Top Rated Ketchikan Tours

  • Misty Fjords Flightseeing

    You may know by now that Ketchikan is well-known for its flightseeing options...

    Duration: 2 hours
    Misty Fjords Flightseeing Trips

    Tour Price:

    $259.00

    Misty Fjords Flightseeing

    You may know by now that Ketchikan is well-known for its flightseeing options out to Misty Fjords National Monument, and this is the classic float plane option that is one of our top-choices for things to do in Ketchikan. An area that is best accessed by air, Misty Fjords is a geological paradise encompassing 2.3 million acres of glacially carved cliffs and pristine, preserved wilderness. Enjoy it all from your window seat for an unforgettable plane ride that is as adventurous as it is scenic.

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  • Wildlife Sanctuary & Eagle Center

    If wildlife viewing is on your Alaskan bucket list, this Ketchikan shore excursion...

    Duration: 2.75 hours
    Wildlife Sanctuary Eagle Center, Ketchikan

    Tour Price:

    $89.00

    Wildlife Sanctuary & Eagle Center

    If wildlife viewing is on your Alaskan bucket list, this Ketchikan shore excursion provides arguably the best opportunities for seeing and photographing everything from eagles to reindeer and even black bear! The Rainforest Wildlife Sanctuary is a 40-acre private reserve and is home to all varieties of Alaskan wildlife that are attracted to the rich salmon spawning zones of nearby Eagle Creek. A naturalist guide takes you for a scenic stroll offering information and narration along the way - a photographer's delight!

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  • Exclusive Flightseeing & Crab Feast

    Pair 2 of Ketchikan's signature attractions into one comprehensive tour with the Exclusive...

    Duration: 3 hours
    Exclusive Flightseeing & Crab Feast

    Tour Price:

    $224.00

    Exclusive Flightseeing & Crab Feast

    Pair 2 of Ketchikan's signature attractions into one comprehensive tour with the Exclusive Flightseeing & Crab Feast Tour. Join a float plane tour for a bird's eye view of Ketchikan, and soar over Tongass Narrows on the way out to the George Inlet Lodge for a sit-down crab meal in a picturesque and remote Alaskan setting. A truly Alaskan experience from start to finish, you can mark 2 activities off your bucket list: a seaplane tour topped off with fresh, Alaskan seafood!

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  • Bering Sea Crab Fisherman's Tour

    You may have seen this tour topping the charts for things to do...

    Duration: 3 hours
    Bering Crab Sea Fisherman's Tour

    Tour Price:

    $179.00

    Bering Sea Crab Fisherman's Tour

    You may have seen this tour topping the charts for things to do in Ketchikan and with good reason. The Bering Sea Crab Fisherman's tour was rated 'Ketchikan Tour of the Year' from 2008 - 2013 and is currently ranked the #1 tour in Ketchikan on TripAdvisor. This one-of-a-kind ocean exploration tour puts you on board an actual Alaskan fishing boat and right into some astounding scenery, wildlife and of course...crab!

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  • Rainforest Canopy & Zipline Expedition

    A high-flying, tree-top activity that receives some of the best reviews of any...

    Duration: 3.5 hours
    Rainforest Canopy Zipline

    Tour Price:

    $189.00

    Rainforest Canopy & Zipline Expedition

    A high-flying, tree-top activity that receives some of the best reviews of any Ketchikan shore excursion, the Rainforest Canopy Zipline is the more adventurous of the 2 ziplining tours in Ketchikan. With 8 dual ziplines and 3 skybridges, this activity is sure to deliver high-adrenaline fun in the setting of the lush Ketchikan temperate rainforest.

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  • Backcountry Zodiac Expedition

    You're in control of your own Zodiac inflatable boat on this top-rated Ketchikan...

    Duration: 2.5 hours
    Backcountry Zodiac Boat

    Tour Price:

    $169.00

    Backcountry Zodiac Expedition

    You're in control of your own Zodiac inflatable boat on this top-rated Ketchikan shore excursion. This isn't your average guided tour - although you will have a guide leading the way, you are in the driver's seat of these 4-passenger, high-powered, zodiac vessels. Zip up and down the Ketchikan harbor exploring remote inlets, tidal pools rich with interesting marine wildlife and spot eagle after eagle along the way. There's no barrier between you and the Alaskan outdoors on this one - you're part of it!

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  • Orcas Cove Sea Kayaking

    Head out of town, and get off the beaten path on the Orcas...

    Duration: 3 hours
    Orcas Cove Sea Kayak, Ketchikan AK

    Tour Price:

    $169.00

    Orcas Cove Sea Kayaking

    Head out of town, and get off the beaten path on the Orcas Cove Sea Kayaking adventure. A 20-minute boat ride takes you out of Ketchikan and to Orcas Cove, a serene wilderness location characterized by small islands, diverse intertidal zones and coastlines overflowing with old growth forest. A wonderful area for a kayaking excursion, this one's for you if you're looking to experience raw Alaska first-hand!

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  • Backcountry Jeep & Canoe Safari

    Get your fill of action and adventure on the Backcountry Jeep and Canoe...

    Duration: 4 hours
    Jeep and Canoe Safari Ketchikan, AK

    Tour Price:

    $159.00

    Backcountry Jeep & Canoe Safari

    Get your fill of action and adventure on the Backcountry Jeep and Canoe Safari. This Ketchikan tour puts you in the driver's seat for a 4x4 adventure through Tongass National Forest. Trusty guides lead the way and communicate via 2-way radio as you wind your Jeep Wrangler through forested Sitka spruce and western hemlock laden trails. Make your way to Lake Harriet Hunt where you'll paddle a 20-passenger canoe through one of the most scenic ecosystems in the world. A surf & turf adventure through the lush Alaskan rainforest!

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  • Neets Bay Bear Viewing with Ketchikan Shore Tours

    The Neets Bay Bear Watch and Flightseeing adventure, which grants visitors exclusive access to one of the most famous black bear habitats in Alaska, is one of the very best tours in Ketchikan Alaska (or...

    3 hours | $369.00 | More details...

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  • Lumberjack Show & Crab Feast with Ketchikan Shore Tours

    Here's your opportunity to see the best that Ketchikan has to offer. Combining the Great Alaskan Lumberjack Show and a true Alaskan crab feast at George Inlet Lodge, this tour is quintessential Ketchikan wrapped in...

    4 hours | $149.00 | More details...

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  • Herring Cove Helicopter

    Soar high above the streets of Ketchikan and the trees of the Tongass without the soaring cost! The scenic Herring Cove Helicopter is the perfect opportunity if you are looking for helicopter rides in Ketchikan,...

    ¾ hours | $149.00 | More details...

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  • Misty Fjords Flightseeing Trips

    You may know by now that Ketchikan is well-known for its flightseeing options out to Misty Fjords National Monument, and this is the classic float plane option that is one of our top-choices for things...

    2 hours | $259.00 | More details...

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  • Bering Crab Sea Fisherman's Tour

    You may have seen this tour topping the charts for things to do in Ketchikan and with good reason. The Bering Sea Crab Fisherman's tour was rated 'Ketchikan Tour of the Year' from 2008 -...

    3 hours | $179.00 | More details...

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  • Orcas Cove Sea Kayak, Ketchikan AK

    Head out of town, and get off the beaten path on the Orcas Cove Sea Kayaking adventure. A 20-minute boat ride takes you out of Ketchikan and to Orcas Cove, a serene wilderness location characterized...

    3 hours | $169.00 | More details...

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