Full-Day Glacier Kayaking and Hiking - our most popular trip!
This 7-8 hour tour is perfect for those that enjoy active, outdoor experiences. The tour starts in Homer, Alaska with a scenic 30-minute boat cruise to Kachemak Bay State Park, accessible only by boat. Enjoy a picturesque hike through 3 distinct ecosystems; the marine environment, coastal forest, and glacial moraine. The hike is informative as well; your guide shares the history, the wildlife, and geology of this unique area. In the glacier valley, guests are awed by the views of the immense glacier dropping into the lake. We continue our journey by kayak with sounds of moving ice filling the valley as we paddle our stable kayaks past icebergs of all sizes. Enjoy a lunch stop in full full view of the mile-wide glacier face. Lucky guests may see the glacier “calve” icebergs into the lake. Occasional sightings of moose, mountain goat, and black bear add to the adventure! After lunch, hike out and return to Homer by boat.
Difficulty: An active day. The scenic 2.5 mile trail to the glacier kayak base is mostly level with one section of moderate elevation gains of 350 feet. Glacial terrain is uneven and rocky; good footing and sturdy shoes are a must. Paddling on the lake is easy to moderate; beginners are welcome. A moderate level of fitness and agility is recommended to get the best out of this popular trip. Includes 3 hours hiking and 2-3 hours kayaking throughout the day
Glacier Kayaking plus Ice Trekking
Guests enjoy a 3-4 hour kayaking and walking tour of Halibut Cove, paddling along sea cliffs and watching for endearing sea otters. The journey then continues by foot into Alaska’s first state park. A scenic 1.5 mile hike takes you through several distinct ecosystems; the marine zone, coastal forest, and a glacial outwash plain. Guests are awed by spectacular views of Grewingk Glacier terminating in the picturesque lake. The mile-high mountains, snow-capped peaks, blue glacier ice, and floating ice bergs make for an awe-inspiring experience.
Difficulty: casual to moderate: 2 hours paddling, and 2-3 hours walking. The 1.5 mile State-Park-maintained trail to Glacier Lake has elevation gains of 350 feet. The trail has many roots and rocks; sturdy footwear is recommended.
Cost: $155/person Trip Times: 10 am – 5 pm daily Reserve Now!
Come experience some of the finest back-country hiking Alaska has to offer! Where else can you hike from sea level, to tree line in just a couple hours?!?! After your beautiful boat ride across Kachemak Bay, your guide leads you up a scenic alpine ridge. On a clear day, see the active volcanoes, deep-blue glaciers, endless ice fields and jagged mountain peaks. In June and July have a snowball fight! In August, wild blueberries are on the menu! Descending the ridge, we enter a glacier valley and hike to a picturesque glacier lake. This trip has fantastic photo opportunity and an occasional sighting of bear or moose adds to the adventure! Return to Homer by boat.
Difficulty: Guests should be physically fit with above average stamina. If you hike regularly at home, you will love this full day of hiking with elevation gains of 2,000 feet. The views are worth it! Total hiking distance will be about 8 miles.
Cost: $175/person Trip Times: 8:30am to 5:00pm Reserve Now!
Three Moose Kayak Adventures- Homer, Alaska
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