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“wildlife tour”(12 reviews)
“captain brian”(3 reviews)
“humpback whales”(14 reviews)
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Sitka Sound Tours will guide you through a bevy of majestic mountains, ancient volcanoes, towering caves, and miles of ocean teaming with phenomenal wildlife, providing you with unforgettable memories of your once in a lifetime trip to Alaska. Sitka...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Crescent Harbor, Sitka, AK 99835
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+1 907-752-0585
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed October 20, 2008

When we booked our cruise we wanted to get away from the cruise ship crowds and 'do our own thing' in Sitka. We were looking for a boat tour and wanted to see the local wildlife (whales, otters, bear, eagles, etc.) With a little research...More

5  Thank jss_NY
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed July 31, 2014

We decided to book a wild life tour with Jim instead of booking with the cruise line. We did see a few whales and some otters, and a few other animals. Keep in mind these are animals in the wild, so they are at a...More

4  Thank Drishton
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Excellent boat tour of Sitka Sound. The boat is comfortable. The captain is courteous/ knowledgeable. It is more than the average boat tour.

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Reviewed September 30, 2018

Excellent wildlife tour and guide! Captain Brian knows his stuff and is very knowledgeable about everything we saw. There were 4 of us on tour. We saw several humpback whales, rafts of sea otters, sea lions eating fish, seals, salmon jumping, and a lot of...More

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SitkaSoundTours, Owner at Sitka Sound Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

Thank you for you kind and detailed review. Captain Brian is thrilled you enjoyed his tour! There were quite a few whales out there that day!

Reviewed September 28, 2018

We booked this tour well in advance, a small group tour. In fact on arrival we discovered we were the only clients that day so it became a private tour and that was really nice. Captain Brian and his naturalist wife Heather were very good....More

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SitkaSoundTours, Owner at Sitka Sound Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

Thank you for your nice review! Captain Brian really enjoyed catering to your birding passion. He also takes his birding seriously! Hope to see you again if you find yourselves in Sitka.

Reviewed September 24, 2018

Small, comfortable and intimate tour...….very passionate about Sitka and it's marine life....would recommend

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SitkaSoundTours, Owner at Sitka Sound Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

Thank you for your nice review! Captain Brian was so glad you really enjoyed your tour. He also had a really good time. Give us a call if you visit Sitka again!

Reviewed September 23, 2018

Enjoyed the small boat, we only had 4 passengers which was ideal. The boat does take 6, and in bad weather, that could be not so nice...but we had lovely weather and really enjoyed our time. Captain Brian is so nice and interesting to talk...More

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SitkaSoundTours, Owner at Sitka Sound Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

Thanks for your kind review! We are so happy you enjoyed your wildlife tour. Give us a call if you visit Sitka again! Just a note, our boat is 27' and seats 6 passengers. We are one of the largest boats in the small boat...More

Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

Thank you Brian for such a beautiful excursion. We appreciated the knowledge you shared with us about the area and the wildlife. Brian showed us Stellar Sea Lions, Eagle, otters (there were a couple out, but he took the time to go to another area...More

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SitkaSoundTours, Owner at Sitka Sound Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 6, 2018

Thank you for your kind review! Captain Brian really enjoys sharing his enthusiasm for Sitka! It was a pleasure to show you around.

Reviewed August 29, 2018

We had a great time. Highly recommend. Very knowledgeable and we got to see a wide variety of wildlife including whales.

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SitkaSoundTours, Owner at Sitka Sound Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 31, 2018

Thanks for you review! Captain Brian truly enjoys showing visitors our beautiful Sitka. So happy you got to see the whales you wanted to see!

Reviewed August 29, 2018

Truly relaxing, wildlife everywhere! Captain was super knowledgeable. Eagles soaring overhead. Sea otters swimming around us. Whales off shore. What a boat ride!

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SitkaSoundTours, Owner at Sitka Sound Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 31, 2018

Thanks for your review! Captain Brian enjoys showing people beautiful Sitka. Please join us again if you find yourself back in Sitka.

Reviewed August 28, 2018

Captain Brian was a great host. He navigated Sitka with an abundance of knowledge. We were able to get close enough to watch sea lions sunning themselves on a bouy. We could hear the sea lions communicating with each other.

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SitkaSoundTours, Owner at Sitka Sound Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 31, 2018

Thanks you for your review! Captain Brian really enjoyed sharing beautiful Sitka with you and your family. Please join us again if you are in Sitka.

Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Brian, the excellent captain and naturalist, highlighted for us (during a Sitka drought, tough conditions for animals): Humpback Whales, Dall’s Porpoises, Rhinoceros Auklets (very rare), Otters, Eagles, Steller Sea Lions, Harbor Seals. Binoculars 8X or 10X recommended (he may have some, ask first). 12X would...More

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SitkaSoundTours, Owner at Sitka Sound Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 31, 2018

Thank you for your review! Your family got to see just about everything out there! A very successful wildlife tour indeed! We do supply 12 x 42 Bushnell binoculars on all of our tours which seem to work exceptionally well. Some animals like seal and...More

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Carolyn W
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Response from SitkaSoundTours | Property representative |
Thanks for your question! We can only accommodate 6 passengers at a time.
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Response from SitkaSoundTours | Property representative |
You can call us at 907-752-0585 or if there is WiFi on the ship, email us sitkasoundtours(at)gmail - trip advisor won't let me put in our email address...
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