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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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A Chance Encounter Turned Up Trumps

We hadn't booked anything for Ketchikan but when we arrived I was keen to follow up on bear sightings. I'd seen a couple from the ship on the shore, but it was May and they were... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

We hadn't booked anything for Ketchikan but when we arrived I was keen to follow up on bear sightings. I'd seen a couple from the ship on the shore, but it was May and they were not yet plentiful. I hadn't wanted to see them in a confined environment, even if it was a sanctuary. Any way, we went to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This tour was pre booked about 4 months earlier. We were fortunate to have a clear day but it was hot. (80 degrees) Alaska was having a heat wave. We met our driver at the pier near our ship. It took approximately 10 minutes to get to our floatplane dock. There were 2 floatplanes ready. We had booked a private... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

My family and I (6 in total) booked this tour 4-5 weeks before our cruise and were not disappointed. We were picked up from right within the cruise terminal and boarded a private seaplane. Our pilot (Ryan) gave us an enthusiastic and informative commentary of some of Ketchikan's history before we reached hundreds of spectacular glaciers and landed on a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

As two retired airline pilots, we were very impressed by the skill and professionalism of our pilot. This company operates safely and we had a wonderful tour of Misty Fjord and the surrounding area. We recommend them highly.

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Gulf Breeze, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

The tour of Misty Fjords by float plane was so much fun! We were a small group of 8 and we had headphones so we could hear the pilot point out interesting sights. The scenery was spectacular and we saw 2 brown bears on a rocky beach. Then we landed on a lake in the mountains that seemed like it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Awesome, awesome. Such a thrill and so much fun taking off and landing on the water. Unbelievable beauty and majesty of the fjords and Alaska wilderness. Thank you Alaska Seaplane Tours for a great, great day! Best 3 hours of our trip!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Got off the ship without plans. Talked to Marty in the visitor center and booked a trip to Misty Fjord. We had a memorable trip with my wife and I as the only passengers in a Cessna 185 seaplane. We landed on an inlet and saw Grizzlies in the wild. I'm retired ATC and had no safety concerns at all.... More 

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Camarillo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

When you book through the cruise line, they don’t tell you who the ground operator is that they work with so I booked the seaplane tour on my own. I wanted to make sure I was with a company that had the best safety record (theirs was 100% positive) and highest chance to see bears in the wild. I called... More 

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Santa Clarita, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

We recently had the pleasure to book a seaplane trip with Alaska Seaplane Tours to see bears. We had a wonderful flight with an awesome pilot and he was able to get us within 200 feet of a mother brown bear and her 3 cubs.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 via mobile

My partner and I had the perfect first seaplane experience. Wet and misty weather made it look like we travelled to Pandora. Misty Fjords National Wilderness Area is unlike any other on earth. You can truly understand the isolated, remote, breathtaking scenery that is the Tongass Rainforest by taking this tour. Plus, we got to see a big boar brown... More 

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Address: 4743 N Tongass Hwy, Ketchikan, AK 99901
Phone Number: +1 907-225-1974
Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Ketchikan

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