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Address: 4743 N Tongass Hwy, Ketchikan, AK 99901
Phone Number: +1 907-225-1974
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Description: What could be more Alaskan than soaring through the wildest country left...
What could be more Alaskan than soaring through the wildest country left on the planet; only to land on the clearest Alpine lake to breath the freshest air in this atmosphere? Pick some blueberries while you're there!
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Wonderful addition to an Alaskan Trip

Lots of alternatives but these guys know their equipment and clearly know the area... they will organize anything you want.. short rides, long rides, private trips.. Fjords... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Lots of alternatives but these guys know their equipment and clearly know the area... they will organize anything you want.. short rides, long rides, private trips.. Fjords, bears. or just a ride over mountain lakes and and snow capped mountains.. Took us to look for wild life.. One spot we landed at was a beached whale and as we flew... More 

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Los Altos, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Martin was very engaging at the visitor center and after discussing the options and pricing, we were able to arrive at a good price for the five of us. I have done this a couple other times with other operators and Alaska Seaplane Tours were the best. Very helpful, knowledgeable and I always felt safe and well looked after. My... More 

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

I booked the Misty Fjords tour in advance of our Alaskan cruise in May 2015. We had an amazing flight on the seaplane. The views were incredible. We even landed on a small lake in the center of the fjords. It was definitely an experience of a lifetime.

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Golden, Colorado
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

I booked this tour well in advance of our cruise in July 2014. Found them on an internet search and was not disappointed. I could'nt find any tours from the ship that looked for brown bears and after calling they said that while not guaranteed they had always had pretty good luck. Our day was clear and very warm and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I've been to the top of Fuji in Japan, and dove wrecks in Guam. I've been to the Phillipines, Hawaii, Korea, the entire east coast of the US and more. I've done scuba tours, helicopter tours, hiked more trails than I can count. THIS WAS WITHOUT A DOUBT, the greatest experience I've ever had. All of these people that think... More 

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Bixby, Oklahoma
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

After researching on the internet, our party of 7 pre-booked our flight April 14, 2014 for the Prince of Wales Bear Viewing Adventure. Our flight was on July 27th, 2014. It was rainy and overcast but we were told the pilot would get us out of the weather which he eventually did. Those seated on the right side spotted one... More 

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goatdogbear, Owner at Alaska Seaplane Tours, responded to this review

Dear Jackie, Thank you so much for choosing our excursion and allowing us the chance to show you the best of the Alaskan wilderness and it’s bears. We are very proud of our family run seaplane service; unfortunately, the bears and the sunshine don't always corporate. With over 15 years and 16,000 hours of safe flying in Alaska, each and... More 

Buffalo, Minnesota
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We had a lovely clear day and the views were outstanding, but our pilot was not very friendly. We were given headsets so that we could hear what he was saying, but we had no way of communicating with the him, and if we did, we certainly were given no instruction on how. He did very little conversing with us... More 

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Hereford, Texas
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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Seeing Alaska from a seaplane was rated the best excursion we booked by all six in our party. The pilot were experts. At no time did we not feel perfectly safe. The views were magnificent from above. Water landing in small planes is much gentler than on land. Our pilot set down and taxied to a gorgeous area nestled in... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Unfortunately, it was too misty for the advertised tour, but the improvised seaplane tour was still excellent, and we did see a bear. The pilot, Trevor, was excellent company and an excellent pilot.

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Alameda, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We booked this tour directly with Marty on a recommendation from our fishing guide. This is a local company with local people. Marty set up the 2 hour tour and Trevor was our pilot. Trevor called 30 minutes before departure to make sure we were we ready, picked us up on time and helped with a few photos before we... More 

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