a good time. Come back and see us next time you are in Ketchikan :)

Reviewed 7 September 2017

So glad we booked to kayak with these guys. All the staff members were very friendly and informative. It was a fun, relaxed trip with a small group. As an added bonus, we were greeted on our return from kayaking with a lunch picnic which...More

Thank Clareandbetty
Reviewed 29 August 2017

We had a great time paddling in Orcas Cove with Natasha! The whole crew at Southeast Sea Kayaks made our experience easy and fun. There are a lot of moving parts to get out to the cove, but they cheerfully and efficiently guided us through...More

Thank Alison L
Reviewed 26 August 2017

We had a group of 7 people ages 5-60 years old and we all had a great time. They were great to book with and answered all of our email questions quickly. Unfortunately we didn't see much wildlife during our paddle but it was enjoyable...More

1  Thank trace85
Reviewed 25 August 2017

We had our family paddling with 2 kids and it was great. The group is small, guides are awesome, good stuff to see, not to exhaustive even for rare paddlers as we are. Cruise ship friendly, pick up and bring back on time.

Thank Michael P
Reviewed 25 August 2017

We were on the Norwegian Pearl in mid August and we decided to book this excursion with this company based on their reviews and conversations on the phone as they were incredibly helpful and professional! As with most people, I was a little nervous to...More

Thank JenSullRI
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

After many rainy days we gut lucky and had quite nice wheather for our kajaking trip at Orcas Cove. My friend had never before kajaked and for me it was only the third time, but the area is pretty protected and the water calm. Our...More

Thank Franzi K
Reviewed 23 August 2017

First, just because it's named Orca's Cove does not guarantee you will see orcas. Some people in our group were surprised it's just the name of the place. And no, Southeast Sea Kayaks did not choose the name of the location so they are not...More

1  Thank Theresa H
Ketchikankayaker, Front Office Manager at Southeast Sea Kayaks, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2017

Thanks for your review. We love Amber and think she's an incredibly knowledgeable and friendly guide. We're glad you enjoyed your time with her at Orcas Cove, and hope you will paddle with us again in the future!

Reviewed 23 August 2017

Our family had a great time kayaking on the two hour tour with Brittany and Farren. They were comfortable on the water dealing with a group with varying abilities and needs and as locals, were very knowledgeable of the area. Additionally, Southeast Sea Kayaks provides...More

Thank Kate W
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9 April 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!
22 March 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
17 February 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