A Birder’s Paradise
With hundreds of species of shorebirds, sea birds, and raptors, Sitka has one of Alaska’s most diverse populations of birds. Spend a day spotting Puffins, Guillemots, Murrelets, and numerous other marine birds that speckle Sitka’s coastline and skies. Viewing guides and high-quality marine binoculars will be provided for all guests to enjoy the birds and their habitats at a relaxed pace.
Avid Avian Admirer
$189/person – 3 hours
Weather permitting, this 3-hour trip will take you to St. Lazaria Island. An excellent and stunning area to observe nesting Tufted Puffins, Common and Thick Billed Murres, Black Oystercatchers, Rhinoceros Auklets, and Pigeon Guillemots that utilize the rocky slopes to nest and hatch young, chicks can be spotted during late summer.
Fanatical Feather Follower
$249/person – 4 hours
Embark on a 4-hour avian adventure exploring the stunning waters of Sitka Sound. Visit St. Lazaria Island and Kruzof Island to spot the nesting cliffs of the Horned Puffin. Encounter Loons, Marbled Murrelets, Harlequin ducks, and numerous other marine birds while cruising Sitka Sound.