Taste of Nature

Duration: 6 hours

Location: Tongass National Forest, Alaska coastline



No child rates

Minimum 2 guests, maximum 6 guests per tour.
Must be able to hike and kayak 1 -2 miles.
Minimum age is 8. Children must be in good enough physical condition to paddle a tandem kayak with an adult.

Experience the sights and tastes of Alaska while hiking, kayaking, and dining beachside on the Taste of Nature.

  • Become immersed in Alaska using all five senses. Hike, kayak, and dine in the pristine beauty of Southeast Alaska.
  • We like to keep it intimate - only six guests per tour. Perfect for families.
  • Your lunch includes halibut chowder, sourdough bread and locally sourced gourmet foods such as kelp salsa and smoked salmon spread.
  • Watch for wildlife such as humpback whales, orcas, eagles, sea lions, and marmots.

Departure times vary, please see our tour calendar.

Rain or shine, we dine!

We can accommodate gluten-free and some vegetarian. Notify us of SERIOUS allergies.

Guests must be fit enough to kayak/hike 1 -2 miles through the wilderness.

All guests must sign a waiver at the start of the excursion.

Juneau Food Tours has partnered with Above and Beyond Alaska to share the best of the Last Frontier through this amazing and tasty adventure.

Your journey begins with pick-up at your ship or hotel, and a quick ride “out the road” to where the adventure begins. After a short hike, you’ll be suited up and kayaks will launch. Head up Alaska’s coastline for an unforgettable experience. Be sure to keep an eye out for humpback whales, orcas, eagles, sea lions, and other land and sea creatures.

All that paddling will certainly work up an appetite. Fear not! Juneau Food Tours will provide a gourmet lunch served beachside. The menu includes a delectable and hearty halibut chowder, tangy sourdough bread, yummy smoked salmon dip, and other scrumptious gourmet Alaskan fare.

Your return trip includes even more flavorful temptations as you enjoy the scenic ride back to town.

We bring the food to you!

Hangar on The Wharf

Warm up and fill up on a local favorite, halibut chowder. It's so good, you even get the recipe. Enjoy your chowder with Alaskan sourdough bread.

Barnacle Seafoods

Imagine dining on the freshest product from the sea, kelp salsa. Fresh and flavorful.

Chef Stef's

Enjoy tasty treats from Juneau's local candy and treat maker.

Have questions? Here's the most frequently asked.

What if it is raining?

Juneau is located in the beautiful Tongass National Forest, which is the largest temperate rainforest in the world. We tend to get quite a bit of rain. This is what makes Juneau and Southeast Alaska so beautiful. Locals refer to the rain as “liquid sunshine.” We encourage guests to wear a lightweight rain jacket because rain or shine, we will dine!

What is your cancellation policy?

It is always unfortunate to have to cancel a tour. Given the nature of the tour, we cannot offer refunds, but will gladly reschedule your tour for another time.  We will also provide a gift certificate in lieu of rescheduling.

Do I need to purchase tickets in advance?

Yes, all tickets are purchased via our online ticketing service. If you are having difficulty with the online service, please call or email us and we will gladly assist you.

I live in Juneau. Should I go on the tour?

Most definitely! The tour not only includes some great tasting food, but a wonderful insight into the city.  We encourage locals to bring their visiting friends and family along to show off the amazing place they call home.

Still have questions?   Visit our FAQ page to submit your own

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