Visit an uninhabited island landscape composed of lush and vibrant temperate rainforest, exquisite snowcapped peaks and flowing glaciers glowing blue, your only neighbors being the feeding humpback whales, curious sea lions, playful porpoise, and soaring eagles.
Meet your adventure guide at the cruise ship terminal before being transported to a remote boat harbor just north of Juneau. Board a water taxi and relax on the 20-minute journey as you are whisked across protected inland water crossing to the Channel Islands State Marine Park, while scanning the seas for marine wildlife. If a whale is spotted, you can jump into a kayak straight from the boat and join them in their journey. Or, continue to a private cove to explore this remote wilderness by kayak and foot. Your guide will lead you on a paddle adventure and a hike through the rainforest, discovering hidden observation points along the way. Enjoy a delicious gourmet picnic of local Juneau favorites while taking in the magnificent scenery.
From both water and land, you may see humpback whales, harbor seals, Steller sea lions, Dall’s porpoise, harbor porpoise, orca whales, eagles, and deer or river otters along the shore. Throughout the journey, your expert team of guides and the boat captain will share their local knowledge of the area and interesting information about the wildlife and their behaviors. Be prepared to take in the beauty of glaciers off in the distance and the majestic mountains of the Chilkat and Coast Ranges.