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Sea Otter & Wildlife Quest


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3 hours
Available all year
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Embark on a wildlife cruise to discover the breathtaking and rugged beauty of Sitka Sound.
  • Look out for the incredible wildlife of Southeast Alaska, such as whales and sea otters.

  • Admire the stunning beauty of Sitka Sound and its picturesque coastal environment.

  • Enjoy the vessel’s facilities, including the comfortable cabin, snack bar, and observation deck.

  • Learn about Sitka Sound’s fascinating ecosystem from your onboard naturalist guide.

Sitka’s Wildlife 

Set out into Sitka Sound on an Alaskan-built tour boat for a day of exploration. This vessel has been specially designed to navigate Southeast Alaska's narrow island passages and bays, allowing for spectacular maneuverability during wildlife watching. As you listen to the onboard guide’s narration, keep an eye out for the variety of marine mammals found here, as well as black-tailed deer and bald eagles.

Practical information

  • Remarks/requirements: Please wear warm layers and rain gear. Binoculars are recommended.  Restrooms are available on board. 

  • Language: English 

  • Walking information: Tide variable ramps, up to 0.25 miles of walking total 

  • Wheelchair accessible: Wheelchairs may be accommodated if confirmed in advance.

Penguins perched on the ice of Cuverville Island, Antarctica. Credit: Espen Mills / HX Hurtigruten Expeditions

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