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Esther G Sea Tours and Taxi

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215 Shotgun Aly, Sitka, AK 99835-9729
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An Incredible Nature Journey

We went out with Davey for a four hour trip in mid-April (early in the season). Because we both... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JDW25Wisconsin
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Madison, Wisconsin
Incredible experience

Sitka was full of friendly people and life experiences. If you are looking for a learning... read more

Reviewed 10 March 2018
Torrey G
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215 Shotgun Aly, Sitka, AK 99835-9729

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went out with Davey for a four hour trip in mid-April (early in the season). Because we both had some schedule flexibility, Davey was gracious enough to wait until the day before the trip to make the call on when to go based on...More

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Reviewed 10 March 2018

Sitka was full of friendly people and life experiences. If you are looking for a learning experience mixed in with adventure, great conversation, and beautiful views -- you should do this. I was part of a class in Sitka for a month and Davey took...More

Thank Torrey G
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Reviewed 9 March 2018

Captain Davey took us for an incredibly day on the water. We spent the first hour or so watching whales out in the channel and then zipped through some smaller passages (very fun) and found eagles and other birds to watch. We even found some...More

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Reviewed 7 February 2018

Captain Davey is clearly in the right place doing the right thing. His knowledge and passion for Sitka Sound is unmistakable. He loves sharing the beauty of the sound with visitors. We went out on a terribly windy day with whitecaps, but the boat ride...More

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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Captain Davey took my family and my sons friend from college out for a whale watching tour. We had a beautiful day and saw lots of humpbacks, sea otters, sea lions and pelagic bird life. He is so knowledgeable about the natural world. It’s like...More

Thank Chris W
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

Came to Sitka to visit some friends and had the opportunity to take a whale watching tour with Esther G Sea Tours and Taxi. It was incredible!!! He was an excellent captain who made the adventure the overall trip highlight and an amazing memory. I...More

Thank coleman589
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Reviewed 6 November 2017

today was truly a life changing experience! Captain Davey Lubin knows all the intimate spots in Sitka sound. Today we got a front row seat to Humpback whales bubble net feeding, sea otters sunning themselves, Sea lions playing, more different kinds of seabirds than I...More

Thank arleigh2017
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Reviewed 10 October 2017

My daughter and I sailed with Capt Davey on the Esther G. We located a couple of Sea Lions as Capt Davey led us to a large pod of Humpback whales (about 30+). He knew exactly where to locate the whales and we gleefully watched...More

Thank Kim P
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Reviewed 23 September 2017

6 of us from San Antonio spent a marvelous day with Capn.Davey. He is very knowledgeable and obviously loves his job.We saw otters, sea lions, and sat in a pod of humpback whales.What a thrill! I cannot say enough good things about this. tour. we...More

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Reviewed 20 September 2017

Captain Davey was such a pleasure to be around! He has so much knowledge and presented it all in a very friendly, conversationalist way that was engaging to the adults and teens in our group. He took his time and was thoughtful where we went...More

Thank Donna S
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Carole l
5 May 2017|
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Response from alaskadavey2017 | Property representative |
Hi, please give me a call or send me an email; I'd be happy to chat! Fair seas, Davey
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Sheila H
14 February 2017|
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Response from alaskadavey2017 | Property representative |
Good morning Sheila, Thank you for your inquiry, I'd be delighted to welcome you and your friends on board. All my trips are private, custom and personal so it would best if we conversed so that I can learn more about you... More
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