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Saxman Native Village and Ketchikan City Tour

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This tour operates from May to September.
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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
Shore Excursion Type
Scenic, Cultural
Shore Excursion Duration
2 Hours and 30 Minutes
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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.
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 143 Reviews Review This Tour
5 StarsBears & EaglesJuly 09, 2018

Reviewer: Gary Kane
Tour driver was excellent. He took us to a great place to see salmon, bears, and eagles.

5 StarsTotally happy with the tour!July 09, 2018

Reviewer: Edwin Henríquez
Our tour guide was very friendly and knowledgeable, she was very animated and made the tour enjoyable, we even saw a big black bear!

5 StarsSac man Native Village and Jetchikan City TourJuly 02, 2018

Reviewer: Bobbie smith
Guide was excellent, one of the best we have had - extremely knowledgeable Saw plenty of things Comfortable coach

4 StarsTourJune 25, 2018

Reviewer: Linh Eaves
Overall tour was nice, but not many sites to see. Guide was great though

4 StarsKetchikanJune 25, 2018

Reviewer: Thomas McCaskill
Was a very pleasant tour and covered an extensive area outside of Ketchikan. Driver was very knowledgeable and obviously new area well. The time we spent with the bald eagles was the high light of the day. Only negative was the meeting point was a very long walk from our ship and this was not noted on the ticketing directions, so we were a few minutes late. However, he dropped us off at our ship.

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