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Kayak and Hike to Historic WW2 Army Fort in Alaska!

Seward, United States


8 hoursMobile & paper tickets accepted

Paddle & Hike in Caines Head! 

8 hour Paddle & Hike

This fantastic World War II defensive structure is located at the top of Caines Head, as part of the Caines Head State Park Recreation area. We paddle out and land at the original Fort McGilvray dock. From there, we begin our Alaskan hike, complete with an exhilarating 650′ of elevation gain in two miles. Atop you find a gorgeous view of the Gulf of Alaska, Harding Gateway, and the Barrier Islands of Resurrection Bay! Bring a headlamp or flashlight to explore Fort McGilvray and have a snack at the gunning embedment before heading back down the trail for a fun kayaking adventure to Millers Landing.

What's Included

  • Professional guide
  • Local taxes
  • Landing and facility fees
  • Tour escort/host
  • Kayak & Associated Gear: Paddle, Spray Skirt, Life Jacket, Pump, Paddle Float
  • Rain Gear
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

What To Expect


• 7:45 a.m. check in to office for parking pass and to sign necessary forms
• 8 a.m. meet guide, get outfitted for paddle
• 8:15 a.m. warm up exercises, safety briefing
• 8:25 a.m. depart for paddle
• Paddle to Caines Head (5 miles) and hike (2 miles each way 4 miles round trip) to Fort McGilvray
• Depart for Miller’s Landing in kayaks (5 miles)

More Information

Be prepared to be physically active for the entirety of this Seward kayaking and hiking trip. If you’re not

The Location

Where To Go

13880 Beach Dr, Seward, AK 99664, USA

Departure time

8:00 AM


Seward, United States

Return details

Returns to original departure point

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult, 12 years minimum age to participate
  • Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair - a 4 mile Hike is involved

Cancellation Policy

All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.


Kayak and Hike to Historic WW2 Army Fort in Alaska!

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