Part of the
Hurtigruten Group

Sitka Kayak Adventure


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3 hours
Available all year
Min. number
6 travellers
Booking code

See the beauty of Sitka Sound from the seat of a kayak and paddle among an array of marine life.
  • Receive comprehensive kayaking instructions from expert guides and use state-of-the-art safety gear.

  • Paddle through Sitka Sound surrounded by views of rugged coastline, small islands, and estuaries.

  • Get the chance to spot eagles and a variety of marine life, from sea otters to porpoises.

  • Kayak with Sitka’s incredible stratovolcano, Mount Edgecumbe, as a backdrop, weather permitting.

Partnered Paddling 

After getting fitted with kayaking gear and rainwear and learning to row your two-person kayak, you and your paddling partner will be launched into Sitka Sound. Your guides will choose the best route based on weather and sea conditions. Wherever you go, you’ll get gorgeous coastal views. On a clear day, you’ll even see the breathtaking Mount Edgecumbe, Sitka’s majestic stratovolcano.

Practical information

  • Included: guide, kayak, safety gear and bottled water, along with rain gear if needed.  

  • Remarks/requirements: Please wear weather-appropriate, layered clothing and comfortable walking shoes. Sunscreen, hat, and sunglasses are recommended. Restrooms are available at Sitka Sound Cruise Terminal before and after tour. This excursion is not suitable for anyone under 6 years of age or under 50 lbs, or anyone over 275 lbs in weight or over 6’6” in height. 

  • Language: English 

  • Walking information: Minimal walking required. Participants must be able to sit in a sea kayak and paddle at a leisurely pace for up to 2 hours. 

  • Wheelchair accessible: No

Penguins perched on the ice of Cuverville Island, Antarctica. Credit: Espen Mills / HX Hurtigruten Expeditions

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