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Rainforest Canopy & Zipline Expedition

Price: $177.00
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Imagine gliding through the top of a rich rainforest canopy along a series of eight dual cable zip lines and navigating three aerial bridges suspended between tall spruce, hemlock and cedar trees.

This major rainforest reserve embraces one of Alaska's richest salmon spawning streams and a pristine inter-tidal estuary. Abundant wildlife habitat includes a high concentration of bald eagles, black bear, and a variety of other species.

Your all-terrain custom 4x4 Unimog will transport you up a steep rainforest hillside to the canopy chalet. Here your professionally trained guides outfit you with state-of-the-art safety equipment and provide a detailed orientation prior to zipping from the first platform.

Your rainforest canopy challenge features a flight over eight zip lines and three suspension bridges - 6,000 feet of high tension cables and ground-based nature trails. Your guides will progressively ease you into the forest canopy along cables ranging from a short 100 feet to the 850 feet. Guests often see eagles and bears from the tree platforms. Discover Eagle Creek Falls, and cross three hanging sky bridges; all offering breathtaking views of the virgin forest below. You will be up to 135 feet above the forest floor. Throughout this award-winning adventure you will be surrounded by the sights and sounds of the rainforest wildlife reserve. Although wildlife sightings are frequent, they cannot be guaranteed for your Ketchikan day tour.

The final zip line emerges from the rainforest and transports you over lush grassy wetlands to a viewing tower, 55 feet above ground. Descend stairs and gear down at the base camp, where you will be presented with a custom-cast Alaska Canopy Adventures medal in recognition of your achievement. Upon completion of this once-in-a-lifetime experience, enjoy a complimentary snack and hot beverage, view your photograph and shop in the General Store. A narration is provided on the scenic 16-mile round-trip coastal drive to the reserve.

Please Note: Tour operates in all types of weather, within safety guidelines.

Shore Excursion Size
Small
Shore Excursion Type
Active
Shore Excursion Duration
3 Hours 30 Minutes
Activity Level
Difficult
Shore Excursion Leaves From
Cruise pier (details will be provided when this excursion is booked).
Food/Beverage Provided
Light Snack and Hot Beverage
Dress
On all tours in Alaska, we recommend wearing layers for the changing weather and temperature. Closed toed shoes are required. Rain gear will be provided.
Restrictions
Minimum height requirement is 60 inches and weight of 90 pounds. Maximum weight limit is 250 pounds. Minors must be accompanied by a paid adult 18 years of age or older. Full use of arms and legs is required. There are approximately 300 steps over the course of the zip. Pregnant women, guests with injuries/seizure disorders are not allowed to participate. All guests will be required to fill out a waiver.
5 Stars5Based On 20 Reviews Review This Tour
5 StarsZiplineNovember 25, 2016

Reviewer: Jeffrey Carson
It was great!

5 StarsFun times in the treesNovember 19, 2016

Reviewer: Robert P Weissburg
Our two guides were great fun and very efficient. The course of zips were well laid out and the location was very beautiful. The longest zip was over 900ft, which was a blast! We had a couple of fun pictures at the end, which were well done. We don't usually go in for that, but they took some great shots. Definitely worth the time.

5 StarsZipline was AwesomeNovember 17, 2016

Reviewer: Deanna
This was the first time I had done a zipline. My guides were very knowledgeable, patient, encouraging & fun. I highly recommend this zipline.

5 StarsRainforest zip line November 11, 2016

Reviewer: Jeffrey Kiser
The team that greeted us, got us in harnesses, and took us through the zip line experience was awesome. Top notch!

5 StarsRain forest zip liningNovember 06, 2016

Reviewer: Patti Kerr
This excursion was wonderful! I did it with my sister and we both loved it, even though we were a bit nervous about doing it. We woke up to the only day of rain the entire week...but it ended up not affecting the experience at all. Our guides were knowledgeable, encouraging and kind. They made the experience fun and exciting! The only negative was that once I got over the ""jitters"", I was almost at the bottom and wanted to go back up !!!! Can't wait to do it again! Thanks!

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