A Whale’s Song Expeditions

P.O. Box 6535, Sitka, AK 99835

Ever wanted to witness one of nature’s great events?  Want to watch Humpback Whales and hear them communicating with each other?  Do you think Puffins and Otters are adorable?  Look no further, we got the tours for you.  Get courtside seats while whale’s supply the play by play announcing as you eavesdrop on their communication with our amplified hydrophone.  Our whale & wildlife tours are naturalist led and designed to enhance your awareness of whales, marine wildlife and their habitat.  Is nature photography your passion?  Join one of our customized photography tours where our photo experts help you capture inspiring and frame worthy images.  Imagine the Alp-like peaks of the Tongass National Forest and the crimson streaked Mt. Edgecumbe volcano as the background, while you photo iconic Alaskan wildlife.  Attain tack-sharp images with the right composition that communicates the story of that moment in time.  Savor the solitude and the most plentiful wildlife that Sitkans treasure.

Alaska Wildlife Tours & Water Taxi

306 Islander Drive, Sitka, AK 99835

Enjoy the scenic wonders of Sitka Sound aboard our Coast Guard five-star safety rated, 31-foot vessel with fully enclosed head, heated cabin, and a rain cover on deck.

Allen Marine Tours’ Sea Otter and Whale Quest

PO Box 1049, Sitka, AK 99835

You’ll have the opportunity to observe some of our most famous residents – sea otter, humpback whales, eagles, brown bears, puffins – all in their natural environment. Enjoy a fully enclosed catamaran with wrap-around windows, observation decks, a full restroom, mini-galley, tour-use binoculars, onboard naturalist, and complimentary beverages. Regularly scheduled departures Sat. 9am-12pm, Wed. 5:30pm-8:30pm, every other Sunday 1:30pm-4:30pm; reservations encouraged but not required.  Pricing and reservations available thru website below.  Please call or email for weekday daytime departures and reservations. Season runs May through September.

Annahootz Alaskan Adventures

PO Box 52, Sitka, AK 99835

Enjoy an Alaskan sightseeing adventure on our 29-foot Olympic Cruiser with heated cabin while we explore the waters of Southeast Alaska and the Tongass National Forest. Get up-close and personal with wildlife such as bears, whales, otters and much more!  Let forty years of experience help you discover Sitka’s wildlife. I offer half-day (3 hour) or full-day (6 hour) wildlife charters, where we will search for humpback whales (guaranteed sightings), sea lions, sea otters, sea birds, and the Alaska brown bear. Fully-licensed captain available, year round. Prices: Half-day, $140/person; Full-day, ask for quote. *Also available is an 18-foot Crestliner skiff rental.

Baranof Tours LLC

Baranof Tours specializes in land and marine experiences.  Our 2-hour tours help you discover Sitka and still allow time for exploring our downtown and local cuisine.

Limited 10 guest group size, creates personable adventures – allowing for a comfortable ride to our many amazing points of interest.  Along the way you experience nature, historical landmarks and your guide’s Alaska sense of humor.   Our family owned and operated company offers you an exciting “local’s” perspective of this wonderful place we call home:  Sitka!

Brownie’s Charters

5 Hour salmon fishing charters, wildlife boat tours exploring the beautiful Sitka Sound looking for whales, sea lions, sea otters, etc., photography, private parties.

Four B Charters

Experience Sitka up close and personal in our safe, clean, heated vessel. Be it wildlife viewing, fishing or coastal transport, our friendly skipper has a vast knowledge of the local area and the marine wildlife that frequents this area. We offer a water taxi service that will take you to any one of the many cabins, local hot springs, a sandy beach or wherever your adventure may lead you. Our drop bow makes beach drop offs and pick ups safe and effortless.  Give us a call  –  you are in for a treat!!!

Gallant Adventures

330 Harbor Drive, Sitka, AK 99835

Explore the maze of islands deep in Sitka Sound while on an exciting wildlife boat tour with Gallant Adventures. There is truly no better way to experience the real Alaska!

