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Alaska Raptor Center

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Growing from a backyard, volunteer-run operation, the Alaska Raptor Center has become Alaska's foremost bald eagle hospital and educational center, as well as one of the state's premier visitor attractions.Each year, the Alaska Raptor Center...more
1000 Raptor Way, Sitka, AK 99835-9302
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Reviewed January 26, 2019 via mobile

Great for kids and family. Lots to learn and experience up close to these beautiful birds. Outdoor bird sanctuary and indoor classrooms, theatre and learning center. Staff is great and take good care of the birds

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 25, 2019

This was an interesting tour, it was very informative, but can be a bit lengthy. The staff seem to be very aware and well informed of the creatures.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed November 18, 2018 via mobile

I love the raptor center. Their mission is to rehabilitate birds of prey and release them into the wild. Those that are impaired in some permanent way are used for education and given a permanent place to live. They have owls, eagles, hawks, falcons, and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank laurendevore
Reviewed October 27, 2018

We really enjoyed our visit to the Alaska Raptor Center. The efforts to rehabilitate injured birds of prey are amazing! It is a beautiful facility with knowledgeable people, who are happy and proud to be part of this and to answer any questions. It is...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Susanne T
Reviewed October 25, 2018

The staff was very caring for the birds and are making a huge difference for returning birds to the wild. The presentation was very informative. The exhibits are well done. We visited the Raptor Center as part of an excursion during an Alaskan cruise on...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 8, 2018

Interesting center and close up views of Eagles, Owls, Hawks etc. Their efforts on the part of our National bird and other raptors is admirable. It is worth a visit while in Sitka. Staff is friendly and informative. The back trail is very scenic.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank dinerdon
Reviewed October 6, 2018

Enthusiastic professionals share their passion for these ancient, threatened animals. Engaging, entertaining, and educational.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank wws68
Reviewed October 2, 2018

this raptor center is very nice place to see & learn about birds such as eagles & owls. the ranger or the staff very nice & they have their own short nature trails that's beautiful to explore.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

We were able to visit the Alaska Raptor Center several times over the course of a week. What impressed me the most was the absolute dedication of the staff. They were all very caring and most informative! With each visit we learned even more. We...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank DPC518
Reviewed October 1, 2018

We enjoyed very much, I just think they did a little to much talking, The nature trails where beautiful

Date of experience: September 2018
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June 23, 2017|
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Response from CndnGuider | Reviewed this property |
Yes HAL runs a tour to the Raptor Centre. Don't know if the bus will accommodate you. We walked up to the centre but would not advise you to do that
August 20, 2016|
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Response from jscoops | Reviewed this property |
we actually took the ship bus to the main part of town and then we walked through Sitka for free. It is beautiful. we went through the totem poll park and then walked across the street to the raptor center for free. Our... More
May 17, 2015|
Response from Ed C | Reviewed this property |
Google alaska raptor center the first response will be their website, and at the top of the website is a link to their gift shop. I would include the links but trip adviser prohibits it