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Allen Marine Tours

Sitka Port, Sitka, AK
(907) 747-8100
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Ranked #6 of 23 Activities in Sitka
Type: Tours
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33 reviews 33 reviews
3 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Booked this excursion through Holland America. There were 20 of us on a Jet Cat. Took a nice ride out to an island for a nature walk. Guides were great, tons of nature education presented in a fun way. Saw humpbacks on the way to island. Saw tons of starfish on the island and learned about the foliage and life... More

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Austin, Texas, United States
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We boarded the Alaskan Dream for a nine-day cruise from Sitka to Ketchikan. The customer service on this tour was excellent. I think the mantra of the crew is, "we'll make that happen". I was traveling with someone who is somewhat mobility impaired and they anticipated most of our needs without us asking. EVERYONE was knowledgeable, professional, friendly, and 100%... More

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Cooma, Australia
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65 attraction reviews
219 helpful votes 219 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We took the Sea Otter & Wildlife Quest tour before joining Allen Marine Alaskan Dream for an 11 day cruise of the Inside Passage. From the minute we were met at the airport by the efficient crew to the time we boarded the shuttle bus to the airport in Ketchikan, we were ably cared for by the Allen Marine family... More

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Leesville, South Carolina
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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

I booked this excursion aboard an Oceania cruise. I understand that it can be booked on-line for a lesser cost, In any case I was thrilled with the trip. We saw all the wildlife that they advertised and the scenic views were lovely. Naturalist guides were well informed and eager to answer any questions. Snacks aboard the ship were an... More

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Lebanon, New Jersey
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

What a great trip! A 5 hour catamaran cruise/a visit to the Alaska Raptor Center/Fortress of the Bear rescue facility at Silver Bay.. We saw a bear, sea otters, whales and sea lions! You can't believe the beauty of Sitka! The catamaran cruise is the highlight of this 3 part trip. Our catamaran guide was Leanora. Her knowledge and sparkling... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We had a fantastic time including getting to see a humpback whale do bubble netting up close. Also saw otters, harbour seals, bald eagles and coastal brown bears. The captain was very knowledgeable and did a great job letting us see the wildlife without disturbing them.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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8 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Friendly and knowledgeable. We did see a lot of otters as planned. Boat is larger than we would recommend and didn't see much other wildlife.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

My family thoroughly enjoyed two tours with Allen Marine. Comfortable seating with glass all the way around the bottom level, open air top level. The knowledgeable naturalist on board explains as you cruise looking for interesting wildlife. The crew and captain were so helpful to our family and saw to our needs beautifully. Free coffee and hot chocolate with snacks... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

This tour was awesome, we saw plenty of sea otters and humpback whales. We followed a few whales so that we could get plenty of pictures. The captain and the naturalistic were very informed about the area and the wildlife. It was a 3 hour tour that seemed to be over fast, I was amazed how fast the time had... More

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Senior Contributor
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9 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Did the sea otter and wildlife out of Sitka in early June. We were hardly set out before we started seeing humpback whales. By the end of the tour we saw humpback whales, sea otters, seals, bald eagles, dolphins and more unusually grey whales. Because a lot of the female sea otter had cubs with them the captain was understandably... More

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