Ketchikan, Alaska
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clock-o90 to 120 mins (Approx.)
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commentOffered in: English


Explore the native heritage of the Inside Passage on a guided tour of Ketchikan and its famous totem poles. Visit Potlatch Park and the Totem Bight State Park, together home to dozens of painted totems plus an Alaskan clan house, cabins, and canoes that re-create a traditional native village. See how totems are carved at a workshop, and enjoy a bonus visit to an antique car exhibit and a Russian museum that houses a rare gun collection.
  • Tour of Ketchikan and totem pole parks
  • Admire the distinctive totem poles at Potlatch Park and Totem Bight State Park
  • See how the poles are crafted at a carving center
  • Get a sense of a native Alaskan village
  • See traditional wooden clan houses, cabins, and canoes
  • Admire restored vintage cars and browse a collection of rare antique guns at a Russian museum
  • Explore Ketchikan's history and modern culture on a city tour


Viator Traveler's Reviews

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, Dec 2017

Although it was a wet day we had the most interesting day with our tour guide who was passionate about his native American peoples' history. Potlatch Park was amazing with great commentary. He went above and beyond to ensure wildlife sightings. We saw whales, bald eagles, kingfishers but sadly no bears.

, Aug 2017

This was an enjoyable excursion learning about history and earlier ways of life. Lots of good scenery and views of salmon and bald eagle.

, Aug 2017

The tour guide is what made this trip successful. She was very knowledgeable about the community and told us the stories of the totems. She also provided us with much information the Tlingit natives in the area. The site is not a live village but contains representative totems, a lodge house, and a tiny antique car museum. Fun

, Jul 2017

Our family of 9 from 76 years old to 7 years old really enjoyed this trip. We spent the majority of the time in Potlatch Park, however, and I think we needed to split the time more evenly between the two locations.

, Jun 2017

This tour was the worst out of all the tours we had in Alaska. My husband references this tour as the abandoned kids camp. There was no actual native people that we saw throughout the whole tour and it was run down.Don't waste your money. The only highlight was our guide she was very nice.

, Sep 2016

It was interesting and enjoyable. The guide was friendly and helpful.

, Sep 2016

We were the only folks on the tour, so it felt quite special. We had a lot of personal time with him as he talked about the carvings and the history. Walking through the village was at our own pace and we got a lot of pictures.

, Jul 2016

This tour was amazing!

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