Below are some tips to help plan your trip.
During AK Adventure Unlimited’s operating season, Sitka is served by Alaska Airlines and Delta Air Lines. Both airlines offer daily non-stop flights to and from Seattle. Alaska Airlines offers additional itineraries which include stops in other Southeast Alaska communities.
Sitka is located approximately 2 hours by air from Seattle. To make a reservation, please book directly with the airlines via their websites below.
Sitka’s urban area covers only about 2 square miles on a 1600 square mile island. Sitka is surrounded by dense forest and rugged terrain which is home to a large population of flora and fawns. Coastal Brown Bear, Sitka Black-Tailed Deer and Mountain Goat comprise the large land animals of Baranof Island. Many types of birds can also be found around Sitka, most notable are the large populations of Balk Eagles and Ravens. While out on the boat, it is likely you’ll see Humpback Whales, Sea Otters, Sea Lions, and a variety of sea birds.
The natural beauty of Sitka has to be seen to be believed. With it’s towering mountains, dense forests, and intricate bays and surrounding islands, Sitka and its surrounding area is a sight to behold.