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Allen Marine Tours

Sitka Port, Sitka, AK
(907) 747-8100
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Ranked #7 of 22 activities in Sitka
Type: Tours
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Lebanon, New Jersey
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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4 attraction reviews
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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
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
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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53 reviews 53 reviews
23 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
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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37 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
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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48 reviews 48 reviews
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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Salt Lake City, Utah
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

We took the Sea Otter quest as an excursion from our Alaskan cruise. I have nothing bad to say about this event. The naturalist (Nancy?) was interesting, knowledgeable, and accessible for questions. She loved her job and her enthusiasm was infectious. I also appreciated the young man and woman who manned the coffee area. They were great. And THE WILDLIFE!... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013 via mobile

Took the Sea Otter Quest and Fortress of the Bear excursion. A pleasure from start to finish. Our naturalist was absolutely wonderful - a great learning experience. Boat was comfortable with good wildlife viewing from all areas inside, outside and above. Rafts of otters, humpbacks, sea lions, not to mention the time out on the water cruising areas not accessible... More

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Austin, TX
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

Our afternoon exploration of Sitka Sound was pretty much nonstop wildlife adventure. We saw several humpback whales, eagles, including one swimming to shore dragging its catch... explored an island with thousands of nesting sea birds, were able to photograph sea otters lazing in the sun, and followed a pod of orca's! for a while. The staff is very knowledgeable and... More

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Buffalo Grove, Illinois
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013 via mobile

Took this tour on reco from shore excursion clerk on our cruise on the msOBoosterdam, the tour had lots of other good reviews. They weren't lying, the crew was awesome, captain was former Coast Guard and and had vast knowledge of the waters and places too see. The seal popped out first, then we saw a raft (group) of otters,... More

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