Shoup Glacier Kayaking Tour

Guided paddle among glacier ice from Valdez, great for all skill levels.

  • Starting at: $229 / per person
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Departure Time: Between 8:00am and 12:00pm dependent on tides
  • Dates: May 24 - September 10, 2022
  • Physical Activity: No prior kayaking experience necessary; easy waters, but requires walking on uneven ground during low tide.
  • Child Rate: $206 / per child
  • Child Age: 8 to 13 years old

Tour Overview

This Valdez, Alaska day tour kayaking to Shoup Glacier offers an intimate experience at one of Prince William Sounds‘ many calving tidewater glaciers. This day trip is perfect for both beginner and experienced kayakers. Climb aboard a motor boat for a 40-minute ride to Shoup Bay where your scenic adventure begins. Over the course of the day you will paddle around floating icebergs, past a nesting colony of Black-Legged Kittiwakes, and up to the face of Shoup Glacier. Wildlife abounds in the area – birds, ducks, sea otters and harbor seals are common. Enjoy a short walk on the beach and a lunch break with a colorful glacier view (lunch not included). At the end of the paddle you will be returned to Valdez by motorboat.

What's Included

  • Roundtrip motor boat transfer from Valdez
  • Kayak and necessary gear
  • Beverage and snacks
  • All taxes and fees

What's Not Included

Lunch and transfers within Valdez.

Special Terms

A 4-person minimum is required for the tour to operate. Children must be 8 years old to participate in this tour.

Starting at: $1839 / per person

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