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Sitka Wildlife Tours

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Take a tour of Sitka, or a whale watching tour with Sitka Wildlife Tours and experience Sitka, Alaska, one of Alaska's most historic and beautiful cities. On our two-hour Sitka land tour you'll ride in a comfortable van in a small group and go with...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Sitka, AK 99835
+1 907-738-1733
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All reviews van tour small group sea otters unscheduled stop cruise ship great tour early in the season bubble feeding local man totem park whale watching tour guide was very knowledgeable two hours highly recommend this trip holland america salmon beautiful scenery
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sonny is a true Tlingit Warrior (or so the grand take goes!) I would call him a “whale whisperer!! We saw SO many whales, eagles, and otters because of his sharp eyes and eagerness to bring joy to all the guests. I went on a...More

Thank Heytey
Rhonda C, Owner at Sitka Wildlife Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are so glad you had a great time with our amazing captain! Thank you for your kind words!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great excursion! We got to see whales, sea otters, and seals, almost forgot we also saw a few eagles and one eagle's nest. Highly recommended!

Thank annagaytan90
Rhonda C, Owner at Sitka Wildlife Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Our captain is the best! I'm so glad you had so much fun!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing tour. Went whale watching and also saw sea otters, sea lions, and bald eagles. The boat was immaculate; our guide was so knowledgeable; and our group thoroughly enjoyed the trip!

Thank martmichm
Rhonda C, Owner at Sitka Wildlife Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for noticing all we do to make your trip amazing.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were supposed to go on a whale watching adventure, but found out at 7:15 am on the dock that the boat had been broken for several days and the tour was canceled. So we got on the shuttle bus that dropped up off at...More

Thank Gary C
Reviewed September 2, 2018

We had such a wonderful experience and saw so much wildlife on the marine tour that we decided to book again the next day. Captain Sonny knew exactly where to go to find the wildlife, so even though I thought 2 hours would be a...More

3  Thank Nancy G
Reviewed September 1, 2018

Booked this through TripAdvisor and it was great. The van picked us up on the side of Centenial hall. Our driver gave us a tour of Sitka and it’s main points before heading off to a stream to watch the salmon swim up to their...More

Thank SDBrad
Reviewed September 1, 2018

We where on a cruise but decided to book a tour with an outside company. It was a mistake! The best companies are contracted by the ships and do not sell tours directly, only through the ship. 1. The boat had only 5 seats but...More

3  Thank Sdancer2
Rhonda C, Owner at Sitka Wildlife Tours, responded to this reviewResponded September 2, 2018

Hi Sdancer2, We are very sorry our small group tour was not the right tour for you. It is true we have seating for 6 average size people but sometimes the clients that book are above average and don't book accordingly. The ship based tours...More

Reviewed August 20, 2018

This is a wonderful tour! Captain Sonny was a delight, a true waterman, very knowledgable and fun. Sonny knows where to find the whales - at one point, we had whales on three sides! Very easy to see the wildlife - the boat only holds...More

Thank Maryann B
Reviewed August 17, 2018

If it is possible to have a perfect tour,this was it1. When you check in, you are greeted by two very helpful guides. They make you feel welcomed and had no problem answering our questions, The Captain was so much fun! He went way beyond...More

Thank Mary Ellen H
Reviewed August 16, 2018

From start to finish, this was a 5 star trip! We were greeted by very knowledgeable guides when we checked in. The Captain was amazing! He had a great sence of humor and knew so much history about Sitka. The boat only held 6 passengers....More

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September 2, 2016|
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Response from Rhonda C | Property representative |
We do book out of the Harrigan Centennial Hall BUT Captain Rich is NOT our captain Sonny Cropley is. Why do you ask?
November 5, 2015|
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Response from Rhonda C | Property representative |
Thank you so much we sure enjoy hearing from our clients in the pass to hear what we are doing right and even wrong. Our whole team love working with the visitors and sharing our beautiful home !
June 28, 2015|
Response from Rhonda C | Property representative |
Sitka Scenic Tour (land) is $65.00 per person plus 6% tax Sitka Marine Adventure (wildlife viewing) is $135.00 per person plus 6% tax