A serene kayaking adventure a short distance from downtown Talkeetna, this two-hour guided kayaking trip winds among quiet lake islands with views of Denali and the Alaska Range on clear days.
A serene kayaking adventure.
The tour starts with a quick ride from the Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge to the Talkeetna Lakes Recreation Area. After gearing up and getting settled on sit-on-top kayaks you'll push off into the calm Talkeetna Lakes water. Deep woods surround the lakes and wildlife is abundant. You may see river otters, beavers, fox, and moose where the water meets the forest. Birds as well, with many species call the lake home, including the majestic loon whose telltale call sometimes echoes through the area.
Your experienced guide is there all along the way to provide basic instruction on kayaking and to share their expert knowledge of the area. It makes for both a fascinating and peaceful paddle.
The Denali Kayak Trip provides guests with stable single or tandem sit-on-top kayaks, paddles, and life jackets. Rain pants and jackets, boots or crocs, and dry bags for cameras are provided as needed for the weather. Tour length is about two hours, including transfers. Time on water is about 1.5 hours.
What to Bring
This active outdoor adventure operates in most weather conditions. It is important to dress in synthetic layers. Consider wearing a long-sleeved shirt, long hiking pants (not jeans), light rain jacket, comfortable shoes, and a hat.
Guests should be prepared for two hours of moderate activity. Beginner kayakers are welcome.
Transfers & Meeting Points
The Talkeetna Lakes Kayak Tour provides complimentary transportation from the Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge.
Rates & Dates
Here are the rates and operating dates for this product. Remember, we have a lowest price guarantee for nearly everything we sell.
Child rate applies to children ages 11 and under.
|6/1/24 (Sa) to 9/2/24 (M)6/1/24 (Sa) to 9/2/24 (M)||Adult: $99.00||Child: $69.00|
|The rates above are subject to change without notice.|
Departure times and locations are listed below. Click on a link for an interactive map.
|Depart: 12:30 PM||Location: Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge|
|Depart: 3:15 PM||Location: Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge|
|Depart: 6:00 PM||Location: Talkeetna Alaskan Lodge|
Select a departure below to see current availability. If your desired date is sold out (red) we will do our best to find an alternative, but we may not be able to accommodate your request.
- Price $99
- Duration 2 Hours
- Departures 12:30 PM, 3:15 PM, 6 PM
- Operating Dates Daily from 6/1/2024 to 9/2/2024
- Activity Level Active
- Rain gear if needed.
- Boots or crocs.
- Dry bag for camera/phone.
- Naturalist kayaking guide.
"Very fun tour! I enjoyed the kayak trip much more than I anticipated. The guide was very professional and informational."
~Scott from Utah~