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Gallant Adventures

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Intimately observe and learn about whales, sea otters, brown bears, Stellar sea lions, puffins and bald eagles while on a personable marine wildlife boat tour with a 100 ton Master captain, Alaskan field geologist and mountain climber as your guide...more
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Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

Better, longer, cheaper and heaps less crowded than the cruise ship tours, the Gallant Adventures nature tour is like being in a zoo without the bars. You need to book well in advance as Paul only takes out two tours per day (AM and PM)...More

Date of experience: June 2018
5  Thank Survey54
gallantadventures, Owner at Gallant Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded July 5, 2018

Awww, thank you for the thoughtful review! It was a FUN day out there, and I was happy to introduce you to Hook! As you referred, the area around Sitka is really awesome!! I’m glad that you had such a good time and I’m also...More

Reviewed July 3, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I both throughly enjoyed our marine tour with Paul. It was the highlight of our Alaskan Cruise. We saw several whales, puffins, sea otters, and seals. We were both amazed at the gorgeous island that we visited. The small boat was able...More

Date of experience: June 2018
4  Thank Curiosity63383
gallantadventures, Owner at Gallant Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded July 4, 2018

Thank you for your time and thank you for ANOTHER 5 star Review! I’m so glad to hear that you had a lot of fun out there with me! Every day is exciting for me as you just never know what you’re going to see...More

Reviewed July 3, 2018

We had a wonderful tour of the wildlife in Sitka with Paul. We loved every single minute. A bear on the shore was our first highlight but then came the sea otters, so many whales, a fabulous cave with sea stars and sea urchins... The...More

Date of experience: June 2018
3  Thank KCDSomerset
gallantadventures, Owner at Gallant Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded July 4, 2018

What a fun morning we had!! It was cool seeing how that bear sighting worked out and then discovering that SUPER spiny urchin that was right at the waterline when the swell would drop! Thank for you sharing your experience and for the 5 stars!...More

Reviewed July 2, 2018

I toured with Paul back in 2014 with my husband and kids and we had a fantastic time. Best tour of our cruise. I recently returned to Sitka on a cruise with my parents and booked Paul as soon as we booked the cruise. We...More

Date of experience: June 2018
4  Thank Shel28
gallantadventures, Owner at Gallant Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded July 2, 2018

Shelley, Thank you SO MUCH for the sweet AND 5 star review!! It was GREAT seeing you again and I was surprised to see you again because I wasn’t aware you had gone with me and you weren’t with Sean & the kids! Once I...More

Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

This was by far the highlight of our cruise to Alaska. His knowledge and abilities created a unique and wonderful experience. He takes you to places you have never heard of but will never forget. His knowledge of where the animals are and how to...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Larry H
gallantadventures, Owner at Gallant Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded June 30, 2018

I’m so happy to hear that you had a good time out exploring with me! I’ve spent years and years and years out in the ocean around Sitka and I have lots of secret spots that are off the beaten path, but really special and...More

Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

I’m a professional wildlife filmmaker who has spent the past decade shooting up in Alaska. I met Paul in 2010 and have been coming out on tours with him ever since. He has an unbelievable knowledge of southeast Alaska and knows how to get you...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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gallantadventures, Owner at Gallant Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded June 30, 2018

Thanks for the review, Ben! It’s always a pleasure having you on-board and I’m always extremely impressed with the quality of shots you get. This trip, however, was the first time in 8years that you didn’t even bring a camera with you and it was...More

Reviewed June 27, 2018

Our group of 5 adults booked a morning trip with Paul. We were not disappointed! His enthusiasm and knowledge made my trip. We saw more in 3 hours than all the rest of the cruise. Plus we got to try out his wee bucket on...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Martyn S
gallantadventures, Owner at Gallant Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded June 30, 2018

Thank you for the fun review, Martyn!! I’m really glad to hear that you all had a good time! How could I not be enthusiastic with all that diversity out there and all the unpredictability?!?! Sitka is an awesome area, that’s for sure and the...More

Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

Paul is the best tour guide!! You can tell he loves what he does because his main goal was to make us happy and help us find all the wildlife we wanted to see most!! He catered to our needs and Just hung out watching...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank jennyandglen
gallantadventures, Owner at Gallant Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded June 27, 2018

It was really nice meeting the 2 of you and it was cool how you flew into Sitka to catch your cruise ship, rather than starting in Seattle 😎! I had a fun morning out that day and liked the early start. I appreciate you...More

Reviewed June 26, 2018 via mobile

We just returned from a tour with Paul today. Great experience from start to finish. Easy to schedule. We had an issue with our cruise ship arriving late, but Paul was able to accommodate us anyway. Saw eagles, 50+ otters, many with pups, and quite...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank KathyBChapin_SC
gallantadventures, Owner at Gallant Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded June 26, 2018

Kathy & Todd, Wow...You were quick to write a review!! Thank you so much! What a day! Today was one of Sitka’s busiest cruise ship days and then your ship was late (VERY unusual, but it happens maybe once every year or 2). Nevertheless, since...More

Reviewed June 25, 2018

Where to begin? I feel like I'm piling on - in the best of ways! Brenda and I were really looking forward to this particular excursion on our Inside Passage cruise of Alaska. Reading the reviews beforehand set the bar really high. How could this...More

Date of experience: June 2018
3  Thank Wayne M
gallantadventures, Owner at Gallant Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded June 27, 2018

Thanks for the 5 Star Review, Wayne & Brenda, and thanks for “piling it on”. Haha. I’m glad to hear that you had such a good time! What a fun day and what a fun way to start with that Alaska Air jet landing right...More

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jimmccabe707
April 3, 2017|
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Response from gallantadventures | Property representative |
Please email me for questions regarding availability. You can also try calling me and leaving a voicemail at (907)738-2855. Emails do work best though. My email address is on my website and also listed here on my TripAdvisor... More
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George G
September 4, 2016|
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Call Paul Davis directly at 907-738-2855. He is very responsive and will answer your questions directly.
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GomezAtlanta
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Response from gallantadventures | Property representative |
Good to hear from you and thanks for the inquiry. I operate year-round, but things slow down a lot from Oct-April, so I am often traveling or away on a mountain climbing trip. If you're interested in a tour, shoot me an... More
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