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Address: 4085 Tongass Ave, Ketchikan, AK 99901
Phone Number: 907-225-8800
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Description: Misty Fjords National Monument Flightseeing, Alaska Bear Viewing and...
Misty Fjords National Monument Flightseeing, Alaska Bear Viewing and Flightseeing, Glacier Fjords Flightseeing, and Scheduled Flight Service to 18 different Southeast Alaska communities.
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In one word..... Fantastic

We were blessed with a beautiful clear sunny day. Staff very friendly and knowledgeable. We had a beautiful scenic flight and got to lake in a lake in the national monument. Well... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
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Nelson
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

We were blessed with a beautiful clear sunny day. Staff very friendly and knowledgeable. We had a beautiful scenic flight and got to lake in a lake in the national monument. Well worth the cost. P.S. Check out the tour saver Alaska app. It saved us a bundle of quite a few tours

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

What a relaxing beautiful flight! We flew over waterfalls and landed on a gorgeous lake where we got out and stood on the pontoons. The pilot really knew what he was doing plus he was super hot! Too bad ladies he's married. :)

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16 reviews 16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

I flew in a small (6-8 people) Dehaviland Float Plane. Absolutely fabulous experience, lasting about 90 minutes, including a water landing near a small island and chance to take photos. Not something to try if you don't like flying in a small plane or clambering over the floats to gain access to the plane, but the flight and landings were... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

I had to temporarily restrain my wife and daughter in order to get load them aboard the small Dehavilland Beaver, I appreciate the pilot and ground crew for their assistance in the matter. Once airborne we were able to remove the straight jackets and I believe they actually had a vey memorable time. I think they where in awe, as... More 

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Raleigh
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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Had a great time. Great staff and pilot. The views were amazing. Well worth the money and time! If you're in the Ketchikan area please visit these folks. You'll have a blast!

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Reno, Nevada
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

This was the most expensive trip we took as a family of 4. It was well worth it though. We were referred by some friends who had cruised earlier in the summer. The fjords are amazing and the pilot spent extra time answering our kids' questions.

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Cumming, Georgia
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

One of the most memorable tours in our travels over many years. We boarded a DeHaviland Beaver (Floatplane) for our flight into the Misty Fjords of Ketchikan with incredible anticipation. This particular aircraft has a capacity of 6 plus the pilot. As there were six of us it was our own private tour. The thrill of hearing the thump thump... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Excellent service and great views. I hate flying but I was absolutely at ease in an aircraft that was older than I am!

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Louisville, Kentucky
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

As part of our Celebrity Cruise-tour we took a floatplane excursion to Misty-Fjords. Our pilot for our Taquan Air tour was a retired UPS pilot who retired from Louisvilleour home town. Though it was raining in Ketchikan, as usual, it was a great day to fly. He was right we flew out of the rain and the sights were breath-taking.... More 

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Antlers, Oklahoma
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Booked this excursions for my parents, husband and myself. We were picked up at pier and bussed to location, watched a FAA emergency briefing , assigned to a pilot and we took off! Pilot was very knowledgeable and friendly. My husband is a pilot so I wasn't " nervous" about this excursion....BUT even if you have never flown in a... More 

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