Ocean Raft Adventures

105B Monastery Street, Sitka, AK 99835

Pacific Ocean Thrill Ride – Volcano coast exploration by ocean raft.  An ocean rafting adventure is the perfect way to make your visit to Sitka exciting and unforgettable. You will be equipped with state of the art gear for this extreme adventure.  Up to 50 mph fun on the waves in the open seating of Adventure Raft 1.  Watch for whales and sea otters on your way to explore the ravaged volcanic coastline of Kruzof Island.  Please visit us online or email us!

SeaMarine Wildlife Excursions

475 Katlian Street, Sitka, AK 99835

Join Captain Patrick, a lifelong resident of Southeast Alaska for a personalized marine wildlife experience. He has been safely navigating the coastal waterways and shorelines of Sitka Sound and Baranof Island for 25 years. Aboard our 30′ aluminum vessel with fully enclosed cabin and a large fore deck for taking pictures, you will have the opportunity to view whales, sea otters, sea lions, eagles, and the many other species of birds that can be found on St. Lazaria island, a national wildlife bird sanctuary, housing hundreds of birds nestled on the island all in their natural environment.  Book direct now!

Sitka Sound Ocean Adventures

Blue Bus in Harrigan Centennial Hall Parking Lot, Sitka, AK 99835

Sitka Sound is one of the most dynamic coastal wilderness environments on Earth, and home to an amazing variety and abundance of wildlife.  Set out on a hand-crafted adventure aboard your own private expedition boat led by one of the most knowledgeable captains in SE Alaska.  There is no better way to explore this incredibly beautiful, wild place.

Sitka Sound Tours

5 Maksoutoff Street, Sitka, AK 99835

Sitka Sound Tours will guide you through a bevy of majestic mountains, ancient volcanoes, towering caves, and miles of ocean teaming with migrating humpback whales, breeding colonies of tufted puffins, harbor seals, Steller sea lions, rafts of sea otters, lumbering brown bears, and perched bald eagles. Also be prepared to see up close Sitka’s commercial fishing activities, the culture, and lifestyle of Southeast Alaska, remnants from World War II, and ancient forests! Providing you with unforgettable memories of your once in a lifetime trip to Alaska, Sitka Sound Tours customizes your tour based on what you want to see while in Sitka. 

Sitka Wildlife Adventures

215 Shotgun Alley, Sitka, AK 99835

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!

Sitka Wildlife Tours

330 Harbor Drive, Sitka, AK 99835

Our “Sitka Marine Adventure” starts in a 26’ Glacier Bay catamaran perfectly suited for Alaska waters! Our heated cabin and large viewing windows add to your comfort with an open deck perfect for taking photos. Our two-hour tour can take a maximum of 6 guests at a time to some of the most breathtaking scenery and wildlife habitat in the world. Humpback whales, sea otters, sea lions, and bald eagles are just a few of the wildlife species we encounter. Recommended by Tripadvisor, the worlds largest travel site! Check out our ratings and book your small group adventure today!

Sitka Zodiac Adventures

330 Harbor Drive, Sitka, AK

Sitka Zodiac Adventures puts you in the driver’s seat.  Step out of the crowd and into the shoes of a Southeast Alaskan, captaining your own boat through Sitka Sound!  Follow our local guides on this boat tour as they lead you along the beautiful and rugged Alaska coastline and into pristine bays.  Learn about the people and the wildlife that call this Last Frontier home.  Cruise alongside commercial fishing vessels bringing in their catch.  See where William H. Seward purchased Alaska from Russia in 1867 and be immersed in the history and culture of Sitka, Alaska’s hidden gem.

Although not sold as a wildlife tour, animal sightings can include:  seals, sea otters, sea lions, humpback whales, orcas, eagles, various seabirds or even brown bear.  Get away from the buses and crowds to enjoy this intimate excursion with your favorite travel companions!  Tours depart twice daily.

Tongass Troll, Tours & Taxi

Thompsen Harbor
PO Box 6411
Sitka, AK 99835

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.