See the marine life of Sitka Sound both in an aquarium and in the wild on this dynamic excursion.
Get a behind-the-scenes tour of the Sitka Sound Science Center and see the salmon hatchery process.
Look for marine wildlife as you cruise in Sitka Sound on a comfortable Alaskan-built vessel.
Indulge in a warm bowl of clam chowder along with complimentary hot drinks and snacks.
Beachcomb along a remote stretch of Alaskan shoreline, carefully chosen by your captain.
Available all year
Level 3: Active - good mobility needed
Dress in warm and weather appropriate layers; a meal and some refreshments are included on the vessel; gift shopping is available onboard and at the Science Centre; restrooms are also available onboard
From aquarium to beach
Enjoy an exclusive tour of the Sitka Sound Science Center. See a variety of endemic deep-sea species, from sea anemones to urchins and their predator, the wolf eel. After getting a peek at the salmon hatchery process, you’ll board a locally built boat. Dine on local delicacies, scout for wildlife, and take in the view before landing at a stretch of pristine shoreline for some beachcombing.
Remarks/requirements: Dress in warm and weather appropriate layers; a meal and some refreshments are included on the vessel; gift shopping is available onboard and at the Science Centre; restrooms are also available onboard
Menu: Clam chowder with bread; coffee, hot chocolate, tea, water, and soda
Walking information: 0.25 miles at Science Center, 0.5-1 mile on uneven and rocky wet terrain at the beach