Sitka

Alaska

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Cruises To Sitka

Sitka is a charming island community surrounded with stunning mountain and seaside panoramic views. The vast and rich wildlife boasts sightings of whales, brown bears, deers, sea otters, and various birds flock here. This destination offers superb fishing, and plentiful historical attractions.

What you NEED TO KNOW

  • Port Name & Location
    Port of Sitka
    Ship will DOCK or ANCHOR OFF SHORE at this port.
  • Time Zone
    AKST (Alaska Standard Time)
    UTC/GMT -9 hours
  • Language
    The local language is English.
  • Currency & Shopping
    US Dollar (USD)
    Native crafts, teas, jewelry and wines.
    • Best Way to Get Around
      Organized Shore Excursions for Whale and Marine Mammals Cruise, whale watching, Bear Sanctuary and more! Taxi, tour buses, and bicycles are available.
    • Famous For
      Visit Sitka's Raptor Hospital for a close encounter with Alaska's bald eagles, or take a drive along Sitka's rainforest coast to the Fortress of the Bear.
    • Fun Fact #1
      Rumored to be over 10,000 years old by some, Sitka is the first and oldest city in Alaska. It is also the 4th largest city in Alaska by population.
    • Tip
      While in Sitka, grab a delicious and authentic local brew. For the best spots read Microbrewery Tour on an Alaska Cruise.

Sitka TOP EXCURSIONS

A Variety of Choices

We know the destinations you'll be visiting and what there is to see, do and experience. We offer you a variety of excursions to choose from, in every port you'll visit.

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Sea Otter & Wildlife Quest

Enjoy a cruise that guarantees wildlife viewing and offers you the opportunity to observe sea otters, whales, sea lions,...

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Russian America and Raptor Center

This unique excursion explores the historical highlights of this former "Russian" capital city and includes a tour throu...

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Historic Sitka Nature Walk

Explore the Alaska Raptor Center home to bald eagles, owls, hawks and other birds of prey. Visit Sitka National Historic...

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Sea Otters, Raptors & Bears, Oh My!

Enjoy three unique wildlife experiences in Sitka! You’ll cruise on the award-winning Sea Otter and Wildlife Quest, take ...

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Sitka, Alaska

11-Day Ultimate Alaska: Passage through the Glaciers from Seattle

Enjoy an immersive Alaska experience with longer times at port. | Multiple opportunities to see glaciers from the ship!
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PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Seattle (Washington);
Sitka (Alaska); Skagway (Alaska); Juneau (Alaska); Icy Strait Point (Alaska); Ketchikan (Alaska); Victoria (British Columbia);
DISEMBARK Seattle (Washington);
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Hubbard Glacier, Alaska

9-Day Alaska Round-trip Seattle: Skagway, Juneau, Ketchikan & Sitka

Exquisitely refurbished in 2018, Norwegian Sun shines bright. | Norwegian has the youngest fleet cruising to Alaska. | View the awe-inspiring Hubbard Glacier.
SHIP Norwegian Sun
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Seattle (Washington);
Icy Strait Point (Alaska); Skagway (Alaska); Juneau (Alaska); Sitka (Alaska); Ketchikan (Alaska); Victoria (British Columbia);
DISEMBARK Seattle (Washington);
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Dog Sledding, Alaska

11-Day Ultimate Alaska: Passage through the Glaciers from Seattle

Enjoy an immersive Alaska experience with longer times at port. | Multiple opportunities to see glaciers from the ship!
SHIP Norwegian Sun
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Seattle (Washington);
Sitka (Alaska); Icy Strait Point (Alaska); Juneau (Alaska); Skagway (Alaska); Ketchikan (Alaska); Victoria (British Columbia);
DISEMBARK Seattle (Washington);
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