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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Fin Island Lodge & Zodiac Adventure

Adjacent to Sitka lies a network of dozens of picturesque islands that provide a barrier from the swell of the open Paci...

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Fin Island Lodge & Wildlife Quest

The ultimate Alaska experience begins as soon as you board our Alaskan-built expedition vessel in Sitka. Once underway, ...

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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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