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Address: 112 Toivo Cir, Sitka, AK 99835-9552
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+1 907-752-0660
08:00 - 17:00
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Sitka Sound Ocean Adventures is an Alaskan family-owned business. We employ...

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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Sitka Alaska Kayak Tour

We have been out with these guys before and just returned to Sitka this week for anothere turn around the harbor. John and Alison have been doing this for long enough that they... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2016
Rusty H

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Reviewed 16 July 2016

We have been out with these guys before and just returned to Sitka this week for anothere turn around the harbor. John and Alison have been doing this for long enough that they anticipate your every need for equipment, instruction, and the need to provide a friendly, competent guide. Of all the places we have done sea kayak tours, SSOA... More 

Thank Rusty H
Golden, Colorado
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Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

The ability to touch sea life with a biologist on hand to educate is fun and interesting. The fishery exhibit was a bit confusing to navigate but worth the time. The chowder at the lunch cart is really good and a bit spicy

Durham, North Carolina
2 reviews
Reviewed 10 July 2016

This was an amazing trip and the staff was wonderful. Our daughters are 5 and one of them was apprehensive. The staff made her feel at ease and after about 1/4 of the way into the trip there were sea stars and stellar sea lions and she lit up! By the end of the trip she was telling me to... More 

Thank Karen C
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Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

We had a couple of hours in Sitka Alaska and wanted to try sea kayaking. Sitka Sound Ocean Adventures was a great choice. They are convenient, right at the city dock, and offered an excellent city harbor tour. Their equipment was top notch and the guides and service excellent. Our guide Chris Trella is a school teacher and he made... More 

Thank Randy W
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Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Amazing half day trip today! Connor took such great care of us. Small group with personalized attention. Lots of history and information. Freak cookie from grandma, and perfect light lunch. This trip was easily doable for out of shape middle-aged novices but provided enough challenge for younger fitter couple as well! Highly recommend the half day kayaking with boat ride.

Thank Amy S
Texarkana, Texas
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Reviewed 7 July 2016

Guide was great, gave history and local information that made the trip more interesting. We ate sea weed fresh from the sea.we saw sea lions, eagles, and star fish. It was a relaxing trip. The kayaks are doubles, with a skirt. They are stable, even for large people. I'm 6'2, 270lbs, and fit nicely in the kayak cockpit. They provide... More 

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Stuart, Florida
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6 reviews
Reviewed 6 July 2016

My wife and I are moderately experienced kayakers, which helps in getting a lot out of this tour, but no previous experience is necessary to have a really good time. We were fortunate in two respects: we had really calm water and a partly overcast day, so wildlife was readily accessible and we could go where we pleased, and we... More 

Thank woolie19
Austin, Texas
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Reviewed 5 July 2016

My husband and I went out on a double kayak with Gretta, who took such great care of us. We explored several islands and saw sea lions, sea stars, and eagles.

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Ely, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 July 2016

We went out with Trella on the first session of a beautiful calm day, at a very high tide. My reservations about lack of experience/physical limitations were overcome by the friendly and competent staff who told me I could request a tow back if I needed one! The sheltered waters of the harbour and islands at Sitka made for gentle... More 

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Reviewed 3 July 2016

We fished, biked, hiked and kayaked during our eleven days in Sitka and found our half day kayaking with the Dunlap family to be great fun and an enjoyable way to see the wildlife and nooks and crannies of the sound with a solid and personable guides. Great safe and and enjoyable time with all.

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