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Saxman Native Village and Ketchikan City Tour

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See Historical Saxman Native Village, City and Wildlife

This Ketchikan guided tour includes sights in the Ketchikan area, an exclusive stop at eagle point and time at Saxman Native village.

Enjoy the city tour of Ketchikan aboard a deluxe motor coach or private 15 passenger van. The views are outstanding as you travel past the rustic waterfront, boat harbors and the picturesque city park. You will stop near one of Ketchikan's private salmon canneries at Eagle point. This is an exclusive stop where Eagles and Harbor seals are almost always in attendance. See a salmon ladder and watch salmon spring from the rushing water en route to the spawning grounds (late July through September). A stop will also be made for a brief introduction to a rainforest.

At Saxman Native Village, you'll gaze and be amazed at the world's largest standing collection of totem poles. On this Ketchikan tour you will hear the legends and stories of these ancient and majestic totem poles, and learn how and why they were made. You will also make an exterior-only visit to the Clan House, where your guide will explain some of the many carved figures. You will then have a short amount of free time to visit the Village Store and Artists Co-op, where authentic arts and crafts are made by Saxman Natives. This Alaska excursion does not include carving or native performances.

Once back in town, a stop will be made at Historic Creek Street. This was Ketchikan's former busy red light district, and is now home to the world-famous Dolly's House Museum. Guests can choose to either end the tour at Historic Creek Street (an approximately 10 minute walk from the cruise pier), or be returned to the pier.

Shore Excursion Size
Standard
Shore Excursion Type
Scenic, Cultural
Shore Excursion Duration
2 Hours and 30 Minutes
Activity Level
Easy
Shore Excursion Leaves From
The Cruise Ship Pier. (Full details will be provided in your electronic ticket upon confirmation.)
Food/Beverage Provided
Not Included
Recommended Dress
For all Alaska tours, we recommend layers of clothing, with the top layer being water-proof. Guests should wear comfortable walking shoes that may get wet.
Restrictions
Guests with physical restrictions must be able to get themselves onto and off of the bus. There is approximately one quarter mile of walking required, which wheelchairs can handle with some assistance. Fold up wheelchairs can be stored on the transportation with advanced notice upon time of booking.
4.5 Stars4.5Based On 230 Reviews Review This Tour
4 StarsSaxmanAugust 09, 2019

Reviewer: Bruce Martin
Good tour.

5 StarsDelightful TourAugust 05, 2019

Reviewer: Dianne
This was a great tour with a native Alaskan driver. It was so educational learning about the native cultural and seeing the many totem poles.

5 StarsMy favorite August 04, 2019

Reviewer: Mark Binus
Best tour of the trip. Got to see a bear (safely) up close and bald eagles galore. We had a great native guide( Ken ,I think) . The guide was extremely knowledgeable and honest

4 StarsTotems August 03, 2019

Reviewer: Carole McGraime
Excellent visit to a totem carving center and museum. Interesting facts and excellent opportunities for photos.

4 StarsTotems August 03, 2019

Reviewer: Carole McGraime
Excellent visit to a totem carving center and museum. Interesting facts and excellent opportunities for photos.

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