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Ketchikan Rainforest Sanctuary and Totem Park Tours provided by Kawanti Adventures

Ketchikan Rainforest Sanctuary and Totem Park Tours

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The Alaska Rainforest Sanctuary in Ketchikan is home to a huge variety of Alaskan wildlife, including bears, bald eagles, seals, and deer. On this tour, maximize your chances of spotting wildlife on a guided walk through the forests and along Eagle Creek. Afterwards, visit the Alaska Raptor Center and enjoy a totem pole carving demonstration at the Herring Bay Lumber Company sawmill.
  • Fantastic wildlife sightings such as bears and bald eagles
  • Learn more about the local ecosystems from a naturalist guide
  • Watch a totem pole carving at the Herring Bay Lumber Company
  • Hassle-free pickup and drop-off from your Ketchikan hotel
Important Information
Departure Point
131 Front St, Ketchikan, AK 99901, USA
2h 45m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Naturalist guide
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drink
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Stroller accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 36 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Zimmbot wrote a review Nov 2019
Auckland, New Zealand94 contributions15 helpful votes
An enjoyable, easy tour. A nice forest walk followed by a raised boardwalk over a stream where as a bonus a bear was feeding on salmon. The raptor centre had a bald eagle and a carver was working on a totem. Ally our guide was patient and informative. plenty of time to stop and
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Date of experience: September 2019
Kathy S wrote a review Oct 2019
Connecticut11 contributions1 helpful vote
Joe was a great guide, extremely knowledgeable and obviously enjoys sharing and teaching. Even though we were about 3 days late for the salmon, seeing bear poo on the trail gave me hope we might still see a bear (my main reason for booking this tour just the day before) and
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Date of experience: September 2019
WaysideTraveler wrote a review Sep 2019
Massachusetts75 contributions54 helpful votes
Our guide, Red, was very informative and we learned a lot about the forest plants and animals. We met the bus right by the Visitors Center immediately next to the cruise ship dock. It is an easy, slightly downhill walk. At the boardwalk, you cross a meadow next to a creek.
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Date of experience: September 2019
Mary W wrote a review Sep 2019
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This is a physically easy walk through a rain forest with an enthusiastic, informative guide, Ben. Ben pointed out many interesting plants while pointing out various stages of tree growth. Additionally, we saw many salmon eagles nests, seals and wonderful otters. We met a
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Date of experience: September 2019
S P wrote a review Sep 2019
West Yorkshire76 contributions30 helpful votes
This trip started up the coast on a bus for 20 mins and then a guide walked us slowly round a rain forest path showing us how the rain forest evolves and talking about wildlife that lived there. It ended near a creek where there were salmon running and seal and sea birds in
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Date of experience: September 2019
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By: Kawanti Adventures
had fun with Zipline
was really and safe!! me and my friend enjoy a lot. But i think they could make it better like i dont feel any risk
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Thomas S
Fun for All!
A fun time for the whole family. Paul and Phil were great coaching us thru the treetops, even those with fear of he
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Didn't think I would ever do this at my age!
From the pick up at the Ketchikan pier to our drop off, it was excellent! We had excellent guides--Emma and Mack,
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Best Way to Experience Ketchikan
We booked the zip line excursion via our cruise line (NCL). All of my expectations were far exceeded by the team at
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Ziplining through the forest
Our guides were Andrew and Davis and they did a great job guiding us on the tour. They worked very hard making sur
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Awesome fun filled for the family.
Our party ranged from teenagers through to active grandparents. Our guides were Rory and Kail who kept everyone saf
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Ziplining in the Rain - Fast and Fun!
It was a rainy day in Ketchikan, yet Chris and Monica led us on a fabulous adventure through the treetops of Ketchi
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Great time..even for those who have a fear of heights
We were two couples.One couple in their 60s and one couple in their 20s. Our guides were excellent and we enjoyed o
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Awesome Zip Line Adventure
Thank you Davis and Jack for an amazing adventure even in a very rainy rain forest. I didn't know what to expect b
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Zip Line Sep 15, 2019
My husband and I are both over 60 and this was our first experience with zip lining. Trystan and Tatiana made us f
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Awesome Zipline Adventure
Big shout out to Scotty and Rory for a great day flying through the trees and walking across suspension bridges! Ve
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Breath taking views
We were lucky enough to have two amazing guides. Davis and Andrew. The sanctuary was breathtaking and beautiful and
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Rainforest, Zip, Skybridge, and Rappel adventure
Trystan and Emma are superb guides. They are both very professional, knowledgeable, fun, and zany! I was a bit ne
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I had a wonderful time with Julianne and Lester! They were fantastic guides. The group I went with had various leve
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Great adventure
Rory and Jack did an amazing job guiding us through the zip lines and bridges. Highly recommend this adventure.
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Key Details
  • Alaska Raptor Center, Alaska Rainforest Sanctuary, and 1 more
  • Duration: 2h 45m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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