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  • Location:Sitka, Alaska
  • Duration:3 hours (approx.)

Sitka Shore Excursion: Sea Kayaking Adventure

Once docked at the Sitka port, you won't have to go far see this area's abundant natural beauty and wildlife! This 3-hour shore excursion starts right at the cruise port dock and includes a sightseeing cruise and then a 1.5-hour kayak tour through the magnificent waters of the Sitka Sound, part of the Gulf of Alaska. During your tour, spot some of the wildlife that Sitka is known for, including bald eagles and harbor seals. From the water, you may even see black-tailed deer and brown bears!


  • 3-hour sea kayaking shore excursion from Sitka
  • Enjoy a sightseeing cruise on the Sitka Sound to a floating base camp
  • Kayak for 1.5 hours through pristine waters with your professional guide - no experience required!
  • Admire the stunning wilderness and abundant wildlife
  • Hot snack including clam chowder and hot cider
  • Tour begins and ends dockside at the Sitka cruise port
  • Covered by Viator’s worry-free policy: guaranteed on-time return to your ship

What You Can Expect

Sitka Shore Excursion: Sea Kayaking Adventure

Sea Kayaking in Sitka

While in port in Sitka, embark on an exciting kayak tour in Sitka, sure to be a memorable adventure! Meet your group dockside at the Sitka cruise port and prepare for your Alaskan experience. Suit up in quality rain gear and life jackets and climb aboard a fast, custom-built vessel for an exciting sightseeing tour on the Sitka Sound. Head to the floating base camp and listen as your captain points out native wildlife, including whales!

Upon arrival, you’ll be instructed on how to use the two-person kayaks. These safe, stable and easy-to-maneuver crafts let you enjoy the beauty of the protected bays near Sitka. Follow your experienced guide while learning effective paddling techniques, and learn all about the surrounding marine life. Spend approximately 1.5 hours kayaking while taking in the magnificent scenery. Keep an eye out for colorful fish and other sea life, eagles, harbor seals, black-tailed deer or even brown bears! No prior kayaking experience is required and all ages are encouraged to participate on this tour.

After kayaking, enjoy a hearty snack including clam chowder, crackers and hot apple cider.

Worry-free Shore Excursion:
We will ensure your timely return to the Sitka port for this activity. In the rare event your ship has departed, we will arrange for transportation to the next port-of-call. If your ship is delayed and you are unable to attend this activity, your money will be refunded. See our terms and conditions for full details.
From USD $ 147.34

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Tour code: 5474PRTSITKAYAK


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