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Ketchikan Kayak Eco-Tour

Ketchikan Kayak Eco-Tour

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Navigate the waterways and islands of Clover Pass on a small-group kayak eco-tour from Ketchikan. Along the way, spot native Alaskan wildlife that inhabit this protected region where the thick foliage of the Tongass National Forest meets the sea, from sea lions and migratory humpback whales to eagles' nests and exposed starfish colonies. Paddle with two guides and a small group of no more than eight people for a more personalized wildlife-watching journey.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$151.29
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US$151.29

Ketchikan Shore Excursion: Rainforest Canopy Ropes and Zipline Adventure Park

Ketchikan Shore Excursion: Rainforest Canopy Ropes and Zipline Adventure Park

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Get off your cruise ship and your adrenaline going on this half-day shore excursion to a Ketchikan zipline adventure park. Soar through the Alaskan rain forest on seven ziplines and eight canopy ropes. This natural jungle gym includes suspended logs, rope bridges, a climbing tower and staircase, meaning thrill seekers of all experience levels will share in the excitement. Round-trip port transport included.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$125.00
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US$125.00

Ketchikan Electric Bike and Rain Forest Hike Ecotour

Ketchikan Electric Bike and Rain Forest Hike Ecotour

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Ride an electric bike to the end of Ketchikan's 'road to nowhere' and then hike thorough a wildlife-rich rain forest on this combo eco-tour. Pedal from the marina to the end of the island's paved road system on a battery-powered bike, and then dismount to trek through the wilderness of the Tongass National Forest, following a trail that passes an active salmon-spawning stream, a waterfall, beach views, and dense foliage that's home to an array of native Alaskan wildlife.
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  • 4 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$153.25
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US$153.25

Ketchikan Shore Excursion: Eagle Island Sea Kayaking

Ketchikan Shore Excursion: Eagle Island Sea Kayaking

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While your ship is docked in Ketchikan, kayak around Eagle Island, part of Tongass National Forest, on this 3.5-hour guided shore excursion. Enter the protected waters of Clover Pass and as you paddle around the island, spot wildlife including bald eagles, seals, salmon, and perhaps even humpbacks and orcas. The tranquil waters provide a perfect opportunity for beginning kayakers and the more experienced alike to enjoy the Alaskan wilderness.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$99.36
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US$99.36

Ketchikan Jeep and Canoe Safari

Ketchikan Jeep and Canoe Safari

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After relaxing aboard your ship, this off-road Ketchikan shore excursion will pump up your adrenaline. First, steer or ride in a 4WD Jeep Wrangler® deep in Tongass National Forest. Then, at Lake Harriet Hunt, paddle with your group a Native American–style, 20-person canoe! Keep watch for deer, moose, eagles and even bears along the way. Reward your outdoor activities with a delicious snack of smoked salmon, clam chowder, fresh bread with local wild-berry jam, and hot chocolate.
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  • 4 hours
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US$174.66
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US$174.66

Ketchikan Shore Excursion: Zodiac Wildlife Adventure

Ketchikan Shore Excursion: Zodiac Wildlife Adventure

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Explore Southeast Alaska’s Inside Passage while steering your own 14-foot zodiac boat on this shore excursion. After a safety briefing, follow an expert guide into inlets and estuaries and watch for wildlife including whales, seals and sea lions. While out on open water, you might even pass one of the crabbing vessels featured on the Discovery Channel’s 'Deadliest Catch!' Port transport is included on this 2.5-hour outing.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$179.00
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US$179.00

Ketchikan All In One

Ketchikan All In One

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Ketchikan is one of Alaska’s most visited cruise ports, renowned for its salmon fishing, wildlife, and indigenous heritage. On this tour, take in all the highlights with a local guide. See the famous salmon ladder, admire the traditional totem poles at the Saxman Native Village, enjoy whale-watching from Rotary Beach, and look out for seals, eagles, and bears at Herring Cove.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$79.00
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US$79.00
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Rainforest Zip, Skybridge & Rappel Adventure in Ketchikan, AK

Rainforest Zip, Skybridge & Rappel Adventure in Ketchikan, AK

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If you’re thinking, “Zipline tour? Been there, done that,” maybe you just need to up the ante. This thrilling zipline tour in Tongass National Forest will have you flying through an Alaskan rainforest canopy at heights up to 135 feet (41 meters) above ground. Across 6,000 feet (1,830 meters) of dual-line cables and three hanging bridges, you’ll have unique vantage points to look for bears feeding on salmon and watch bald eagles soar through the sky. This exciting experience from Ketchikan is limited to nine people per group so you can enjoy personalized attention from your guides.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$189.00
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US$189.00

