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Address: 215 Shotgun Aly, Sitka, AK 99835-9729
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If you want a personal and knowledgeable tour of the beautiful island, Davey is the guy to see. After an almost full day on the water, he did not head in until I got to see the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want a personal and knowledgeable tour of the beautiful island, Davey is the guy to see. After an almost full day on the water, he did not head in until I got to see the whales breaching. He does anything and everything to make sure you get the most out of this experience. I will definitely be booking... More 

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you're in Sitka for any length of time, you'll immediately know that there's so much more to see right at your doorstep -- the beautiful islands, the wildlife in Sitka Sound and the surrounding Tongass National Forest. There's no better way to experience it than to take a tour with Davey Lubin on the Esther G. We consulted with... More 

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Sitka, Alaska
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Reviewed 5 April 2017

Davey is a fantastic host and is wonderfully knowledgeable about the surroundings. We saw whales and otters in our first hour out!

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Reviewed 3 April 2017

Davey was a wonderful host, able to point out details we might otherwise have missed and providing whole narratives behind them. Though it was cloudy upon departure, our host was able to brighten the whole experience with his charm and well-provisioned vessel. If you're visiting town, you're missing half the Sitka experience remaining on land; do yourself a favor and... More 

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Reviewed 11 January 2017

Davey is the most knowledgable and friendly captain you could ask for ! He shared so much interesting information about the area and what we were seeing...which included a once in a lifetime close up interaction with a humpback. If you are looking for a boat trip out of Sitka you won't do better than with Esther Sea Tours- friendly... More 

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Toronto
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Reviewed 23 December 2016

Davey is amazing. A perfect afternoon with close up whale sightings, a huge rainbow, the perfect sunset, and afternoon light that made everything glow. What an experience!

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Portland, OR
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Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Davey's love & knowledge for Sitka, Alaska, and wildlife is unlimited and contagious. He is a capable captain and a perfect guide. I hope to return and bring more friends and family along on another visit. This is the very definition of a once in a lifetime experience.

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Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

I have been whale watching off the coast of Ireland and California, but nothing compares to whale watching onboard the Esther G with Captain Davey in Sitka Alaska.

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Reviewed 8 October 2016

Captain Davey created an amazing adventure for my son and me during our visit to Sitka. A charismatic Captain who coupled his expert seamanship (I have never felt safer on the water) with his encyclopedic knowledge of the Southeast Alaskan waters to create a once in a lifetime adventure that was the highpoint of our trip to Sitka. While we... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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Reviewed 23 September 2016

My wife and I along with my sister in-law and brother in-law spent six of the best hours ever on the Ester G with Captain Davey! We had been to Alaska seven years ago and took a whale trip out of Seward which was great. Now, however, we know how a REAL whale watching experience should be. Captain Davey was... More 

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