Kayak the Islands and Enjoy Views of Lake Clark's Chigmit Mountains
This trip is for those wanting a relaxing getaway weekend in Lake Clark National Park. Let us load the Tulchina up with everything you need and head to The Islands for an overnight unguided camping/kayaking trip or a full-day unguided kayaking trip with a drop-off/pick-up. This is Alaska wilderness kayaking at its finest.
Unguided Camping/Kayaking The Tulchina leaves Port Alsworth according to your schedule, and we take you to our private campground in Onion Bay fully loaded with kayaks and everything you need to relax and enjoy a leisurely weekend at your own pace. Base camp at Onion Bay and explore The Islands for all they have to offer. Wildlife abounds here. You are sure to see black and brown bears, moose, bald eagles and cliffs of nesting birds. Fishing is great in this area and salmon can be seen spawning in late summer/early fall. Don't worry we will provide you with a bear proof food canister so the sly fox doesn't eat your dinner. When you are ready, the Tulchina will pick you and your gear up. Cost: $475 for 2 people for 2 days/1 night. (Includes kayaks for 2 days, private campground, camp chairs, bear barrel, round-trip water taxi. Additional camping gear available upon request.) Please contact us for multi-day or group rates.
Full-Day Unguided The options are limitless. We drop you off, we pick you up or we do both. For the adventurous, we recommend an early morning departure from Port Alsworth. Cruise the north shore of Lake Clark and head to The Islands. On the way, pull up on the beach at the mouth of the Kijik River for a picnic lunch and you will see why the early Dena'ina Athabascan settled near here. From Kijik continue another 30 minutes along the shore until you come to Priest Rock. Check out the old cabin and look for signs of one of Priest Rock's legends. From here start heading to The Islands. You probably need more than a full-day to experience it all, but you will enjoy every minute of what time you have. At the day's end, the Tulchina will swing in and take you back to Port Alsworth.....Or, simply relax and let us drop you off and we will come pick you up. Cost: One-way water taxi trip for 2 $255. (Includes double kayak, one-way water taxi.) Roundtrip water taxi for 2 $390. (Includes double kayak and roundtrip water taxi.)