Tour the Totem Bight from Ward Cove
Explore Famous Totem Bight
Ketchikan and totem poles go hand-in-hand. On this informative tour from Ward Cove, you'll get to visit one of the city's premier sites and discover the stories behind famous attractions. This is one history lesson you won't want to skip. This tour is ideal for history lovers and photographers, book today for an incredible Alaska shore excursion at a low price.
This tour takes you about 15 minutes away from downtown to a place known as Totem Bight. This former fishing camp is home to the colorful totems that are the highlight of the tour. After a short walk through the woods, you'll come across 14 different totem poles, each of which was recovered from overgrown village sites. Upon recovery, they were either duplicated or repaired by skilled carvers.
While at the park, don't miss a historic clan house. This dwelling has been on the National Register of Historic Places since 1970, undergoing recent renovations to better highlight how Alaskans lived centuries ago. On the way back to your meeting point, you can expect some more noteworthy sightseeing. If you need restaurant recommendations or other suggestions for activities after the tour, your professional guide will be more than happy to help. Book this Ketchikan tour today for your next great vacation.