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This year, gift a Miller's Landing adventure!

Tonsina Beach Guided Paddle

  • Great for ages 6+
Summer Tours - April 1 - Sept 15
Per Person - Summer Summer Tours
Per Person - Winter Winter Tours Only

Best way to See Tonsina Beach with its ghost forest which are remnants from the 1964 Alaskan earthquake.

Enjoy the Best of Tonsina Beach!

This Tonsina Beach kayak tour leaves from Miller’s Landing on Lowell Point. Paddlers kayak to Tonsina Creek and view the beautiful ghost forest remains of the 1964 Alaskan Earthquake. If you’re around later in the summer, you’re able to view colorful salmon spawning in Tonsina Creek and eagles lurking nearby, awaiting a tasty treat.


***During winter months we ONLY offer the 10AM departure:)***

Tonsina Beach Paddle (8:30 a.m., 5:30 p.m.) 

  • 8 a.m./5 p.m.: Check-in at the office for parking pass and to sign necessary forms
  • 8 a.m./5:30 p.m.: Meet guide, get outfitted for paddle
  • 8:45 a.m./5:45 p.m: Warm up exercises, safety briefing
  • 8:55 a.m./5:55 p.m.: Depart for kayak trip at Tonsina Beach
  • Paddle to the beach, land (if weather permitted), and explore
  • Depart for Miller’s Landing

Please Note: All clients paddle tandem kayaks unless otherwise discussed with the guide preceding the trip. This paddle is appropriate for children ages six and over. Paddle is approximately two and a half to three hours in length.

More Information

Gratuities are not included in original sale price, a suggested 20% guide tip is greatly appreciated!

It is not unusual for paddlers to see eagles, sea otters, sea lions, and sometimes mountain goats or black bears. The highlights of this trip are viewing salmon spawning and the mysterious ghost forests.

This paddle is offered in the morning and evening. The morning and evening paddles are appropriate for any athletic ability. No paddling experience is necessary but recommended.

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