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Jeff B.

Sitka, AK, United States

Owner/Operator: I am a Certified Southeast Alaska Naturalist.

Over 25 years in the visitor industry - Previous owner/operator biking, hiking, birding and photography businesses in Ketchikan and Sitka. Thirty-four year resident in SE Alaska. Road Scholar Group Leader (guide), Sitka Sesquicentennial Coordinator/Liaison (150th Commemoration of the transfer of Alaska from Russia to the United States) for the Sitka Historical Society.

I kayaked the Yukon River source to sea, worked three months at an Iditarod dog mushers kennel working as a dog handler, and traveled extensively around Alaska. Along the way, you will discover why your guide believes Sitka, the onetime Paris of the Pacific, is now the Paris of Alaska.

Credentials

Certified Southeast Alaska Naturalist through the University of Southeast Alaska, Sitka campus.

2016Meritorious Service Award, presented by the University of Alaska Southeast, who has provided "significant public, academic, volunteer, or philanthropic service' to the university, one of its community campuses, or to an Alaskan community.

2015Sitka Chamber of Commerce 2015 Cossack Award, "extraordinary public service to the citizens of Sitka."

Publications: Canyon Dance: My Visit to the Deepest Canyon on Each of the Seven Continents.
2017

Restrictions

None.

Guide Requirements for United States

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Private tour guide Jeff

Sitka private tour - birds, bears, history,,...

 unrated

A private tour of the highlights of Sitka By the sea

500 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

4 hours

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Private tour guide Jeff

Sitka Checkered Tours Private Tour

 unrated

For those who want to see a lot but not spend a lot of time and then,...

325 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

2 hours 30 min.

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Sitka Checkered Tour Itinerary # 1 Private,...

 unrated

A private tour of the highlights of Sitka By the Sea and why Sitka,...

500 USD per tour

(for up to 4 people)

4 hours

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