Exclusive Flightseeing & Crab Feast

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    With aerial views of both Ketchikan and George Inlet, you’ll see Alaska as few others do!
  • Exclusive Flightseeing and Crab Feast
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    Ketchikan flightseeing tours are an unforgettable experience for kids as well as adults
  • Exclusive Flightseeing and Crab Feast
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    Enjoy stunning views of Revillagigedo Island and the Tongass Rainforest from high above!
  • Exclusive Flightseeing & Crab Feast with Ketchikan Shore Tours
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    Don’t forget your appetite, as you’ll be treated to a tasty Dungeness crab feast!
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    Get ready for an unforgettable seaplane experience!
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    With this exclusive Flightseeing and Crab Feast, you’ll board an iconic DeHavilland Beaver floatplane for stunning views of the Alaskan wilds!
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    The friendly and fun staff at George Inlet Lodge deliver a true Alaskan experience.
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    Soar high above the Alaskan wilds with this exhilarating adventure!
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    You’re guaranteed a window seat on this tour, so don’t forget your camera!
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    There’s nothing more classically Alaskan than a DeHavilland floatplane! With the Exclusive Flightseeing and Crab Feast, you’ll enjoy a thrilling takeoff and water landing.
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    Your feast includes all-you-can-eat Dungeness crab, red potatoes, salad, and cheesecake with your choice of beer or wine.
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    It would be hard to ask for a more scenic spot for a crab feast than the lovely and remote George Inlet Lodge!
Pair two of Ketchikan's signature attractions into one comprehensive excursion with the Exclusive Flightseeing & Crab Feast Tour. Experience the thrill of a floatplane 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 two activities off your bucket list: a seaplane tour topped off with fresh, Alaskan crab!

What to expect and what not to expect with this Ketchikan shore excursion

With dock-to-dock transportation included, a short ride from your cruise ship takes you over to the floatplane base area, where you will meet your pilot-guide and receive a short video orientation to prepare for the flight. If you've never been on a seaplane before, you'll find the water take-off exhilarating as the pilot navigates out into the open waters, brings it up to speed and lifts the pontoons out of the water. You can begin to understand this diverse landscape from the air: a plethora of islands, inlets, and seemingly endless lush forests as far as the eye can see.

  • A scenic floatplane tour to a remote, historic lodge
  • All-you-can-eat Dungeness crab feast
  • Relax and enjoy the George Inlet Fjord surrounding the lodge
  • 3 hour duration dock-to-dock

The approximate 22-minute flight will take you to the far reaches of Revillagigedo Island, over breathtaking peaks with deep glacial fjords below. Then prepare for landing as the pilot brings down the plane right into the crisp waters of George Inlet Fjord and navigates right up to the dock of the George Inlet Lodge, a historic outpost situated in a surreal landscape. Your host will greet you and invite you in for appetizers and Alaskan beer or white wine while the last touches are put on the main course.

Start with a fresh romaine salad adorned with mandarin oranges and a homemade oriental dressing. And soon to follow is a streaming plate of Dungeness crab paired with clarified butter and baby red potatoes - a staple Alaskan meal with fresh crab from local Alaskan waters. Save room for a smooth cheesecake topped with Alaskan blueberries. Relax and enjoy the surrounding scenery before returning back to the cruise docks via vehicle.

Please note: Tour may operate in reverse, with the drive to the lodge and the flight back to town.

Keep the feast going with Juneau's Taste of Nature Kayak & Gourmet Food Adventure! And when you get to Skagway, take to the skies again for the iconic Skagway Helicopter & Dogsled Adventure!

Minimum Ages, Cancellations, Accessibility, Etc.

KETCHIKAN TOUR DETAILS:

  • Restrictions: This is a family-friendly tour and all ages are welcome. Lap children under 24 months fly for free.
  • Accessibility: This tour is rated 'Easy' in regards to activity level. There are a few steps to get in and out of the plane, so a certain level of mobility is required. Please contact us in advance if you require assistance and we will do our best to accommodate! Passenger names and weights are required by the FAA for weight and balance calculations and flight manifesting. To ensure aircraft weight and balance is within operating parameters, guests weighing 250 lbs. (clothed weight) or more may need to pay an additional surcharge of $150 upon arrival.
  • Cancellation Policy: In the event your cruise ship is late, delayed, or doesn't make it into port we always issue a full refund for the tour. Changes or cancellations are allowed up to 14 days prior to the tour departure with absolutely no penalty. Any cancellations made within 14 days of the tour departure are nonrefundable.
  • What to Wear: We recommend hoping for sunshine but preparing for rain for all of our tours. Drizzles are common in this area, so we recommend wearing non-slip shoes, layered clothing, and a waterproof jacket.
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  • Passenger Rate: $269
  • Infant Rate: Lap children under 24 months fly for free.
  • Passenger names and weights are required by the FAA for weight and balance calculations and flight manifesting. To ensure aircraft weight and balance is within operating parameters, guests weighing 250 lbs. (clothed weight) or more may need to pay an additional surcharge of $150 upon arrival.

    + 6.5% sales tax
You've got questions, we've got answers
Q:I am allergic to seafood. Is there an alternative menu?
Alternative menu items are available for guests allergic to seafood - chicken or pasta. Alternative menu items can be requested directly in the dining room. Each meal includes one complimentary alcoholic beverage (wine or beer). Additional alcoholic beverages can be purchased. Soft drinks, water, coffee and tea are unlimited.
Q:Will we make it back to the ship in time? What if we don't?
We've never left anyone behind and only schedule tours that work well with your cruise ship's itinerary. We leave plenty of cushion so you can confidently book your trips independently.
Q:Do the flights ever get canceled due to weather?
Yes, safety is a number one priority, so weather conditions are taken into account each day. In certain cases, the weather can lift and a slight delay will still allow the flight to continue. However, if a flight is canceled completely due to weather circumstances, you will always receive a full refund.
Q:What if our ship is delayed or doesn't make it into port? Refund?
It's very rare that a ship is delayed into port, but in those cases, we will try our best to work with you to reschedule the tour to a later time. If that is not a possibility or your ship doesn't make it into port, we will of course refund the full cost of the tour.
Q:What should I wear?
We recommend hoping for sunshine but preparing for rain for all of our tours. Drizzles are common in this area, so we recommend wearing non-slip shoes, layered clothing, and a waterproof jacket.
Q:Can you see wildlife from the plane?
If you have sharp eyes, it's certainly possible to see wildlife on the mountains below. The plane flies low enough to distinguish individual animals, but of course the pilots have to respect local wildlife so it's not an objective of this tour.
Q:How big are the planes?
The two types of Dehavilland aircrafts seat 6 and 10 passengers and everyone gets a window seat on these flights. Floatplanes have become the most widely used and safest passenger transportation in Alaska.
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