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Misty Fjords National Monument

Address: Ketchikan, AK
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Misty Fjords Seaplane Tour from Ketchikan
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Ranked #1 of 47 things to do in Ketchikan
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: National Parks, Geologic formations, Monuments & statues, Nature & Parks, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Kayaking
Owner description: This huge wilderness area includes hundreds of rivers and streams fed...
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Type: National Parks, Geologic formations, Monuments & statues, Nature & Parks, Sights & Landmarks
Activities: Kayaking
Owner description: This huge wilderness area includes hundreds of rivers and streams fed by melting glaciers each spring.
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Los Angeles, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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51 reviews 51 reviews
20 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
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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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
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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11 reviews 11 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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34 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
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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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
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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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
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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Charleston, South Carolina
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30 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

iFirst time we ever did a flight gliding plane ride. Was really neat! When we landed in the water, it was so smooth! We saw seals playing on the bank going in and out of the water! Noisy but they give you earplugs that played soothing music. Was a big cloudy and sprinkling but was still very nice.

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