Mothership Tours

Introduction Mothership

Anadyr Adventures offers mother ship supported two to ten day kayaking tours to remote and spectacular parts of Prince William Sound. As our guests, you have the choice of staying on board one of our comfortable sailing or motor yachts. We visit fjords with majestic tidewater glaciers and spend time in hidden bays and protected passages. You have the choice of kayaking, walking, hiking, sailing, wildlife viewing, beachcombing, fishing, or simply relaxing on board and enjoying the scenery.

The vessel will cross all open waters taking you from spot to spot in the morning or evening allowing you to set your own pace with more time for activities and relaxation. We provide warm comfortable sleeping quarters, hot showers, delicious meals, all the necessary kayaking snd safety equipment, profesional guides, licensed captain, and a motorized skiff for safety and on shore activities. All you need to bring are your clothes, camera, and the willingness to share an unforgettable experience.

Our trips are designed to accommodate from four to six guests and range from 2 days to 2 weeks. The itinerary changes according to your particular interests, the number of days on board, the weather conditions, and the ability of our kayaking guests. Mothership trips are the ideal choice for novice kayakers, anniversary and honeymoon couples, families with smaller children, groups with diverse interests, and for everyone who prefers traveling in comfort of a small groups, flexible itinerary, personalized service and a warm shower at the end of each day.


Mother Vessel Supported Trips

We use several different motor vessels for these trips depending on your group size and the level of service you’d like. Prices may vary depending on the boat.

Trips include:

  • all kayaking and safety equipment
  • basic paddling instructions
  • naturalist guide
  • delicious meals
  • warm beds
  • captain and crew skiff
  • for safety and on shore activities on board reference library hotel and airport transfer

Not included:

  • transportation to Valdez
  • lodging and meals while in Valdez

To learn more about our mothership trips please call ANADYR ADVENTURES in Valdez toll free at 800TOKAYAK.

Sail Hike Kayak


Two sailing vessels are available for mothership based kayaking tours. Each boat is 50 ft long and can comfortably accommodate up to 4 guests. The vessels cruise at 8 to 9 knots per hour allowing you time for sailing, wildlife watching and relaxation.

Three and Four Day Trips

Kayak in front of Shoup Glacier than explore Sawmill Bay and the secluded bays around Glacier Island, visit puffin and Steller sea lion rookeries, hike, pick blueberries and salmon berries, and enjoy the magnificent scenery of Columbia Glacier from atop Glacier Island. And, if time allows paddle through the beautiful and rarely visited Long Bay.

Five Day Tour

Extend your stay for two more days and also explore explore Long Bay, Tatetlick Narrows for the best viewing of sea otter nursing grounds. Visit historic Ellamar and kayak to the lagoon at the head of Galena Bay.

  • 3 days $1080/person
  • 4 days $1505/person
  • 5 days: $1900/person
  • Daily rates: $425/person/day
  • All prices based on groups of 4 participants
  • Sailboat based trip is offered only in June

Adjustment in rates will be made for groups with less than 4 guests.

Packing List
Questionnaire for Day Trips