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"On the whale watching tour we were able to get MUCH closer than the cruise ship whale  watching boat tour, much to the envy of some of our fellow passengers as we learned later while conversing with them!!! We captured some phenomenal video of 3 whales breaching at once...and at a 'natural' close-up view, not zoomed in."

Ed & Wendy Fuentes








Ketchikan is well known as the salmon capital of the world and a paradise for sport fishermen and naturalists alike. During the summer months, the town bustles with visitors from all over the world. While the rustic boardwalk on Creek Street preserves a distinct historic feel, the town hums with new construction to keep up with the ever-expanding wave of tourism.

Ketchikan has a population of 14,500 and is built along a steep hillside, with sections of the town built right over the water on pilings. An outstanding collection of totem poles make a visit to Ketchikan essential for anyone interested in Native art. Ketchikan's name supposedly comes from the native term "uot;uot;Katch Kanna", which roughly translates: "spread wings of a thundering eagle" and rightly named, for you only need to look along the water line and you're likely to see many bald eagles on waterside perches.







KTN-130 - Traitor's Cove Bear Watching Observatory

Allow 3.25 hours / Price: $359 per person / Daily July 25 thru September 30th


Traitor's Cove Bear Watching Observatory is another great way to see bears. This tour includes a 20 minute flight each way, a 1 mile van ride to the trail, and then a short walk to the observatory deck. From there you watch black bear feeding on the salmon that are fighting their way up stream to spawn. A guide will be there to answer any questions or provide help if you need it.



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KTN-129 - Anan Creek Bear Excursion

Allow 4.25 hours / Price: $485 per person  (4 Passenger Minimum) / July 5 thru August 25th - as permits are available


By Permit Only - Book Early to guarantee permit availability! Dates are July & August  Anan Creek Bear Observatory is one of the best opportunities to view brown bears in their natural habitat. This tour includes a 40 minute flight each way via float plane, and then a 1/2 mile walk up a trail to the Observatory deck. You'll spend 1.5 hours watching both black & brown bear fishing for salmon making their way upstream.  MORE / ADD TO CART >


Air Tours: Flightseeing


Flying over Punchbowl in Misty Fjords National Monument

KTN-133 - Deluxe Misty Fjords Flightseeing Adventure with Landing  

Allow 2 hours / Price: $239 per person


This is our most popular tour - and a world apart from other tour operators! The Misty Fjords (Misty Fiords) National Monument is a 2.2 million acre park which was carved by glaciers some 10,000 years ago. During our 2 hour tour, you will see a myriad of crystal clear alpine lakes gouged out by those very glaciers.    MORE / ADD TO CART >




KTN-139 - Deluxe Charter Fishing

Allow 4.25 hours / Price: $207 per person 


Ketchikan is the Salmon Fishing Capital of the world. What better way to spend a half a day there than to go fishing! Your charter guide will greet you at the dock where you will then board your fishing boat for this wonderful fishing trip.  Your catch can be shipped home for an extra fee for processing and FedEx charges. MORE / ADD TO CART >






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KTN-130 Traitor's Cove Bear Observatory


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KTN-133 Misty Fjords Deluxe         Flightseeing


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