We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Excellent Tour and Guide

I would definitely do this again. The boat was a perfect size and the guide was excellent and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
OhioTony
,
Ohio
Great Guide!

We had a great wildlife tour with Captain Chris. He is a skilled captain and shares the natural... read more

Review collected in partnership with this attraction

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
MarciaD
,
Webster Groves, Missouri
Read all 85 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
After a brief hiatus we are back and booking wildlife tours for 2017! Sitka Sound Tours will guide you through a bevy of majestic mountains, ancient volcanoes, towering caves, and miles of ocean teaming with phenomenal wildlife, 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 do and see while in Sitka.
  • Excellent93%
  • Very good4%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“perfect size” (4 reviews)
“sitka sound” (18 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
Sitka, AK 99835
CONTACT
Website
+1 907-752-0585

Similar Things to Do in Sitka

Write a Review
Reviews (85)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 85 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I would definitely do this again. The boat was a perfect size and the guide was excellent and knowledgeable. It was beautiful being out on the water and we saw lots of wildlife such as Whales, otters, sea lions, and plenty of fish.I think he...More

Thank OhioTony
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great wildlife tour with Captain Chris. He is a skilled captain and shares the natural history of the area with great skill and enthusiasm. The weather was iffy, Chris did the best job possible. Loved it!

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Thank MarciaD
SitkaSoundTours, Owner at Sitka Sound Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We appreciate this fabulous review of Sitka Sound Tours and are thrilled your group really enjoyed their tour! FYI, the Captain's name is Brian, not Chris.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Brian answered all our questions in depth, shared his unusual Alaskan life experiences, and brought along excellent binoculars. We saw a minke whale (!) otters (our main desire) Stellar sea lions, and bald eagles. We looked for bears, too. It was a very informative and...More

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Thank suzpfisterer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Brian was a wonderful tour guide and a pleasure to do business.. He was flexible when our ship was late arriving and arranged our tour to accommodate some special interests we had expressed. He is very knowledgable about the marine life and the general area....More

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Thank gyaworsky
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Individualized tour on a small (27') but safe, comfortable boat. Very knowledgeable captain. My wife and I visited Sitka on Oceania Regatta cruise ship. We had arranged for the tour directly with Brian by phone. Comparing notes with other ship passengers later, it was clear...More

Review collected in partnership with this attraction
Thank chrishY64XL
Reviewed 8 August 2017

We were on a cruise to Alaska. Booked this excursion on our own. We saw virtually nothing. Maybe a few seals, a couple of eagles. and a few otters swimming. We would have been better off booking an excursion with the ship or when we...More

2  Thank vstrakes
SitkaSoundTours, Owner at Sitka Sound Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

This review is very disappointing. You were able to see endangered Steller Sea Lions - those weren't seals...sea otters and eagles! Not a bad array of wildlife to see in just a few hours! We apologize the whales didn't make it on cue for you,...More

Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Experiencing Sitka wildlife was the best ever. We got to see otters, sea lions, whales, and bold Eagles. Everything went smooth, nice and the captain was a local from Sitka that knew his way around. It was really worthy. Love the experience and the ride.

Thank Isina A
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Brian was very knowledgeable about the marine and wildlife in the area. It was fun to get offshore and view the area from the water. We saw deer, sea otters and sea lions. I highly recommend the relaxing tour.

Thank Ann H
Reviewed 12 July 2015

Sitka Sound Tours is a family run business that can take you to such places as the ferry dock to depart, the Alaska Raptor Center, and the Fortress of the Bears. We used their bus service to ride out to the Fortress of the Bears...More

2  Thank Dom P
SitkaSoundTours, Owner at Sitka Sound Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Hello this review seems to be for the wrong wildlife tour. We operate Sitka Sound Tours, a vessel based business. This review seems to be for a business offering bus tours with someone named Andrew - which has nothing to do with Sitka Sound Tours....More

Reviewed 18 June 2015 via mobile

Jim does a great job of getting you to the action. A 30 year Sitka resident and marine biologist point of view was right on. My three granddaughters loved the tour and my wife and I thought it was the best of our Alaska trip....More

1  Thank Joel H
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Mean Queen
94 reviews
.09 miles away
Highliner Coffee
108 reviews
.20 miles away
The Pub
267 reviews
.18 miles away
Sitka Hotel
61 reviews
.15 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Sitka National Historic Park/Totem Park
628 reviews
.19 miles away
Russian Bishop's House
200 reviews
.21 miles away
St. Michael's Cathedral
274 reviews
.11 miles away
Baranof Castle State Historical Site
77 reviews
.16 miles away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Carolyn W
15 April 2017|
Answer
Response from SitkaSoundTours | Property representative |
Thanks for your question! We can only accommodate 6 passengers at a time.
0
Votes
CLSchmitz
6 April 2017|
Answer
Response from SitkaSoundTours | Property representative |
You can call us at 907-752-0585 or if there is WiFi on the ship, email us sitkasoundtours(at)gmail - trip advisor won't let me put in our email address...
1
Vote