Nestled amidst the unspoiled wilderness of Alaska lies a hidden gem that few have had the opportunity to explore – Chilkoot Lake.

Tucked away in the charming town of Haines, this picturesque lake offers a kayaking adventure like no other. As you embark on this thrilling journey, you’ll be surrounded by breathtaking beauty and an abundance of wildlife, all while being guided by a knowledgeable professional.

But there’s more to this adventure than meets the eye. Stay tuned to discover the secrets that await you on this unforgettable Chilkoot Lake kayaking experience departing from Haines.

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Good To Know

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  • Chilkoot Lake offers an exhilarating kayaking adventure, perfect for nature enthusiasts.
  • The trip includes all necessary kayaking equipment and private transportation.
  • Guests will be accompanied by a knowledgeable guide for a seamless experience.
  • Safety guidelines include restrictions based on age, weight, height, and physical fitness.

Trip Overview

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Embark on an exhilarating kayaking adventure on Chilkoot Lake, departing from Haines with your own private guide. This trip offers the ideal adventure for nature enthusiasts and provides the opportunity for incredible wildlife sightings.

As you paddle across the uncrowded lake, keep your eyes peeled for bald eagles soaring overhead, bears wandering along the shore, and seals basking in the sun. Your guide will navigate you through the pristine waters, sharing their knowledge of the local ecosystem and pointing out any wildlife that crosses your path.

With the provided kayaking equipment and private transportation, you can focus on enjoying the beauty of this untouched wilderness. Don’t miss out on this unforgettable experience that combines the thrill of kayaking with the chance to encounter Alaska’s fascinating wildlife.


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Included in this kayaking adventure on Chilkoot Lake, you’ll receive all the necessary kayaking equipment, private transportation, and a knowledgeable guide to ensure a seamless and unforgettable experience.

The private transportation provided will ensure that you have a hassle-free journey from Haines to the lake, allowing you to relax and enjoy the scenic surroundings. You won’t have to worry about finding parking or navigating the unfamiliar roads.

Plus, the guide gratuity is included in the package, saving you the trouble of calculating and tipping separately. This allows you to focus solely on the adventure ahead.

With the convenience of private transportation and the expertise of a guide, you can fully learn about the beauty of Chilkoot Lake, knowing that every detail has been taken care of.

Meeting and Pickup

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When you arrive at the meeting point for your Chilkoot Lake kayaking adventure, keep an eye out for our guide with the SEAK Logo, ready to lead you on an unforgettable journey into the heart of Alaska’s wilderness.

The meeting point is located at Port Chilkoot, AK 99827, USA. For cruise ship guests, simply walk past dock security and look for our guide. If you’re staying at a lodging, our guide will meet you in the lobby. You can easily spot our vehicle with the SEAK Logo.

Transportation options are provided as part of the trip, ensuring a hassle-free experience. At the end of the activity, we’ll return to the meeting point, completing the adventure.

With seamless meeting logistics and convenient transportation, all you have to do is focus on enjoying the beauty of Chilkoot Lake.

Additional Information

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As you prepare for your Chilkoot Lake kayaking adventure, it’s important to be aware of some additional information that will enhance your experience and ensure a smooth journey into the heart of Alaska’s wilderness. Here are some FAQs and safety guidelines to keep in mind.


  • What’s the age minimum? The minimum age for this activity is 7 years old.
  • Is there a maximum weight and height limit? Yes, the maximum weight is 250 pounds and the maximum height is 68 inches.
  • How many travelers can participate? The activity has a maximum capacity of 12 travelers.

Safety Guidelines:

  • Strong physical fitness is required for this adventure.
  • It’s important to have no heart problems or serious medical conditions.
  • The activity isn’t recommended for travelers with back problems or for pregnant travelers.

Cancellation Policy

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Cancellation Policy for the Chilkoot Lake kayaking adventure ensures that your booking is protected and allows for flexibility in case of unforeseen circumstances. We understand that plans can change, and we want to make sure you have peace of mind when booking with us.

If you need to cancel your reservation, you’ll receive a full refund if you do so at least 24 hours in advance. However, if you cancel less than 24 hours prior to the trip, no refund will be given. Please keep in mind that cancellations are based on local time and weather conditions.

In the event of inclement weather or unsafe conditions, we may need to cancel the trip for your safety. In such cases, a full refund will be provided. Our refund policy and consideration of weather conditions ensure that you can enjoy your kayaking adventure without any worries.

Common Questions

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What Should I Wear for the Kayak Trip on Chilkoot Lake?

For the kayak trip on Chilkoot Lake, guests should wear comfortable and weather-appropriate clothing. It is recommended to dress in layers, wear a waterproof jacket, and bring a hat and sunglasses.

Are There Any Age Restrictions for the Kayak Trip?

Age restrictions apply for the kayak trip on Chilkoot Lake. To ensure safety, participants must be at least 7 years old, with a maximum weight of 250 pounds and a maximum height of 68 inches.

Can I Bring My Own Kayak Equipment?

No, guests cannot bring their own kayak equipment. The trip includes all necessary equipment, so there is no need to worry about renting gear. Just come prepared for a thrilling adventure on Chilkoot Lake!

Will There Be a Restroom Available During the Trip?

Yes, there will be restroom availability during the trip. The trip duration is not specified, but guests can rest assured knowing that restroom facilities will be provided for their convenience.

Is There a Maximum Group Size for the Kayak Trip?

The maximum group size for the kayak trip on Chilkoot Lake is 12 travelers. There are group size restrictions in place to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for all participants.

The Sum Up

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Embark on an unforgettable adventure through the untamed beauty of Chilkoot Lake with Chilkoot Lake Kayaking – Departing From Haines.

With a private guide and all necessary equipment provided, nature enthusiasts will experience the thrill of kayaking in the pristine wilderness of Alaska.

From breathtaking scenery to abundant wildlife, this excursion promises an exhilarating and memorable journey.

Don’t miss your chance to explore this hidden gem of nature’s playground.

Book your kayaking trip today and let the adventure begin!