Whether you have loved ones from the lower 48 or loved ones here in Alaska, AMCC has a few ideas for unique, thoughtful gifts that give a taste of Alaska’s oceans. What is better than a gift that makes your loved one smile while at the same time supporting local businesses that are committed to marine conservation and the livelihoods of Alaskan fishermen? We have several recommendations below and also an entire list of our business members you may want to consider purchasing a gift from.
1. Salmon Sisters Gift Boxes
For your brother in the secret Santa exchange, your girlfriend who gets excited over locally-made goods, or the one who loves spending time in the kitchen, The Salmon Sisters have Alaskan gift boxes ready to be sent wherever you need them. The uniqueness of the products along with the strong connection to Alaskan fisheries cannot be beat. Simply order online and support this amazing duo of fisherwomen sisters.
2. Drifter’s Fish Frozen Sockeye Salmon
Who doesn’t love wild Alaskan salmon? This sockeye salmon from Drifter’s Fish is not only tasty, it is sustainably harvested by husband and wife team, Michael and Nelly Hand, from The Copper River. Their online ordering system allows you to have the frozen sockeye shipped directly to your family or friends door and ensures delivery by December 18th. Last day to order is December 15th! They also have smoked salmon if you prefer that option.
3. Alyeska’s Seven Glaciers Gift Certificate
Sometimes experiences are appreciated more than things, especially when that experience is sitting on top of Alyeska while watching the sunset over Turnagain Arm and feasting on perfectly prepared Kodiak Jig Seafoods Rockfish. Treat your loved ones to an experience of fine dining and wild, sustainably caught seafood. Our Kodiak Jig Seafoods fishermen will thank you!
4. Dive Alaska Scuba Certification Classes
For the adventurer on your list is, why not provide them with the incredible opportunity of scuba diving certification? These classes definitely go beyond the normal gift idea and also provide an experience that focuses on safely navigating and also protecting the underwater ecosystem. We can’t think of a better way to become connected to Alaska’s oceans than to dive right in!