Outfitters, Guides, Tour Companies & Rentals
Southeast Alaska: Northern Panhandle
Information is the best available at the time of publication. A listing here implies no specific guarantees or recommendations.
907 is the area code for all numbers unless otherwise listed.
An asterisk (*) after a company name indicates membership in the Alaska Wilderness Recreation and Tourism Association.
- Companies are grouped based on their primary area of service, which may not match their home or contact locations.
- Listings were as accurate as possible at the time of publication and are updated as soon as the need for a change is known.
- If "drop-offs" are listed, "pick-ups" are implied.
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58° 22' North Sailing Charters *
Juneau-789-7301, www.alaskasailing.com. Sailing charters in the Southeast.
Juneau-789-5696. Sea kayak rentals. Juneau.
Alaska Cross Country Guiding and Rafting *
Haines-767-5522. Guiding, bird watching, hiking, lodging, mountain guides, photography, rafting and river trips, skiing, winter activities. Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve, Kluane National Park, Tsirku Valley, Takhin Valley, Chilkat Valley, Endicott Wilderness, Tatshenshini/Alsek Provincial Park.
Alaska Fly 'N Fish Charters *
Juneau-790-2120, www.alaskabyair.com. Floatplane charters, guided ground excursions, Pack Creek Bear viewing, wildlife viewing, freshwater fishing, guided hiking, flightseeing, charters. Admiralty Island, Lynn Canal, Glacier Bay, Point Adolphus, Chichagof and Baranof Islands, Juneau Icefield, Tracy Arm.
Alaska Nature Tours
Haines-766-2876, www.kcd.com/aknature. Outdoor education, hiking, birding, wildlife, cross-country skiing in upper Lynn Canal, Chilkat Valley, Chilkoot Valley from Haines.
Alaska on the Home Shore *
Sitka - (800) 287-7063(01), (907)-752-0046 (on-board cell, May 21 to September 2), firstname.lastname@example.org, www.homeshore.com. Eight-day tours on board classic mothership vessel. Whale and bear viewing, sea kayaking, tidewater glaciers. Private staterooms for six guests. Chichagof and Baranof Islands, Glacier Bay National Park, Tracy Arm.
Alaska Premier Charters, Inc.
Sitka-(800) 770-2628, 747-8883, www.ptialaska.net/~apcinc. Boat tours, birding, wildlife, guiding, fishing, and lodging. Sitka, Crawfish Inlet, Khaz Bay, Hoonah Sound, Sitka Sound, Salisbury Sound.
Alaska Rainforest Tours *
Juneau-463-3466, www.alaska.net/~artour. Central booking for small cruises, wilderness lodging, adventures. Southeast and statewide.
Alaska Research Voyages *
Juneau-463-5511, sskaggs@ ptialaska.net. Sailing vessel based small group independent trips, custom trips, natural history, photography, research project opportunities. Sitka to Cape Spencer, east to Petersburg and Haines, Prince of Wales Island.
Alaska Spirit Sailing Charters *
Auke Bay-789-8945, www.angelfire.com/biz/AlaskaSpiritSails. Sailing adventures, ecotouring, whale watching, kayaking, charter boats, wildlife viewing. Southeast.
Alaska Up Close *
Juneau-789-9544, www.stikinecountry.com. Photography tours, wildlife viewing, bird watching. Stikine River Country.
Allen Marine Tours
Sitka-747-8100, www.alaskaone.com/amtsitka/. Sightseeing boat trips. Sitka Sound, Silver Bay, Salisbury Sound, Juneau, Taku Inlet, Auke Bay.
Alaska Waters Inc.
Wrangell-(800) 347-4462, 874-2378, www.alaskawaters.com. Boat tours, Anan Observatory, Stikine River, Telegraph Creek mining village, sportfishing. From Wrangell.
Anytime Cruises *
Juneau-(800) 342-6538, 789-0609, www.anytimecruises.com. Multi-day cruises, fishing, dinner cruises, whale watching. Cross Sound, Icy Straits, Tracy Arm, Admiralty Island.
Auk Nu Tours
Juneau-(800) 820-2628, 586-8687, www.auknutours.com. Auke Bay to Glacier Bay ferry, boat tours in Icy Strait and Tracy Arm.
Auk Ta Shaa Discovery *
Juneau-(800) 820-2628, 586-8687. Canoeing and rafting trips, sea kayaking, natural history and cultural emphasis. Mendenhall Lake and Mendenhall River, Channel Island.
Bear Creek Outfitters *
Juneau-789-3914, www.alaska.net/~bearcrk. Freshwater and saltwater flyfishing, wildlife viewing. Juneau area waters, Admiralty Island.
