Outfitters, Guides, Tour Companies & Rentals
Southeast Alaska: Southern 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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AK-Natural Offshore Adventures*
Point Baker-489-2233, www.angelfire.com/ak2/aknatural. Charter boat, 5-day custom bird watching, wildlife viewing, kayaking, fishing, schooner cruises. Forrester and Hazy Islands, Prince of Wales, Kuiu, and Coronation Wilderness areas.
Alaska Angling Inc. *
Petersburg-772-4499. Custom small group cruises, spring flyfishing for steelhead, summer whale watching, photography, sea kayaking, hiking, wildlife viewing and sport fishing in both salt and fresh water. Inside Passage, LeConte Glacier.
Alaska Cruises *
Ketchikan-225-6044, www.goldbelttours.com. Tour and charter boats, kayak drop-offs, wildlife viewing. Southeast, Misty Fiords.
Alaska Island Voyages *
Petersburg-(888) 772-8588, 772-4700, www.yachtalaska.com. 65' motor yacht, custom itineraries for groups up to 10, gourmet dining, all inclusive. Inside Passage.
Alaska Passages *
Petersburg-772-3967, www.alaska.net/~akpassag. Small cruises with whale watching, sea kayaking, fishing, hiking, birding, glacier viewing, wildlife. Inside Passage.
Alaska Vistas *
Wrangell-874-2429, www.alaskavistas.com. Fishing, kayaking, jetboat tours, flightseeing. Stikine River, South Etolin Wilderness, Wrangell region.
Alaskan Aquamarine Experience, Inc.
Ketchikan-225-8886, 225-2343. Fishing, guided kayak trips, kayak/camping packages. Misty Fiords, Ketchikan area.
Blue Jacket Trading Company *
Port Alexander-568-2266, www.portalexander.com. Charter/tour boat, sailing/motoring, kayaking mothership, fishing, marine education, trips for 2-6 guests. Baranof and Prince of Wales Islands.
Wrangell-874-2488, www.breakawayadventures.com. Fishing, wildlife. Stikine-LeConte Wilderness, Stikine River, Anan Bear Observatory.
Coastal Island Charters
Wrangell-874-2014, www.alaskacic.com. Cruises, tourboats, birding, fishing, hiking, canoeing, kayaking, wildlife. Inside Passage.
Hydaburg-285-2515, www.haidacharters.com. Sport-fishing charters, marine sightseeing trips, kayak escort and guide service, transportation for camping trips, SCUBA charter trip, onboard overnight accommodation available. Hydaburg, Prince of Wales region.
Petersburg-772-4478, www.alaska.net/~hinchrtr, email@example.com. Fishing, dinner cruises, whale watching. Petersburg. NOTE: Hindman Charters has been reported to be out of business. Confirmation underway.
Kaleidoscope Cruises *
Petersburg-(800) 868-4373, 772-3736, www.alaska.net/~bbsea, firstname.lastname@example.org. Whale watching, glacier ecology tours, charters, marine bird watching, kayak transport. LeConte Bay, Thomas Bay, Frederick Sound, Lower Stephens Passage, Wrangell Narrows, Summer Strait.
Ketchikan-225-0440. Bike Rentals for Ketchikan area.
Sea Wind Charters *
Petersburg-772-4389, www.petersburg.org/seawind. Sail charters with kayak excursions. Inside Passage from Petersburg.
Petersburg-772-4656. Van tours, boat charters, guided hikes, fishing. Petersburg.
Southeast Exposure *
Ketchikan-225-8829, email@example.com. Sea kayaking, bicycling, outdoor education, guiding. Misty Fjords, Prince of Wales Island, Ketchikan area.
Southeast Sea Kayaks
Ketchikan-(800) 287-1607, 225-1258, www.kayakketchikan.com. Easy, guided kayak paddles at Ketchikan, Misty Fiords adventures. Ketchikan region.
Tongass Kayak Adventures *
Petersburg-772-4600, www.tongasskayak.com, firstname.lastname@example.org. Kayak outfitting, birdwatching, guiding, base camps, drop-offs. LeConte-Stikine Wilderness, Kupreanof and Kuiu Island.