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The Misty Fjords National Monument has been carved to impressive perfection by millions of years of glacial activity. On this popular flightseeing tour, it will take you only the blink of an eye to appreciate nature's handiwork.

Shore Excursion Size: Small

Shore Excursion Type: Scenic

Food/Beverage: Not Included

Activity Level: Easy

Shore Excursion Duration: 2 Hours

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This overview tour includes photo stops, a visit to Saxman Village to see its Totem collection, and a brief orientation of the rain forest. Learn about the local lifestyles and history of this beautiful little town.

Shore Excursion Size: Standard

Shore Excursion Type: Scenic, Cultural

Food/Beverage: Not Included

Activity Level: Easy

Shore Excursion Duration: 2 Hours and 30 Minutes

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Take a guided walk through the rainforest with a naturalist, observe a master native totem pole carver at work, and be on the look out for potential wildlife sightings on this exciting Alaska tour.

Shore Excursion Size: Standard

Shore Excursion Type: Scenic

Food/Beverage: Snack, Beverage Included

Activity Level: Moderate

Shore Excursion Duration: 2 Hours 45 Minutes

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Drive a Jeep® through mountainous roads in Tongass National Forest, canoe in an Alaskan-style 20-passenger canoe, and enjoy a beautiful nature walk through an old-growth forest. This is Alaskan back country paradise!

Shore Excursion Size: Standard

Shore Excursion Type: Active, Scenic, Water/Beach

Food/Beverage: Snack, Beverages Included

Activity Level: Moderate

Shore Excursion Duration: 4 Hours

Price: $169.00
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Part boat, part kayak, explore the Alaska wilderness by Sea Cycle.

Shore Excursion Size: Small

Shore Excursion Type: Scenic, Active

Food/Beverage: Snack, Bottled Water Included

Activity Level: Moderate

Shore Excursion Duration: 3 Hours 15 Minutes

Price: $175.00
A great introduction to the thrill of ziplining on an exciting course through a lush rainforest in Ketchikan.

Shore Excursion Size: Small

Shore Excursion Type: Active, Scenic

Food/Beverage: Water Included

Activity Level: Moderate

Shore Excursion Duration: 3 Hours 30 Minutes

A great perspective of Ketchikan's lighthouse, totems and eagles, from the water.

Shore Excursion Size: Standard

Shore Excursion Type: Scenic

Food/Beverage: Snacks and beverages

Activity Level: Easy

Shore Excursion Duration: 3 Hours

Join the Captain and the seasoned Bering Sea fishing crew for an extraordinary journey of discovery on the Aleutian Ballad, a storied crab boat seen on Season 2 of the Discovery Channel series "Deadliest Catch".

Shore Excursion Size: Standard

Shore Excursion Type: Scenic, Cultural

Food/Beverage: Beverages Included

Activity Level: Easy

Shore Excursion Duration: 3 Hours

This hike into the untouched Southeast Alaskan rain forest is so much more than simply a tour, this is your chance to focus on becoming one with Mother Nature and practicing how to be more present and alive in the moment.

Shore Excursion Size: Small

Shore Excursion Type: Active, Scenic, Water/Beach, Walking

Food/Beverage: Snack, Beverage

Activity Level: Moderate

Shore Excursion Duration: 3 Hours

Bump it up a notch on this course for those who have already experienced ziplining or are seeking new challenges.

Shore Excursion Size: Small

Shore Excursion Type: Active

Food/Beverage: Light Snack and Hot Beverage

Activity Level: Difficult

Shore Excursion Duration: 3 Hours 30 Minutes

Price: $259.00
Enjoy a half day of fishing for salmon in Ketchikan, the Salmon Capital of the World.

Shore Excursion Size: Small

Shore Excursion Type: Scenic, Active

Food/Beverage: Beverages Included

Activity Level: Moderate

Shore Excursion Duration: 4 Hours

Price: $59.00
A visit to Saxman Native Village to see its Totem collection, totem carving and learn more about the Tlingit Indians.

Shore Excursion Size: Small

Shore Excursion Type: Scenic, Cultural

Food/Beverage: None

Activity Level: Easy

Shore Excursion Duration: 2 Hours

Spend approximately three hours enjoying one of Alaska's most beautiful attractions: Tongass National Forest. Perfect for families and guests of all ages.

Shore Excursion Size: Small

Shore Excursion Type: Active, Scenic, Cultural

Food/Beverage: Bottled Water

Activity Level: Moderate

Shore Excursion Duration: 3 hours

Price: $219.00
Experience the Alaskan wilderness, from the driver's seat of a specially designed, off-road adventure Tomcar!

Shore Excursion Size: Standard

Shore Excursion Type: Scenic

Food/Beverage: None

Activity Level: Moderate

Shore Excursion Duration: 3 Hours 25 Minutes

Skipper a custom-built motorized inflatable along the remarkable coastline of Revillagigado Island and Gravina Islands on this unique Alaska adventure.

