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Address: Wood Road, South Tongass Highway, Ketchikan, AK
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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$71*
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Ketchikan Shore Excursion: Alaska Rainforest Sanctuary Walking Tour
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$161*
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Ketchikan Shore Excursion: Rainforest Zipline Adventure
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$161*
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Ketchikan Zipline Adventure

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Rain forest zip line tour

This was a great tour. We did the canopy tour. Becka and Greg were our guides and did a great job. Our 12 year old son loved it. It is up in the trees so if you don't like... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

This was a great tour. We did the canopy tour. Becka and Greg were our guides and did a great job. Our 12 year old son loved it. It is up in the trees so if you don't like heights then this might not be the tour for you. Views are amazing so make sure and take a camera. You... More 

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Antrim, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We came here after a visit to the Lumberjack show. The guides were very friendly, and knowledgeable. On our walk/tour we saw eagles, salmon, a seal and a black bear. Seeing the totem carving was also very interesting.

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Woodward, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Well, what constitutes a rain forest was our question to the guide. He said, "a place that gets a lot of rain." Who would have thought it? Basically, it was like nearly any woods in Pennsylvania, except they had bald eagles, and lots of them! We saw 11 in one tree!!! The highlight of this excursion.

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Wichita, Kansas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

What a beautiful place, with one major drawback to seeing wildlife, Zip liners. Didn't realize we would go to a rainforest "sanctuary" and have zip liners shooting over the top of us the whole while. So much for seeing any wildlife. Yes it was gorgeous, but chances are you are not going to be seeing any wildlife

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Just 8 miles from Ketchikan, this rainforest reserve offers an easily accessible trail with informative guide, a raptor refuge center, and an opportunity to see an expert totem carver at work. We booked the Nature Walk through Princess Cruise Lines. Our guide provided a good narration on post-glacier growth in the forest. She pointed out many new (to us) and... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

We tried out the zipline tour while heading north on a cruise. This was overall a fantastic experience. We had Nick and Drew as our guides and they made it so much more fun. They did a great job of getting everyone setup for each leg of the journey and had lots of good information about the area and the... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Beautiful sanctuary with highly educational tour. I was especially pleased to learn what wildlife and plants I needed to look out for on my trail run in Juneau the following day. I probably would have had a nasty brush with Devil's Club if our tour guide hadn't pointed it out! She was fantastic and very knowledgeable. We saw a bear... More 

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

This was our second visit to this attraction. The last time we booked through the cruise ship, but this time, we purchased an Alaska TourSaver book, reserved directly through the Rainforest folks, and still had complimentary transportation, along with buy one get one free admission. As before, we had a great guide. One difference is that this year, we saw... More 

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Pittsburgh
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This was a short hike through an easy trail in a small portion of the Rainforest and Sanctuary. Even though I wish it had been a more adventurous hike it was very informative. The big surprise where the 20 or so Bald Eagles that flew right over our heads and landed in the surrounding trees. We also watched the eagles... More 

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Drumheller, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Sunny warm day and we we fortunate enough to try the salmon berries on a bush! Delicious. A staple of the Bears in the summer. Also some wild blueberries yum

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Additional Information about Alaska Rainforest Sanctuary

Address: Wood Road, South Tongass Highway, Ketchikan, AK
Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Ketchikan
Open Hours:
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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