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Address: 112 Toivo Cir, Sitka, AK 99835-9552
Phone Number:
+1 907-752-0660
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Mon - Sat 08:00 - 17:00
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Sitka Sound Ocean Adventures is an Alaskan family-owned business. We employ...

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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Great trip!

We took the 2.5 hour harbor islands tour. It was a gorgeous view. Our guide Chris was friendly and helpful, and the entire team was great at making sure we got on the water... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 June 2016
lchows
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Los Angeles, California

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

We took the 2.5 hour harbor islands tour. It was a gorgeous view. Our guide Chris was friendly and helpful, and the entire team was great at making sure we got on the water comfortable and well outfitted The cookies were delicious. We didn't see a huge amount of wildlife, though we did see a sea lion eating a fish... More 

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Provo, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

We had a great time paddling through the islands there near Sitka. We saw many, many bald eagles. The equipment and service was top notch and our guide was great. I would highly recommend this trip - it is a wonderful way to get out and see things you don't see from tour boats. We did the half day trip... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

Chris, from AZ, was a wonderful and patient guide. We not only su successfully learned how to operate a two person kayak with supervision, we had such a blast doing it with great company that we wouldd do it again. Keep up the good work! Your company's enthusiasm and encouragement goes a long way. You never know what a bunch... More 

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Thank Julli V
Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

We decided to do the kayak adventure last minute. Chris made the trip really great, he was informative and loves what he does! All of the employees make you feel safe and welcome. Wish I would've booked the fort excursion!! Next time for sure.

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Moscow, Idaho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

I highly recommend going on a kayak tour in Sitka and going with this guide company. Connor is an excellent guide - very knowledgeable on the area, marine life, and forests. We saw dozens of bald eagles, a seal, and an otter. Food was provided and awesome - cookies from grandma and salmon biscuit from mom. I went alone (rest... More 

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Danville, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

What a pleasant way to spend 2.5 hours in this lovely place. Maggie's watchful eye and wealth of knowledge added to the adventure. She is great at sharing interesting facts about the Eagles, kelp and other wildlife. We found this relaxing, fun, and informative. As other reviews mention, the homemade cookies are a special treat. I'm so glad we got... More 

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Thank Jeannine C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

Couldn't have asked for a more perfect day to kayak in a breathtaking environment. No wind, no choppy waves, and plenty of sunshine. And Mitch was the best guide to take us through Sitka Sound area! They were very attentive to our safety, comfort and schedule. Highly recommend booking your excursion through Sitka Sound Ocean Adventures!

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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

We had 6 people renting kayaks for 4 days for a self-guided trip, and got a water-taxi drop-off as well. All of the folks at Sitka Sound Ocean Adventures went out of their way to make sure that things worked out smoothly for our trip, from all of the pre-trip questions to the final paperwork. We have already recommended SSOA... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

Sitka is a great place for kayaking with the breathtaking views, islands and varied wildlife. We saw sea lions bathing on a channel marker, Eagles, sea otters, and deer grazing in a pasture. The untouched beauty of Sitka is breathtaking. As an experienced paddler, the guides Connor and Maggie were amazing. They knew all the right places to go considering... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

Great kayaking trip to see WWII ruins. Chris our guide offered great information on the history of the area. Dixie's cookies are awesome!

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