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Sitka Scenic Tour

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Tour operates from May to September.
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Escape the packed school bus tour offered by some cruise lines on this fun and adventurous tour in a new model, spacious 10 passenger van. Your local guide is a true Alaskan who really knows the land and the unique Alaskan lifestyle. Make the most of your trip to Sitka on this small group tour with a local guide who truly understands life in Alaska.

After driving down the town's main street, you will take in the sweeping view of downtown Sitka from the O'Connell Bridge as you explore Japonski (the Russian word for Japanese) Island's rich history and wildlife. Although wildlife sightings are not guaranteed, you will most likely see eagles, sea lions, otters, and various other animals during the tour.

Your small group tour continues with a scenic drive to Silver Bay, where your local guide will explain its rich history and be amazed by the scenery and photo opportunities.

Next, it's on to the "Fortress of the Bear." Here, you'll have the opportunity to witness the distinctive brown bear in a naturalized setting, while your local Alaskan guide will give you a thorough education on the species itself. The three-quarter acre habitat includes a large covered viewing area, where you will observe the bears in safety and comfort.

The last stop on your small group tour is the Sitka National Historical Park, also known as Totem Park. You will stand on a bridge over Indian River and learn about the salmon and their life cycle, then take a walk in the amazing old growth rain forest. Your Alaskan guide will tell you all about native culture as you view the totem art and scenery. Don't miss this exciting small group tour of Sitka!

Shore Excursion Size
Small
Shore Excursion Type
Scenic, cultural
Shore Excursion Duration
2 Hours
Activity Level
Moderate
Shore Excursion Leaves From
For ships that anchor, the tour departs from the tender pier. For ships that dock, a complimentary shuttle is required to reach your departure location. (Full details will be provided in your electronic ticket upon confirmation.)
Food/Beverage Provided
Not Included
Recommended Dress
For all tours in Alaska, we recommend wearing layers, the top one waterproof. Sensible walking shoes are recommended.
Restrictions
Infants under the age of 2 may come free of charge but they must be held in a lap. Guests must be able to walk over paved, gravel, packed dirt and wooden plank surfaces, several on an incline or uneven. There is approximately one quarter mile of walking required. Vans have no storage and wheelchairs can not be accommodated.
5 Stars5Based On 41 Reviews Review This Tour
4 StarsSitka nice place to visitJune 11, 2018

Reviewer: Jim F
This was one of my favorite excursions. Sitka is compact with lots to see and do. The tour guide, a native Alaskan, was friendly and knowledgeable.

5 Starsperfect, thanksJune 03, 2018

Reviewer: Maureen Cullingham
thanks, perfect

5 StarsGreat tourMay 14, 2018

Reviewer: Frank
Our guide was really good. She even spoke Tlingit and was very knowledgable about plant life in the historic park. There were at least 10 bald eagles perched in the trees around the bear refuge.

5 StarsSitkaOctober 16, 2017

Reviewer: Jackie Golden
Great tour. Driver was very friendly & very informative. Took us to some great spots to see local life.

5 StarsGreat ExperienceSeptember 14, 2017

Reviewer: jing zhu
We were warmly greeted by the staff. The tour started on time, beautiful view, and the most impressive one is the visit of bear sanctuary.

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