Sitka Scenic Tour
Sale Price: $85.00
Sitka Scenic Tour
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!
Reviewer: Kim Shingleton
Really enjoyed this excursion. The guide was a long time resident who really the area.
Reviewer: Judy Love
This tour was very interesting. The guide was very personable
Our tour with Marie was the best tour of our two week cruise. She is a native of Sitka and her enthusiasm and love of her town were evident. It was a very rainy day but everyone on our tour was happy to leave the comfortable van and explore with her. The rain forest walk was lovely, as were the rushing river and salmon we saw. We could have spent more time everywhere. But the Fortress of the Bear was well worth the trip by itself. Can hardly wait to return to Sitka and explore more!
Reviewer: Deborah Dellera
This tour is locally operated. Our guide was super knowledgeable and friendly. I would highly recommend this tour company.
Reviewer: J. Patrick and Cynthia Anderson
We had a great time visiting Sitka, Alaska as part of our Holland America cruise. The guides were very helpful and shared a great deal of interesting information about the area. We are very glad that we took this tour.