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Sitka Sound Ocean Adventures

112 Toivo Cir, Sitka, AK 99835-9552
+1 907-752-0660
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Gorgeous Day and Beautiful Paddle!

Liz was our guide and she and the others did an excellent job of getting us properly outfitted for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Columbia, South Carolina
Kayak in Sitka, AK

This experience was a tie for the best, most enjoyable event during our week in Sitka. Family... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Dennis P
Enid, Oklahoma
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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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112 Toivo Cir, Sitka, AK 99835-9552
+1 907-752-0660

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Liz was our guide and she and the others did an excellent job of getting us properly outfitted for the trip plus all safety aspects were covered. Dry sacks were given to us for camera and other important items. More importantly she gave us some...More

Thank Jnoe2020
Reviewed 1 week ago

This experience was a tie for the best, most enjoyable event during our week in Sitka. Family owned, not some big franchise tourist trap. Our guide was the grandson of the worlds best cookie baker. Cookies were part of the kayaking experience furnish by Grandma....More

Thank Dennis P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sitka Sound Ocean Adventures helped us plan a multi-day trip from Sitka to Kanga Bay. They were very responsive to my e-mails about recommended gear and other questions prior to the trip. The day before our trip, Alison gave us a rundown of the kayaks,...More

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First time kayaking for both of us! Andy, our guide, was excellent! Relatively inexpensive for the adventure! Definitely a must-do in Sitka!

Thank Christy B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Everything about this family-run adventure group is fantastic. From the moment we started until our final goodbye, we were taken by their kindness and desire to ensure a good experience. This is not a cheesy touristy excursion; it is a low-key, high-end genuine nature experience....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful day paddling with our guide Garrett and four other people. Covered a lot of water in beautiful weather. Saw a brown bear on the beach and puffins and three sea otters on the boat ride home thanks to Captain John. Everything we've loved about...More

Thank tescrs
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked a half day kayaking trip and it was the highlight of our stay in Sitka. Our guide was Dayton, and he was so nice and patient and polite, a real gentleman. He knew where to find wildlife and the best route in the...More

Thank Lwilke109
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did the half day tour with Dayton as our guide. This trip was the highlight of our time in Sitka. Dayton was awesome at finding wildlife, and very knowledgable about what we were seeing! We saw sea lions, otters, crabs, starfish, and many other...More

Thank 4austin4
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While we glided through kelp forests surrounded by beautiful mountain scenery, Allison gave us the right amount of information about the area to pique our interest and to ensure our safety, then allowed us to simply paddle and enjoy! It was a memorable excursion that...More

Thank Theresa T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was probably lucky in booking with Sitka Sound Ocean Adventures for a day when no cruise ships were in port - but I suspect this guided tour of Sitka Harbor and islands would have been as enjoyable even if I wasn't the only paddler...More

Thank gregsh
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31 January 2017|
Response from caroljeangraham | Reviewed this property |
Visit their website, I am guessing May-October??
20 July 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
25 April 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