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Raptor Center Shuttle

This included tour will take you to the Alaska Raptor Center. Bird-care professionals run the Center, assisted by volunteers, to rescue birds, provide them with rehabilitative care, and (hopefully) release them back into the wild.

  • Visit the flight center, where eagles regain their flight skills.
  • The Natural Eagle Habitat enclosure offers up-close eagle watching.
  • Enjoy a hands-on demonstration with a raptor to learn about their history and the habitat where they live.
  • Difficulty level

    Level 1: For everyone*

  • Duration

    1h45

  • Max. passengers

    500

  • Booking Code

    NCL-SIT1

  • Notices

    Shuttle to Alaska Raptor Center for one-hour tour

Head outside of Sitka to visit the Alaska Raptor Center. The Center operates Alaska’s foremost rehabilitation program, taking in injured birds of prey until they are ready to return to the wild. The Center’s bird-care professionals and volunteers rescue a variety of birds, including eagles, owls, and hawks.

After your introduction to the Center, you will experience a presentation with one of the Center's educational birds. After learning about the Center’s important work in rescuing and rehabilitating these birds, you then move to the flight center, where the raptors regain their flying capabilities. You may also wish to explore the outdoor areas and clinic before returning to Sitka.

Practical information

  • Remarks/requirements: Shuttle to Alaska Raptor Center for one-hour tour.

  • Walking information: Sidewalks, gravel, and wood boardwalk for 1/8 mile.

  • Wheelchair accessible: No.

  • Language: English.