1. Juneau: Channel Islands Whale Watching Kayak Adventure
Travel by van from Juneau to a motorboat and cruise along the Inside Passage to the richest humpback whale feeding ground in Alaska at the Channel Islands State Marine Park. Paddle through the park with with a kayaking guide using high-quality gear. Meet your guide in Juneau or be picked up at your hotel in the Mendenhall Valley and board a climate-controlled van for the transfer to the 6-passenger motorboat. Embark on a thrilling journey in the Inside Passage to before arriving at the Channel Islands State Marine Park. Land on a remote beach where your guide will introduce you to your kayaks and provide you with a basic kayaking tutorial which makes this tour suitable for beginners. Tuck into a hearty snack before taking off on your adventure. Glide across the sea in double kayaks on a quest for a more intimate wildlife viewing opportunity, as snow-capped peaks and flowing glaciers dominate the distant Southeastern Alaskan landscape. Search for humpback whales, orcas, sea lions, porpoises, an array of bird species, and seals. The Channel Islands are a fantastic habitat for spotting multitudes of marine life. Your kayak guide and boat captain will help you spot wildlife while sharing their local knowledge of the area.