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
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
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
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
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
Take a 4-hour guided kayak tour to Clover Pass, with scheduling to fit virtually every cruise ship. This is an amazing waterway with several rainforest islands, about 15 miles north of town. Your guides will get you away from the masses as you paddle scenic island shorelines where dense rainforest meets the sea. The Tongass National Forest is the largest National Forest in the U.S. and surrounds Clover Pass. View sea lions, seals, lots of eagles and other birds, a huge variety of tidal life, and sometimes humpback whales, orcas and porpoises along the route.
• 4 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
Discover Alaska's famous totem poles at Totem Bight State Park. This seaside park offers sweeping views of the ocean and important cultural interpretation. Begin with a city tour of Ketchikan as you travel along the coastal highway to the park 10 miles away from the busy downtown. Your tour of the beautiful park walks through a natural forest with local vegetation and guided description. Emerge into the totem viewing area and visit a traditional winter dwelling. Gather memories with photographs while your guide shares ancient stories and wisdom.
• 2.5 hours
Spend your time in port in Ketchikan paddling through the waters of the Pacific Ocean and discovering Alaska's Eagle Island. On this shore excursion, you'll have the opportunity to glimpse a vast array of wildlife, such as Alaskan starfish, bald eagles, humpback whales and orca whales. A perfect opportunity to explore Ketchikan's beautiful scenery awaits!
• 3.5 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