Sitka, AK

We invite you to the 2016 Organization of Biological Field Stations Meeting at the Sitka Sound Science Center. Join us in the verdant mountains and pristine waters of Southeast Alaska as we explore Ocean to Alpine Research.

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Sitka Sound
Science Center
SSSC Building

Field Trips


Full day Sea Kayaking with Sitka Sound Adventures


Half-day Sea Kayaking with Sitka Sound Adventures 8:30am


Half-day Sea Kayaking with Sitka Sound Adventures 10am

whale tour

Allen Marine Whale and Bird Watching tour


Sitka Historic Walking and Sitka National Historical Park Tour


Harbor Mountain to Gavan Ridge


Tlingit Art & Culture Tour


Half-day Sea Kayaking with Sitka Sound Adventures


Sea Lion Cove Excursion


Fish Industry and Hatchery Tour


Starrigavan Field Station trip

SSSC Building


From basic to boutique, find your perfect accomodation here in Sitka.

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Southeast Alaska is exclusively serviced by Alaska Airlines, which offers daily flights between Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and Sitka Rocky Gutierrez Airport, with an average roundtrip airfare of $450-$650. When departing Sitka, east coast travelers will need to take the 6 am flight to return in one day.

Please use the code ECMJ109 when searching for your Alaska Air flight to recieve a 10% discount.

Sitka is on the Alaska Marine Highway Ferry System which connects us to Alaska towns such as Juneau, and Ketchikan, as well as with Washington state. Please check their schedules as ferries do not arrive every day.

For reservations, more information, or a schedule contact: Alaska Marine Highway 1-800-642-0066 or 747-8737 in Sitka.

Once you arrive in Sitka, you'll need to take a taxi the two miles to downtown or the Historic Sheldon Jackson campus.

Hank's Cabs (907) 747-8888
Baranof Taxi (907) 738-4722
Cummins Taxi (907) 738-3079
Sitka Cab (907) 738-5002

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