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Sitka Sound Tours

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Definitely a highlight of our trip to AK

AK is OK but I came away thinking Sitka is beautiful partly based on my experience on this tour... read more

Reviewed July 27, 2010
New York City, New York
Great experience-

Jim and EJ took our family of four out for a wonderful and personalized tour of Sitka Sound; Jim... read more

Reviewed June 6, 2010
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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 July 27, 2010

AK is OK but I came away thinking Sitka is beautiful partly based on my experience on this tour. There were 6 of us and the boat was the perfect size for us. We got to see sea lions, eagles, a salmon hatchery and beautiful...More

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Reviewed July 14, 2010

We took a cruises to Alaska 2 wks ago, and book this tour because of the good rewiew in tripadvisor. Firstable $ 260 (give me a break) for the 2 of us to see a few seals, a whale so far way that you could...More

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Jim S, Owner at Sitka Sound Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2012

I regret that this person did not enjoy their time with Sitka Sound Tours. I have been in business since 2005 and do not recall one guest who complained about the quality of my tours in spite of infrequent marginal conditions such as heavy rain...More

Reviewed June 6, 2010

Jim and EJ took our family of four out for a wonderful and personalized tour of Sitka Sound; Jim knows where to look for wildlife and offers a wealth of information about the wildlife and the area itself. Sitka is a breathtaking spot- we enjoyed...More

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Reviewed June 4, 2010

Based on other travelers' comments on Trip Advisor, we contacted Jim Seeland via email and arranged for a tour during our short visit in Sitka. We wanted to see wildlife but also visit the hatchery and didn't have enough time to do both, yet also...More

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Reviewed April 3, 2010

I went on a wildlife tour with Jim in mid-september and it was a personalized, excellent experience. We saw otters, bald eagles, salmon, gray whales, humpback whales, Jim when out of the way to see more whales on the way back. He was knowledgeable about...More

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Reviewed October 9, 2009

From my first email communication with Jim Seeland of Sitka Sound Tours I knew my trip to Sitka would be a day to remember. Jim was very accommodating in customizing our tour to what we wanted to do and see. This was much appreciated since...More

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Reviewed September 29, 2009

We did a 2 hour tour with Jim Seeland in mid-September with our 2 kids 10 and 13, and it was one of the highlights of everyone's vacation. Jim is very personable and enjoyable to spend time with and will cater the tour to whatever...More

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Reviewed September 14, 2009

Captain Jim of Sitka Sound Tours is the best!! He was very willing to work with us and customize a tour and times that fit our interest and schedule. He is a wealth of local knowledge and has the eyes of an eagle to help...More

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Reviewed August 9, 2009

We went on a tour with Jim Seeland (Sitka Sound Tours) and just loved it. Jim is very knowledgeable and took us to see whales, otters and puffins. It was amazing. He knows all the best spots and the smaller boat makes the experience more...More

1  Thank stefanny28
Reviewed July 23, 2009

I went on three boat tours while in Sitka and Jim Seeland's tours far exceed the others. Not only is Jim a really nice tour guide but extremely knowledgable. We saw lots of wildlife and birds in addition to a tour of the hatchery. He...More

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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...