Sergius Narrows, Alaska

Sergius Narrows is a narrow waterway in the southern portion of Peril Straits, Alaska. It is a 30-mile long waterway to Sitka, between Baranof and Chichagof islands. It is about 300 feet wide and has a 9 to 10 mile per hour rushing tide. Charter yachts pass through during at slack tide, or when the water is between high and low tides.

Sergius Narrows feeds into Kakul Narrows, Salsbury Sound and the Pacific before narrowing through to Neva and Olga Straits which leads to and from Sitka. This exciting passage is dotted with serene forested islands where visitors have a great opportunity to see bald eagles, black-tailed deer and the occasional sea otter floating around kelp beds and the rocky shoreline.

Things to See & Do

* Bald Eagles
* Black-tailed deer
* Sea Otters
* Bird life

General information

Cruise Season – May - September
Currency - United States Dollar (USD)
Language - English
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time - GMT minus nine hours
International Country Telephone Code - 1

Transport Links – Sergius Narrows is accessible by boat from Sitka.

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