Berry Island Adventures *
Sitka-747-5165, www.ptialaska.net/~berryisl. Sailing, lodging, fishing, kayaking, charters, wildlife viewing, sailing. Sitka Sound, Baranof and Chichagof islands, Glacier Bay, Hoonah Sound.
Chilkat Guides Ltd.
Haines-766-2491, www.raftalaska.com. Rafting trips, hiking, guiding, canoe trips, winter trips. Yukon, British Columbia, Haines region.
Haines-(800) 552-9257, 766-2427, www.kcd.com/akkayak/. Quarter-day to 10-day+ guided sea kayak trips, kayak rentals and instruction, from Haines.
Dolphin Jet Boat Tours *
Juneau-(800) 770-3422, 463-3422. Wildlife, boat tours near Juneau: Stephen's Passage, Lynn Canal, Chatham Straits.
Hoonah-945-3327, email@example.com. Fishing, sightseeing, wildlife. Icy Straits and Port Frederick.
Gary Gray, Registered Guide *
Yakutat-784-3451. Lodging, fishing, birding, rafting, and sightseeing. Southeast.
Glacier Bay Sea Kayaks
Gustavus-697-2257. Park concessionaire, sea kayak rentals, remote drop-offs. Glacier Bay NP.
Glacier Bay Tours and Cruises *
Juneau (also booking in Haines, Skagway)-(800) 451-5952, (206) 623-7110, 586-8687, www.glacierbaytours.com. Point Adolphus whale watching, Juneau-Gustavus ferry, tours. Glacier Bay National Park, Admiralty Island, Inside Passage waters, Tongass National Forest.
Glacier Guides, Inc.
Gustavus-697-2252, www.glacierguides.net. 38' boat-based park excursions, iking, guiding, outfitting, fishing, tourboat, wildlife. Glacier Bay NP.
Greatland Guides *
Juneau-463-4397, www.empnet.com/greatland. Sea kayaking, wildlife viewing, outdoor education. Lynn Canal, Chilkat Peninsula, Channel Islands, Endicott Arm.
Gustavus Marine Charters *
Gustavus-697-2233. Tourboat, bird watching, wildlife, fishing. Glacier Bay, Admiralty Island, Chichagof-Yakobi Wilderness region.
Hoonah-945-3608. 1- and 2-person kayak rentals. Hoonah.
Howard Charters *
Pelican-735-2207, www.HowardCharters.com. Fresh and salt water fishing, sightseeing, hot springs, kayaking and canoeing, whale watching, hiking, wildlife viewing, lodging, transportation. Chichagof and Yakobi Island Wilderness, White Sulphur Hot Springs, Gulf Coast from Sitka to Cross Sound, Icy Straits, Pelican, Elfin Cove, Hoonah, Gustavus.
Icy Strait Adventures *
Elfin Cove-239-2255, firstname.lastname@example.org. Marine charters, guiding, hiking, wildlife, whale watching, backcountry cabin, fishing. Icy Strait, Inian Islands, Mud Bay, Idaho Inlet, Cross Sound, West Yakobi, Glacier Bay.
Juneau-780-4016, www.alaskaone.com/kittiwake. Fishing, whale watching, wildlife, daily or overnight trips. Juneau area.
Klondike Water Adventures, Inc.
Skagway-983-3769. Guided 2.5-hour sea kayak trips from Skagway, combination tour with train. Skagway area.
Marine Adventures Sailing Tours *
Juneau-789-0919, www.alaska.net/~mast. Outdoor education, hiking, kayaking, sailing, wildlife, fishing. Glacier Bay, Inside Passage through Queen Charlotte Islands.
McCormick Charters, Inc. *
Haines-(800) 330-7245, 766-2450, www.sailak.com. Sailing eco-tours, guided groups, fishing charters, salmon and halibut fishing, whale watching, wildlife viewing, remote hiking. Upper Lynn Canal, Chilkoot Lake.
Juneau-586-4327. Bike rentals.
Out of Bounds Adventures
Juneau-789-7008. Customized adventures, kayaking, rafting, mountain biking, glacier treks, heli-skiing, snowboarding. From Juneau.
Packer Expeditions *
Skagway-983-2544. Hiking, wildlife viewing, photography, winter trips, cross-country skiing. glacier trekking. Skagway, Northern Tongass.
Pelican Charters *
Auke Bay (Juneau)-735-2460. Hiking, wildlife, birding, fishing, cabin rentals, charter boat, skiff rentals, drop-offs. Lisianski Inlet and Straits, West Chichagof, Yakobi Island, Icy Straits, Pelican, Gustavus, Elfin Cove, Hoonah, Juneau.
