Alaska Active Escape
Alaska so raw, vast, and far-out it may as well be its very own planet. This adventure lets hardy travellers explore an exotic foreign world without ever leaving Earth, affording visitors a hands-on appreciation for the land (and sea and air) via kayaking, whitewater rafting, hiking, and wildlife-spotting. Trek the Kenai Peninsula, get an all-access look at the Alaskan Sealife Center, and experience the rugged frontier spirit of Anchorage by day, then tuck yourself away in a cozy hotel by night.
Paddle among towering peaks and icebergs in the Alaskan wilderness, hike among a glacial icefield, learn about the local wildlife, experience the views and isolation of the Kenai peninsula, enjoy a scenic rafting adventure, lodge with tremendous mountain views
Air-con private touring van, kayak, boat, hiking.
Basic hotels (2 nts, shared facilities), cabins (3 nts, en suite facilities).
National and state park entrance fees. Hiking, kayaking, and rafting excursions. Visit to Alaskan Sealife Center. Cruise in Kachemak Bay State Park. Carl E Wynn Nature Center.
Day 1 Anchorage/Seward (1L)
Arrive before 8am for the welcome meeting in Anchorage. Hike in Kenai National Park to stunning Exit Glacier and Harding Icefield. Black bears are spotted almost daily from the trail. Overnight in Seward.
Day 2 Seward (1L)
Discover amazing Resurrection Bay on an adventurous kayaking tour. Paddle along the shoreline and keep your eyes open for wildlife including sea otters, sea lions, bald eagles, jumping salmon, and even whales.
Day 3 Seward/Kenai Peninsula (1L)
Morning visit to the Alaskan Sealife Center for a behind-the-scenes tour. Explore the Kenai Peninsula, one of the best hiking spots in Alaska. Enjoy a picnic lunch in the Alaskan wilderness before it's time to hike back to civilization.
Day 4 Kenai Peninsula/Homer (1B, 1L)
Spend a day exploring the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge on a scenic rafting trip on the Kenai River. Enjoy a hearty picnic lunch before crossing Skilak Lake. Afternoon transfer to Homer.
Day 5 Homer (1L)
Enjoy a scenic boat ride across Kachemak Bay followed by a full-day of hiking in Kachemak Bay State Park. Enjoy lunch in full view of the nearly mile-wide glacier face. In the late afternoon, return by boat to Homer.
Day 6 Homer/Anchorage (1L)
After breakfast, hike with a naturalist in the Carl E Wynn Nature Center before returning to Anchorage where the adventure ends at approximately 5pm.