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Island Wings Air Service

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1245 Tongass Ave, Ketchikan, AK 99901-6135
+1 907-225-2444
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Great experience - partnered with Mountain Air

I flew with Mountain Air but booked through Island Wings and my friends flew with Island Wings... read more

Reviewed today
Alicedc
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Float plane tour

Flew to the Misty Fjords NP. Landed in Punchbowl cove and taxied up to a small beach where we all... read more

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Jon L
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Share Michelle's love of flying through our vast Alaskan wilderness. Experience the freedom of flight over the wild grandeur of the mountains, the islands and the endless sea. Island Wings takes the time and makes the effort to help you realize your Alaskan dreams. Our focus is the quality of your experience. From the handling of your reservation, to the equipment we operate, to the places we visit; we don't compromise and neither should you.
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1245 Tongass Ave, Ketchikan, AK 99901-6135
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Reviewed today via mobile

I flew with Mountain Air but booked through Island Wings and my friends flew with Island Wings. This is a “must do” experience. Soaring above this preserved monument gives you a serene feeling of wonder. It was simply glorious. Island Wings was much less expensive...More

Thank Alicedc
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Reviewed yesterday

Flew to the Misty Fjords NP. Landed in Punchbowl cove and taxied up to a small beach where we all got out. Day was overcast buy the area is beautiful. Saw 2 Humpback whales on the way out. Pilot Michelle is very knowledgeable and told...More

Thank Jon L
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was my third time to take a Misty Fjords flightseeing tour with Island Wings, and it has never disappointed. All three times I have had Michelle as my pilot. Once with my husband, once with my mom, and this time with my three young-adult...More

Thank Kristie E
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Reviewed 5 days ago

If I were rating the flight itself, I wold give it a 5. Michelle is a great pilot and the ride was very smooth; she is definitely experienced and knows her stuff. The reason I gave it 3 stars is because she was a little...More

Thank IrishLass286
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Michelle M, Owner at Island Wings Air Service, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Irish Lass, Thank you for flying with Island Wings! I thought I should take a few moments to respond to your review. I would like to clear up the window issue you mentioned. The second row of seats, right behind the pilot/co-pilot where you...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

I booked this separately from our cruise ship excursions and glad that I did. Randy was our pilot and took us on a great adventure to the Misty Fjords. We landed on Nooya lake for about 30 min to take pictures and revel in the...More

Thank Amanda G
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My husband and I flew with Michelle, an extremely experienced pilot, and the owner of Island Wings, in July 2018. She is knowledgeable and her tour comments were excellent. She pointed out sights, and did not talk incessantly, like some tour guides. Ten years ago...More

Thank Antonia R
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The staff at Island Wings was completely professional and very friendly. Shona handled our booking for a 2 hour excursion to the Misty Fjords. During our cruise we realized that our appointment allowed very little extra time to make it back to our cruise ship...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I took the 2 hour trip to Misty Fjords National Monument. Our day was cloudy and rainy, so the scenery did not pop and was pretty much all grey. But that couldn’t be helped and Michelle was an amazing pilot and guide. She told us...More

Thank cindi m
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Michelle M, Owner at Island Wings Air Service, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Cindy M, Thank you for choosing to fly with Island Wings. I thought it would be best to take a few moments and help everyone understand the variables that go into choosing a landing site within the Misty Fjords National Monument. The stopover landings...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Never wrote a review about a cancellation before but who figured hot weather in Ketcham would cause it. We had a flight booked for 1pm but the weather was changing. Came back at 3pm and she tried every possible way to get some favorable forcast...More

Thank John A
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We did this 8 years ago and absolutely loved it! Michelle is a professional all the way. We never felt rushed, saw so many animals and had fun landing in a small lake up in the mountains. We liked it so much we brought our...More

Thank Vicki V
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philcooper82
June 5, 2018|
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Response from KrakowTravelTime | Reviewed this property |
Max. 6 passengers
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Howard R
October 1, 2017|
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Response from Columbia_MOShari | Reviewed this property |
You should probably ask Island Wings directly. I would think it would be difficult, but if she can do it I highly recommend this trip. My spouse and I had an awesome time.
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bcamozzi
May 19, 2016|
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Response from Michelle M | Property representative |
All of our current pricing is listed on our web site.
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