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
A MUST DO TOUR IN ALASKA! One of the highest rated tours offered along Alaska's beautiful inside passage. Find out what life is like as a commercial fisherman from men who have worked in the rugged Bering Sea. These guys are the real deal! On board the Aleutian Ballad, a 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 crew, watching as marine creatures of all kinds are caught and hauled up on deck. Catch is then held in a live tank for observation before being released back into the wild. You’ll see king crab, box crab, octopus, rockfish, prawns and more, plus you may catch sight of other local wildlife like sea lions and porpoise. This tour has also become world renowned for a spectacular encounter with eagles in the wild.
• 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
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
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
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
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
As the first and only electric-assist bicycle tour in Southeast Alaska, we're excited for you to join us on an easy, enjoyable ride on the "road to nowhere". The end of our Island's paved road system . This road dead ends at the edge of the dense Tongass National Forest, an extensive wilderness where you will then take an enjoyable, guided hike along a well maintained trail beside an active salmon spawning stream. The hiking features calm waters, rapids and a waterfall along it's path as well as stunning beach views before returning to your E-bikes to cycle back to the Marina where it all began. All our tours provide round trip transportation from your cruise ship/hotel and excellent gear is provided for all your weather and cycling needs.
• 4 hours