Get to know Ketchikan the way the locals experience it: through the Ketchikan bars of course! The Ketchikan pub crawl is a great way to get a taste of what the area's natives sip, how they do business, and what Alaskan culture is really like. And along the way, you'll get an in-depth history lesson of how everything from prohibition to the logging industry affected Ketchikan bars. So come thirsty and ready for some fun on the one-of-a-kind Ketchikan Pub Crawl!
What to expect and what not to expect with this Ketchikan shore excursion
The fun and informative Ketchikan Pub Crawl begins with pickup at your cruise ship or a central location downtown. From there, you'll follow your local guide to three of Ketchikan's most popular and historic bars. Enjoy a signature beverage at each pub which includes either specially crafted cocktails or Alaskan beer. One drink at each bar is included (3 total) with the option to purchase more if you desire. Enjoy Ketchikan the way the locals do, as your enthusiastic guides share their fascinating knowledge of the prohibition era in Alaska's first city. Chat with the locals and bartenders and learn why this town is famous for "doing business at the bar." Your 90-minute tour comes to an end at beautiful Creek Street, but not before enjoying live local music at the final pub stop!
1.5 hour duration
Drinks included (1 at each bar)
Walk a total of 3/4 mile around downtown Ketchikan
Restrictions: Guests must be at least 21-years-old with valid ID.
Accessibility: This tour is rated 'Easy' in regards to activity level and is wheelchair accessible. You can expect to walk 3/4 mile over flat terrain.
In the event your cruise ship is late, delayed, or doesn't make it into port we will issue a refund. Changes or cancellations are allowed up to 14 days prior to the tour departure. Any cancellations made within 14 days of the tour departure are non-refundable.
What to Wear: We recommend hoping for sunshine but preparing for rain for all of our tours. Rain is common in Ketchikan so we recommend wearing layers, bringing a waterproof jacket, and wearing closed-toed shoes for comfort.
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+ 6.5% sales tax
You've got questions, we've got answers
Q:What should I bring?
Dress warmly and in layers as the temperature can fluctuate throughout the day, and wear comfortable shoes. Bring your ID, cash for tipping and credit card for additional drinks or shopping.
Q:What if our cruise ship's schedule is canceled or delayed?
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, then you will receive a refund.
Q:How long is this tour and is transportation provided?
The total duration of this activity is about 1.5 hours from start to finish. The meeting location will be just outside of your cruise ship. For guests not on a cruise ship, you'll meet at a central location on the cruise ship pier. Of course, you'll receive detailed meeting instructions and planning information in a confirmation email upon booking.
Q:How many drinks are included?
One drink at each bar is included in the price of this tour (3 total). Guests can purchase more if they choose.