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Alaska Rainforest Sanctuary

Wood Road, South Tongass Highway, Ketchikan, AK
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Ranked #13 of 21 Attractions in Ketchikan
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Camborne, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

My family and I went on this excursion as a Disney port adventure. I have no idea how any cruise company supports this trip. We paid $80 each and feel it is quite honestly daylight robbery. The only positive was the tour guide, Sarah. The "hike" would have lasted about 5 minutes if we didn't stop to look at slugs,... More

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42 reviews 42 reviews
22 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

I loved this place and I wish I could have spent more time here, I loved the people here - everyone is so passionate about what they do and so knowledgeable. Loved it!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

Sarah was our guide for the rainforest trek and extremely personable, friendly and knowledgeable about our walk through the trails. Although we weren't lucky enough to see bears in person, we saw a lot of evidence, were witness to the life cycles that occur in the area as a result of low tide, and other animals in the area (such... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

The hiking is in the middle of the Rainforest between the bear paths and bridges where you can actually see the bears catching salmons close enough to appreciate the wild without any risk. In the sanctuary there are bald eagles and hawks, some wild and some rehabilitated. We got the chance to pet some Reindeers and feed them as well.... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

this was a beautiful hike through the rainforest in Ketchikan. We were lucky enough to have some sun which was nice. We did see some wildlife - a bear and a bald eagle. Our guide, Tyler was very good, informative and funny. He really tried hard to spot wildlife for us to see and that isn't always easy and the... More

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Mohawk
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Who would have thought a rainforest in Alaska? Nice walk through the forest. We saw lots of wild life

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Had a great time walking here and was lucky enough to see a couple of cubs playing on a tree and another one crossing the stream.

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LA
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28 reviews 28 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Just thought I would have seen more wildlife ad the walk alittle alittle longer. Guide was very good

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playa
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

come to enjoy this place stay in touch with nature, admire amazing landscapes,if you are on a cruiship you will have time to go and enjoy the place i recommend it

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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

I think our guide was the most one in our group. The kid was practically jumping out of his pants to show us some bears. He said we were lucky that it was raining because the bears like the rain. He was very knowledgeable and his excitement rubbed off on the whole group. We really enjoyed the tour. Thanks Kyle!

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