Ketchikan Sailing Adventure

Ketchikan Sailing Adventure
Price: $289.00
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Ketchikan Sailing Adventure

This is a very unique sailing tour on Alaska's only Tri-Marans, experience the beauty and grandeur that is Southeast Alaska from the water when you set sail for an adventure unlike any other.

Meet your local, friendly representative directly on the dock area next to your ship and depart for the location where you will join your knowledgeable guides and be outfitted with your own Tri-Maran. The tour includes training and instruction on the operation of the Tri-Maran as well as waterproof clothing on days when it may be required.

Along with your guide, set sail on the Tongass Narrows with sweeping scenic views and the chance to see some whales and other marine life up close and personal. Along the way you will want to keep your eyes focused on the shoreline as you may have the chance to see bears too.

Sail to Americas only Native Alaskan Reserve while your guide provides you with continued information about the local area and history of the city. Each day on the water provides a different and unique opportunity to explore, your guide can suggest and customize your tour depending on the particular conditions and wildlife on any given day.

Shore Excursion Size
Small
Shore Excursion Type
Active, Scenic, Water/Beach
Shore Excursion Duration
4 Hours
Activity Level
Easy
Shore Excursion Leaves From
Cruise Ship Pier
Food/Beverage Provided
Snack, Beverage
Recommended Dress
We recommend wearing comfortable, weather appropriate clothing and comfortable shoes. We suggest to also bring a rain jacket as the weather can be unpredictable in Alaska.
Restrictions
Guests must be able to get in and out of transportation to and from tour site. This tour can accommodate a collapsible wheelchair. Guests must be comfortable on the water and to ride in a tri-maran.
5 Stars5.0 / 5  |  5 ReviewsReview This Tour
Our Best Tour in Alaska
February 11, 2020
My wife's a little nervous about the sailing aspect but once we got down to the trimarans she was settled very quickly as Dominic made the Safety and Instructions very easy to follow. After about twenty minutes of us sailing around under Dominic's supervision he let us loose so to speak. Absolutely breathtaking experience and the views were just amazing. Then out of nowhere Dominic had us rushing towards this point of a small island where we managed to get within 30 feet of three Humpback Whales feeding. It seemed that everywhere we looked eagles were soaring around us. If you get a chance to do this tour ask Dominic to take you to the small beach where he gets starfish and we saw more whales breaching. This was by far the best tour we had in Alaska and we saw more wildlife in Ketchikan than we did in the rest of Alaska. Thank you Dominic and Bruno (The Dog) for an amazing time with my family.
Reviewer: Robert Lang
5 Stars
Whole Family was blown away
November 01, 2019
OK, this was a lot of money for the whole family - but it IS really worth it. We took the longer ("Sailing and Crab Feast") trip, to give us more chance to see the Whales - even though we saw the Whales early on, we were still happy with the longer trip, as there was no rush. We saw a family of bears and followed them up the narrows. They came so close and had no fear of us whatsoever - they don't see humans as a food source, or as a threat, so they are very relaxed (as long as we stayed quiet). Such an intimate experience being able to get a few meters away from Humpback Whales bubble net feeding. We took a Whale watching tour in Juneau but this was far better. A beautiful trip we shall remember for a life time.
Reviewer: Clark Squires
5 Stars
Whales whales whales
October 29, 2019
We were so excited to go sailing and couldn’t believe how close we got to Humpback whales. Super easy to sail and when the winds died down they were still fast just peddling them. Wish we had extended the tour longer as we could have done that all day. We are 100% coming back and taking one of Dominic’s multi day tours.
Reviewer: Christine Cline
5 Stars
WOW WOW WOW
October 10, 2019
Never sailed before and Dominic made the experience breathtaking. We drove out of town and Dominic gave us history of the town as we made our way to Salmon Falls. We basically did the safety procedures in the van so that we didn't loose time on the tri-marans. We sailed for about three hours and in that time we got to experience something that i will never forget. we were about thirty feet fro 5 humpback whales bubble feeding. we followed then for about two hours watching them feed before we started heading back. The Tri-Marans were amazing and so easy to sail. in fact on the way back the wind died but you can peddle and they go super fast just peddling them.
Reviewer: Claire Childs
5 Stars
Loved it and the Help given
October 10, 2019
So we came into town on whats best described as a bad day for weather. It didnt look like it but Dominic warned us the currents were really bad. Dominic gave us a couple of options and one was to sail for a couple of hours and see if we could handle it then he would take us on a wildlife trip for two hours. We choose this option and wow we were glag. we actually sailed for about one hour as the currents were terrible. So weird because it looked fine but even when Dominic was telling us about the water we didnt understand untill we got on the water. Glad he was so honest with us because he sure knows his stuff. Sailing and seeing bears was amazing. well worth the money.
Reviewer: Glenn Palmer
5 Stars