In the early 1800s, Russians built a settlement along Starrigavan Bay. Today, the site is designated as Old Sitka State Historical Park. Located 7 miles north of downtown Sitka. This site has been designated as a National Historic Landmark and interpretive panels provide information about the history of this site. The Old Sitka Dock cruise terminal is located 1 mile south of this Historic Site.
The floating dock was constructed in 2012 by its ower Halibut Point Marine Services. The majority of the cruise ships visiting Sitka call at the dock. over 100 dockings are scheduled for the 2017 summer cruise season.
The terminal facility is located in the City of Sitka. It is about 6 miles north of downtown district.
A free shuttle bus service is provided by the port to and from downtown Sitka. The drop off / pick up location is Harrigan Centential Hall. The shuttle ride is 10 to 15 minutes and the busses depart every 10 minutes.
The terminal building located shoreside of the dock facility is a 8,500 sf heated building that serves as the departure and return point for the shuttle bus to downtown Sitka, along with land based shore excursions.
Other features of the terminal building include large restrooms, Alaskan gift shops. High Speed WiFI, and an outdoor covered terrrace for passengers to view activity in the adjacent boat yard.
470’ x 55’ Floating Concrete Pontoon with Deck Height 8’ above waterline
Mean Low Water Soundings at Face of Dock, South End - 70, North End - 150’
All Bollards and Dolphins Rated at 75 tons
Fresh Water Connection with Flow Rates up to 1.55 Tons per minute
320 Feet of Timber Float for Shore Excursion Departures
2 ea 80 ft Manlift Available for Maintenance on Ship
Competitive docking and wharfage rates