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Sitka Sound Ocean Adventures

112 Toivo Cir, Sitka, AK 99835-9552
+1 907-752-0660
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Sitka Sound Spectacular!

This was my husband's & my 3rd trip to Alaska, the first 2 having been with 2 different delightful... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2016
Santa Rosa
Kayaking around islands in Sitka Sound

This was the second time we've done this kayaking trip with this company. The equipment is new and... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2016
Jessica M
San Francisco, California
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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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112 Toivo Cir, Sitka, AK 99835-9552
+1 907-752-0660

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Reviewed 7 August 2016

This was my husband's & my 3rd trip to Alaska, the first 2 having been with 2 different delightful Holland America Cruises. Most cruises basically offer tastes of a bunch of different places, which is good for setting up a bucket list of where you...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2016

This was the second time we've done this kayaking trip with this company. The equipment is new and dry, and the cookies mid-trip were delicious! I've seen more wildlife on this tour than on any land tour...otters, mink, sea lions, salmon, eagles. How much you...More

1  Thank Jessica M
Reviewed 6 August 2016

We had a great 2 hour tour of Sitka Sound with Connor. The double kayaks were perfect for our family (9 and 12 year olds), and the calm waters helped too! It was a misty/ rainy day but it didn't matter. Connor helped us find...More

Thank mtngirl2016
Reviewed 6 August 2016

Took the 4hr kayak trip in Sitka. Nice scenery. The kayaks and gear were good. Staff was great all around! The guide was super; friendly conversation, good background information of all of what we were seeing, nice guy. Would do it again if I ever...More

Thank nsdf9
Reviewed 4 August 2016

We had booked a kayaking trip and whale watching boat ride with SSOA. Connor met us at the dock and we walked over to their bus where we put on life vests and kayak spray shirt to prevent getting wet. We went on a three...More

Thank Mary N
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Our guide Chris was so knowledgable about not only the history of the WWII encampment we kayaked to but, also the vegetation. We highly recommend the tour.

Thank Carolyn R
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Connor was a fantastic guide. We (myself and my three teenage granddaughters) had a magical morning exploring the harbor. The kayaks were easy to manuever and the scenary took our breath away. Connor was great with the teens and made sure that it was a...More

Thank MLindaM
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Totally enjoyed our kayaking experience! The staff was friendly, the gear was in excellent condition and the homemade cookie was a great treat!

Thank rorierh
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Just got back from a week and half long vacation trip to Alaska and needed to take a water taxi to a couple forest service cabins. I simply cannot say enough about how awesome and wonderful it was to work with these people. They worked...More

Thank Ian D
Reviewed 2 August 2016

We had a little extra time in Alaska before our fishing charter so we decided to explore Sitka Sound via kayak with SSOA. The booking and check in couldn't have been easier, and Connor, our guide, and his wife were so friendly! They have everything...More

Thank san_diego_travels
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When does your season start. Thinking of coming over spring break mid march 2017
31 January 2017|
Response from caroljeangraham | Reviewed this property |
Visit their website, I am guessing May-October??
We are arriving on Holland America Wed. July 27th and have a 10:30am tour. How do we find you from the cruise ship?
21 July 2016|
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Response from Robert H | Reviewed this property |
Their # is 907 752 0660. Your ship tender will take you in to the dock, there you will catch the Sitka city shuttle (one arrives about every 15 minutes)to Crescent Harbor. That's where the kayak tours are launched from. Look... More
Brent N
Any thoughts on comfort of kayak? Would love to go, worry about sitting due to previous back issues. How much kayaking is in the 4.5 hour trip?
26 April 2016|
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Response from John-SSOA | Property representative |
Hello Brent, John here. Great question - I occasionally have lower back problems so I share the same concerns. The 4.5-hr Paddle & Cruise trip includes about 2.75 hours of paddling at a relatively leisurely pace. The... More