Ketchikan Bear & Wildlife Tours

Ketchikan Lighthouse, Totems & Eagles Excursion

Hop aboard with a local Alaskan captain and their crew on this beautiful wildlife-viewing cruise with guaranteed American bald eagle sightings. This tour offers a grab-bag of Ketchikan's sightseeing gems, including views of the Alaska Native totem poles and clan house at Totem Bight State Park, and Alaska's first lighthouse at Guard Island. Whether you're relaxing in the heated main cabin or taking in the view from the open air observation deck, you'll have plenty of opportunities to experience Southeast Alaska's coastal history, native culture, and natural beauty through local eyes.

Duration: 3 hours

Price: $115 per person

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Silverking Lodge Adventure & Seafeast

Travel to one of Alaska's oldest fishing resorts, Clover Pass Resort via a guided boat ride. Once at the Silverking Lodge, guests will find an exciting underwater viewing of the local angler catches as well as an elevated boardwalk to guide them through the Tongass National Forest. Before returning to your ship, you are treated to a freshly prepared feast of sea fare back at the lodge.

Duration: 3.75 hours

Price: $169 per person

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Ketchikan Rainforest Island Adventure

Explore this beautiful unspoiled land in the Tongass National Forest and then take a short boat ride along the coast to catch some of the native wildlife.

Duration: 4 hours

Price: $147 per person

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Ketchikan Rainforest Sanctuary Walk & Crab Feast

Experienced guides take guests on a beautifully scenic and informative tour, starting with a narrated motor coach transfer from the ship dock to the Alaskan Rainforest Sanctuary. After a guided tour through the sanctuary, a freshly prepared Dungeness crab meal awaits guests at the beautiful George Inlet lodge.

Duration: 4 hours

Price: $169 per person

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Ketchikan Hovercraft Eco Adventure & Wildlife Viewing

Looking for a truly unique Alaskan tour? Riding a hovercraft is a totally exciting way to experience Ketchikan and it's not like a boat or an ATV. This small group, guided hovercraft tour will take you out to Alaska State Park's local beaches. Keep an eye out for local wildlife while taking in the breathtaking scenery.

Duration: 1.25 hours

Price: $145 per person

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Ketchikan Expedition Black Bear Traitor's Cove

Come enjoy a remote black bear viewing in Traitor's Cove! In mid-summer and early fall when the salmon arrive to spawn, Traitor's Cove has a high concentration of black bears. See wildlife along the way as you travel by boat to the secluded viewing area. PLEASE NOTE: THIS EXCURSION OPERATES JULY - SEPTEMBER ONLY.

Duration: 4 hours

Price: $369 per person

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Ketchikan Roundabout Tour via Helicopter

After a short transfer from your cruise ship to the airbase, you'll have the opportunity to take in the highlights of Ketchikan from up above! Bring your camera to capture these incredible moments from the sky!

Duration: .75 hours

Price: $129 per person

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Ketchikan Paddles & Propellers Boat & Kayak Tour

Explore Alaska's coastline and feel like a local on this boat and kayak tour that has a maximum of 4 guests per tour! Experience the amazing intertidal ecosystem from a paddle distance away in the tranquility of the Tongass National Forest coastline. Chances to see sea stars, jellyfish, bald eagles, and much more.

Duration: 3 hours

Price: $169 per person

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Ketchikan Ocean Wilderness Expedition

Climb aboard a rugged Zodiac expedition craft and explore the deep mysterious waters of the island-studded sea passages that surround Ketchikan. Your experienced captain and an expert naturalist will take you in search of wildlife. Their considerable local knowledge of the area is just the key to unlock the secrets of this biologically rich ecosystem. Become an explorer, a mariner, and an adventurer.

Duration: 2.5 hours

Price: $165 per person

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Ketchikan Rainforest Wildlife Center and Eagle Sanctuary Tour

After a scenic coastal drive out to the Alaska Rainforest Sanctuary, you'll get a chance to observe wildlife ranging from bald eagles to black bears. This tour is perfect for families who are interested in learning more about the animals who make up the great state of Alaska!

Duration: 2.75 hours

Price: $96 per person

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Ketchikan Zodiac Adventure

This two-hour trip will take you on a journey through Alaska's Inside Passage in your own personal watercraft. Your pilot will share knowledge and personal stores about the region and wildlife you may encounter. Inhale the fresh air, experience the true Alaska, and enjoy the escape.

Duration: 2 hours

Price: $179 per person

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Herring Cove Helicopter Tour

See Ketchikan from the sky on this gorgeous scenic flight tour to Herring Cove. While airborne, you'll have the opportunity to take in the dramatic landscape of the region, and maybe even see some wildlife from up above!

Duration: 1 hours

Price: $189 per person

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Ketchikan Rainforest Trail Hike & Bike Tour

Join you local and experienced guide at the cruise dock, and then venture off into the wilderness on this authentic Alaskan sightseeing journey. After some brief introduction and general overview of what is ahead, you begin your journey into the wilderness on your bike.

Duration: 4.5 hours

Price: $129 per person

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Ketchikan Mahoney Falls Tour

Get amazing views of the Tongass Narrows as you take a journey by helicopter over the Ketchikan area. Take in the magnificent views of the area that may include possible viewings of eagles, mountain goats, deer, mountain lakes, and even a waterfall!

Duration: .75 hours

Price: $190 per person

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Ketchikan Expedition Black Bear Neets Bay

Embark on an adventure to Neets Bay! Your experienced captain will guide you on a saltwater safari through the Tongass Narrows, Clover Passage, and temperate rainforest to Neets Bay, navigating the vessel on a path of scenic sanctuaries, stunning bays and inlets, past a majestic lighthouse, seeking marine and coastal wildlife viewing opportunities along the way. PLEASE NOTE: THIS EXCURSION OPERATES JULY - SEPTEMBER ONLY.

Duration: 4-5 hours

Price: $329 per person

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