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Ketchikan Wildlife, Sightseeing and Whale Search Tour

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Excursion Overview

Soak in the wonders of Ketchikan's shining waters and rainforest

Climb aboard the "Eagle One", an intimate vessel for Alaskan adventurers. This tour is all about taking in the sights, sounds, and seas of beautiful Ketchikan. Embark on a scenic wildlife viewing adventure while soaking in the natural wonders of Southeast Alaska.

Your crew will make sure you have every opportunity to capture all Ketchikan has to offer. Make sure your cameras are ready as you keep a lookout for Humpback Whales, Orcas (Killer Whales), Seals, Sea Lions, Eagles, and Salmon "Jumpers" while making your way out of town. Also included complimentary non-alcoholic beverages and pre-packaged snacks.

This tour has minimal walking, with seating for everyone. Ketchikan has an average annual rainfall of between 140 and 160 inches per year. Please note that this excursion operates in most weather conditions. It is recommended you wear weather-appropriate attire (layered clothing and comfortable shoes).

Help yourself to complimentary drinks and snacks. For drinks, you will be offered coffee, tea, hot chocolate, flavored soda water, and bottled water. Snacks will range from fresh pastries, cookies, crackers, assorted chips, animal crackers, and goldfish for children. If you are feeling cold, blankets are available upon request. Enjoy views from both outside and inside the vessel. The vessel also has a bathroom onboard.

Things You Need to Know


  • Complimentary drinks include coffee, tea, hot chocolate, flavored soda water, and bottled water
  • Complimentary snacks will range from fresh pastries, cookies, crackers, assorted chips, animal crackers, and goldfish for children
  • Blankets are available for those feeling a bit chilly
  • A bathroom is available onboard (please note, the restroom is not wheelchair or scooter accessible)
  • Roundtrip transportation from downtown Ketchikan


  • Minimal walking, seating available for everyone.

Duration: 2.5-3 hours (Roundtrip from downtown Ketchikan.)

  • 15 minutes - tour introductions and boarding
  • 2-2.5 hours aboard your intimate vessel
  • 10 minutes - return and de-boarding

Meeting Instructions:

  • This tour meets in downtown Ketchikan. Fully detailed instructions are included on your finalized ticket vouchers.

ADA Accessibility of Tour:

  • This tour is limited mobility accessible and wheelchair/scooter accessible. However, please note the restroom onboard is not wheelchair or scooter accessible. Please leave a comment during checkout if ADA accommodations will be required on tour.

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

Ketchikan has an annual rainfall of between 140-160 inches per year. This excursion operates in most weather conditions but full refunds are granted should the local tour operator need to cancel due to weather concerns.

Comfortable clothing and layers appropriate for the day of weather conditions. Rain jackets are encouraged.

Cameras and phones may be brought on this tour.

The crew will be scouting for Humpback whales, Orca Whales, Seals, Sea Lions, Salmon, Bald eagles, etc. These are common sights, however, specific wildlife sightings cannot be guaranteed.


Guest Reviews


2 total


Anne B

On Sep 2023

Superb small group tour. They stopped the engines a respectful distance from a Humpback and we had the most amazing experience with "our" whale. Hot chocolate and knowledgeable crew made the day even better.

Thomas S

On Sep 2023

Very pleasant adventure. They brought us to where the whales were.


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Duration: 2.5-3 hours

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Duration: 2.5-3 hours

Ages: 13+

Adult : $189.00

Child (Ages 3-12): $89.00

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