Kenai River Vacations

Soldotna's Kenai River Recreation Getaway

Tour Info and Pricing

Kenai Canyon Full Day Raft Trip $205 adult. $175 youth (7-11)-Cooper Landing

  • Check in at 11 am. 
  • Departure at 11:30. 
  • Return 6 Pm
  • Majestic wilderness scenery                      
  • Wildlife sighting opportunities
  • Picnic lunch
  • Exciting and spirited Class II+ mild rapids
  • Up to 9 people per raft
  • All equipment provided: rubber boots,rain gear and personal flotation device

For those seeking a bit of adventure, join a rafting trip for a fun-filled  of exploration into unspoiled Alaska wilderness  that most travelers never see.  Start with a scenic float  searching for moose ,bald eagles and salmon, then ride the Class II+ spirited rapids through the Kenai River Canyon. End with a cruise along the wild and scenic shore of a glacier-carved lake in the heart of the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge.

Fox Island Morning Kayak & Afternoon Cruise $269 Ages 8 and up-Seward

Departing from Seward Small Boat Harbor, this tour includes a one-hour cruise to Fox Island. Upon arrival, you’ll experience a 2.5 to 3-hour morning paddle at remote and beautiful Fox Island followed by lunch on the island, and a 2.5-hour wildlife cruise in Resurrection Bay. Located at the entrance of Resurrection Bay just 12 nautical miles from Seward, Fox Island is a magical mix of temperate rainforest, sculpted cliffs, sea stacks, protected coves, and long pebbled beaches. The surrounding waters have abundant marine life including sea lions, sea otters, orcas, and whales. Peregrine falcons, bald eagles, and kittiwakes are often seen flying above while puffin dive for dinner below. Kids 8 and up are welcome to kayak with an adult in our two-person kayaks. Offered May 27-August 27

Due to kayak & gear limitations, kayakers must be a minimum of 8-years old and 50 pounds, and a maximum of 250 pounds or a 44-inch waist. Kayakers over 6’5” will not fit comfortably in their kayaks. Since we all come in different shapes and sizes, please contact us if you’re uncertain about sizing. Kayaking is an active sport and requires full participation. Each paddler must be able to hold and use a paddle effectively with both hands. Please contact us if you have any physical or medical limitations that could affect your ability to participate in this group tour. You will be in a remote setting and professional
medical assistance is not readily available. They do not allow participation if they suspect you are under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Odd numbered group participants will be paired with another guest. They cannot pair small children, or those with limited physical ability with our guides.

7:30 am – Check-In at theAdventure Center (1304 4th Avenue, Seward)

8:00 am – Board Kenai Fjords Tours Boat
8:30 am – Depart Seward
9:30 am – Arrive at Fox Island & Meet Your Guides
10:00 am – Kayaking the Shoreline of Fox Island
1:00 pm – Return to Fox Island for Salmon Lunch

2:00 pm – Board Kenai Fjords Tours Boat Wildlife Cruise
5:00 pm – Return to Seward

Kenai River ½ Day ($220) or ¾ Day ($275) Fishing trip for Trout and/or Salmon-Soldotna

The Kenai River is one of the most famous rivers in the world, and for good reason. Some rivers have quality fish, others have quantities of fish, but the turquoise-green waters of the Kenai is blessed with both! World record King Salmon, one of the most plentiful Sockeye runs on Earth, incredible Silver Salmon fishing that lasts 4 months, and a trophy Trout fishery that is virtually unrivaled…The Kenai River is truly a gem. Fish seekers can choose between a 4.5 hour trip or 6 hours of fishing for King (Chinook), Red (Sockeye), Silver (Coho) or trout on with the Kenai or Kasilof rivers with the best Kenai River Guides available. Species and location depend upon your preferences, the season and the runs.  

