See Whales, Eagles, Sea Otters & More

Brand New High-speed Catamaran

Local Knowledge & Expertise

Experience the Wonder of Alaska’s Ocean Life with a Local Captain

Are you a wildlife enthusiast visiting Alaska’s southeast region or a visitor to the area simply looking for a uniquely Alaskan experience? If so, Muddy Water’s Ocean Wildlife Tour of SE Alaska is the perfect activity you’ve been looking for! On this tour around the ocean waters of Wrangell, we’ll have the opportunity to see all types of marine life, from whales and sea otters in the water to eagles and a plethora of shore birds flying overhead. As we witness the wildlife, you’ll learn about the ins and outs of this Alaska ocean ecosystem from our engaging and experienced guides.

Why Take This Tour?

Witness the abundant wildlife in Wrangell, from sea otters, sea lions, whales and crabs, to harbor seals, kelp forests, eagles, and multiple species of shore birds in their natural habitat

Our vessel, the Island Cat, is one of a kind in Wrangell, providing the smoothest and most stable ride in the fleet, and multiple viewing decks so you won’t miss a thing!

As locals born and raised in Wrangell, we know the best areas to view wildlife in the region and have plenty of stories and knowledge to share, so you’ll be sure to leave with a new understanding of this special corner of the world

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Trip Details

Pricing & Details


$320 per person

Departure time


Meeting point

City Dock, unless otherwise notified


This tour is offered year-round

*Daily availability varies, please click the Book Now button to check availability for specific days


4 hours

Group size

Maximum of 21 guests

*We welcome individuals and smaller groups, however we do require a combined minimum of 6 guests for the tour to depart


  • Water
  • Coffee
  • Snacks
  • Bathroom

What to bring

  • Camera
  • Jacket
  • Any additional drinks or snacks you’d like

Tour staff

  • Local captain and guide
  • Deckhand

What You'll See and Do

On this Alaska boat tour of Wrangell’s ocean wildlife, we will start off our trip departing from Wrangell for a one-hour boat ride to the best area for viewing the wildlife of the day. Your crew will decide the best location and species of animal to pursue based on recent tours and known wildlife in the area.

Upon arriving at our destination, we’ll slow down and advance carefully towards the animals in their natural habitat. Our brand-new catamaran has multiple viewing decks, giving you hours of enjoyment and plenty of picture opportunities before we make our way back to Wrangell.

What You Need to Know

Our location for each day is chosen on Captain’s discretion, based on weather, tides, and previous animal sightings

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