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Sitka, a former Russian town is the only oceanfront town in southeast Alaska and a major point for embarking or disembarking many of our Alaskan cruises through the Inner Passage. The extensive surrounding wilderness is the prime attraction, but in town, there are several attractions like the Raptor Rehabilitation Center, where conservationists care for injured birds of prey, including eagles, hawks, and falcons. Hike the Totem Trail at Sitka National Historic Park, where a verdant spruce forest hides authentic totem poles and genuine indigenous artifacts are well preserved. At the Russian Orthodox Church, you will hear more about the history of Sitka and how it was settled first by the indigenous and later by the Russians. Start planning your cruise to Sitka today!
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6 Best Sitka Luxury Small Ship Cruises for 2022-2023

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Seward to Vancouver$46008Jun 30, 2022Join the Silver Muse and cruise the Inside Passage from Seward to Vancouver to see the region's vibrant culture and natural beauty. As you sail along …
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Vancouver to Seward$41108Jun 30, 2022Venture through Alaska's Inside Passage on the Silver Shadow, a luxury cruise ship that sails from Seward to Vancouver. This week-long …
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Vancouver to Seward$46008Jul 7, 2022Find yourself in the heart of Alaska's stunning coastal scenery as you journey via the Inside Passage and its fjord-carved glaciers. Cruise from …
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Seward to Vancouver$36608Jul 7, 2022Immerse yourself in the diverse culture and natural splendor of Alaska's Inside Passage aboard the beautiful Silver Shadow. Sail from Seward to …
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Seward to Vancouver$46008May 18, 2023Start your journey aboard the Silver Whisper in Seward, Alaska, and explore the majesty of one of the most remote places on Earth. Visit the largest …
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Vancouver to Vancouver$750015May 25, 2023See Alaska aboard the magnificent Silver Whisper on this 15-day journey along the Southeastern Alaskan shores. Discover stunning winter vistas, steep …
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3 Top-Rated Luxury Small Ship Cruises for 2022-2023

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Silver Whisper382$4600Enjoy Silver Whisper's relaxing, sophisticated, and genuinely elegant atmosphere. This multi-million dollar refit makes her one of the most …
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Silver Muse596$4600Silver Muse is without question an inspirational work of art. The best place between sea and sky, eight dining venues, spacious outdoor areas and …
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Silver Shadow388$3660Award-winning Silver Shadow has all the hallmarks of extreme luxury at sea. With one of the highest space-to-guest ratios at sea, Silver Shadow is a …
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Cruises Between Sitka and Juneau

The 9-Day Discovery Cruise on the Island Spirit begins in Sitka and visits Juneau before disembarking in Petersburg. The 9-Day Exploration Cruise starts in Juneau and finishes in Sitka. 

The 8-Day Northern Passages takes you from Juneau to Sitka on the small ship Wilderness Discoverer

Cruises Between Sitka and Ketchikan, Alaska

15-Day Ultimate Bays & Fjords takes travelers from Sitka, to the northern passages, then to Juneau exploring remote fjords, glaciers and abundant Alaskan wildlife before disembarking in Ketchikan. This cruise is available on the Wilderness Explorer or Wilderness Discoverer
  
 
Sitka is a seaside village located on Baranof Island, a 100-mile-long island in southern Alaska's panhandle only accessible by air or sea.

The Tongass National Forest covers the island, and Mount Edgecumbe, a dormant volcano with a perfectly shaped volcanic cone overlooks the town. 

Major Attractions & Activities on Sitka Cruises
  • Visit Glacier Bay National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Hike the forested shores of Chichagof and Baranof Islands
  • Kayak and paddle board along glacial fjords
  • Go Whale watching in Icy Strait
  • Sail the Peril Strait and Sergius Narrows
  • Observe a bird colony and view sea lions on South Marble Island
  • Explore the tidal pools of Krestof and Nakwasina Sounds

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