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Capture aerial views of Alaska’s wild beauty aboard a floatplane and feast on Dungeness crab on this 2.5-hour guided tour from Ketchikan. A Havilland Beaver plane takes you over the Tongass National Forest before landing at Revillagigedo Island’s rustic George Inlet Lodge. Enjoy a sumptuous meal amid ocean views, shop for souvenirs and then relax on a scenic drive along the island’s coast back to Ketchikan. Enjoy a more memorable experience on this small-group tour limited to just 12 passengers.

Highlights

  • Flightseeing tour from Ketchikan with crab feast
  • Admire views of Ketchikan and the mountains as you fly across Tongass National Forest
  • Land at the George Inlet Lodge on a remote part of Revillagigedo Island
  • Enjoy a delicious meal of salad, potatoes, Dungeness crab with melted butter, and cheesecake
  • Return to Ketchikan on a scenic coastal drive
  • Learn about the Alaskan wilderness, the crab industry and more during your tour
  • Small-group adventure limited to 12 people provides a more personalized experience

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What You Can Expect

Ketchikan Floatplane Ride and Crab Feast

George Inlet Lodge

Combine two quintessential Alaskan experiences — a floatplane ride and a Dungeness crab feast — on this memorable tour from Ketchikan. Make your way over to the Visitors Center and then step aboard a Havilland Beaver floatplane, which was only produced from 1947 to 1967. Lift off from Tongass Narrows, a Y-shaped stretch of water between Ketchikan and Gravina Island.

For about 20 minutes, admire the alpine forests of Tongass National Forest while your pilot points out key landmarks below and shares commentary about the Alaskan wilderness. Land at George Inlet Lodge on Revillagigedo Island, where you’re welcomed right away with a taste of smoked salmon before you tour the grounds with a guide. Hear about the lodge’s beginnings and Alaska’s crab industry.

Then, settle into a dining room with ocean views and indulge in a finger-licking Dungeness crab meal with all the right accompaniments, including steamed red potatoes, romaine salad and more. Top it all off with cheesecake drizzled with Alaskan blueberry sauce.

Afterward, pick up souvenirs in the gift shop and then board a minivan for the ride back to Ketchikan. Learn about the fish hatchery, a Coast Guard station and the totem poles that you’ll pass during the pleasant 30-minute narrated drive back to the Visitors Center.

Customer Reviews

Kathy S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2016

Oh my gosh, it was fabulous!!!! Loved the plane ride and the crab was to die for!!! And I have never had better cheesecake in my life. Hopefully I will get to Alaska again and I will definitely do this again!!!

Andres H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2016

Worth the money. Friendly staff and delicious food.

Bonnie K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Absolutely wonderful!! The plane ride was breathtaking! The crab feast was delicious and all you can eat!! Highly recommend!!

Traci G United States of ... 

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Sam the pilot is a man of few words,but nice trip beautiful day. The lodge was pretty. The crab kept coming and it was superb. Nice staff def highly recommend

Tibor N

4 star rating: Recommended September 2016

float plane was great and the crab feast was worth doing

Stephen B

3 star rating: Worth doing July 2016

The crab feast was great, the plane ride was not, just a high price cab ride!!!

Donald B

2 star rating: It was OK, but could have been better August 2016

Our pilot was an hour late, which meant that our time in the air was limited, since we were apparently put with another group for the crab feast. The only thing I can say, is the crab was excellent, but we might as well have taken the bus.

Xam Teo

2 star rating: It was OK, but could have been better September 2015

We enjoyed the floatplane. The serving of the crab is a bit slow. Good to be given more time to eat if service is slow.

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