Shore Excursion Size: Small

Shore Excursion Type: Scenic

Food/Beverage: Hot beverage

Activity Level: Moderate

Shore Excursion Duration: 2 Hours 30 minutes

This panoramic custom sailing adventure affords you amazing, scenic views and the chance to have whale watching and bear viewing opportunities along the way. Traverse the Tongass Narrows, a Y-shaped channel that is part of Southeast Alaska’s Inside Passage. The waterway forms part of the Alaska Marine Highway and is used by charter, commercial fishing and recreational vessels.

Shore Excursion Size: Small

Shore Excursion Type: Active, Scenic, Water/Beach

Food/Beverage: Snack, Beverage

Activity Level: Easy

Shore Excursion Duration: 4 Hours

Price: $139.00
What’s “SUP”? Stand Up Paddle boarding in Ketchikan is, and you should definitely take part in this while in Alaska, it will be like no other experience you have had before!

Shore Excursion Size: Small

Shore Excursion Type: Active, Scenic, Water/Beach

Food/Beverage: Snack, Beverage

Activity Level: Difficult

Shore Excursion Duration: 2 Hours 45 Minutes

Board an traditional Alaskan canoe and paddle under the direction of an experienced guide. Scan the shore for wildlife and learn the unique natural and native history of the Ketchikan area.

Shore Excursion Size: Standard

Shore Excursion Type: Scenic, Active

Food/Beverage: Snack, Beverages Included

Activity Level: Easy

Shore Excursion Duration: 3 Hours 30 Minutes

Price: $119.00
Step off the beaten path and into Southeast Alaska's natural beauty with this exciting trail hike. Afterward you will enjoy a local brew at Ketchikan's oldest operating bar.

Shore Excursion Size: Small

Shore Excursion Type: Active, Cultural, Scenic

Food/Beverage: Snack, Beverage

Activity Level: Moderate

Shore Excursion Duration: 2 Hours 30 Minutes

Take a ride on a motorized ocean raft along a coast rich with wildlife. Then join an experienced Alaskan trail guide for a walk through natural, unspoiled beauty in the coastal rain forest on a remote island in the Tongass National Forest.

Shore Excursion Size: Standard

Shore Excursion Type: Scenic, Active

Food/Beverage: Snack, Beverages Included

Activity Level: Moderate

Shore Excursion Duration: 4 Hours

Price: $231.00
Are you ready to be an Alaska Boatsman? Whether Captain or First Mate, come along on a rigid hulled inflatable (RIB) boat, following the guide in your fast boat through rainforest islands keeping a eye out for marine and wildlife.

Shore Excursion Size: Small

Shore Excursion Type: Active, Scenic

Food/Beverage: Snack, Beverage


Activity Level: Moderate

Shore Excursion Duration: 3 Hours 30 Minutes

Price: $59.00
Visit the must-see sites in Historic Ketchikan including the salmon spawning grounds and infamous Creek Street, then enjoy a unique look at the harbor with this one-of-a-kind Duck tour.

Shore Excursion Size: Standard

Shore Excursion Type: Scenic, Water/Beach

Food/Beverage: Not Included

Activity Level: Easy

Shore Excursion Duration: 1 Hour 30 Minutes

Take a walk on the wild side with this fascinating nature walk in Tongass National Forest and see magnificent totem pole carvings at the Totem Park.

Shore Excursion Size: Small

Shore Excursion Type: Cultural, Active, Scenic, Walking

Food/Beverage: Snack, Beverage

Activity Level: Moderate

Shore Excursion Duration: 2 Hours

Get up close and personal with the wild side of Alaska during this moderate hike in Ketchikan's Rainforest. While at Totem Park you will be greeted by elaborately carved totem poles.

Shore Excursion Size: Small

Shore Excursion Type: Cultural, Active, Scenic, Walking

Food/Beverage: Snack, Beverage

Activity Level: Moderate

Shore Excursion Duration: 3 Hours

Price: $123.00
In one hour, see the highlights of Ketchikan Harbor, from the water.

Shore Excursion Size: Small

Shore Excursion Type: Scenic

Food/Beverage: Hot beverage

Activity Level: Moderate

Shore Excursion Duration: 1 Hour 15 minutes

Price: $64.00
Visit nearby Totem Bight to learn more about these brightly colored historical items. Bring a camera to capture some amazing sights!

Shore Excursion Size: Small

Shore Excursion Type: Cultural, Scenic, Walking

Food/Beverage: None

Activity Level: Easy

Shore Excursion Duration: 2 Hours 30 Minutes

The Traitor's Cove flightseeing adventure combines two of Alaska's greatest resources; fish and black bears, and treats you to an unforgettable experience. Margaret Creek Fish Ladder has the busiest aquatic thoroughfare in the area during the summer months, as countless steelhead, coho, sockeye and pink salmon thunder upstream over the steps of this legendary fish ladder.