Ketchikan Rainforest Canoe and Nature Walk

Ketchikan Rainforest Canoe and Nature Walk

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Discover the tranquil beauty of Tongass National Forest on this 3.5-hour guided tour from Ketchikan. Paddle with a group of up to 20 passengers in a Native American–style canoe across a secluded lake, and then enjoy a nature walk through a rain forest. Gain insight into local Native American history, as well as the wildlife and plants you see along the way. A riverside snack and hotel transport are included.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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US$108.63
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US$108.63

Misty Fjords National Monument Floatplane Tour

Misty Fjords National Monument Floatplane Tour

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Step off your cruise ship and into a floatplane to admire the glassy blue lakes, waterfalls, and snowcapped peaks of Misty Fjords National Monument on this shore excursion from Ketchikan. Capture bird’s-eye views of varied landscapes and spot eagles, bears and plenty of other wildlife. But that’s not all—your aerial adventure, limited to just six people per plane, includes landing on a lake or fjord.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$289.00
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US$289.00
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Bering Sea Crab Fisherman's Tour from Ketchikan

Bering Sea Crab Fisherman's Tour from Ketchikan

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If you’re a fan of the Discovery Channel’s hit TV show 'Deadliest Catch,' you saw the Aleutian Ballad, a commercial fishing boat, escape a rogue wave in the Bering Sea. On this fisherman’s tour from Ketchikan, hop aboard the Aleutian Ballad and navigate through the tranquil, protected waterways of the Inside Passage with a seasoned fishing crew, and marvel at the variety of marine creatures caught in barrel pots and hauled up on deck. Touch some of the catch, take photos, and listen to entertaining sea lore.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$205.00
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US$205.00

Ketchikan Halibut and Salmon Fishing Charter

Ketchikan Halibut and Salmon Fishing Charter

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Enjoy world-class sport fishing off the coast of Ketchikan during a fishing charter with an experienced captain. Drop your line in the deep waters offshore with the possibility of catching Pacific halibut and four different types of Alaskan salmon. Your captain can suggest stops and assist you with baiting the line or reeling in your catch. Plus, round-trip transport from the cruise ship dock or your hotel is included.
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  • 4 to 6 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$274.52
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US$274.52

Adventure Kart Expedition- Ketchikan, AK

Adventure Kart Expedition- Ketchikan, AK

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Experience the remote Alaskan wilderness on an off-road adventure perfect for adrenaline junkies who are looking to escape the tourists in the more populated parts of the state. Driving—or riding passenger—in a Tomcar lets you reach places that are inaccessible by car. As you follow the unpaved mountain road there are ample opportunities to take photos in front of waterfalls, spot wildlife, and catch views of the Inside Passage.
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  • 3 hours 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$215.00
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US$215.00

Alaskan Family Rainforest Adventure

Alaskan Family Rainforest Adventure

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Explore the Alaskan rain forest aboard an electric 4x4 buggy on this 3-hour tour in Ketchikan. Steer the wheel yourself, or sit in the passenger seat and relax, learning about the area’s history and plant life along the way from an informative guide. Reach a wilderness camp, where you’ll enjoy a pancake buffet, followed by campfire-roasted marshmallows. Round-trip transport from Ketchikan hotels and the cruise terminal included.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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US$195.00
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US$195.00

Hovercraft Eco Adventure & Wildlife Viewing

Hovercraft Eco Adventure & Wildlife Viewing

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The beaches around Ketchikan are best explored from the water and this tour offers a fun and unique way to get around. Hop aboard a Blackbird Hovercraft and glide along the coast, enjoying spectacular views as you pass between land and water. Stop at a remote beach, look out for local wildlife and sea birds, and admire views of Pennock Island.
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$156.30
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US$156.30

3 Hour Rainforest Walk and Totem Park

3 Hour Rainforest Walk and Totem Park

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Make the most of your time in port in Ketchikan and discover Alaska’s natural wonders and cultural heritage. Enjoy a guided walk through the rainforest, stopping to admire a natural waterfall and see the native flora. Then, visit a Totem Park, learn about the ancient Alaskan tradition, the cultural heritage of the Tlingit, Haida, and Tsimshian people and explore a magnificently carved clan house. This small-group tour ensures a more personal experience and includes pick up at the cruise port.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$109.29
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US$109.29
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Misty Fjords Seaplane Tour from Ketchikan

Misty Fjords Seaplane Tour from Ketchikan

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The wild landscapes of the Misty Fjords National Monument are some of the most impressive in Alaska—jagged peaks, icy lakes, and dramatic glacier valleys. On this tour, enjoy unbeatable aerial views as you soar overhead in a seaplane. Listen to live commentary from your guide as you fly over mountains and waterfalls, touch down to experience the fjords up close, and enjoy plenty of opportunities to take photos.
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  • 2 hours 20 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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US$280.00
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US$280.00

