Salmon, Alaska

Chilkoot Canoe Wildlife Safari

Enjoy a motor assisted canoe on the Chilkoot Lake taking in the serenity of the lake with fantastic photo opportunities.

  • Motor assisted canoeing on the Chilkoot Lake.
  • Fantastic photo opportunities.
  • Explore inlets, coves and salmon spawning.
  • Picnic on the beach.
  • Difficulty level

    Level 3: Active - good mobility needed

  • Duration


  • Max. passengers


  • Booking code


  • From

    129 €

  • Notices

    Appropriate warm layered clothing and rainproof jacket.

This half-day excursion, which includes 1.5 hours on the water, begins by embarking on a scenic drive from downtown Haines past Lutak Inlet and into the Chilkoot River Valley. At Chilkoot Lake, you’ll begin with a safety briefing, paddling instruction and a fitting for a personal flotation device. You’ll be stepping into a Voyageur canoe, which is stable, comfortable and quiet; perfect for observing nature’s splendor and the wildlife that abounds in peaceful Chilkoot Lake. These motor-assisted canoes are built using similar dimensions as the canoes used by trappers and gold miners at the turn of the century. Powered by either paddle or motor, the Voyageur canoes offers the opportunity to paddle in the serenity of Chilkoot Lake and let the motor do the work when it is time for relaxing and taking photographsYou’ll be out on the water for about 1.5 hours exploring the inlets, coves, salmon spawning streams and numerous waterfalls that spill off the mountains into the lake.  After enjoying the beautiful views on the lake, we’ll return to Haines and serve a picnic-style lunch at an ocean beach location. 

Practical information: 

  • Language: English.

  • Included: Picnic lunch – A variety of sandwiches, chips, cookies, fruit, hot and cold drinks. 

  • Remarks/requirements: Appropriate warm layered clothing and rainproof jacket. 

  • Walking information: Approximately 75 metres. 

  • Wheelchair accessible: No.