Sea Kayaking

For over 25 years, Alaska Mountain Guides has been the premiere sea kayaking outfitter and guide service in northern Southeast Alaska.  Our paddling centers in Haines and Gustavus provide the highest level of support for our groups to embark on amazing kayaking adventures. From sea kayaking in the spectacular scenery of the Inside Passage to the incredible wildlife and glaciers of Glacier Bay National Park, our trips give our guests the chance to experience the best of what gives these areas their special reputation. We also provide a complete sea kayak rental and outfitting service.

  • Guide paddles on a calm day towards the Grand Pacific Glacier Guide paddles on a calm day towards the Grand Pacific Glacier
  • Paddling back into the town of Haines in the Lynn Canal Paddling back into the town of Haines in the Lynn Canal
  • Ice bergs in Glacier Bay Ice bergs in Glacier Bay
  • Paddle with us in Haines on a Fjords of the Inside Passage kayaking trip Paddle with us in Haines on a Fjords of the Inside Passage kayaking trip
  • Glassy calm day south of Haines Glassy calm day south of Haines
  • Early Season trip in Alaska Early Season trip in Alaska
  • Puffins taking flight Puffins taking flight
  • Paddling towards the East Arm of Glacier Bay Paddling towards the East Arm of Glacier Bay
  • Paddling in the Chilkat Inlet, Haines AK Paddling in the Chilkat Inlet, Haines AK
  • Misty morning in Glacier Bay Misty morning in Glacier Bay
  • Cloudy day in the lower wildlife rich Glacier Bay Cloudy day in the lower wildlife rich Glacier Bay
     

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Glacier Bay East Arm

Price: $2650*

The East Arm of Glacier Bay National Park is home to one of the most prolific marine ecosystems in the world. Fjords teeming with wildlife, towering jagged mountain peaks, and stunning glaciers combine to create the paddling experience of a lifetime.
  • Destination: Glacier Bay National Park
  • Activity: Kayaking
  • Difficulty: 2 out of 5
  • Duration: 8 days
  • Meeting Point: Gustavus, AK

Glacier Bay West Arm

Price: $2450*

Experience the magic of paddling among the icebergs in deep glacially carved fjords and alongside whales, then enjoy quiet nights under the stars in the jaw-dropping beauty of Glacier Bay's West Arm.
  • Destination: Glacier Bay National Park
  • Activity: Kayaking
  • Difficulty: 2 out of 5
  • Duration: 7 days
  • Meeting Point: Gustavus, AK

Sea Kayak Leadership & Guide Training

Price: $2450*

Students on an IWLS Alaska Sea Kayaking course will explore the incredible land- and seascapes of Southeast Alaska and learn the leadership and technical skills to lead kayaking expeditions.
  • Destination: Glacier Bay or Lynn Canal
  • Activity: Kayaking
  • Difficulty: 3 out of 5
  • Duration: 12, 20 days
  • Meeting Point: Haines, AK or Gustavus, AK
  • Operated By: International Wilderness Leadership School

Glacier Bay Exploration

Price: $2090*

See how the physical world shapes the biological with the succession of marine and terrestrial life flourishing in the wake of receding glaciers. The East Arm of Glacier Bay National Park, known for it's fjords teeming with wildlife, towering jagged mountain peaks, and stunning glaciers combine to create the paddling experience of a lifetime.
  • Destination: Glacier Bay National Park
  • Activity: Kayaking
  • Difficulty: 2 out of 5
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Meeting Point: Gustavus, AK

Glacier Bay Escape

Price: $2090*

Explore Glacier Bay National Park on this 5-day sea kayaking adventure. Paddle between ice bergs, towering peaks and glaciers while enjoying numerous unique wildlife sightings.
  • Destination: Glacier Bay National Park
  • Activity: Kayaking
  • Difficulty: 2 out of 5
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Meeting Point: Gustavus, AK

Whales of Point Adolphus

Price: $460*

Kayak alongside humpback whales in gorgeous, nutrient-rich waters of the Icy Strait. Experience incredible wildlife viewing opportunities with some of the best whale watching in North America!
  • Destination: Point Adolphus & Icy Strait
  • Activity: Kayaking
  • Difficulty: 2 out of 5
  • Duration: 1, 3 days
  • Meeting Point: Gustavus, AK

Fjords of the Inside Passage Kayaking

Price: $185*

Explore the pristine tidal waters of the upper Lynn Canal and the Chilkat Peninsula. The surrounding islands, meadows and coves offer paddlers a remarkable Alaska marine wilderness with incredible wildlife viewing opportunities, glacier hikes, and secluded camps.
  • Destination: Haines, AK
  • Activity: Kayaking
  • Difficulty: 2 out of 5
  • Duration: 1 days
  • Meeting Point: Haines, AK

Day Kayaking

Price: $115*

Explore coastlines and paddle through the waters surrounding Haines and Skagway, Alaska.
  • Destination: Haines and Skagway, AK
  • Activity: Kayaking
  • Difficulty: 2 out of 5
  • Duration: 1 days
  • Meeting Point: Haines, AK
  • Operated By: AMGA

*Starting from prices, per person, in USD