Gustavus, 697 2260, email@example.com, www.puffintravel.com. Puffin Travel is still serving independent travelers (since 1988) for all Glacier Bay/Gustavus reservations and information. Offers A Puffin's Bed and Breakfast Lodge, featuring a central lodge, private cabins, and a rental house. Bookings for Glacier Bay tours on the GUSTO, a custom charter boat.
Raven's Backyard *
Ketchikan-247-2836, firstname.lastname@example.org. Hands on learning adventures, edible and medicinal plants, nature drawing, wildflowers and natural history via kayak, charter boat, trails or roads. Ketchikan.
Raven's Fire, Inc. *
Sitka-747-5777. Outdoor Education, tourboat, wildlife, fishing, drop-offs, whale watching, day or multi-day trips. Inside Passage, Sitka, and Baranof Island region.
Haines-(800) 478-9827 (in AK), 766-2050, email@example.com, www.jetboatalaska.com. Jet boat and rafting tours. Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve.
Sea Otter Kayak Glacier Bay *
Gustavus-697-3007, www.he.net/~seaotter/. Sea kayak rental, local transportation, lodging. Glacier Bay National Park and Icy Strait.
Seawolf Wilderness Adventures *
Gustavus-697-2416, www.seawolfadventures.com. Charter/tour boat, private yacht, custom overnight wilderness adventures, kayaking, fishing, birding, whale watching. Glacier Bay National Park, Icy Strait, Outer Coast, Inside Passage.
Silver King Marine *
Auke Bay-789-0165. Charter boat, sportfishing, consultant, wildlife viewing. Juneau, Auke Bay, northern Southeast.
Sitka Sound Ocean Adventures
Sitka-747-6375. Guided kayak trips, two hour to multi-day, kayak rentals, wilderness lodge packages. Sitka Sound.
Sitka's Secrets *
Sitka-747-5089. Charterboats for whale watching, bird watching, fishing, guiding, wildlife viewing. Sitka Sound
Skagway Float Tours
Skagway-983-3508. Rafting, biking, hiking, day and part-day trips. Skagway, Klondike Gold Rush NHP, Taiya River.
Sockeye Cycle/Alaska Bicycle Tours *
Haines-766-2869; Skagway-983-2851, www.haines.ak.us/sockeye/. Mountain and road bike tours, from Haines and Skagway, bike rentals in Haines and Skagway. Southeast, southeast Yukon and British Columbia.
South Passage Outfitters *
Elfin Cove-360-385-3417 in the winter, 723-4561 in summer months, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.icystrait.com. Skiff rental, backpacking, fishing, hiking, kayaking, lodging, wildlife viewing. Icy Strait, Cross Sound, Glacier Bay, Dundas Bay, Outer coast to Icy Point, Yakobi Wilderness.
Southeast Alaska Ocean Adventures *
Sitka-747-5011. Birdwatching, flyfishing (catch and release), guiding, hiking, kayaking, canoeing, kayak shuttles, lodging, sailing, wildlife viewing, multi-day trips. Sitka Sound, off-shore Baranof, Kruzoff and Chichagof Islands.
Spirit Walker Expeditions, Inc. *
Gustavus-(800) KAYAKER (529-2537), 697-2266, email@example.com, www.seakayakalaska.com. Guided hiking, kayaking, wildlife, outdoor education. Northern Inside Passage, Tongass.
Time Line Cruises (Bird's Eye Charters)
Juneau-586-4481, artour@alaska. net, puffin.ptialaska.net/~timeline. 16-person tourboat cruises to Tracy Arm.
The Travel Connection
Haines-(800) 572-8006, 766-2681, www.alaska4you.com. Specializing in custom trips statewide. Booking service for tickets, tours, rafting, fishing, salmon bakes. Haines.
Wilderness Swift Charters *
Juneau-463-4942, www.alaska.net/~tongass. Wilderness charters, drop-offs, outdoor education, kayaking, tourboat, wildlife. Northern Inside Passage, Pack Creek, Tracy Arm, Seymour Canal, Admiralty Island.
Wolf Track Expeditions
Gustavus, 697-2326, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.wolftrackexpeditions.com Whale Watching & Mountain Biking in Southeast Alaska. "Wolf Track Expeditions is a Specialty Tour and Guide service located in the wonderful Southeast Alaska community of Gustavus, gateway to spectacular Glacier Bay National Park and the amazing Tongass National forest."
Yeshua Guided Tours
Haines-(800) 765-2556, 766-2334, www.haines.ak.us/yeshua/. Hourly and day tours, off-highway tours, eagle viewing, fishing, from Haines.