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. 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 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. Rain is common in Ketchikan so we recommend bringing a waterproof jacket. We typically recommend long pants and closed-toed shoes for comfort.
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+ 6.5% sales tax
You've got questions, we've got answers
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:What should I bring?
Dress warmly and in layers as the temperature can fluctuate throughout the day. Bring your ID, cash for tipping and credit card for additional drinks or shopping.
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: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.