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Misty Fjords National Monument

Ketchikan, AK
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$209*
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Ranked #2 of 18 Attractions in Ketchikan
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Monuments/ Statues, Geologic Formations, National Parks, Cultural
Activities: Kayaking
Owner description: This huge wilderness area includes hundreds of rivers and streams fed...
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Type: Monuments/ Statues, Geologic Formations, National Parks, Cultural
Activities: Kayaking
Owner description: This huge wilderness area includes hundreds of rivers and streams fed by melting glaciers each spring.
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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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9 reviews 9 reviews
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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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 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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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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46 helpful votes 46 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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Brisbane, Australia
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61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We did the Misty Fjords Seaplane Adventure with Promech Air as a shore excursion from Ketchikan during our Regent 7 Seas Navigator Alaskan cruise. It was a highlight of our month long trip to Canada/Alaska. My husband is scared of heights and very wary of small planes so he would only agree to go on one flightseeing trip during our... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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22 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Please ignore my rating as we did not go to the Misty Fjords. We were really bummed that our trip was cancelled because of weather. The reason for my review is to recommend that you have a backup plan in case you have the same trouble. It is my understanding that this excursion is cancelled quite often. We ended up... More 

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Maryland
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105 reviews 105 reviews
54 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

During our cruise, we stopped in Ketchikan for a visit. We did book an excursion to Misty Fjords. The seaplane to and from Misty Fjords was breathtaking and thrilling. At Misty Fjords, we did go on a walking tour with our guide. Along the way I seen a baby black bear - of course nobody else did because I pushed... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

My wife went on this one alone due to the cost. But was one of those bucket list things and she really wanted to do this one more than me. She did the boat in seaplane out. This is the way to do it although costs more. She said the boat ride back would have been too much. But was... More 

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