Ketchikan, Alaska, US
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Approximately 3½ Hours
Begin today's adventure with a scenic motor coach drive to a secluded mountain lake.
On the shoreline, you'll board a 37-foot Native-style canoe that is fast, stable and easy to maneuver. Paddling under the direction of an experienced guide, scan the shore for wildlife and learn about the natural and Native history of the Ketchikan area. The lake is ideal for canoeing and is surrounded by the Tongass National Forest -- the largest National Forest in the United States.
Step ashore at a remote base camp for a snack. Your knowledgeable guide will lead a short nature walk, highlighting the flora and fauna of the rain forest, including a carnivorous plant -- the sundew -- which uses tentacles with an adhesive 'dew' to ensnare small insects. If you choose not to go on the walk, the cook will keep you company at the remote shoreside camp.
Don't miss this rare opportunity to comfortably explore Southeast Alaska in the same way it was discovered by its original explorers and inhabitants.
A life jacket is provided, along with rain gear (poncho) if necessary. Dress warmly in layers. Wear a hat or beanie; bring gloves and a scarf. Minimum weight is 40 lbs to fit into the required lifejacket for the canoe portion.