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Bering Sea Crab Fisherman's Tour

Price: $225.00
This tour operates from May through September.
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Bering Sea Crab Fishermen's Excursion

Wildlife is everywhere in Alaska! Crabs, eagles, whales, octopus, sea lions, porpoises, wolf eels, sharks, and seals are all frequent visitors on the Bering Sea Crab Fishermen's Tour in Ketchikan.

Come aboard the Aleutian Ballad for the adventure of a lifetime! The Aleutian Ballad was made famous in season two of Discovery Channel's award-winning TV series "Deadliest Catch." But there are no rough seas here! You will set out in the calm, protected waters of the Inside Passage to witness first-hand the amazing way of life of commercial fishermen. Marvel at the scenic beauty that surrounds you on this Ketchikan shore excursion from the comfort of the heated and sheltered stadium-style seating lower deck or the open-air top deck.

Watch as the skilled crew haul and set long line, barrel pots, and huge 700 pound king crab pots to reveal the catch of the day. The amazing marine life is placed in an on-deck aquarium so everyone can get close to these unique creatures of the sea. This fascinating, educational, and interactive Ketchikan excursion experience is perfect for all ages and is packed with stories and adventures shared by the men and women who risk their lives fishing the Bering Sea.

Please Note: This tour does NOT go out into the rough waters of the open ocean. It remains in the calm, protected waterways of the Inside Passage surrounding Ketchikan. Snacks are available for purchase on board.

Shore Excursion Size
Standard
Shore Excursion Type
Scenic, Cultural
Shore Excursion Duration
3 Hours
Activity Level
Easy
Shore Excursion Leaves From
The Ship Pier. (Full details will be provided in your electronic ticket upon confirmation.)
Food/Beverage Provided
Coffee, tea, and hot chocolate is included.
Recommended Dress
For all Alaska tours, we recommend layers of clothing, with the top layer being water-proof. We also suggest comfortable walking shoes that may get wet. Rain gear will be provided, as needed.
Restrictions
Participants must be a minimum of 5 years of age and weigh at least 40 pounds. The boat can accommodate fold up wheelchairs, lightweight scooters, walkers, and canes. The Aleutian Ballad has one accessible restroom.
5 Stars5Based On 33 Reviews Review This Tour
5 StarsOne of our best tours and would highly recommendNovember 02, 2017

Reviewer: Jane Morland
The tour was simply amazing from start to finish and the crew were awesome! If you're visiting Ketchikan this is a must whether you are a deadliest catch fan / interested in fishing or not. We saw so much; Eagles, octopus, shrimp, fish and of course crab, lots of crab. The stories onboard were so inspirational and those running this tour do it with passion. A must do and I promise you won't be disappointed

4 StarsNot just for Deadliest Catch fansOctober 02, 2017

Reviewer: Ed Springer
For fans of The Discovery Channel's program Deadliest Catch, it's a chance to see a boat that was actually on the show and see some of the actual gear used and hear from real crab (and other) fishermen. Fun, but didn't quite meet my expectations. Maybe I was expecting too much and I can't quite figure out what I'd change about the tour if I could. A bit pricey for what you get.

5 StarsEnjoyedSeptember 28, 2017

Reviewer: Victoria Kuhn
Had a really good time and learned a lot.

5 StarsHighly reccommended!August 29, 2017

Reviewer: Charlette H Robichaud
The Bering Sea Crab Fisherman's Tour was fantastic! I have been a fan of Deadliest Catch since it's 1st season. However, you don't have to be a fan of the show to enjoy this trip. The guys on the Aleutian Ballad are funny, entertaining, informative, interactive and explain why and how they do what they do. You will get to see different types of crab (you can even touch them if you want to), some fish, an octopus and the most amazing American Bald Eagle experience you can imagine. My Alaskan cruise was the trip of a lifetime and this was definitely an experience that made it such.

5 StarsBering Sea Crab Fisherman's TourAugust 01, 2017

Reviewer: Marcia Williams
We really liked this excursion. The Bald Eagles were awesome. Captain and crew were very informative.

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