Misty Fjords Flight Tour

Misty Fjords Flight Tour

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Soar above the glacier-carved granite cliffs and waterfall-studded forests of Misty Fjords National Monument on an unforgettable flight tour from Ketchikan. With guaranteed window seating for all passengers in a fixed-wing Alaskan bush plane, you won't miss a thing as you coast over lush mountaintops and hillsides where wild goats and black bears roam. Learn about the ancient geologic history and wildlife of this spectacular landscape through via live narration from the pilot during the 1.5-hour flight.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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US$269.00
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US$269.00

2 Hour Alaska Rainforest Walk and Totem Park Small Group Tour

2 Hour Alaska Rainforest Walk and Totem Park Small Group Tour

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Focus on the scenery of Tongass National Forest and Totem Park on this eco tour from Ketchikan. Traveling with a small group of just 11 people or fewer means you'll get personalized attention and plenty of time to ask questions of your guide. Follow your guide on a walk through the Alaskan rain forest and Totem Park, where you'll get views and photo ops of pristine creeks, ancient trees, and moss-covered ground. There's even a geo-caching scavenger hunt to keep kids interested and occupied.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$77.93
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US$77.93
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Traitors Cove Bear Viewing

Traitors Cove Bear Viewing

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Island Wings Air Service is owned and operated by Alaska veteran pilot Michelle Masden, who started flying in 1977 and began her business in Ketchikan in 1993. Island Wings takes the time and makes the effort to help you realize your Alaskan dreams. Share our love of flying through our vast Alaskan wilderness. Experience the freedom of flight over the wild grandeur of the mountains, the islands and the endless sea. In business since 1993, Island Wings takes the time and makes the effort to help you realize your Alaskan dreams. Our focus is the quality of your experience. From the handling of your reservation, to the equipment we operate, to the places we visit; we don't compromise and neither should you. The total time for this tour is 4.25 hours including: the flight, three hours onsite at Traitors Cove Bear Viewing Observatory, and fifteen minutes for the pick-up and drop-off.
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  • 4 hours 15 minutes
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US$461.74
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US$461.74

Custom Wildlife Tour

Custom Wildlife Tour

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Ketchikan adventure tours offers custom tours for all ages and abilities. This tour is dedicated to the pursuit if Alaskan wildlife and marine life. Salmon at the downtown Salmon ladder and would you like to touch a wild Alaskan salmon in our creek? Then heading down to Herring Cove to try and see some Black Bears or some Black Tailed Sitka Deer perhaps. Harbor seals and sea lions are a plenty but don't forget to duck because Eagles are swooping if you have snacks. Then we head back into town and I can drop you off at Creek Street or back at your Berth.
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  • 2 hours
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US$75.00
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US$75.00

Misty Fjords Scenic Flight and Crab Feast From Ketchikan

Misty Fjords Scenic Flight and Crab Feast From Ketchikan

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Combine a scenic flight over Misty Fjords National Monument with a crab feast at the George Inlet Lodge during this half-day tour from Ketchikan. From the small plane, look for native animals, and gaze over towering granite mountains and pristine Alaskan wilderness. Then land at a remote Alaskan lodge for a feast that features unlimited Dungeness crab along with smoked salmon and other specialties. Have time to stroll around the grounds before the narrated drive back to Ketchikan. Includes scenic flight, lunch, and transportation.
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  • 3 hours
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US$374.03
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US$374.03

Ketchikan Shore Excursion: Eagle Sanctuary and Rainforest Wildlife Center

Ketchikan Shore Excursion: Eagle Sanctuary and Rainforest Wildlife Center

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Take a 3-hour shore excursion to explore Alaska’s Rainforest Sanctuary. See numerous native animals such as black bears, bald eagles, seals, and a number of marine birds in their native habitats. Learn about the area’s ecosystem from your informative guide as you walk along the trails of the sanctuary. Enjoy light refreshments and a fresh smoked salmon snack during your tour.
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  • 2 hours 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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US$150.86
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US$150.86
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Ketchikan Jeep and Canoe Safari

Ketchikan Jeep and Canoe Safari

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While in Ketchikan, embark on this 4-hour adrenaline-fueled Super Saver Combo tour. Rumble along the back roads of Tongass National Forest in a 4WD Jeep Wrangler® — and keep your eyes open for bald eagles, moose, deer, and the occasional bear. Along with your group, paddle across a lake in a Native American–style canoe, and enjoy delicious snacks at a remote camp. Learn about the forest's wildlife and vegetation on a short walk through the woods. Save money and embrace the beauty of Ketchikan on this quintessential Alaskan tour.
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  • 4 hours
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US$181.17
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