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Eagles Whales and Bears, Oh My!!!

We took an all day Wildlife Tour from Holland America, it started with the Sitka Sound Boat Tours... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2015
Dallas, Texas
Lemonade out of a lemon experience made by bus operator!

Sitka Sound Tours is a family run business that can take you to such places as the ferry dock to... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2015
Dom P
United States
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After a brief hiatus we are back and booking wildlife tours for 2017! Sitka Sound Tours will guide you through a bevy of majestic mountains, ancient volcanoes, towering caves, and miles of ocean teaming with phenomenal wildlife, providing you with unforgettable memories of your once in a lifetime trip to Alaska. Sitka Sound Tours customizes your tour based on what you want to do and see while in Sitka.
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7 Sep 2015
“Eagles Whales and Bears, Oh My!!!”
12 Jul 2015
“Lemonade out of a lemon experience made by bus operator!”
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Sitka, AK 99835
+1 907-752-0585

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Reviewed 7 September 2015

We took an all day Wildlife Tour from Holland America, it started with the Sitka Sound Boat Tours. I remember the operator was with Allen Boat tours. We saw Seals basking on the rocks, Eagles Fishing, and got a Pod of Humpback Whales everywhere. Highly...More

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Reviewed 12 July 2015

Sitka Sound Tours is a family run business that can take you to such places as the ferry dock to depart, the Alaska Raptor Center, and the Fortress of the Bears. We used their bus service to ride out to the Fortress of the Bears...More

Thank Dom P
Reviewed 18 June 2015 via mobile

Jim does a great job of getting you to the action. A 30 year Sitka resident and marine biologist point of view was right on. My three granddaughters loved the tour and my wife and I thought it was the best of our Alaska trip....More

1  Thank Joel H
Reviewed 10 February 2015

Booking a tour with Jim Seeland was the best decision I made while in Sitka. He spent time with the four of us, asked questions, designed the tour around what we wanted to see. Because his boat is not large like the huge tour boats,...More

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Jim S, Owner at Sitka Sound Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2015

I appreciate all of the kind reviews visitors have taken the time to post regarding Sitka Sound Tours. It's a great business to be in: meeting new people, sharing beautiful Sitka Sound and spending time on the water. As of May 1, Sitka Sound Tours...More

Reviewed 22 September 2014

Jim Seeland took us out for wildlife viewing, even though there were only two of us, both senior citizens with slight mobility problems. We saw many whales, sea otters and sea birds. We also got to see St. Lazaria island at low tide, and were...More

3  Thank GrandmaP2
Reviewed 17 September 2014

Went out on a "3 Hour Tour" with Captain Jim Seeland and had the time of our lives. We save sea otters, sea lions, whales, jelly fish, bald eagles and so much more. I could not have wished for a better tour guide, he took...More

3  Thank jkregel
Reviewed 7 September 2014

My husband and I sailed with one other person during our tour in Sitka. Captain Jim was attentive to our needs and wants and was very easy going. I enjoyed his comments about Sitka and the wildlife we were seeing, and it was also apparent...More

2  Thank chirpy12345
Reviewed 2 September 2014

This private tour is just the best! I have been to the Alaska panhandle on three recent cruises and this is the only reason I would go yet again. Holland America goes to Sitka and it is well worth the trip. Sitka is not a...More

3  Thank Kitty S
Reviewed 1 September 2014

The special thing about the tour that Jim Seeland offers is that is so personalised. Our tour was with another couple who had booked separately. Jim catered for everyone's interests including one of our group who was a very keen photographer. We saw whales, sea...More

1  Thank Baly2088
Reviewed 31 August 2014

Booked my wildlife tour with Sitka Sound Tours based upon the positive reviews on TripAdvisor for August 27, 2014 as part of my Holland America Westerdam 7-day Alaska cruise. I had previously gone with another tour operator during a visit to Sitka, Alaska in 2009...More

1  Thank hogwildterry
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Carolyn W
Is this a wheelchair accessible excursion, and how many passengers can be accommodated? We have a party of 13 which includes 3 children (12,11,6). The wheel chair is for 18 year old with CP who is able to be "walked" up ramp by parent if necessary.
15 April 2017|
Response from SitkaSoundTours | Property representative |
Thanks for your question! We can only accommodate 6 passengers at a time.
How do we reach you from our cruise ship?
6 April 2017|
Response from SitkaSoundTours | Property representative |
You can call us at 907-752-0585 or if there is WiFi on the ship, email us sitkasoundtours(at)gmail - trip advisor won't let me put in our email address...