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Bering Sea Crab Fishermen's Tour

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Address: Berth #3 Tender Float, Ketchikan, AK 99901
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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Come aboard the "Aleutian Ballad" crabbing vessel as seen on...

Come aboard the "Aleutian Ballad" crabbing vessel as seen on season 2 of the Discovery Channel's "Deadliest Catch". Depart Ketchikan Alaska for a 3 hour trip to catch king crab, snow crab, octopus, fish, prawns and more. This tour also features some of the best eagle viewing on the planet. Share the allure and adventure that draw fishermen to the sea. Fishing legends that have worked the Bering Sea are your guides, some you may have seen on TV.

The vessel has been retrofitted for guests comfort and fun, with a "live" tank on deck to allow for closer viewing of the wondrous creatures brought on board. Guests stay warm, dry and comfortable while we sail calm and protected waters. This is the REAL ALASKA and you won't want to miss it!

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Ketchikan Shore Excursion: Bering Sea Crab Fisherman's Tour
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Bering Sea Crab Fisherman's Tour from Ketchikan

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Very entertaining and informative tour. Highly recommend. Staff on this made this trip memorable and one we're glad we did. It rained on us but we were provided rain coats and it... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 4, 2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016

My husband is a HUGE fan of the Deadliest Catch Show, so we couldn't pass on the opportunity to do this tour aboard the Aleutian Ballard. It's been redesigned with stadium type seating and heating above (if needed). They had 2 levels to choose from to sit, we choose the main level vs the upper and were glad we did... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016

Very entertaining and informative tour. Highly recommend. Staff on this made this trip memorable and one we're glad we did. It rained on us but we were provided rain coats and it was still enjoyable.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016 via mobile

As Deadliest Catch fans this was an excursion we had been looking forward to. The staff were fabulous super nice and all had smiles the entire time. We definitely felt more educated once it was over. Got some insider info on the tv show and they had some amazing stories from being out on the seas. Bathrooms were nice and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016

The tour was very informative on how crabs are caught and processed. The stories told by the people that live the life of a crab fisher was very insightful and truly an eye opener. I recommend this tour to anyone interested in Crab fishing.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016

One of the best decisions we made doing this tour in Ketchikan. My husband is a huge fan of the Deadliest Catch, so I was willing to join him. I'm so glad I did :-) Staff was very entertaining and informative. Got to hold many different type of crabs. Also go to see bald eagles flying around the boat.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016

Fun, informative boat trip aboard a former Bering Sea crab boat. It's be retrofitted with stadium type seating and heat (if needed). Has coffee and hot chocolate for free and other drinks and snacks available for purchase. Seats are comfortable and restrooms are on board. See how they fish for different crabs. Captain Derrick and Andy were informative and light... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016

Based on positive reviews, we decided to take this tour in Ketchikan and are so glad we did! The boat is set up with stadium-style seating, so everyone can see. We sat on the bottom level - views were great. Not sure about the upper level. Lots of good information provided, and opportunities to see bald eagles, crabs, and other... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016 via mobile

We visited Ketchikan on 08/02/16 while in the NCL Pearl. Frim our group of 33, we had 5 adults and 4 kids on this tour. My boys love watching Dradliest Catch! It was fantastic! The crew was entertaining and informative. Seeing and touching the sea life and hearing all of the stories was great! We learned a lot, saw a... More 

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Walnut Creek, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016

I really enjoyed this outing. It was informative, fun, and hands on with specimines to handle like an octopus, box crab, king crab, othelio crab and some small fish. I particularly enjoyed the sea stories of the 3 men you took us on the your. I learned a lot and oh the trials that boat has endured. Children under about... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

As an avid fan of the Deadliest Catch from its very beginning, I was so excited to do this excursion - just to be on a crab boat and one that was featured on an early season of the show made it all the better! A frequent-cruiser friend said this was one of THE BEST excursions she has ever been... More 

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