By Cruise Ship
Sitka is a popular port of call for many cruise lines that sail the Inside Passage. During the months of May through September, there are cruises to suit almost anyone’s tastes. Visitors who prefer a traditional large ship experience can book through Holland America, Norwegian, Oceania, Regent Seven Seas, Sojourn, Windstar, Crystal, Celebrity, Princess, Carnival or Silversea Cruises.
Alaska Airlines (1-800-426-0333) schedules daily jet service that links Sitka with Seattle, Anchorage, Fairbanks, Juneau and Ketchikan. Delta Airlines (1-800-321-1212) offers summer seasonal jet service into Sitka as well. Small plane service is available to towns throughout Southeast Alaska from Harris Air (907-966-3050) and Alaska Seaplanes (907-789-3331).
By Small Cruise
Sitka is also a popular port of call for small ship experience cruises. Cruisers seeking a more personal adventure will find it here.
ALASKAN DREAM CRUISES
1512 Sawmill Creek Rd
Sitka, AK 99835
Alaskan Dream Cruises proudly hosts 8, 9, 11 and 13 day cruises spotlighting scenic beauty, amazing wildlife and intriguing native culture with seven itineraries with three vessels; the Admiralty Dream, Alaskan Dream and Baranof Dream. Cruise itineraries operate Saturdays and weekdays (depending on the itinerary) from Sitka or Ketchikan on selected departures. Alaskan Dream Cruises itineraries are designed to offer our guests an opportunity to experience the Southeast Alaska less traveled and reach the more remote, spectacular and amazing country of the Alaskan wilderness and support our mission of “True Alaska with True Alaskans.” Quote from Guest: “I’ve been all over the world and this was one of the greatest holiday travel experiences of my life.” We strive to provide opportunities to experience the rich cultural aspect of the Great land we call home —Alaska! “Sh tugáa haa ditee yagéiyi át kaax. — We have much to be thankful for.” Please contact your travel professional or contact us Monday through Friday from 7am to 4pm Alaska time.
PO Box 448
Pierson, FL 32180
Enjoy ALL INCLUSIVE one way cruises between Sitka and Wrangell aboard the M/V Island Spirit. Experience Southeast Alaska in the comfort of one of our many lounges. Get close to nature as we explore and kayak in remote bays. Visit out of the way small communities as well as major towns. May through August. Visit our webs site for information or booking.
SOUND SAILING S/V BOB
Live. Play. Sail Alaska. Adventure in comfort on S/V Bob, a modern and roomy 50′ sailboat for 7-10 day custom cruises. Relax without the crowd in three queen-sized staterooms with private heads and showers. Hear the cry of bald eagles as we swing gently on the anchor in a pristine wooden cove. Watch bears from a kayak. Hike the primordial forests. Savor your freshly caught seafood. Help hoist the sails or just listen for humpback whales singing. Our trips also visit quaint fishing villages, natural hot springs and historic sites. Treat your family to a sailing vacation and truly experience naturally spectacular Southeast Alaska your way. Trips departing from Sitka, Petersburg, Juneau and exclusive Glacier Bay trips.
THE ALASKAN ADVENTURE LLC
The Alaskan Adventure is a floating lodge on Alaska’s S.E. Inside Passage. We are a family owned and operated Alaskan Guide Service. Our focus is service minded.
THE BOAT COMPANY
P.O. Box 1839
Poulsbo, WA 98370
Celebrating over 30 years of Cruising, Conservation, Education and Fishing. The Boat Company is your one stop shop for hiking, fishing, kayaking, whale watching, sightseeing, photography, and the only nonprofit offering itineraries and activities tailored to your interests! Custom 8-day/7 night all inclusive “Eco-Luxe” aboard our well-appointed vessels: the 20 passenger M/V LISERON and the 24 passenger M/V MIST COVE. Operates May to September.
The protected waterways of the Inside Passage also offer a profound adventure for those who prefer to set their own pace with a private boat. For independent mariners, contact the Sitka Harbormaster ((907) 747-3439) for information on Sitka’s harbors and transient moorage.
Sitka is a year-round port of call for the Alaska Marine Highway System (1-800-642-0066). These state-operated ferries provide an extraordinary opportunity to navigate the Inside Passage at a leisurely pace. Passengers can embark – with or without their vehicle or RV – at Bellingham, Washington (just north of Seattle) and Prince Rupert, British Columbia from the south, and in Skagway or Haines, Alaska from the north. A ferry shuttle provides daytime transportation to/from the Sitka Ferry Terminal ((907) 747-5800) or contact a local taxi company in advance.