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Misty Fjords National Monument

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Address: Ketchikan, AK
Activities: Kayaking
Description: This huge wilderness area includes hundreds of rivers and streams fed by...
This huge wilderness area includes hundreds of rivers and streams fed by melting glaciers each spring.
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Misty Fjords Seaplane Tour from Ketchikan

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Bears, humpbacks, orcas, and seals, fish, and friend folks.

I traveled on a 55 foot boat and have never had such an exhilarating experience. The weather was great, Captain Steve was very kind and experiened, folks were friendly. Good food... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
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Maple Valley, Washington
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Maple Valley, Washington
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

I traveled on a 55 foot boat and have never had such an exhilarating experience. The weather was great, Captain Steve was very kind and experiened, folks were friendly. Good food served. We saw pods of orcas, beautiful circling and bubbling of humpbacks, bears, many fish and eagles...most impressive the the massive glacial explosion that just about capsized our boat;... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

What an amazing place. Made me feel so... small. Just untouched beauty that you can only see in so few places in the world. I took a seaplane tour and I smiled like a school girl from takeoff to touchdown. GO!

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Ketchikan, Alaska
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

No matter the expense of a float plane, flying over Misty Fjords is an absolute must for any visitor to Ketchikan! There are special prices for locals as well on some occasions. The grandeur took my breath away and caused tears to come to my eyes. The awesome beauty is beyond description.

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Hawthorne, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Once in a lifetime trip, that I will be taking again and again. It was beautiful, a wonderful cruise with gorgeous waterfalls.

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Gackle, North Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

I was here on a family cruise in July of 2010! It was so gorgeous! Even better on the ship going through the narrow fjords!

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Quite a beautiful place. The birds, vegetation, and marine life were wonderful. Striking mountains and exquisite colors.

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Ketchikan, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I'm a local here and I started working for Taquan Air years ago and I had never been out to the misty fjords and even I was amazed by how gorgeous it is. If your going to do any type of flight seeing, definitely get a tour to Misty Fjords on Taquan Air.

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Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Misty Fjords is dramatic and worth the trip ... but it's not Norway, or Prince William Sound, or Fjordland in New Zealand. What you do see is dramatic cliffs, high mountain lakes, and deep tidal sounds. It is definitely worth a trip, but there are no glaciers. As a float-plane trip out of Ketchikan, it's a good thing.

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Gilbert, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

My husband and I took a flight over Misty Fjords National Monument. The sky was clear and the view was AMAZING!!!! We landed on the wooden platform above the water... It's so peaceful.

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Stratford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Misty Fjords was totally one of the highlights of our trip and I never flew in a small plane. Begin by saying I would go back in a flash and loved flying over the Fjords one of the most beautiful sites. I got to sit in the co-pilots seat because one of the three couples didn't show and I thought... More 

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