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Sitka Sound Ocean Adventures

112 Toivo Cir, Sitka, AK 99835-9552
+1 907-752-0660
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Full Day Wild Coast Paddle and Cruise

Wonderful day paddling with our guide Garrett and four other people. Covered a lot of water in... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sitka, Alaska
Half day kayaking trip

We booked a half day kayaking trip and it was the highlight of our stay in Sitka. Our guide was... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Sitka Sound Ocean Adventures is an Alaskan family-owned business. We employ a select group of exceptional guides who proudly specialize in small-group and private adventures. Join us for a sea kayak adventure to explore the very heart of one of the most spectacular marine wilderness environments in the world. We offer a range of services to match any schedule ability and preference - guided day trips, multi-day expeditions, outfitting and water taxi. Let's go paddling!
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112 Toivo Cir, Sitka, AK 99835-9552
+1 907-752-0660

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful day paddling with our guide Garrett and four other people. Covered a lot of water in beautiful weather. Saw a brown bear on the beach and puffins and three sea otters on the boat ride home thanks to Captain John. Everything we've loved about...More

Thank tescrs
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked a half day kayaking trip and it was the highlight of our stay in Sitka. Our guide was Dayton, and he was so nice and patient and polite, a real gentleman. He knew where to find wildlife and the best route in the...More

Thank Lwilke109
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did the half day tour with Dayton as our guide. This trip was the highlight of our time in Sitka. Dayton was awesome at finding wildlife, and very knowledgable about what we were seeing! We saw sea lions, otters, crabs, starfish, and many other...More

Thank 4austin4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While we glided through kelp forests surrounded by beautiful mountain scenery, Allison gave us the right amount of information about the area to pique our interest and to ensure our safety, then allowed us to simply paddle and enjoy! It was a memorable excursion that...More

Thank Theresa T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was probably lucky in booking with Sitka Sound Ocean Adventures for a day when no cruise ships were in port - but I suspect this guided tour of Sitka Harbor and islands would have been as enjoyable even if I wasn't the only paddler...More

Thank gregsh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We did the 4.5 hour tour and it was awesome! Dayton was our wonderful guide. We saw otters, crabs, snails, starfish, and even a whale. It was the perfect way to get out on the water and in nature. The provided gear was in great...More

Thank Dana W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were planning a last minute kayak camping trip. Alison and John enthusiastically jumped right in and helped us plan it to fit our needs and experience. They were patient, positive, and flexible. We had a wonderful time and knew what to expect due to...More

Thank Kaitlyn K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For experienced and beginner sea kayakers alike, paddling among the beautiful islands and kelp forests of Sitka sound with Ocean Adventures is a must-do during a visit to Sitka! The tranquility of Sitka is unique among southeast Alaskan cruise ship ports of call, and this...More

Thank chelsea_behymer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very interesting and informative spot! Well worth the admission price of $5 and it is very hands on. Guide explains all about salmon and their life cycle. Great all around

Thank R M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved our trip. Kailee our guide was funny and engaging. She gave us lots of info and was patient with the kids. Every person we interacted with was kind and helpful. We would definitely go again!

Thank Laura_Portland_97217
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1 February 2017|
Response from caroljeangraham | Reviewed this property |
Visit their website, I am guessing May-October??
21 July 2016|
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Response from Robert H | Reviewed this property |
Their # is 907 752 0660. Your ship tender will take you in to the dock, there you will catch the Sitka city shuttle (one arrives about every 15 minutes)to Crescent Harbor. That's where the kayak tours are launched from. Look... More
Brent N
26 April 2016|
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Response from John-SSOA | Property representative |
Hello Brent, John here. Great question - I occasionally have lower back problems so I share the same concerns. The 4.5-hr Paddle & Cruise trip includes about 2.75 hours of paddling at a relatively leisurely pace. The... More

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