Sitka has a surprising history that reaches every corner of the world. Join us on an Alaskan adventure that is packed with history, storytelling and sights you can only see in Sitka.
On all our tours, we present information on our local economy, education system, cost of living, real estate, lifestyles of rural islanders, and tales of our many combined adventures including “run-ins” with bears, commercial fishing, raising kids, and other tales from visits around all of Alaska.
The following are the most requested tour destinations. We can customize any tour to fit your wishes. You pick the pace, destinations and style!
Get an up-close look at Bears and how they live. Bears found at Fortress of the Bear would not survive in the wild on their own. The Fortress allows them to live out their lives in a caring, educational setting that is enjoyed by humans and bears alike.
The Alaska Raptor Center is home to 24 eagles, hawks, falcons and owls. The Raptor Center houses birds who could not survive in the wild themselves. Dedicated to rehabilitation and release, the Raptor Center is a perfect place to learn about the Alaskan Raptors.
Totem Park, the oldest National Park in Alaska, is a wonderful place to discover Alaska Native heritage at the Southeast Indian Alaska Cultural Center. You can also find local artisans and workshops held throughout the park.
Harbor Mountain Drive was built by the Army and Navy during WWII. Many of the islands surrounding Sitka have remnants of forts and barricades used during the war. This drive offers the chance to discover rare vegetation and see popular fishing grounds as well as spectacular views and vistas overlooking all of the Sitka Sound.
See the art camp in action by taking a private tour with Hank who has taught lessons at the camp throughout the years. Drop in for the Sitka Fine Arts Festival where workshops, classes, and world- renowned performers can be found.
The Tongass National Rainforest spreads over 17 million acres that are home to bears, salmon, and eagles. The Tongass has an array of plants including spruce, hemlock, devil’s club and many interesting berries and roots. Learn about the true Alaskan wilderness and how generations before us have lived off what the forest provided.
Take a leisurely stroll by the harbor and see the masses of boats that congregate here. Learn about Sitka fishing, local businesses and more.
Learn about the Russian and Tlingit sites and history that have influenced Sitka including the Russian Orthodox Church, fort and suspension bridge.
Come see fossils, animal exhibits, and play in the touch tanks. The Science Center has a library, hatchery and aquarium to keep the whole family entertained.