The oceans, bays and fjords surrounding Kodiak Island have been the domain of sea going kayaks for more than seven thousand years. Alutiiq hunters earned their living from the waters surrounding the island in their incredibly seaworthy vessels by hunting marine mammals and fishing. Today kayaking remains a wonderful way to experience Kodiak Island’s rich and diverse marine environment.
Upon arriving on Kodiak Island we rented a car and drove around Chiniak Bay to Lagoonside B&B where we met our hoist John Fiorentino. Lagoonside B&B provides its guest with use of modern 17 foot fiberglass sea kayaks, located on an amazing stretch of coastline, it is the perfect opportunity to explore Kodiak’s marine environment without the hassle of transporting kayaks all the way from home. John is an excellent cook and provides all meals, sure beats camping out in the bush! Here is the view of the lagoon from his beautiful home.