Seattle Kayak Tour on Lake Union
Seattle is a remarkable place to visit any time of the year. It is especially popular to visit in the summer months when taking a kayak tour is the most popular thing to do in regards to water fun and adventure. Your guide will lead you past Gas Works Park as well as the Seattle Skyline and the Space Needle. Along the way, you will be able to watch seaplanes take off and land on a regular basis as well as see a number of houseboats that have been featured in movies and television.
The tour will have a limit of ten people. This is done to help and ensure that you get plenty of time with your guide to answer any and all of your questions and to point out some of the landmarks and features that make the Seattle region so unique.
After arriving you will go through safety orientation as well as enjoys some snacks. If you are a beginner, that is okay as no experience will be needed and your tour will take you along the shores of Lake Union and you will soon be a natural in your Kayak.
Booking this tour will be one of the best ideas that you have had and will help you to see the many advantages that the use of a kayak can have when you are traveling along Lake Union. Seattle is a hidden Gem and the area is just bursting to share with you all of the beauty that it has to share this is why so many people are always making their way to Lake Union when on vacation to take part of this tour.
Admire Seattle's sights from the water on this kayak tour along Lake Union. Following your guide, enjoy views of the city skyline and the Space Needle as you paddle past Gas Works Park, the Fremont Bridge and lovely waterfront houseboats including the one from Sleepless in Seattle. Watch seaplanes take flight and spot wildlife as you explore secluded coves, all while learning about the history of the area from your guide. Snacks and bottled water are included.
This small-group tour is limited to 10 people, ensuring you'll receive personalized attention from your guide.
Make your way to South Lake Union Park to meet your guide and receive a safety orientation. Beginners are welcome, so no kayak experience is required. After enjoying some complimentary cookies, fruit and pastries, hop in your kayak and follow your guide on an easy ride along Lake Union.
Observe the interesting design fixtures of Gas Works Park,an old coal plant that was repurposed into a public space. Looking west you'll see the Fremont Bridge, best known for the cement troll living underneath it. Pass several houseboats including the one featured in the movie Sleepless in Seattle, and get amazing views of the Space Needle from the middle of the lake while watching and listening to the floatplanes and seaplanes take off and land nearby.
Watch the parade of sailboats, motorboats, tugboats and yachts passing through as you make your way to Puget Sound through the popular salmon passageway. In addition to kayaking through main areas of the lake, you'll also explore secluded, intimate coves. Keep an eye out for wildlife including ducks, geese and fish as you navigate these serene passageways shrouded in trees and brush.
Your guide will lead you back to South Lake Union Park to conclude your Seattle kayak tour.