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Ketchikan Exclusive Sightseeing Private Tour

6 reviews

Excursion Overview

See and enjoy the sights around Ketchikan like a local with this customizable tour

Your local guide will take your group of 7-11 passengers to your chosen activities around Ketchikan. This tour allows you to maximize your experience in this quirky city! It's a great option for families of varying activity levels.

Potential stops include (but are not limited to): Saxman Native Village, Totem Bight State Park, waterfalls, the beach, the salmon hatchery, Tongass National Forest, bear viewing, scenic photo opportunities, the salmon ladder, and a local favorite bar called Hole in the Wall. Your expert guide will narrate your experience at every location you visit.

Learn about the interesting history of Alaska's "first city," take in beautiful Alaska Native cultural works, see firsthand how salmon are caught and processed, or check out one of the beaches along Ketchikan's 38 miles of shoreline. All of this and more is possible on the Exclusive Ketchikan Tour.

This tour can be fully customized with options that are more/less active or limited mobility accessible. We can also tailor your tour in accordance with the weather since it can be unpredictable in Southeast Alaska.

Please note: The ticket price includes entry/service fees for most chosen activities. Additional tour costs are infrequent but could apply depending on your chosen itinerary. We will contact you in advance with this information.

This is a private tour with a capacity of 7-11. Please book one "Vehicle" for your party of 7-11. Please check out our Ketchikan Small Group Private Tour if your party is 6 or fewer.

Things You Need to Know


  • Roundtrip transportation
  • Bottled water, snacks, other beverages
  • Umbrella and rain jacket if needed


  • This tour can be customized to accommodate guests of different ages and activity levels.

Duration: 3 hours (Roundtrip from cruise ship terminal.)

  • During checkout, you'll have the opportunity to choose your top 5 activity choices from the list below:
  • Ketchikan city loop
  • Herring Cove Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Saxman Native Village
  • Totem Bight State Park
  • Waterfalls
  • Local beaches
  • Scenic photo opportunity locations
  • The salmon hatchery
  • The salmon ladder
  • Ward Lake Recreational Area (hiking)
  • Hole in the Wall bar

Meeting Instructions:

  • This tour includes roundtrip transportation from the cruise terminal. Guests can also request drop-off at an alternate location should they prefer. Fully detailed instructions are included on your finalized ticket vouchers.

ADA Accessibility of Tour:

  • This tour is limited mobility accessible, depending on which destinations are selected. Guests should be able to climb three steps into and out of a tour van, with assistance if necessary. There is limited storage for collapsible wheelchairs and walkers. Our vans are not able to accommodate motorized scooters. Please leave a comment during checkout if accommodations for collapsible equipment will be required.

Refund Policy:

  • You may cancel for any reason up to seven (7) days prior to the date of the tour for a full refund.
  • Please see our Refund Policy Page for complete details.

Frequently Asked Questions

Bottled water and snacks are provided.

Most potential locations on this tour are accessible to guests of all activity levels. Some locations will have stricter physical requirements than others. For instance, guests who choose the hiking option should be comfortable walking 1.5 miles on uneven terrain. For information on specific physical requirements at certain tour stops, please contact us.

Yes, car seats are available upon request. Please leave a note at checkout if you will require a car seat.

We recommend wearing layers and close-toed, comfortable, waterproof shoes. Rain jackets and umbrellas will be provided if necessary. Ketchikan is often rainy, but it never hurts to bring your sunglasses just in case.


Guest Reviews


6 total


Becky A

On Jun 2024

The young lady that did our tour was absolutely amazing.

Elodia S

On Sep 2023

We had a great time! Our tour guide Sid, was very knowledgeable. She spoke the native language. She even went out of her way to make sure we saw as much as we could in the short time that we had.

Patricia G

On Sep 2023

This was one of the best shore excursions we've been on... Our driver Sid was simply amazing she went above and beyond for us...Her knowledge and friendliness made the whole trip fascinating. As a TA I will definitely recommend your services to my clients looking for a private excursion Thank You Thank You.

Holly M

On Jun 2023

Amazing excursion. Syd was our tour guide. She was so knowledgeable of the area. We loved our stops. Met some maxing people(her friends) throughout the day. Would definitely recommend this excursion.

Karen L

On Jun 2023

What a perfect Tour! Sid, our guide, was so knowledgeable and engaging. We saw beautiful Ketchikan and learned more than I thought possible in an afternoon. Highly recommend this local company.


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Duration: 3 hours

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Duration: 3 hours

Flat rate for group

Vehicle (7-11p): $725.00

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