While you’re in port in Ketchikan, discover what it’s like to be an Alaskan fisherman on this fisherman's shore excursion! You’ll cruise through the calm waters of the Inside Passage with an expert fishing crew on board the Aleutian Ballad, a commercial fishing boat that starred on the Discovery Channel’s popular TV show Deadliest Catch. Watch as a variety of marine life is hauled up onto the deck of the boat in large barrel pots. You’ll see octopus, eel, rockfish, king crab, box crab and more, plus admire other local wildlife swimming and flying around the boat, like sea lions, porpoises and eagles.
• 3 hours
When your cruise ship docks in Ketchikan, spend your time in port soaring through treetops in an Alaskan rainforest! On this exciting zipline and canopy tour, you'll swing around a giant jungle gym, high above the ground, on eight different canopy ropes and seven different ziplines. It's an outdoor shore excursion with a difference that will leave your heart racing!
• 3.5 hours
Join us for a 1.5-hour ride aboard a state-of-the-art amphibian that will amaze you by transforming from bus to boat! Enjoy both a harbor tour through the Tongass Narrows and a Ketchikan city tour. Your entertaining tour guide will enhance your experience with informative narration about the sights you see. Journey aboard a coast guard certified and inspected amphibian vehicle.
• 1.5 hours
Discover the spectacular scenery of Misty Fjords National Monument from the air on an aerial tour from Ketchikan aboard a floatplane. Home to more than 2 million acres (900,000 hectares) of alpine wilderness, Misty Fjords makes up part of the Tongass National Forest. Cover as much of it as you can from the air as a professional pilot takes you over lakes, sheer cliffs and waterfalls and helps you watch for bears, eagles and other wildlife. Plus, enjoy a water landing on one of the lakes or fjords!
• 2 hours
Be the captain of your own Zodiac boat on this Alaskan wilderness shore excursion while in port in Ketchikan. Follow your guide along beautiful bays, past lush islands, and deep into inlets in search of wildlife such as whales, seals, eagles and bears. Stop by a beach for a warm snack and take home an Alaskan boatman certificate to commemorate your amazing experience.This small-group tour is limited to four people, ensuring you’ll received personalized attention from your guide.
• 3 hours
Fill your need for adventure and excitement while in Ketchikan on this four-hour off-road Jeep and canoe tour ! Take control of a four-wheel- drive Jeep Wrangler® and drive through the rugged back roads of Tongass National Forest. Then join your companions in a Native American-style canoe to paddle across a mountain lake, where a hearty snack and a nature hike await you. While driving and canoeing, keep your eyes open for bald eagles, moose, dear, porcupines and the occasional bear!
• 4 hours
While in port in Ketchikan, take to the skies over stunning Misty Fjords National Monument on this 2-hour shore excursion. Board a floatplane and fly over the lakes, sheer cliffs and waterfalls of Misty Fjords, a part of Tongass National Forest covering more than 2 million acres (900,000 hectares) of alpine wilderness. Spot bears, eagles and other wildlife with the help of your pilot, and perform a water-landing on one of the lakes or fjords!
• 2 hours
Find out what life is like as a commercial fisherman in Alaska on this Bering Sea fisherman's tour from Ketchikan! On board the Aleutian Ballad, a commercial fishing boat that was featured on the Discovery Channel’s popular TV show Deadliest Catch, you’ll cruise through the calm, protected waterways of the Inside Passage with an expert fishing crew, watching as marine creatures of all kinds are caught in barrel pots and hauled up on deck. You’ll see king crab, box crab, octopus, rockfish, eel and more, plus catch sight of other local wildlife like sea lions, porpoises and eagles.
• 3 hours
Spend your time in port in Ketchikan exploring the fascinating wilderness of the Alaska Rainforest Sanctuary. Easily accessible from your cruise ship, this 2.5-hour walking tour will teach you about Alaska’s diverse ecosystem as you follow an informative guide through the wilderness. Stroll through a beautiful forest, see Alaska’s dramatic mountains, and keep and eye out for local wildlife. You’ll see a scenic marine estuary and have the opportunity to take striking photos.
• 2.75 hours
Enjoy an exhilarating 2.5-hour ride on Southeast Alaska's open waters on this zodiac wildlife adventure. Driving your own 14-foot inflatable zodiac boat behind an expert guide, cruise to the Southeast Alaska Inside Passage in search of wildlife such as whales, seals and sea lions. You may even catch a glimpse of some the commercial crabbing vessels featured on the Discovery Channel’s 'Deadliest Catch!'
• 2.5 hours