Auke Bay Guided Kayaking Tour

Join us in Auke Bay for a coastal kayaking adventure featuring wildlife viewing opportunities, island destinations, and incredible ocean and mountain views. After gear outfitting at our Kayak Shop, we’ll coach you in paddling technique and safety procedures on-shore before launching our double kayaks directly from the shop.

In search of the perfect paddle.

Immerse yourself in the wonder of Auke Bay with our captivating coastal kayak adventure, complete with a short stopover at the Mendenhall Glacier. Your journey commences with comprehensive instruction from our experienced guides on paddling techniques and essential safety procedures, ensuring you’re well-prepared for the upcoming aquatic exploration. After your coastal kayaking adventure, you’ll enjoy a well-deserved light snack before continuing your journey to visit the Mendenhall Glacier. At the shores of the West Glacier Trail, embark on a short 15-minute walk along Mendenhall Lake with distant views of the Mendenhall Glacier, the majestic Nugget Falls, and the surrounding mountain peaks.

This Auke Bay kayak adventure with a stopover at the magnificent Mendenhall Glacier provides an active and immersive experience, catering to both novice adventurers and those with prior experience, offering a comprehensive taste of Alaska’s coastal beauty and glacial grandeur. Renowned as one of the most visited and beloved glaciers in North America, the Mendenhall Glacier offers a quintessential Alaskan experience so don’t miss out!


$199 per person plus 5% sales Tax

Minimum Age Public Departure: 8 years old

Minimum Age Private Departure: 7 years old – Children must be able to swim and confidently paddle a double kayak with an adult.

Maximum Group Size: 8 guests
Minimum: 4 guests
Total Time: 5 hours
Difficulty: Easy to Moderate


  • Double Kayaks
  • Paddles, PFD’s, Spray Skirt, Safety Gear
  • Rain pants and Jacket
  • Snack
  • Round-trip transportation to and from airport hotels or downtown Juneau


Pick up from C-Sign, located in downtown Juneau at the bottom of the Mt. Roberts Tram. Or, meet us at our kayak shop in Auke Bay/Statter Harbor.

Arrive at our rental shop in Auke Bay for gear fitting, safety briefing, and on-shore kayaking instruction

Launch double kayaks directly from our shop for 1.5-2 hour kayaking adventure. Keep your eyes open for harbor seals, sea lions, salmon, eagles, and other wildlife as you navigate out of the harbor into the open ocean. Route and destination will be determined by weather and marine conditions,

Return to Kayak Shop to warm up by our fire and enjoy a snack before departing for downtown Juneau.

Head to the Mendenhall Glacier and enjoy a short through the Tongass National Forest

Arrive at the C-Sign in Downtown Juneau.

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