Bering Sea Crab Fisherman's Tour from Ward Cove

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Excursion Highlights:
  • Experience the thrill of the Bering Sea Crab Fishermen's Tour, a bustling wildlife haven featuring crabs, whales, seals and more!
  • Get a front row seat into commercial fishing with a ride on the Aleutian Ballad, star of Discovery Channel's Deadliest Catch.
  • Marvel at breathtaking Alaskan scenery from the comfort of heated, stadium-style seating, or hit the open-air top deck for panoramic views.
  • Watch as the crew haul 700 pound king crab pots, with the day's catch seen up close in an on-deck aquarium.
  • Enjoy the peace of the protected Inside Passage waterways with our return-to-ship and satisfaction guarantees, on an adventure you'll remember forever.
Price: $269.00   Sale Price: $229.00   Save: $40.00
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Shore Excursion Size ? Standard
Shore Excursion Type Cultural, Scenic
Shore Excursion Duration 3 Hours
Activity Level ? Easy
Shore Excursion Leaves From ? Cruise Ship Pier
Food/Beverage Provided Not included.
Recommended Dress For all Alaska tours, we recommend layers of clothing, with the top layer being waterproof. 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.

Bering Sea Crab Fishermen's Tour in Ketchikan, Alaska

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." 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 Ward Cove 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 lines, 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 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 excursion 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.