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Sitka Secrets - CLOSED

Bandon OR 97411, Sitka, AK 99835
+1 808-754-4670
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Highlight of our trip to Sitka: amazing wildlife viewing!

We wanted a small boat tour without a crowd of people, and Kent offered a charter for just the four... read more

Reviewed September 30, 2013
zingerinBonn
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Atlanta, Georgia
1st Cruise Stop whale watching

Wow end of of season and still whales it was a wet time but we knew that when we made to decision... read more

Reviewed September 27, 2013
cj d
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Carmel, Indiana
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Come with us to explore, marvel, and appreciate the wildlife that call the ocean home. We are former wildlife biologists dedicated to making your visit a memorable one. We share a perspective acquired through years of education, experience and a love for Alaska's wildlife.
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Sep 30, 2013
“Highlight of our trip to Sitka: amazing wildlife viewing!”
Sep 27, 2013
“1st Cruise Stop whale watching”
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Bandon OR 97411, Sitka, AK 99835
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+1 808-754-4670
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Reviewed September 30, 2013

We wanted a small boat tour without a crowd of people, and Kent offered a charter for just the four of us, extended the hours for a very reasonable price, and geared the trip to what we most wanted to see. The day was beautiful...More

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HomeIsWhereTheCatIs, Owner at Sitka Secrets, responded to this reviewResponded January 20, 2014

This was a very memorable charter for us, too! We closed our business at the end of September 2014. Thanks to all who elected to explore Alaska's waters with us. Further inquiries may be made to bevandkent@hotmail.com.

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Reviewed September 27, 2013

Wow end of of season and still whales it was a wet time but we knew that when we made to decision to take the cruise. What beautiful animals. Will go back when whales more plentiful and rain less likely to enjoy more. Celebrity Cruises...More

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Reviewed September 14, 2013

Loved our 3-hour tour with Kent. His boat is small (room for 6 maximum), but that just means you don't have to climb over other tourists to see the whales, otters, eagles, puffins, seals, etc. This isn't a "fixed itinerary tour," but Kent finds out...More

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Reviewed September 13, 2013

I went out on a 3 hour wildlife boat tour with Sitka Secrets and it was the highlight of my trip to Sitka. I had heard that Sitka Marine Wildlife Tours were the Top Thing to do in Sitka and this trip proved it! We...More

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Reviewed August 30, 2013

Sitka Secrets is the best guide service we have ever booked! They truly plan out your trip to fit your personal interests, and give you a close up experience you'll remember the rest of your life. We booked the tour for sea birds nesting at...More

2  Thank VickiRenee
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Reviewed August 30, 2013

We just got off Kent's boat and had a lovely 2 hour trip around the islands. We saw sea otters, several whales, seal lions, harbour seals, bald eagles and searched for bears, but unfortunately didn't get to see one.

1  Thank MissT603
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Reviewed August 27, 2013

I really enjoyed the 2 boat tours I did with Kent. I was traveling solo, and Bev worked hard to fit me in with other groups. The first time I went out the weather was not cooperative for going to St. lazaria, but Kent managed...More

1  Thank dhviola
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HomeIsWhereTheCatIs, Owner at Sitka Secrets, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2013

Thanks for coming along twice! We always enjoy repeat customers:).

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Reviewed August 10, 2013

We had an amazing time on our Charter trip with Sitka's Secret. Bev was great working out all of the arrangements! And John did a great job showing us all the secret spots. We saw several humpbacks and got stellar "tail" photos! We also saw...More

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Penguin555, Owner at Sitka Secrets, responded to this reviewResponded August 12, 2013

Thanks for your kind review! I'm now wondering if someone took my husband's place when I wasn't looking:o. There's really no other place Kent would rather be, than on the ocean, so thanks for giving him an excuse to be there. Bev

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Reviewed August 7, 2013

If you enjoy being ferried about by a personable, articulate and highly knowledgeable guide then Kent and his Sitka Secret is perfect for you.There are loads of "wildlife tours" in AK, but Kent has to be one of the best for the traveler who avoids...More

4  Thank jack w
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Penguin555, Owner at Sitka Secrets, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2013

Thank you for coming with us! When our customers are happy, we're happy:).

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Reviewed July 28, 2013

Ken our skipper is a retired Park Ranger and Biologist who has extensive knowledge of the wildlife in Alaska. His boat was comfortable and perfect for a small group. There were only six and that was great! We set out on our adventure headed to...More

3  Thank Dougandlaurie
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