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Sitka Sound Tours

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Sitka Sound Tour

Captain Jim was superb - he kept up a thoroughly informative and entertaining commentary throughout... read more

Reviewed June 5, 2014
Caroline H
Oxford, United Kingdom
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Captain Jim took us on an amazing tour thru the Sitka Sound. On a cruise like this you never know... read more

Reviewed May 18, 2014
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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
Sitka, AK 99835
+1 907-752-0585
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Reviewed June 5, 2014

Captain Jim was superb - he kept up a thoroughly informative and entertaining commentary throughout the whole trip. We saw several humpback whales, amazing sea otters with their babies, seals and eagles. The boat was just what we had expected and we felt very well...More

Thank Caroline H
Reviewed May 18, 2014

Captain Jim took us on an amazing tour thru the Sitka Sound. On a cruise like this you never know if you are going to see a lot of animals or none at all but we were treated to some great sights. We saw 2...More

Thank markhambr
Reviewed September 27, 2013

My wife and I wanted to take a boat out on the water to see whales, otters, seals, and some eagles. We saw all this and more. We even saw a wild brown bear much to our amazement. Jim, who ran the tour, would have...More

3  Thank Ben H
Jim S, Owner at Sitka Sound Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 2, 2013

I had a great time sharing the wildlife, scenery, and lifestyle we enjoy here in Sitka on this trip. I was suffering "withdrawal symptoms" when these two called me as the last cruise ships of the season have left. It was invigorating to be out...More

Reviewed September 10, 2013

Our guide and skipper, Jim, found us a LOT of sea otters and whales...he figured out where the whales were likely to move, and within a few minutes of stopping to drift we were surrounded by at least 5 or 6 animals at a time....More

3  Thank John I
Reviewed September 8, 2013

I have been on sea life tours multiple times but this was the best ever!!! Because the boat was more maneuverable we were able to get incredibly close to whales, otters, seals, and eagles!! It was an experience of a lifetime! Jim Seeland was an...More

3  Thank Maridee G
Reviewed September 7, 2013

If you're looking for a FAB tour - call Captain Jim Seeland. He's a marine biologist who runs this tour in the summer. Not only is the tour enjoyable but educational. We came away with a far better knowledge on what it takes to raise...More

3  Thank smd8094
Reviewed August 30, 2013

If your are into wildlife and learning at the same time, this is the tour for you. Jim is a trained wildlife expert with a passion for the wildlife. You can't help to share his enthusiasm for the wildlife you see. Jim goes out of...More

3  Thank springcitylen
Reviewed August 17, 2013

If you want a tour with a small group of people from a wildlife biologist, then Sitka Sound Tours is for you. Captain Jim Seeland greeted 6 of us at Crescent Harbor and we boarded his 27" boat. Jim is a retired Fisheries Biologist and...More

3  Thank James1946
Reviewed August 10, 2013

By chance I called Sitka Sound Tours, and we were setup with Judson. He grew up in Sitka and was an absolute wealth of information and an incredible tour guide. Our tour with Judson was probably at the top of the list for our visit.

1  Thank Teri A
Reviewed August 6, 2013

My husband and I booked this excursion with Jim Seeland and were not disappointed. He was very friendly and informative and definitely wanted us to have a positive experience. There were six of us and this is so much better than being on a larger...More

1  Thank Debbie M
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Carolyn W
April 14, 2017|
Response from SitkaSoundTours | Property representative |
Thanks for your question! We can only accommodate 6 passengers at a time.
April 6, 2017|
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...