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Sitka Sound Ocean Adventures

607 reviews
About Sitka Sound Ocean Adventures
Sitka Sound Ocean Adventures is an Alaskan family-owned business. We employ a select group of exceptional guides who proudly specialize in small-group and private adventures. Join us for a sea kayak adventure to explore the very heart of one of the most spectacular marine wilderness environments in the world. We offer a range of services to match any schedule ability and preference - guided day trips, multi-day expeditions, outfitting and water taxi. Let's go paddling!
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Hours Today: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Sitka, AK
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Reviewed December 10, 2018 via mobile

We had a great time kayaking Sitka! Our tour guide, Emily, was very knowledgeable and helped us find several different animals. The best part is you get to kayak out the entire time, and a boat picks you up so you don’t have to see...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank LindsayJak
Reviewed September 18, 2018

This was a fun excursion! Our guide, Dan, was very knowledgeable about the area, wildlife, and got us pretty close (safely) to some humpback whales that were nearby. We were able to see starfish, jellyfish, humpback whales, several bald eagles, herons, sea otters, and sea...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jim G
Reviewed September 17, 2018

We had a great time on this kayaking adventure. We were a little concerned about possibly tipping over, since while on a previous experience on a lake in Washington State we did tip over. HOWEVER, the kayaks the hosts provide are VERY stable and the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Becca K
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful excursion! Fun, informative, friendly staff. Definitely worth the money! Never kayaked before and would definitely do it again!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Adventurer757864
Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

Every member of their team was a pleasure to work with. We did the fort tour, which provided a great mix of paddling and walking for our group of experienced and amateur paddlers. Their operation is located at the bus terminal downtown—doesn’t get any more...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jordansanford
Reviewed September 13, 2018

This was a great excursion! I wish we could have seen some more wildlife, but it was still fun. Dan was a very friendly guy and very knowledgable about the area.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Archie B
Reviewed September 12, 2018

This was a fabulous adventure. It was raining, but they gave us rain gear and we had such a great time. The sites were amazing and we went to some bunkers where we hiked around. That was really cool seeing the old WWII bunkers. Kayaking...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank skoszyk
Reviewed September 10, 2018

Dan the man was our tour guide. They were professional and the sites gorgeous. They even provided a cookie snack of the most delicious cookie ever! I will remember this forever. It was not strenuous, it required zero experience and they provide all the equipment....More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank laurieh217
Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

Had the best time out there in the water!!! The staff is friendly and acomodating!! They even took us on a quick ride to watch some whales that were near by! Simple the best!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mariana G
Reviewed September 3, 2018

We had a lot of fun on the half day kayak tour during our cruise ship's stop in Sitka. The guide did a great job of showing us around the little islands. We saw lots of wildlife including whales, fish and sea lions.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Dan S
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January 31, 2017|
Response from caroljeangraham | Reviewed this property |
Visit their website, I am guessing May-October??
July 20, 2016|
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Response from Robert H | Reviewed this property |
Their # is 907 752 0660. Your ship tender will take you in to the dock, there you will catch the Sitka city shuttle (one arrives about every 15 minutes)to Crescent Harbor. That's where the kayak tours are launched from. Look... More
Brent N
April 25, 2016|
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Response from John-SSOA | Property representative |
Hello Brent, John here. Great question - I occasionally have lower back problems so I share the same concerns. The 4.5-hr Paddle & Cruise trip includes about 2.75 hours of paddling at a relatively leisurely pace. The... More