Private Wilds of Sitka Sound Expedition by Boat
Embark on an unforgettable Sitka whale-watching journey through the majestic Alaskan wilderness aboard the Peregrine, a 30-foot coastal expedition vessel that will take you to explore the remote beauty of Sitka Sound as you explore its stunning coastlines and search for the diverse marine and aerial wildlife that inhabit the area. From majestic humpback whales to soaring bald eagles, you'll be sure to encounter a variety of wildlife during your voyage.
Surrounded by the majestic pine-covered Baranof Islands and Mount Edgecumbe, this awe-inspiring nature expedition will take you through the St. Lazaria National Wildlife Refuge, home to millions of wild birds, including tufted puffins, guillemots, murres, and rhinoceros auklets, which your guide will point out to you whenever possible. As the boat progresses along its route above the lush kelp forests and icy waters, keep an eye out for whales, porpoises, bald eagles, and more. You might even get to see black-tailed deer and brown bears foraging around the intertidal zone when you get close to the shore!
John, your experienced boat captain, and guide on this Sitka whale-watching expedition has over 35 years of expertise in taking guests on all kinds of marine adventures in Alaska. He knows the rugged wilderness like the back of his hand, and with his expert knowledge, he will not only guide you safely through the myriad of moss-covered islands but will also use his extensive knowledge and understanding of local wildlife and weather conditions to help you find wildlife and get a better look at them while still respecting the creatures' safety and well-being. So, pack your bags, and bring a camera and warm clothes to this once-in-a-lifetime Sitka whale-watching expedition, where you're sure to connect with the Alaskan wilderness in a completely new and unforgettable way.