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Sitka Sound Science Centre Exploration Cruise


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Available all year
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15 travellers
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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.

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.

Practical information

  • 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 

  • Language: English 

  • Walking information: 0.25 miles at Science Center, 0.5-1 mile on uneven and rocky wet terrain at the beach 

  • Wheelchair accessible: No

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