Adventure Tours & Fishing Charters
Created for you by an expert.
When you choose to tour with one of our preferred providers during your stay, your tour is guaranteed to be the best Sitka has to offer. Safety, enjoyment, and a quality experience are guaranteed.
Teal West, the owner of Sitka Lighthouse, is a lifelong Sitka local and has spent the last thirty-five years exploring all of the beauty that Sitka offers. She has curated this menu for you to enhance what will already be an amazing trip.
All tours that she recommends she has personally experienced while living in Sitka can guarantee a wonderful experience. Let us book your tour for you.
"I expect that excellence is to be expected from start to finish during your Excursion. I have chosen the best operators that Sitka has to offer. That is my guarantee." Teal West
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Aboard your own private expedition boat, M/V Peregrine, enjoy a hand-crafted day adventure. Led by one of the most knowledgeable and experienced captains in Southeast Alaska.
John Dunlap, offers the best way to explore the natural wonders of Sitka Sound. John has worked in adventure tourism in Southeast Alaska his entire adult life. It is his intention to earn a reputation for running the finest-quality tours available.
TOUR OPTIONS May-Sept | UP TO 6 GUESTS
Combine Tours for an Incredible Experience
Wildlife Photo Safari − Concentrate on opportunities to observe & photograph our most famous residents: sea otters, whales, sea lions, seals, bald eagles, sea birds, deer or even brown bear – all in their natural habitat. Depending on season and conditions, your Captain knows all the best places to explore.
A Birder’s Paradise − Circumnavigate St. Lazaria Island, a spectacular volcanic formation that is also a world-famous bird sanctuary and summer home to thousands of sea birds, including colorful Puffins, Murres, Auklets, Pigeon Guillemots, Cormorants and Black oyster catchers.
Beach Explorations − Go ashore on an unnamed island or remote stretch of wild Alaska coast to beach comb, explore tide pools, walk in the footsteps of a brown bear, enjoy a picnic lunch & beach fire (additional charge) or just savor the peacefulness of this place you will never forget.
Goddard Hot Springs − Bring suits or opt for “all-natural” when visiting the remains of this 1930’s-era destination spa. A geothermal spring provides the heat for these public hot tubs accessible only by boat or floatplane. Note: other bathers may be present at any time of the day.
Up to 4 Guests-
3 Hours $799, 4 Hours $999, 6 Hours $1399
Up to 6 Guests-
3 Hours $999, 4 Hours $1299, 6 Hours $1599
Extra Ad On's
Beach Fire $60/Hour
Catered Lunch or Dinner $30 Per Person
Guided Sea Kayaking Exploration $120 P/P
The Ultimate Alaskan Private
A top of the line Alaskan fishing adventure for anglers that want an authentic, memorable, private charter targeting Alaska’s most sought after species: Halibut, Ling Cod, Yellow Eye, Rock Fish, and Salmon. The adventure begins when our captain picks you up dock-side at Sitka Lighthouse in our custom-built 29’ M/V Blackjack. The Blackjack is decked out with top-of-the-line fishing gear from sonar equipment, radar, fish finders, down riggers, multiple in deck fish boxes and high quality rods and reels. Comfortable seating for six passengers, a stand-up marine head, sink, v-berth for napping, and a table for snacking. Gourmet snacks and lunches included. You are sure to experience true Alaska while onboard!
SALMON (Half Day, 4-6 Hours):
Six-hour trip dock to dock. Includes
everything needed for fishing-
bait, tackle, rain gear.
1-4 Guests - $1200
5-6 Guests- $275 Per Additional Guest
SALMON AND HALIBUT (8-10 Hours):
Eight-hour trip dock to dock. Includes
everything needed for fishing-
bait, tackle, rain gear.
Gourmet Catered Lunch Onboard
1-4 Guests - $1800 total
5-6 Guests - $450 Per Additional Guest
EXPERIENCE SITKA LIKE A LOCAL—ON THE WATER.
Sitka Zodiac Adventures puts you in the driver’s seat. Step out of the crowd and into the shoes of a Southeast Alaskan and captain your own boat through Sitka Sound! Follow our local guides on this boat tour as they lead you along beautiful and rugged Alaska coastline and into pristine bays.
Learn about the people and the wildlife that call this Last Frontier home. Cruise alongside commercial fishing vessels bringing in their catch. See where William H. Seward purchased Alaska from Russia in 1867 and be immersed in the history and culture of Sitka, Alaska’s hidden gem.
Although not sold as a wildlife tour, animal sightings can include: seals, sea otters, sea lions, humpback whales, orcas, eagles, various seabirds, or even brown bear. Get away from the busses and crowds and enjoy this intimate excursion with your favorite travel companions! Tours depart twice daily
$165 Per Person.
This fantastic sea Kayaking company operates a variety of immersive adventures sure to capture a true alaskan experience!
Harbor & Islands Paddle 2.5 hours-
Easy, great for new paddlers. Kayak tour includes surrounding islands in Sitka Sound. Sitka’s dependence on the sea will be fully evident as you paddle near fishermen, tug boat crews and Coast Guard sailors all tending to their vessels. Beyond the harbor, we’ll explore island shores and kelp forests, while keeping an eye out for abundant wildlife above and below the water’s surface. You may also have the opportunity to watch wild salmon gathering near a stream, preparing to spawn.
$99 Adult, $69 Child
Half-Day Paddle and Cruise 4.5 hours-
Easy/Moderate. Most popular kayak adventure. While paddling through mazes of reef and kelp forest – areas accessible only by kayak – your interpreter/guide will help identify the colorful marine life above and below, which may include: crab, sea stars, anemones, sea urchins, the ever-amusing sea otter, harbor seals, sea lions, porpoise, bald eagles and a variety of marine birds. We’ll step ashore on a seldom-visited island to stretch our legs, do a little beachcombing, and enjoy a hearty snack while soaking in the majestic wildness and amazing views of the Sound.
$189 Adult, $134 Child