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  • Address: 405 Dock St, Ketchikan, AK, USA 99901
  • Hours: Open daily

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Ketchikan Cruise Port

If you’re sailing north by cruise ship, Ketchikan Cruise Port will be your first port of call on the Alaska Marine Highway. The former salmon fishery town offers visitors a real taste of Alaska’s frontier personality.

Cruise boats dock right on the waterfront, so the attractions, bars and restaurants are just a short stroll away.

Get a feel for old-time Ketchikan by taking a walk along the Creek Street boardwalk, and shop for Alaskan souvenirs like toy moose and eagles at the port’s many shops.

Ride the cable car to a nearby hill for stellar views, visit Deer Mountain to learn about salmon hatching and eagle feeding habits, or take a scenic flight over the stunning granite cliffs of Misty Fjords National Monument.

Of course, if you’re into fly-fishing you’ll be in heaven in Ketchikan when the salmon are running. Other visitors take the opportunity to paddle a canoe, or see totem poles at the Saxman Native Village.

Practical Info

Ketchikan cruise port is right on the waterfront at Ketchikan, tying up with the ferries doing the Alaska Marine Highway run. It’s the first major settlement over the border from Canada.

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Ketchikan Shore Excursion: Misty Fjords National Monument Floatplane Tour, Ketchikan, null
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Ketchikan Shore Excursion: Misty Fjords National Monument Floatplane Tour

4.5 star rating: Recommended 16 Reviews

While in port in Ketchikan, take to the skies over stunning Misty Fjords National Monument on this 2-hour shore excursion. Board a floatplane and fly over the ...  Read more

Location: Ketchikan, Alaska
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

From USD $249.00
Ketchikan Shore Excursion: Rainforest Canopy Ropes and Zipline Park, Ketchikan, Air Tours
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Ketchikan Shore Excursion: Rainforest Canopy Ropes and Zipline Park

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 29 Reviews

When your cruise ship docks in Ketchikan, spend your time in port soaring through treetops in an Alaskan rainforest! On this exciting zipline and canopy tour, ...  Read more

Location: Ketchikan, Alaska
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $125.00
Ketchikan Shore Excursion: Floatplane Tour and Crab Feast, Ketchikan, Ports of Call Tours
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Ketchikan Shore Excursion: Floatplane Tour and Crab Feast

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 8 Reviews

During your cruise stop in Ketchikan, combine a floatplane ride and a crab feast for a quintessential Alaskan experience. Fly high above the beautiful alpine ...  Read more

Location: Ketchikan, Alaska
Duration: 2.5 hours

From USD $229.00
Ketchikan Shore Excursion: Alaska Rainforest Sanctuary Walking Tour, Ketchikan, Air Tours
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Ketchikan Shore Excursion: Alaska Rainforest Sanctuary Walking Tour

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Spend your time in port in Ketchikan exploring the fascinating wilderness of the Alaska Rainforest Sanctuary. Easily accessible from your cruise ship, this ...  Read more

Location: Ketchikan, Alaska
Duration: 2 hours 45 minutes (approx.)

From USD $79.00
Ketchikan Shore Excursion: Zodiac Wildlife Adventure, Ketchikan, Nature & Wildlife
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Ketchikan Shore Excursion: Zodiac Wildlife Adventure

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Enjoy an exhilarating 2.5-hour ride on Southeast Alaska's open waters on this zodiac wildlife adventure. Driving your own 14-foot inflatable zodiac boat behind ...  Read more

Location: Ketchikan, Alaska
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $179.00
Ketchikan Shore Excursion: Eagle Island Sea Kayaking, Ketchikan, Ports of Call Tours
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Ketchikan Shore Excursion: Eagle Island Sea Kayaking

4.5 star rating: Recommended 13 Reviews

Spend your time in port in Ketchikan paddling through the waters of the Pacific Ocean and discovering Alaska's Eagle Island. On this shore excursion, you'll ...  Read more

Location: Ketchikan, Alaska
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $90.00
Ketchikan Shore Excursion: Rainforest Zipline Adventure, Ketchikan, Ports of Call Tours
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Ketchikan Shore Excursion: Rainforest Zipline Adventure

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Spend your time in port in Ketchikan on an exhilarating zipline tour. During this shore excursion to Tongass National Forest, you'll soar above a dense canopy ...  Read more

Location: Ketchikan, Alaska
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $179.00
Ketchikan Shore Excursion: Ward Cove Wildlife Seacycle Tour, Ketchikan, Ziplines
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Ketchikan Shore Excursion: Ward Cove Wildlife Seacycle Tour

When your ship docks in Ketchikan, experience the natural beauty of Ward Cove, a bay off the Tongass Narrows, on a 3-hour Seacyle tour. Pedal a personal ...  Read more

Location: Ketchikan, Alaska
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $155.00
Ketchikan Shore Excursion: Off-Road Adventure Tour, Ketchikan, Other Water Sports
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Ketchikan Shore Excursion: Off-Road Adventure Tour

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When you’re in port in Ketchikan, head into the rainforest for an off-roading experience by Tomcar! This Alaska shore excursion allows you to drive a ...  Read more

Location: Ketchikan, Alaska
Duration: 3 hours 15 minutes (approx.)

From USD $209.00
Ketchikan Shore Excursion: Zodiac Boat Wilderness Adventure, Ketchikan, Ports of Call Tours
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Ketchikan Shore Excursion: Zodiac Boat Wilderness Adventure

4.5 star rating: Recommended 23 Reviews

Be the captain of your own Zodiac boat on this Alaskan wilderness shore excursion while in port in Ketchikan. Follow your guide along beautiful bays, past lush ...  Read more

Location: Ketchikan, Alaska
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $179.00

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