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Address: Sitka Harbor, Sitka, AK
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At Sitka Harbor Tours we offer scenic waterfront cruises and water taxi...

At Sitka Harbor Tours we offer scenic waterfront cruises and water taxi services. Come aboard Sound Judgment, a classic Northwest trawler, for an up-close look at Sitka's bustling commercial waterfront and rich maritime history. Bring your own drinks and snacks, or take-out, ranging from simple to gourmet, and make use of the fully equipped galley. Enjoy a comfortable and warm salon with panoramic views, a quality sound system, and a clean private head (bathroom). Tour the channel and scenic Silver Bay, or circumnavigate the historical WWII causeway.

If you'd like to explore the WWII Fort Rousseau remains on foot, we can get you there with a short 15 minute skiff ride from the harbor. We are also available for Forest Service cabin, Mt. Edgcumbe volcano hike drop off, Goddard Hot Springs and local area pick-up and drop-off.

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An awesome experience

If you love whales, this is for you. Weather is always a risk in Sitka - we lucked out and had a good trip with some great pix. Carry a good zoom lens

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 July 2016
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covington, GA

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covington, GA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

If you love whales, this is for you. Weather is always a risk in Sitka - we lucked out and had a good trip with some great pix. Carry a good zoom lens

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Sitka, Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

Capt. Xander and his son took us (a group of seven cello students) on a boat ride to Goddard hot springs! It was a fun, relaxing trip on his gorgeous boat. We saw sea lions and otters, and napped in the sunshine. Xander shared his vast knowledge of the history and cultural importance of the hot springs. When we got... More 

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Orange Park, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

We took a 3+ hour tour on the Sound Judgement. Very nice and comfortable ship. The skipper, Zander and his son were fun and made us feel very safe. They provided us the history of the area and around every bend was amazing water view of the beautiful scenery and flat calm waterways. We cruised by a hatchery and were... More 

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Sitka, Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016

Captain Xander and First Mate Paige delivered a safe, fun early season trip to the Causeway. Lot of local knowledge and enthusiasm made for a great February Sunday!

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Sitka, Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2015

This was awesome! Alexander and his son took me out on a ride to pick up guests across the sound. I just wanted to go for a ride out on the ocean and maybe get a little wet. This was a tip top local experience. He knew all sorts of interesting history and local humor, it really helped me feel... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2015

Xander was our excellent water taxi captain for a trip out to Kruzof Island. Friendly, safe, and quick to point out or deter for wildlife! Would definitely recommend him as a water taxi captain or for tours of the area.

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Rochester, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2015

What a thrill! Capt Alexander was fantastic, searching the ocean for creatures. Humpback. Gray. Otters. Some dramatic close encounters with majestic creatures - close enough to smell. And let me tell you, whales have quite a distinct odor. A word of advice - the sprays get high and the winds are chilly. GoreTex tops and bottoms are highly recommended!

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Douglas, Alaska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2014

We hired Alexander (and first mate, Aiden- great kid) to take us to Fred Creek's Cabin so we could hike Mt. Edgecumbe in June 2014. Alexander's prices were reasonable. He is very personable and knowledgeable. The weather was iffy- so he ended up taking us the long way around. So happy he got us there as we'd been planning the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2014

This was by far the best boating & hiking I have ever done. And I grew up doing this. Alaska is one of the most beautiful places on earth. Captain Xander made our experience fun, interesting, thrilling and safe. He is very knowledgeable and personable so I felt comfortable almost instantly. I highly recommend this tour over any other!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2014 via mobile

We scheduled a trip to the cause way WWII ruins the day of and Alexander was great about working with us and getting out there on our time schedule. He was very informative, safe, and easy to get a hold of. His rates are the best I found for water taxis in Sitka. I will definitely be going with this... More 

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