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Caines head Sea kayak & hike combo

This trip provides a great opportunity to combine both hiking and sea kayaking for those looking for an active adventure. While kayaking we'll watch for sea otters, sea lions, porpoise, eagles and sea birds.  If time allows, our day will include a hike up to Fort McGilvray, an abandoned subterranean World War II military fort. This is an active day including up to 10 miles of kayaking and five miles of hiking with a 650 foot elevation gain and loss.


Sea Kayaking Resurrection Bay, Seward, Alaska, Fort McGilvray
  • Kayaking Combined with Hiking

  • Wildlife Viewing & Beautiful Vistas

  • Historic Landmarks

  • Personable, Professional Guides

  • Stable Two-Person Kayaks

  • Spawning Salmon (July through Aug)

  • Includes Lunch

Resurrection Bay Sea Kayak Tours, Seward, Alaska

(At no additional charge)

  • Professional Guide

  • Stable Two-Person Kayaks

  • Personal Flotation Device

  • Spray Skirt

  • Pogies

  • Splash Jacket

  • Splash Pants

  • Waterproof Boots

  • Fresh Picnic Lunch


Our tour begins just two miles south of Seward at our Lowell Point launch where we meet and check in 15 minutes before trip time.  We'll then spend the next half hour getting you outfitted with paddling gear and running through basic kayaking instruction on the beach.   After  instruction we'll have about 7.5 hours of kayaking and hiking in Resurrection Bay.

Departure Times

8:30am - 4:30pm daily: may 25 to August 25, 2019

After outfitting and kayak instruction we paddle the shoreline of Caines Head State Recreation Area. As we kayak quietly, surrounded by mountains and glacial vistas, we watch for wildlife and birds.  We land mid-day and enjoy our picnic lunch shore side before beginning our hike to a beautiful waterfall or underground Fort McGilvray for an overview of Resurrection Bay. This excursion includes lunch, beverages and snacks. Children 12 and up are welcome to kayak with an adult in our two-person kayaks. 


$149.00 + $4.47 tax = $153.47 per person


The Caines Head Hike & Kayak Combo tour includes approximately ½ hour of outfitting  and kayaking instruction and approximately 7 1/2 hours of a combination of kayaking, moderately difficult hiking and lunch. We provide kayaking gear including rubber boots, pogies and dry bag.  Sunny Cove Sea Kayaking does not provide transportation to this location.  Lowell Point is approximately 2-miles south of Seward by road and can be reached via car or local taxi.  Parking for passenger vehicles is available on site.  No RV parking is available on Lowell Point. Price does not include taxes and fees.   *Pogies and rain wear are available on an as needed basis.

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