Experience our Fox Island wilderness retreat, one of the worlds finest sea kayaking locations, located at the entrance of Resurrection Bay just 14 nautical miles from Seward. Fox Island is a magical mix of temperate rain forest, sculpted cliffs, protected coves and long pebbled beaches. The surrounding waters have abundant marine life including sea lions, sea otters, orcas and whales. Peregrine falcons, bald eagles and puffins are often seen flying above. Sunny Cove Sea Kayaking, in conjunction with Kenai Fjord Tours, offer you several ways to experience Fox Island and the Kenai Fjords Wilderness Lodge.
Fox Island Sea Kayaking And Wildlife Cruise Combination
-9:00 am to 4:30 pm- Our exclusive and unique day tour allows you to experience a half-day of sea kayaking combined with a half-day wildlife cruise of Resurrection Bay, the gateway to Kenai Fjords National Park. This combination, including a full salmon & prime rib buffet, is what we call a perfect day. Secluded coves, bold sea stack formations and waters alive with wildlife await you. Experience for this excursion is not necessary; our professional guides make learning how to paddle a sea kayak fun. This combo is offered daily by Sunny Cove and Kenai Fjord Tours and departs from the Seward Small Boat Harbor. Children 8 and up are welcome to kayak this excursion with an adult in our two person kayaks.
This tour includes a one-hour wildlife cruise to Fox island, kayaking instruction with approximately 2.5 hour of kayaking, a full salmon & prime rib buffet for lunch and a 2.5 hour bay tour.
8:15 am: Check in at Kenai Fjords Tours
Fox Island Afternoon Kayaking
-12:00 pm to 6:30 pm- Enjoy an afternoon escape to Fox Island where you'll be treated to a wonderful lunch and a spectacular paddle. Watch for puffins and seals as you explore the rocky coves of Fox Island.
This tour includes a one-hour morning wildlife cruise to Fox Island, and a full salmon & prime rib buffet, followed by kayaking instruction and approximately 2.5 hours of kayaking. Children 8 and up are welcome to kayak this excursion with an adult in our two person kayaks.
11:15 am: Check in at Kenai Fjord Tours
Fox Island Sea Kayaking Day Trip
-9:00 am to 6:30 pm - Join us as we explore the Fox Island coastline of sheer ocean cliffs and deep, forest cloaked coves. Optional routes include circumnavigating the island and experiencing the outer coast or exploring the Fox Island spit and the coves of Cape Resurrection. Your route will be chosen at your guides discretion with consideration to wind, waves and the groups abilities. Along the way we'll stop for a stretch and a picnic lunch on one of the cobblestone beaches dotting the coastline. This adventure is designed for the active traveler and while experience is not necessary, you must be in reasonably good shape. This active tour may involve up to 12 miles of paddling.
This tour includes a one-hour morning wildlife cruise to Fox Island, following by kayaking instruction, a picnic lunch and approximately 5.5 hours of kayaking. Upon your return to Fox Island you will enjoy a full salmon & prime rib dinner buffet. Children 12 and up are welcome to kayak this excursion with an adult in our two person kayaks.
8:15 am: Check in at Kenai Fjords Tours
Fox Island Escape
Ever dream of escaping to a remote wilderness island? The Kenai Fjords Wilderness Lodge offers overnight guests comfortable accommodations, wonderful meals and the opportunity to paddle with Sunny Cove. Sunny Cove kayaking options for overnight guests include an exclusive sunset paddle. This 8pm to 10pm paddle is a wonderful way to end the day. We also offer our other Fox Island kayaking tours. Kenai Fjord reservation staff will help you select a tour to fit your needs and schedule.
Do you have questions about kayaking with Sunny Cove? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions page! You'll find answers for many of your kayaking related questions, along with directions to our locations.
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