Advanced Bike Trip
Duration: 4 hours
Tour Code: sit-007
Embrace the beauty of Alaska's scenic natural terrain in an exhilarating new way during this memorable bicycle tour of Sitka.
This tour has been recommended by Jean-Michel Cousteau's Ocean Futures Society based on its philosophy that guided experiences in nature should inspire people, young and old, to act responsibly for the protection of our planet's vital ecosystems.
Depart directly from the cruise ship pier for a 18-26 mile ride on a combination of biking trails, mountain roads, and along the coastal road. A light lunch is provided and guest will stop for a break approximately half-way through the ride to enjoy the scenery and have a light snack. Take in beautiful mountain and ocean views during your exploration and see parts of Sitka most visitors do not get to see. Raingear (pants and jacket), a helmet, a complimentary water bottle, a candy bar and a light snack will be provided.
Please note: This 4-hour, dock-to-dock tour departs from downtown Sitka, and is only recommended for advanced, physically-fit bikers capable of riding between 16 and 23 miles with an elevation gain of over 800 feet. All riders must wear helmets, and attend a safety briefing. The ride is performed using 21-speed TREK Mountain bikes with front shocks. Dress comfortably, and wear sturdy shoes. Participants must be at least 16 years old and 4'10" in height. Minors must be accompanied by an adult parent to participate on this tour.