Private Photo Safari, Beachcombing, & More
Looking for what to do in Sitka? Are you looking for something to do in Sitka? Look no further! The Private Wildlife Photo Safari tour is the perfect choice for nature enthusiasts who want to explore the stunning coastlines of this picturesque Alaskan town, renowned for its coastal beauty, unique wildlife, and unmistakable geographic features. On board the vessel Peregrine, you will have the opportunity to traverse the waters of the Sitka Sound, a pristine area framed on either side by Baranof Island and the solitary Mount Edgecumbe, making this a tour full of breathtaking sights no matter where you look.
As you cruise the waters aboard the Peregrine, keep your eye out for the diverse marine life that inhabits the area, including majestic whales, playful otters, curious sea lions, and other creatures, some of whom love to hide amongst the lush kelp forests you'll navigate. This tour will also take you close to the St. Lazaria National Wildlife Refuge, offering you incomparable opportunities for bird-watching and, if you're lucky, a chance to catch a glimpse of some of Alaska's largest wildlife. Finally, the tour continues as you disembark on a private island for beachcombing, tide pool exploration, or simply a moment of peaceful contemplation as you take in the breathtaking natural wonders surrounding you.
The Private Wildlife Photo Safari begins with a convenient pick-up near downtown Sitka, after which you'll board the Peregrine, a 30-foot vessel that will take you on a journey around the Sitka Sound. This spacious watercraft can accommodate up to 6 guests and its 2-person crew and features a heated cabin with panoramic windows for unobstructed views. Despite this, it is important to dress warmly and wear sturdy footwear for beach landings. Remember to bring your camera to capture all the stunning sights you'll encounter! With all the best beach options, the Private Wildlife Photo Safari is what to do in Sitka Alaska if you are looking for a truly remote, beautiful nature exploration.
Special notes regarding this tour: With sufficient advance notice and an additional fee, you can enhance your time in Sitka with a soothing hot spring soak, a picturesque picnic with a campfire, or a kayaking expedition. This tour typically lasts five hours but can be tailored to your needs, ranging from four to eight hours, depending on your port schedule. If you would like to make any changes or add any extras, please leave a note on your inquiry or call our reservation agents to let them know of any customization options you would like so that they can be ready for you on the day of your tour.