Troll for salmon, go for a whale watching tour and water taxi regionally. Hot springs, volcano hikes, historical and wildlife tours. Unlike any place on the planet! The Tongass National Forest is one of the last great temperate rainforests on the planet. The mountains, trees, and ocean, intimately connected, will enchant and restore you.
Sitka Sound Ocean Adventures
We provide safe, reliable, economical water taxi service to Forest Service cabins, Goddard Hot Springs and remote trailheads & camping destinations up to 60-miles from Sitka. Our specialties include transporting sea kayaks, bikes & camp gear, and providing local knowledge about the remote places you want to explore. Two sizes of water taxi boat available.
Sitka Wildlife Adventures
Thirty years of experience on the waters and beaches of Southeast Alaska. Marine transportation to remote locations for hiking, biking, camping, and kayaking. The Tongass National Forest is rich in natural abundance. It’s also overflowing with wildland recreational opportunities. Within the boundaries of the Sitka Ranger District there are more than twenty recreation cabins and shelters; all are situated on the most beautiful remote beaches and lakes. Many are accessible only by boat from Sitka. There are beautiful remote hikes, bicycle trails, surfing beaches, hot springs, and kayaking routes throughout this spectacular wild paradise. As an expert in navigating the waterways and negotiating the beaches of the extended Sitka coastal area, Esther G Sea Taxi is your wilderness transportation solution! The Esther G II is custom built to get you and all your gear there and back again safely, efficiently, and enjoyably!