Custom-built Catamaran

Experienced Crew

Tailor-made Trips

Ride in comfort to beautiful Southeast Alaska Camping and hiking spots

Enjoy the Smoothest Ride in Sitka!

Are you planning a camping or hiking trip in Southeast Alaska and looking for a reliable and comfortable way to get there? Look no further than our water taxi service in Sitka! Our passionate local crew will ensure that you arrive at your destination safely and comfortably. Our custom-built catamaran is a one-of-a-kind vessel in the region, featuring a landing-craft bow that makes loading and unloading your gear a breeze. Whether you’re heading to beaches, USFS cabins, or popular hiking spots, our water taxi service has got you covered.


Our reliable service allows you to relax and enjoy a stress-free water taxi experience - on time and on location when you expect us!

Our vessel, "Catdaddy", is a catamaran that was custom-built here in Sitka for the unpredictable waters of Southeast Alaska, providing the smoothest and most stable ride around Sitka

Our captain and crew are Sitka locals with a wealth of experience navigating the ocean waters in the region, so you can travel with peace of mind.

Trip Details

Trip Details


*Prices vary by destination and are a boat-rate, not per passenger. Rate is $249 per hour travel time and $89 per hour wait time.

Departure time

Whatever time fits your needs

Meeting point

As of May 2, 2023, the embarkation location has changed. Please meet our vessel, “Catdaddy” in Eliason Harbor, Finger 7 Slip 11. Unless otherwise arranged. Eliason Harbor is located at the end of Siginaka Way. Click Here for a Map


Daily, year round


Varies by location

Group size

Maximum of 6 guests

What to bring


Gear you need for your taxi

We have an extensive suite of brand name top quality rental camping gear

Please complete the rental Gear Request form. Click Here to view the complete rental gear list.

Click Here to see the Cozy Cabin Package

Click Here to see the Pampered Cabin Package

About your captain

  • US Coast Guard 25GT masters licensed captain
  • Certified naturalist guide

What We Offe

Comfortable and safe Water taxi services and freight transportation to and all locations around Sitka, Alaska:

  • Chichagof Island
  • Baranof Island
  • Kruzof Island
  • Baranof Warm Springs
  • USFS cabins and hiking areas.

Our captain will offer advice on weather and tide conditions specific to your group’s preferences.

We do ask that you plan on assisting loading the vessel both at the dock and at your destination. We will happily assist and organize, but your effort is also required.

What You'll See & Do

What You Need to Know

Click here for a complete list of US Forest Service Sitka Ranger District information including cabin rentals.

Click here for City of Sitka Tom Young cabin Rental. 

If you or your party has canoes or kayaks, please let us know so that we can arrange the vessel in advance for transporting them.

In-Reach GPS satellite communicator, bear spray, fuel for cabin stoves, and other top quality brand name gear can be rented at an additional cost.

Click here to view the complete rental gear list.

Click Here to see totally inclusive Cabin Camping Gear Packages.

Click Here to see the Pampered Cabin

Water taxis will be canceled only in the most extreme weather conditions. We will make every effort to contact you in the event we are delayed or must cancel.

Water Taxi Request

Fill out the details and we will contact you with a quote

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