Day Tour

Sitka Sound Paddle and Cruise (4 Hours 30 Minutes)

Entrée Alaska

Sitka, AK United States

Valid for Travel Now Through: 02 Oct 2018

Sitka Sound Paddle and Cruise (4 Hours 30 Minutes)

Sitka, AK United States

Tour Features

Experience(s)

  • Sightseeing
  • Wildlife & Nature

Meals

None

Recommended Ages

5 and Above

Activity Level

Moderate

Description

This paddle and cruise adventure offers a perfect introduction to the wild side of Sitka Sound. Following a kayak skills & safety orientation, you’ll set off in the shallows, getting comfortable with your craft, before we continue out to our first group of islands. While paddling through mazes of reef and kelp forest—areas accessible only by kayak—your interpreter/guide will help identify the colorful marine life visible below, including crab, sea stars, anemones, sea urchins, jellyfish, and more. At the surface, we frequently sight ever-amusing sea otters, harbor seals, sea lions, porpoises, bald eagles, and a variety of marine birds. At a seldom-visited island, step ashore to stretch your legs, do a little beachcombing, and enjoy a snack while soaking in views of the Sound. Your guide will explain some of the ecology of the area, and also tell you about the Tlingit people, who still fish using knowledge passed down since the last ice age. Finally, an exciting 30-minute boat cruise will return you to Sitka.

About Us

At Entrée Alaska, we create custom excursions from the Inside Passage to the Arctic Circle. Drawing on our many years of experience and insider knowledge, we create memorable custom travel in Alaska, including private Alaska tours. We select the best Alaskan lodges and resorts, and have countless suggestions for things to do in Alaska off the beaten path. We pride ourselves on our uncompromising attention to detail—which translates into unforgettable travel experiences for our valued clientele.

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