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Beautiful Sitka Marine Wildlife Photo Tour

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330 F-99
330 F-99, Sitka, AK 99835, USAIf arriving in Sitka on a cruise ship we will pick you up at Crescent Harbor / Harrigan Centennial Hall where the shuttle buses drop ff all passengers. Not on a cruise ship please call 907-738-9890
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    Sitka
    Stop: 4 hours -
    Our captain and professional photographer will greet you and direct you to our vessel. After a short orientation and safety briefing, we will head out into the Sitka Sound comfortably aboard our very stable and heated 43’ catamaran that features 360-degree viewing, complete walk around deck and spacious restroom. Whether a seasoned pro or a budding wildlife photographer you will receive world class guidance. They will help refine your wildlife photography skills to capture fast- and slow-moving marine wildlife in beautifully composed images with ease. The muse of your 4 hour tour will be Whales, Otters, Porpoise, Seals, Sealions, Bears, Puffins and plethora of marine birds.
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You'll return to the starting point
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Departure Point
330 F-99, Sitka, AK 99835, USA
Departure Time
12:00 PM
Duration
4h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Local taxes
  • Beverages
  • Snacks
  • Professional photographer guide
  • Hydrophone to hear whale communication
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 6 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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This was our second time in Sitka touring with Neil and Lione. They are the perfect combination of informative, fun and caring guides for your sea adventures. Neil is respectful of the wildlife and caters to your interests whether it be whales, puffins, otters etc. He may go
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Response from NeilM3452, Owner at Beautiful Sitka Marine Wildlife Photo Tour
Responded Aug. 20, 2019
You guys are wonderful! It was so great having you aboard again with us and thanks for the wonderful compliments!
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We stayed at Sitka over a week end, thus no Cruise ships and lots of tourists. Some tours then does not operate, but owner Neil was prepared to take me on a photographic tour nevertheless. It was only me and him, on his smaller boat of the two and without the photographic
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Response from NeilM3452, Owner at Beautiful Sitka Marine Wildlife Photo Tour
Responded Aug. 24, 2019
It was such a great pleasure having you aboard and so exciting to watch the fantastic show all the birds put on for us. If I visit South Africa I would very much like to see you again.
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A big thank you to Captain Neil and Leone for the great trip you provided for us in July. Both worked hard to be as informative as possible and visit as many sites as would allow with out 3 hour window to get back to our cruise. We saw humpbacks , puffins, sea otters , bald
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Response from NeilM3452, Owner at Beautiful Sitka Marine Wildlife Photo Tour
Responded Aug. 8, 2019
Thanks for such a great review. We are so glad you had a wonderful trip and hope the rest of the cruise was fantastic!
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Hired Neil for a 3hr wildlife tour of the surrounding waters. Great experience for my two kids (5 & 8). We got lucky and had a calm/sunny day on the water. Staff was so kind and super nice to our kids. We saw whales, puffins and other wildlife. Thanks for the experience. Ps.
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Response from NeilM3452, Owner at Beautiful Sitka Marine Wildlife Photo Tour
Responded Jul. 21, 2019
That was such a beautiful day. Charlie and Lucy are great! Imagine how epic it could have been if only the bananas didn't come aboard lol. Thanks Paul!
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We picked this tour due to the humor of the author on their disclaimer regarding wildlife. Visiting friends in Sitka, we had a day to ourselves and wanted to go exploring. We ended up on the boat with Neil and Elona (sp?) and what a treat! They were very knowledgable, it wasn't
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Response from NeilM3452, Owner at Beautiful Sitka Marine Wildlife Photo Tour
Responded Jul. 21, 2019
Heidie that was a fantastic day so glad we had you onboard.Thanks for your fantastic review!
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About the operator

This experience only has a few reviews, but you can read what other travellers have to say about the operator.

By: A Whale's Song Expeditions
48 reviews
Certificate of Excellence
Kimberly W
Mesa, Arizona
62
A whale of a good time!
Captain Neil and Miss Lione, naturalist and photographer we're amazing! Very friendly, and knowledgeable about the
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Marnie D
119
Had A Gallant Time!
Ok, I admit, this company was not my first choice. EVERYONE said go with Gallant. My parents went with Gallant a
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rickyjk
21
Excellent Tour!
Capt Neil and Leone we're a great team as they took us on a 3 hr whale and wildlife tour. We've been on several
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Kari Ann H
389
Be there on the boat, or be square
We could not have been happier with our tour with Neil and Lione a week ago. We saw all sorts of wildlife from
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Britney L
Murrieta, California
71
You won’t regret this tour!!
Went out with Captain Neil & Leon & had such an amazing time !! The scenery was gorgeous & the boat you ride on is
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whoa3050
midwest
11678
The best experience again!!
This was our second time in Sitka touring with Neil and Lione. They are the perfect combination of informative,
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JohanM2273
718
Exciting and attentive
We stayed at Sitka over a week end, thus no Cruise ships and lots of tourists. Some tours then does not operate,
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JGA63
Beckenham, United Kingdom
50
Wonderful marine & wildlife trip
A big thank you to Captain Neil and Leone for the great trip you provided for us in July. Both worked hard to be
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paulbY8660TR
10
Great experience
Hired Neil for a 3hr wildlife tour of the surrounding waters. Great experience for my two kids (5 & 8). We got
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Heidei R
40
Fantastic and Knowledgable Tour of Sitka Wildlife
We picked this tour due to the humor of the author on their disclaimer regarding wildlife. Visiting friends in
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em-T-sails
Virginia
10294
Found the birds but...
We recently toured with Captain Neil to Lazaria for birding. The naturalist onboard was excellent and if the seas
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Chris T
Alaska
10
May 2019 Sitka
A three hour trip out to St Lazaria National Wildlife Refuge on a glorious day, with glittering sea, and the
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Lin G
Suffern, New York
133
Scenic nature cruise in small boat
An excellent choice for exploring nature in Sitka Sound. This is a small boat, max 4 passengers plus captain Neil
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Michelle W
51
Awesome Time and Crew
This was such and enjoyable and informative tour. They do a great job of finding the whales while being eco
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whoa3050
midwest
11678
I can only say OMG!!!!!!! over and over again
We traveled to Sitka for the whale migration in March. Neil the owner,captain,naturalist and all around good guy
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