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Day 5 Sitka - Sea Otter and Wildlife Quest

Day 5 Sitka - Sea Otter and Wildlife Quest

Duration: 3hr

Available: Day 5 11:00 am

Activity Level: Mild - Full participation may require leisurely walking over primarily even surfaces. There may be a limited number of steps, a minimal amount of cobblestones or uneven surfaces, and some standing for extended periods of time.



Delight in panoramic Alaskan scenery as you embark on an award-winning wildlife cruise through picturesque Sitka Sound in search of the area’s resident sea otters, whales, bears and other wildlife. Join an experienced captain and crew aboard a waterjet-driven vessel that offers both a warm interior cabin with large viewing windows and an expansive topside observation deck. As you glide along calm waters through the narrow island passageway of Sitka Sound, you’ll admire scenery studded with snow-capped peaks and a towering stratovolcano. Listen along as your naturalist guide shares about the local ecosystem and the role Sitka played during the 19th-century Maritime Fur Trade. Sitka Sounds is home to the greatest variety of wildlife in Southeast Alaska. This tour has a resounding 99.9% wildlife viewing success rate. Operator has offered wildlife viewing tours in region for over 50 years! Delight in complimentary snacks and non-alcoholic beverages onboard before returning to your ship back in Sitka.



  • Sitka Sound: Set sail on a three-hour boat cruise across placid waters surrounded by rugged mountain peaks and a stratovolcano.
  • Alaskan wildlife: Your experienced captain and crew guarantee you’ll see sea otters, humpback whales, bears, or other local wildlife.
  • Naturalist commentary: Delve into the history of the Maritime Fur Trade in Alaska while enjoying complimentary refreshments onboard the boat.


Important details and advisements

  • Guests must be able to walk approximately 110 yards and about 6 steps to embark vessel with non-lifting assistance only.
  • Guests in wheelchairs and others with limited mobility should not select this tour.
  • Consider physical fitness and medical history when selecting tour.
  • Guests prone to motion sickness should take precautions.
  • Complimentary snacks and beverages are provided.
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