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Address: 7486 N Tongass Hwy, Ketchikan, AK 99901-9107
Phone Number: +1 907-247-2031
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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We will meet you at you cruise ship and go to where the bikes are.

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We will meet you at you cruise ship and go to where the bikes are.

The best way to get away from the crowded downtown area is on a motorcycle. Go beach combing, visit Ward Lake, Watch eagles and smell the fresh air. Some days the air may be a little wetter then some but, all in all its awesome here.

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Road from North to South

Great fun and a break from the ship and shopping. Rick and Merri were exceptional owners/operators of their rental business.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Marshall B

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great fun and a break from the ship and shopping. Rick and Merri were exceptional owners/operators of their rental business.

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El Dorado, Kansas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

We arrived in Ketchikan on a cruise ship, and did not have anything planned for the day. We only have about 4 hours, and we really like to try to get away from the tourist areas when we get into port. We found the phone number for Panhandle Motorcycle Adventures and called to ask if they had any last minute... More 

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Merri L, Owner at Panhandle Motorcycle Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice review. I am always excited to share the "secret" spots with my customers.. More 

Jacksonville, Florida
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

We rented the Harley for 2 hours but should have rented it for 1 more to see the whole area. Very nice people to do business with.

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Merri L, Owner at Panhandle Motorcycle Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. These is a lot to see and the time goes by too fast. More 

San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Panhandle Motorcycle Adventures really went above and beyond giving us exceptional service. When we arrived in Ketchikan, we did not have an excursion planned. We considered renting a motorcycle but we were not sure if we were going to have good weather. When we got there we decided to do a short (60 minute) hike first, then called to see... More 

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Merri L, Owner at Panhandle Motorcycle Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you for your business. I am so glad that you also enjoyed a hike while you where here. We have a lot of trails to explore. More 

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

This is our second time renting a motorcycle from Panhandle. The people were friendly and accommodating as the last time. They had just put on floor boards for my wife to try; the bike was great; The weather did not cooperate with us but it was enjoyable; The conversation with them was great and they pointed us to a great... More 

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Merri L, Owner at Panhandle Motorcycle Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you for you review. I get excited when I get repeat customers. Riding in the rain just adds another element to your experience, as long as it's not pouring and unsafe. By the way, the towel was complimentary. Thank you again for your business. More 

Aston Clinton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

Rick and Merri are lovely people who really do their best to provide their guests with a 5 star service. With collection from the ship, to immaculate machinery, plus all the necessary safety gear, they really do everything you could ask for. We enjoyed a fabulous day with them touring the area, and getting a great insight into life in... More 

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Merri L, Owner at Panhandle Motorcycle Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you for your recommendation. I truly wish we could ride with more of our guest. Rick just happened to be in town and we had no reservations for the rest of the day. We a so much fun with you folks. Thank you again. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

Called the morning we got off of the cruise ship. Merri answered and had Rick pick us up at the dock within 20 minutes. My wife and I rented the goldwing and had a wonderful time. Rick told us of sites to see and a great place to have lunch. We were able to see more then any tour from... More 

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Merri L, Owner at Panhandle Motorcycle Adventures, responded to this review

I was so glad that I had a motorcycle available for you, Thank you for the recommendation. More 

Seattle, Washington
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

Specifically booked a cruise to Alaska to pick up my 50th State riding a motorcycle (48 on my own bike, Hawaii and Alaska on rented bikes). Dealt with Merri in advance, and both Rick and Merri when we arrived in Ketchikan. As others have noted, they are a warm, welcoming couple, and everything was to our advanced arrangements allowing us... More 

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Merri L, Owner at Panhandle Motorcycle Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. I, too, am glad the weather was nice that day. Also, congrats on riding in all 50 states. More 

Sandy, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

The wife and I went on a cruise to Alaska stopped at many ports on they way. The best time I had was at Ketchikan when I had the pleasure to meet the most kind, friendly, open arms couple on my trip. The owners of PMA! Rick & Merri. They picked us up on time and had us geared up... More 

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Merri L, Owner at Panhandle Motorcycle Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you for your nice review. For a small town we do have many areas for sight seeing and riding. I agree that the time does go by too fast. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

We decided to rent motorcycles and this was the only place renting Harleys. We contacted them a few months early, then confirmed with them just the week before. Everything was in place and ready for us. Our timing was a bit flexible due to an overlap with another outing we had planned and they accommodated us beautifully. While the motorcycle... More 

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Merri L, Owner at Panhandle Motorcycle Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We know that your time is limited while in Ketchikan. We are so glad that you had time to ride and experienced the fresh air. More 

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