Shore Excursion Size: Small

Shore Excursion Type: Scenic

Food/Beverage: Bottled Water Included

Activity Level: Moderate

Shore Excursion Duration: 3 Hours

This is why you came to Alaska - to experience an authentic fishing excursion in the unspoiled wilderness of Alaska's southeastern coastline. Your catch then becomes the centerpiece of a gourmet campsite meal.

Shore Excursion Size: Small

Shore Excursion Type: Cuisine, Active

Food/Beverage: Lunch, Beverages Included

Activity Level: Easy

Shore Excursion Duration: 5 Hours

Price: $150.00
Feast on freshly caught Alaskan seafood, shop for tasty Alaskan favorites and more with this 1.5-hour fully escorted epicurean adventure. Along the way you will see the famous Ketchikan Welcome Arch and other significant monuments.

Shore Excursion Size: Small

Shore Excursion Type: Cultural, Active, Scenic, Walking

Food/Beverage: Snack, Beverages

Activity Level: Easy

Shore Excursion Duration: 1 Hour 30 Minutes

Come join your guide in the search for wild black bears at two Ketchikan sites famous for bear viewing and uncover your inner explorer.

Shore Excursion Size: Small

Shore Excursion Type: Active, Scenic

Food/Beverage: Beverage

Activity Level: Moderate

Shore Excursion Duration: 2 Hours 30 Minutes

Flightseeing and bear viewing combined in one great tour on scenic Prince of Wales Island.

Shore Excursion Size: Small

Shore Excursion Type: Scenic

Food/Beverage: Bottled water

Activity Level: Moderate

Shore Excursion Duration: 3 Hours

Price: $146.00
Capture iconic photos of Ketchikan under the direction of a local Alaskan photographer with this off-the-beaten-path photo safari tour. Professional photographers will love the chance to acquire striking images and trade tips with the local photo guide.

Shore Excursion Size: Small

Shore Excursion Type: Active, Scenic, Walking

Food/Beverage: Snack, Beverage

Activity Level: Moderate

Shore Excursion Duration: 3 Hours

Price: $196.00
Experience Ketchikan and the wilds of Alaska from a different point of view with this exhilarating water tour. Get up close and personal with a wide range of marine and intertidal life including bald eagles, jelly fish, seals, whales and more.

Shore Excursion Size: Small

Shore Excursion Type: Active, Scenic, Water/Beach

Food/Beverage: Snack, Beverage

Activity Level: Moderate

Shore Excursion Duration: 3 Hours

Price: $99.00
Take a stroll in this Tlingit Settlement of 1885 as you become a member of the KetchiWalk Tribe, and learn about the ecology of the Tongass National Rainforest during your walk.

Shore Excursion Size: Standard

Shore Excursion Type: Cultural, Active, Scenic, Walking

Food/Beverage: Snack, Beverage

Activity Level: Moderate

Shore Excursion Duration: 2 Hours

A true taste of Ketchikan awaits you with local, artisan shopping, touring Creek Street and tasting samples of delicious fare Alaska is famous for.

Shore Excursion Size: Standard

Shore Excursion Type: Cultural, Active, Scenic, Walking

Food/Beverage: Snack

Activity Level: Moderate

Shore Excursion Duration: 2 Hours

Price: $109.00
One of the best ways to learn about a new area is to share a drink or two with the locals! On this pub crawl you will make your way off the beaten path and learn about the city’s prohibition era, red light district and more.

Shore Excursion Size: Small

Shore Excursion Type: Cultural, Active, Scenic, Walking

Food/Beverage: Beverages

Activity Level: Easy

Shore Excursion Duration: 1 Hour 30 Minutes

Explore Alaskan Native art and traditions in this perfectly combined tour of history and adventure.

Shore Excursion Size: Small

Shore Excursion Type: Cultural, Active, Scenic

Food/Beverage: Snack, Beverage

Activity Level: Moderate

Shore Excursion Duration: 4 Hours

Price: $79.00
Get up close and personal with Ketchikan’s wild side on this fascinating tour of the city's highlights. Visit Saxman Native village and see why Ketchikan is the totem capital of the world.

Shore Excursion Size: Small

Shore Excursion Type: Cultural, Scenic

Food/Beverage: Not Included

Activity Level: Easy

Shore Excursion Duration: 2 Hours 30 Minutes

Climb aboard, strap on your personal headset and press your nose to the glass. Once you have clearance to take off from Tongass Narrows, you're in the air, up and over one of Alaska's most bustling harbors.

