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Allen Marine Tours

#3 of 28 Tours in Sitka
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Address: Sitka Port, Sitka, AK
Phone Number: (907) 747-8100
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We took the ``Sea Otter & Wildlife Quest Tour'' out of Sitka. It could not have been better. Saw whales, sea otters, eagles and bears. Captain was great in that he altered course... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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Chicago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We took the ``Sea Otter & Wildlife Quest Tour'' out of Sitka. It could not have been better. Saw whales, sea otters, eagles and bears. Captain was great in that he altered course whenever he believed we would see more wildlife. The Naturalist on board provided very interesting insights. One of the crew was the grandson of the founder of... More 

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albany NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A wonderful experience in every way. Great crew over 20 whales and many sea otters. We had a rainy overcast day with seas just marginal yet the Captan found whales in this less then ideal weather. Even with the lousy weather I would still highly recommend this tour.

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Maidenhead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a great trip, one of the highlights of our cruise. We were picked up from our ship in a catermaran and saw sea otters very soon. The sea was a bit choppy, so it was not always a comfortable trip, but we saw lots of whales, seal lions, puffins, and even a bear in the distance. The tour... More 

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Clayton, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Allen Marine Tours was very helpful while booking the trip. They actually went out of their way to be helpful, because we were booking as independent travellers. We took the Misty Fjords tour out of Ketchikan. I think we had a one of a kind trip. A cruise ship did not make it to port, so the boat was less... More 

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Houston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took this excursion via NCL Sun during an Alaskan cruise. It was definitely one of our best excursions. The boat was a large catamaran with a large glass enclosed area and comfortable padded bench type seats. Customers could stay inside and/or go outside on the spacious deck. There is also a nice regular bathroom on this boat. Coffee, hot... More 

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near Inverness, Scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went out on a morning "Sea Otter and Wildlife Quest" with Allen Marine on Friday 22nd July 2016. Almost immediately we have great views of Humpback Whales. As we watched them, we soon forgot that it was raining quite hard. After a while with them, Captain Hank took us amongst the islands to see a raft of female Sea... More 

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New York suburb
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took the Sea Otters, Raptors & Bears tour as part of a cruise package. Our guides on the water from Allen Marine were knowledgeable, enthusiastic and engaging. The boat was easily accessible and comfortable, and we could move around inside and out as the views of wildlife changed. I loved it, and I am usually nervous on the water.... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I would gladly do this trip again. Went as part of a cruise excursion and it was fantastic. We basically explored the bay area looking for wildlife in a comfortable fast boat. You could stay inside and be quiet and comfy or go outside on the deck for a better view (very safe). Saw sea lions, otters, humpbacks, many birds... More 

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Friday Harbor, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This was our second trip with Allen Marine out of Sitka. We visited by cruise ship and the access to the tour boat couldn't have been easier! It was practically at the foot of the gangway. The Allen Marine boats are catamarans, very stable and are an excellent platform for educational information on the first level and photography and outside... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

This cruise was packed with lots of sightings of wildlife - whales, sea lions, bald eagles and sea otters (a mother otter had her baby on her stomach). The company provided great crew who knew lots of stories about the birds and animals, their habits and life cycles. They knew where to go to find specific organisms and although the... More 

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