Experience the beautiful harbors of Ketchikan’s dynamic waterfront and take in breathtaking wilderness surroundings while cruising aboard a deluxe, Alaskan-built expedition vessel in search of wildlife.
- Enjoy your relaxing wildlife quest in search of harbor seals, eagles, humpback whales and more while learning about Ketchikan’s unique history.
- Every excursion is unique; custom-designed by your experienced Alaskan captain and crew.
- Sit back and relax in the warm and comfortable main cabin, surrounded by large windows or step outside onto the outside observation deck for maximum wildlife viewing.
PriceAdults and Children $79.88 (tax included)
AvailabilitySelect dates August-September 2020
Participation requirementsTour activity includes navigating flat docks, tide variable ramps, and 3 to 5 stairs to access the vessel.
IncludedWater, coffee, tea and hot chocolate
Not includedMeal items. Small snacks and beverages available for purchase onboard.
What to bringWarm rainproof jacket, camera and/or video equipment. Cash or local check for onboard purchases.
CancellationA $10/person processing fee will be charged for cancellations made after the booking is confirmed. No refund will be made for cancellations made less than 24-hours prior to tour departure.
Overview of the tour:
Experience the rich maritime culture and breathtaking views of Ketchikan aboard an Alaskan-built expedition vessel with front row views of the town’s unique piling-built waterfront and colorful homes that cling to the rainforest mountain side.
Leave the Narrows to explore the tribal boundaries of the Metlakatla Indian Reserve, an area teaming with wildlife. Plying the waters of Nichol’s Passage, your Captain will maneuver the boat to give the best possible views as sightings occur. Enjoy your cruise as your Captain uses their knowledge of understanding of tides, weather and seasonal evolutions to design an expedition uniquely suited to the day. Whales, seals, porpoise, bald eagles and other species of wildlife could be spotted in the area.
Allen Marine is committed to the long-standing relationships we have cultivated with our cruise line partners. Booking through your cruise line’s website is the most expedient and effortless way to book a trip, and includes several built-in benefits and guarantees. Because you are booking directly through your ship, your tickets will be ready ahead of time, and often hand-delivered to your state room. You are also guaranteed to make it back to your ship before it departs – the ship will stay in port if your shore excursion runs late. If there are any changes to your ship’s schedule, your shore excursions team will ensure that we are contacted on your behalf, and any necessary changes in itinerary will be made. Finally, you will have the added bonus of a dedicated shore excursions team who will be available to help answer questions and make arrangements should your tour be cancelled or changed due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances. The value you receive by booking through your cruise line is truly outstanding.