Humpback Whales, Gray Whales, Porpoises, Sea Otters, Sea Lions, Seals, and over 280 species of birds live in the pristine waters of Sitka, Alaska, and you have an opportunity to see them all during your 2-hour incredible Sitka Whale Watching Marine Life Tour.
Your boat for this amazing whale watching tour is a safe, Coast Guard inspected 26-foot Glacier Bay Catamaran. This twin engine vessel was constructed specifically for a smooth ride in most any seas getting you to the action fast! She has a warm, comfortable cabin with large windows to maximize wildlife viewing from indoors, as well as a spacious deck for the open-air experience.
This two-hour whale watching marine tour will take a maximum of six guests to some of the most breathtaking scenery and animal habitats in the world. Weather and sea conditions will determine the itinerary for that day. Certainly the main focus will be on whale watching, but the captain will also try to tweak the tour based on your personal preferences and what you want to see most. Whether it is whales feasting on herring, otters lounging in the kelp, barking sea lions, or possibly even a bear on the beach, this is the tour for you!
Please note: Maximum of 6 passengers.
Duration: 2 hours (Roundtrip from cruise ship terminal.)
Duration: 2 hours
- 2 hours guided marine wildlife boat tour
How many passengers does the boat hold?
There is a maximum capacity of 6 guests.
What is the seating arrangement in the boat?
Every boat has open seating as well as outside viewing areas when permitted.
Is there an inside seating area on the boat, is it heated?
The interior of the boat is heated when needed due to weather conditions to keep a comfortable environment.
How close can we get to the whales?
Humpback whales and other sea animals are protected species and a safe distance of at least 100 yards must be maintained at all times according to NOAA regulations.
What is the temperature on the water?
Air temperature can drop as much as 20°F with the wind chill factor when viewing whales outside.
Are there any age restrictions for children?
There are no age restrictions for this tour.
Can I bring a backpack?
Backpacks, small bags, and purses are allowed on this tour.
Can I bring my own food or drink?
Non-alcoholic beverages in a closeable containters and snacks are allowed on tour.
Are food and drink included?
Food and drink are not included.
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