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Alaska Whale Watching Boat Excursion

This excursion was excellent! We saw whales, sea otters, sea lions, seals, eagles, even a bear... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2023
Jennifer H
Perfect day

We spent a wonderful afternoon with Neil and highly recommend booking with him. We saw a mother... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2023
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Reviewed 20 May 2021

Our 2nd time on the wonderful Catdaddy. With Neil as our Captain, along wis his trusty wildlife expert, and mixture of weather, we found ourselves in our perfect place. Pleasant conversation and coffee, to the crisp sea air blowing in our face, to the wonderous wildlife we were blessed to experience. And when we say our 2nd time, we mean there are more trips we'll be booking with Neil in the future. You always learn and discover something new on his trips. From new information on the local wildlife, to Neil being a fellow Vermonter! If you are reading this and planning to vist Sitka, Alaska, you need to book with Whale's Song Expeditions to enjoy the who experience !!! And if you're reading this Neil...thank you again !!!

Date of experience: May 2021
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Reviewed 19 May 2021

Captain Neil and our naturalist Kenzie were simply amazing. Our morning started with a warm welcome and coffee on board. During our time we were able to see the surrounding islands around Sitka, hear really great stories, and observe the beautiful wildlife. Some of the favorite wildlife we saw were the puffins, sea otters, sea lions, and coastal brown bears. Thank you so much Captain Neil for such a special day. We throughly enjoyed it. All the best!

Date of experience: May 2021
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Reviewed 28 March 2021

Excellent – A photographer's dream come true - bring your camera, you won't be disappointed! The wildlife was abundant and easily photographed. Plenty of seabirds, otters, sea lions and more bald eagles and whales than I could count. Captain Neil is a great host and guide, from the welcoming pot of hot coffee to the on-going narrative about the wildlife and sea life to adjusting plans on-the-fly based on where the wildlife could be seen. I will be coming back and I am recommending Captain Neil and the Catdaddy to friends and family.

Date of experience: March 2021
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Reviewed 9 March 2021

The entire experience was unforgettable. I highly recommend this to anyone who is a photography enthusiast. The wildlife was incredible!

Date of experience: May 2020
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Reviewed 29 September 2020

Wow, what a fabulous tour! Neil was very knowledgeable of the area and we saw a lot of marine wildlife! The boat was comfortable and he even had coffee and hot cocoa on board! Thank you for a fantastic experience.

Date of experience: September 2020
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