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Our whale watching tour was perfect! I highly recommended 10/10. They were so nice and very... read more

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Reviewed September 6, 2019
KatieGoeck
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Salt Lake City, Utah
Captain Brian clearly loves what he does

That makes for a really special tour. He has a wealth of knowledge to share about pretty much... read more

Reviewed August 25, 2019
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Reviewed November 28, 2018

Captain Brian is so knowledgeable about the area that he gave us a great trip without putting us into scads of other travelers. Quiet mountain bays to sea otters and whales we saw it all on a gorgeous calm water day. Thanks!!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank DougComstock
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SitkaSoundTours, Owner at Sitka Sound Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 28, 2019

That sure was a beautiful day in Sitka Sound! Thanks for your review!

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Reviewed November 15, 2018

Excellent boat tour of Sitka Sound. The boat is comfortable. The captain is courteous/ knowledgeable. It is more than the average boat tour.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 30, 2018

Excellent wildlife tour and guide! Captain Brian knows his stuff and is very knowledgeable about everything we saw. There were 4 of us on tour. We saw several humpback whales, rafts of sea otters, sea lions eating fish, seals, salmon jumping, and a lot of birds. We got close up to the wildlife and got some killer photos! Nice roomy boat with a bathroom, which was good for our group's needs. I liked that he didn't require a deposit and his prices included tax and etc. Everyone else wanted a deposit and had like $20 in fees added to the price on check out. Highly Recommend!!!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank FishandEat
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SitkaSoundTours, Owner at Sitka Sound Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

Thank you for you kind and detailed review. Captain Brian is thrilled you enjoyed his tour! There were quite a few whales out there that day!

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Reviewed September 28, 2018

We booked this tour well in advance, a small group tour. In fact on arrival we discovered we were the only clients that day so it became a private tour and that was really nice. Captain Brian and his naturalist wife Heather were very good. We saw quite a few whales and they told us a little about them, their patterns, nicknames and habits, etc. As we are birders Brian also tried to find a few bird species for us which was very good. Also we saw sea otters, stellar sea lions . Except for the birds all species were seen at a reasonably close distance and Brian endeavoured to give us the best experience possible.We really enjoyed this trip and have some nice photos too.

Date of experience: September 2018
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SitkaSoundTours, Owner at Sitka Sound Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

Thank you for your nice review! Captain Brian really enjoyed catering to your birding passion. He also takes his birding seriously! Hope to see you again if you find yourselves in Sitka.

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Reviewed September 24, 2018

Small, comfortable and intimate tour...….very passionate about Sitka and it's marine life....would recommend

Date of experience: September 2018
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SitkaSoundTours, Owner at Sitka Sound Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

Thank you for your nice review! Captain Brian was so glad you really enjoyed your tour. He also had a really good time. Give us a call if you visit Sitka again!

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