The Alaskan Lodge Adventure & Seafeast combines an all in one adventurous experience through a bus, boat, and rainforest trail tour. This excursion is topped off with a unique and delicious Alaskan seafood boil. You will travel by land and sea through the Tongass National Forest and Clover Passage to Grant Island and Silverking Lodge. Bring your camera, as wildlife and amazing scenery abounds. Following a narrated bus tour, you'll meet your captain and first mate before stepping aboard a private boat en route to Silverking Lodge. Prepare for a thrilling water ride as your captain navigates through bays and inlets, while your narrator gives you insights on Southeast Alaska. Walk into the heart of the rainforest on Silverking's exclusive elevated boardwalk trail. Then venture back to the covered gazebo for a delectable seafood boil meal that contains Alaskan shrimp and crab along with mussels, clams, sausage, potatoes, and more, all boiled together and served piping hot.
All tours will meet 15 minutes prior to the departure start time on Berth 2 near the Ketchikan Visitor's Center and Liquid Sunshine Gauge. Guests will check in with a dock representative holding a sign that says "Alaskan Lodge Adventure & Seafeast" and receive further instructions. Your tour will start immediately at the cruise ship dock as you board your motor coach and enjoy a narrated tour of Ketchikan en route to Clover Pass Resort, one of the oldest operating fishing resorts in the State of Alaska. At Clover Pass, you’ll meet your captain and first mate before stepping aboard an enclosed jet boat, the Miss Cindy. Prepare for a thrilling water adventure as your captain navigates through bays and inlets, while your narrator gives you insights on the land, the air, and the sea. Aboard the boat, you will have the opportunity to see the abundant wildlife of southeast Alaska, such as eagles, porpoises, and seals. From May through September, whales are often sighted along the tour route. Your tour will make its way by the Back Island Naval Facility and into the heart of Grant Island State Marine Park and Silverking Lodge. You’ll find plenty to do at Silverking Lodge, including viewing the underwater dock camera, checking out the catches of anglers as they come and go from the lodge. Silverking’s exclusive elevated boardwalk trail allows you to walk into the normally difficult to access rainforest. Discover it’s secrets like Old Man’s Beard and nursery trees. At the end of the trail, be sure to have your camera ready for the largest known red cedar in the Tongass National Forest. Then, venture back to the lodge for a seafood boil including Dungeness crab, shrimp, mussels, clams, sausage, corn, garlic, pearl onions, and french bread. Last but not least, visit the gift shop where you can purchase memorabilia and look for your home to place a pin on the world map.