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“captain brian”(4 reviews)
“sitka sound”(20 reviews)
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...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Crescent Harbor, Sitka, AK 99835
+1 907-752-0585
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Reviewed 14 June 2011

While all the other cruise folks were being hurded onto to the cattle barges, we were wisked out onto the sound on Jim's boat. Perfect size for us too. What a great way to see the whales, otters, eagles, rare seabirds and experience Jim's personal...More

Date of experience: June 2011
1  Thank UnhappeyCamper
Reviewed 29 May 2011

Captain Jim provided us with an excellent introduction to Sitka and to Sitka Sound. We spent almost 3 hours on the water learning more about the area and seeing puffins, eagles, whales, sea otters, and more other birds and sea life than I can even...More

Date of experience: May 2011
2  Thank Mssteinrunner
Reviewed 25 May 2011

My sister, brother-in-law and I had been planning our Alaskan Cruise for 2 years. I was hoping that our tour with Jim would be as special as I had envisioned that it would be....and it was! Jim was delightful. He knows the Sitka area like...More

Date of experience: May 2011
1  Thank Casselberrian
Reviewed 3 September 2010

We reserved the whaleseeing tour. The boat is for 6 people max., we were 4 persons onboard + captain/owner Jim. The tour was finally quite customized, we just told Jim what we wanted to see and he adapted the tour accordingly. We saw several whales...More

2  Thank LenMa
Reviewed 26 August 2010

Sitka Sound is beautiful -- islands, forests, wildlife -- and getting on a boat for close-up views was a great way to view it. Jim gave us a personalized tour and made good effort to take us where we could see whales, sea otters, eagles,...More

1  Thank DersuUzala
Reviewed 13 August 2010

If you are looking for a high quality adventure with someone who is personable, knowledgeable, and a heck of a lot of fun, Jim (owner of Sitka Sound Tours) is the guy to contact. My husband and I were lucky enough to contact Jim before...More

1  Thank SeaLionCove
Reviewed 27 July 2010

AK is OK but I came away thinking Sitka is beautiful partly based on my experience on this tour. There were 6 of us and the boat was the perfect size for us. We got to see sea lions, eagles, a salmon hatchery and beautiful...More

1  Thank MABM917
Reviewed 14 July 2010

We took a cruises to Alaska 2 wks ago, and book this tour because of the good rewiew in tripadvisor. Firstable $ 260 (give me a break) for the 2 of us to see a few seals, a whale so far way that you could...More

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Jim S, Owner at Sitka Sound Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2012

I regret that this person did not enjoy their time with Sitka Sound Tours. I have been in business since 2005 and do not recall one guest who complained about the quality of my tours in spite of infrequent marginal conditions such as heavy rain...More

Reviewed 7 June 2010

Jim and EJ took our family of four out for a wonderful and personalized tour of Sitka Sound; Jim knows where to look for wildlife and offers a wealth of information about the wildlife and the area itself. Sitka is a breathtaking spot- we enjoyed...More

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Reviewed 5 June 2010

Based on other travelers' comments on Trip Advisor, we contacted Jim Seeland via email and arranged for a tour during our short visit in Sitka. We wanted to see wildlife but also visit the hatchery and didn't have enough time to do both, yet also...More

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Carolyn W
15 April 2017|
Response from SitkaSoundTours | Property representative |
Thanks for your question! We can only accommodate 6 passengers at a time.
7 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...