Shore Excursion Size: Small

Shore Excursion Type: Scenic

Food/Beverage: No

Activity Level: Easy

Shore Excursion Duration: 50 Minutes

Explore the pristine SE Alaskan Rainforest in electric buggies. This exhilarating Ketchikan tour brings you campside to cookout and hear the history of the Saxman Village and its famous totem poles.

Shore Excursion Size: Small

Shore Excursion Type: Cultural, Scenic

Food/Beverage: Snack, Beverage Included

Activity Level: Easy

Shore Excursion Duration: 3 Hours

Price: $165.00
Get up close and personal while on the water with Ketchikan’s awe-inspiring coastline when you take this exciting expedition around the city. Check out hidden coves, secluded islands, spawning salmon and more from the deck of your aluminum chambered boat.

Shore Excursion Size: Small

Shore Excursion Type: Scenic, Water/Beach

Food/Beverage: Snack, Beverage

Activity Level: Easy

Shore Excursion Duration: 2 Hours

Price: $129.00
Watch bald eagles soar overhead, get up close with jumping salmon and much more during this exhilarating sea kayaking adventure in the Tongass National Forest.

Shore Excursion Size: Small

Shore Excursion Type: Active, Scenic, Water/Beach

Food/Beverage: None

Activity Level: Moderate

Shore Excursion Duration: 3 Hours 30 Minutes

Price: Starting at $408.00/person
Set out on a private six hour cruise to fish for the largest flatfish in the ocean.

Shore Excursion Size: Small

Shore Excursion Type: Scenic, Active

Food/Beverage: Beverages Included

Activity Level: Moderate

Shore Excursion Duration: 6 Hours

Enjoy a private half day charter with your buddies in the Salmon Capital of the World.

Shore Excursion Size: Private

Shore Excursion Type: Scenic, Active

Food/Beverage: Beverages Included

Activity Level: Moderate

Shore Excursion Duration: 4 Hours

Take a private charter for you and 5 of your friends to see some of the incredible natural beauty of the Ketchikan area and to try and see some of its inhabitants.

Shore Excursion Size: Private

Shore Excursion Type: Scenic

Food/Beverage: Not Included

Activity Level: Moderate

Shore Excursion Duration: 2 Hours 30 Minutes

Price: Starting at $651.00/person
Don't make-up a huge fish tale but instead catch huge halibut or salmon when you book this exciting all-day private Ketchikan fishing expedition.

Shore Excursion Size: Private

Shore Excursion Type: Active, Scenic, Water/Beach

Food/Beverage: Meal

Activity Level: Moderate

Shore Excursion Duration: 8 Hours

Price: Starting at $142.00/person
Explore the last frontier with this private guided Hummer excursion of Ketchikan and the Revillagigedo Islands. Visit waterfalls, totem pole parks and much more during your very own customized tour.

Shore Excursion Size: Private

Shore Excursion Type: Cultural, Scenic

Food/Beverage: Snack, Beverage

Activity Level: Easy

Shore Excursion Duration: 4 Hours

Price: Starting at $105.00/person
The very best way to discover a new place is through the eyes of a local, and what better way experience Ketchikan than on this private, customizable half-day tour allowing you to see exactly what you want. Perfect for the family or small group traveling together.

Shore Excursion Size: Private

Shore Excursion Type: Cultural, Active, Scenic

Food/Beverage: Snack, Beverage

Activity Level: Easy

Shore Excursion Duration: 4 Hours

"The Salmon Capital of the World," Ketchikan, Alaska is a popular tourist destination because of its rich cuisine and culture. Shore Excursions Group offers numerous opportunities for you to get a taste of its unique and delectable history of food while touring this beautiful land. Our Ketchikan tours take you on adventures to explore the city and wilderness in southeast Alaska. Whether it is by air, land or sea, you can catch glimpses of Ketchikan's bears and see the historical traditional Indian totems that dot the area and are a major part of its culture.

Ketchikan Tours of Alaska's "First City"

From its towering Native totem poles, to its untouched natural vistas, Ketchikan is truly a relic of Alaskan culture and natural beauty. Appropriately named Alaska's "First City," scenic downtown Ketchikan is perched along the shores of the country's most breathtaking coastal mountains. This picturesque town is surrounded by several fresh waterways of the Inside Passage, providing tourists with fishing stops at nearly every corner!

A popular tourist destination, and rightfully so, our excursions provide thousands of Ketchikan visitors with an excitement and adventure filled vacation every year. We invite you to experience Ketchikan on one of our premium shore excursions below to shop among a variety of local stores, embark on an unforgettable fishing adventure, and immerse yourself within the city's vibrant and fascinating culture. Our team of travel experts ensure your valuable time at this Inside Passage port will be memorable for all. With so much to offer, our Ketchikan excursions offer something everyone will enjoy! Embark on your Ketchikan, Alaska tour today.

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