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Island Wings Air Service

PO Box 7432, Ketchikan, AK 99901
+1 907-225-2444
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Ranked #3 of 76 Activities in Ketchikan
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Tours
Owner description: Tour with Ketchikan's premier flight seeing company. Island Wings takes the time and makes the effort to show you the best of Southeast Alaska... more » Owner description: Tour with Ketchikan's premier flight seeing company. Island Wings takes the time and makes the effort to show you the best of Southeast Alaska affording you a sense of the Alaskan wilderness. Our focus is the quality of your experience. From the handling of your reservation, to the equipment we operate, to the places we visit; we don't compromise and neither should you. « less
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Ocala, florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

This was an easy beautiful trip....we saw a lot of beauty...Michelle was very knowledgeable and interesting...pics talk for themselves...

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Halifax, Canada
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85 reviews 85 reviews
57 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

From start to finish - a totally great experience. Our pilot, Michelle was the best. With over 30 years of flying experience, Michelle is great to fly with. Provides great commentary and history as you fly along. Lands on a lake where you get to step ashore and Michelle transforms from pilot to photographer! No need to tell her "just... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Great experience. Only way to really see this part of Alaska outside of the towns and cities. No roads, no buildings, no people. Michelle, owner and pilot, took our group to a lake at abut 1500 above sea level, we walked around and picked and ate wild blue berries. We left exactly on time and got back on time. Fun... More

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Venus, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

From the first time I contacted Island Wings to arriving back from our floatplane tour the experience was top notch. We went on the bear watching tour to Traitors Cove. Shona was great with the reservations and picking us up, Tim was a great guide and Michelle was a great pilot with a ton of knowledge. I must say my... More

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Fairfield, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Michelle provided a wonderful flight experience to the Misty Fjords. It was a gorgeous, relaxing flight. The landing on the lake in the mountains was so smooth and a beatiful experience. Our two youngest adult children could not stop talking about the trip. I would highly recommend Michelle and Island Wings when in Ketchikan.

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Lubbock, Texas
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014 via mobile

Flying with Michelle in Ketchikan is a highlight of an Alaskan experience. The only word is majestic in describing the sights. Michelle is a seasoned pilot and shows all the beauty of the area while providing key geographical information. I do not think that you can truly enjoy this port without the view from the plane. We landed on an... More

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Ridgecrest, California
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65 reviews 65 reviews
32 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Our one day of sun on our Inside Passage cruise was the day we were in Ketchikan. We had booked the Traitor's Cove tour with Island Wings. Our group was small, just my husband, me, and another passenger traveling on our cruiseship. We were picked up at our ship and the dock was just a short drive away. A few... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014 via mobile

Husband and I booked the Misty Fjords trip independently and, oh wow, were we glad we did. Everything from booking online until stepping off the plane was smooth. Michelle has 30+ yrs experience flying and her passion for the wilds of Alaska is contagious. I am very uneasy with heights but did not even think about that as we skimmed... More

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New York City, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Michelle is amazing!!! We felt completely safe and confident with her as our pilot and guide. She does it all! Even took great photos of us. This is a must do in Ketchikan! She knows everything about this area...my only complaint is I wish we could've stayed all day! If I ever find myself back in Ketchikan I will definitely... More

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Denton, Texas
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

We really enjoyed the flight out to the bear reserve. Tim was our guide and he was really good..... We enjoyed our time with him. From the reviews we had expected more from Michelle the pilot. Maybe it was a bad day but it seemed to be all business . The office was difficult to get a hold of ........ More

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