Callisto Canyon Cabin Water Taxi, Seward water taxi and sea kayak shuttles to Callisto Canyon Cabin and other destinations in Resurrection Bay.

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Callisto Canyon Cabin Water Taxi

The Callisto Canyon Cabin can be accessed by hiking from Lowell Point along the Caines Head Trail or by boat. Callisto Canyon Cabin water taxi rates can be found on the right side of this page.

If needed, Backcountry Safaris can also provide sea kayaks and camping gear. CLICK HERE: Sea kayak and camping gear rental.

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Callisto Canyon Cabin is located on the northerly-facing beach on the west side of Resurrection Bay, within Caines Head State Recreation Area, approximately four hiking miles from the trail head at Lowell Point and 6 miles from the Seward small boat harbor. The cabin is located at the south end of the broad beach between Derby Cove and Tonsina Point near the hillside.

The Callisto Canyon cabin has two sets of full size bunk beds with a capacity to sleep eight people. A table, benches, counters and cabinets are provided. A wood stove for heating is also available. You will need to supply your own firewood. An axe and saw may not be available at the cabin due to thefts, so plan on being equipped to split and cut your own wood.

A small stream flows through Callisto Canyon, but water may not be easily retrievable from it since for the majority of the year it disappears into the ground about a half mile up into the canyon. Therefore the closest fresh water source to the cabin is a small stream located on the hillside directly southwest of the cabin.

The outhouse is located almost directly behind the cabin. Plan on providing your own toilet paper should none be found at the latrine.

Also Available

Seward Water Taxi, Kayak Shuttle Service is also available to these Resurrection Bay and Kenai Fjords Aialik Bay sea kayaking locations.

  • Kayaker's Cove
  • Caines Head
  • Callisto Cabin
  • Derby Cove
  • Fox Island Spit
  • Humpy Cove
  • Sunny Cove State Marine Park
  • Thumb Cove
  • Day Harbor
  • Kenai Fjords-Aialik Bay
  • Northwestern Fjord

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Tour Type: Water Taxi
Difficulty: Easy to Moderate
Comfort: Inside Seating
Prior Experience: None
2012 Tour Dates
Water taxi departs daily from the Seward Small Boat Harbor.

April through October
Water Taxi Rates
Rates are based on a minimum of two passengers. Solo travelers may be able to piggyback with another trip to meet the 2 person minimum. Please call.

One Way: $40 each plus tax and fees
Round Trip: $50 each plus tax and fees

**All rates are subject to a fuel surcharge.

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