7.5 Hour Kenai Fjords National Park Cruise $259 (12+), $144.50 (2-11), Free (2 and under)-Seward

Step on board for a thrilling 7.5 Hour Cruise that explores Kenai Fjords National Park, where wildlife is abundant and tidewater glaciers are massive. Providing a full narration to your journey, the knowledgeable onboard captains and naturalists will be your guide to the spectacular sights while answering any questions you may have. With 7.5 hours on the water, this cruise allows more time for the captain to seek out the best whale and wildlife viewing opportunities in the area, including Steller sea lion colonies and rookeries home to thousands of nesting seabirds. You will also spend time in front of two active tidewater glaciers: Holgate and Aialik Glaciers.
  • Visit two active tidewater glaciers, best cruise for glacier viewing
  • More time on the water allows the captain to seek out the best wildlife viewing opportunities in the area
  • See wildlife such as orca whales, humpback whales, Steller sea lions, harbor seals, puffins, eagles, and many species of seabirds. With experienced captains to narrate the cruise, you won’t miss a thing!
  • Complimentary deli lunch for all guests with a choice of sandwich options: turkey, roast beef, or vegetarian
  • Departs at 9:30AM and returns at 5:00PM from Harbo 360 Hotel. Available May 26- September 10. 
  • Guaranteed reserved seating in our heated cabin for every guest
  • Complimentary coffee, tea, and water are also provided. Snacks, beverages, and full bar drinks are available for purchase during the cruise.
  • Complimentary use of binoculars while onboard
  • Wheelchair accessible on the first deck, inside the main cabin only. Outside decks are not wheelchair accessible. Please note if there are wheelchairs in your party when making your reservation. 

Kenai National Wildlife Refuge Wilderness Hiking $169-Sterling

Take a stroll through the Alaskan wilderness on this refreshing hike in the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. As you follow your guide through forested trails, learn about local history and the lush nature of the area, and savor pristine views of mountains, lakes, and the alpine tundra. Accompanied by a guide, head to the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge located on the Kenai Peninsula, the beautiful preserve spans an impressive 1.92 million acres (7,770 square km) of diverse terrain. Your guide takes you out on a trail tailored to your group’s difficulty preferences that showcases the gorgeous nature of the wildlife refuge. You can get the chance to skirt above the tree line for breathtaking views of the Kenai Mountains, pristine lakes, and the emerald forests of the refuge. As you hike, learn about the local history and wildlife of the area. The refuge protects a number of large animals, including brown and black bears, Alaskan moose, lynx, and caribou. During a stop for a satisfying picnic lunch surrounded by lush landscapes, you can ask your guide about the myriad bird species that inhabit the refuge, as well as the fish that make the place a popular fishing destination.

Fish for World-Class Halibut out of Homer, AK $350

Halibut fishing out of Homer offers some of the finest, most consistent fishing Alaska has to offer. Our vast fishing ground in Lower Cook Inlet and Kachemak Bay produces halibut of  all sizes and it is an extremely rare day that anyone fishing does  not get their limit of two halibut. The captains are always on the lookout for exciting action whether it is hooking into a big monster  fish to catch, photo and release, trying to fill the freezer with the  delectable white fish, or just enjoying the most action available;  you will have the time of your life. Halibut run deep, shallow, they like the rocks and flat sandy bottom. They can be anywhere, giving endless opportunities to seek them out depending on  weather, tides, and scenic destinations. Typical fish run in the 15-40 lb range, but we all have the photos to prove what can  really be ready to bite your hook at any given time! We will provide you with all the equipment, bait, fish filleting. Fish processing is available back at the dock so  you can send your  fresh catch of halibut home. Food, drinks, warm clothing, and rain gear. Alaska fishing licenses are required for anyone 16 years+.  


  • Waterproof boots or shoes to prevent your feet from getting wet or cold. Note your shoes may get fishy.
  • Layered clothing for warmth. Rain gear in case it rains. 
  • Physical copy of fishing license (can purchase one at our office before the trip if needed)
  • Lunch/snacks/water/juice/whatever you want to eat/drink on the trip. Feel free to bring a reasonable sized cooler (Alcohol is allowed)
  • Camera to take pictures of your catch, wildlife, mountain  views, or the memorable crew!