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Misty Fjords National Monument Flightseeing, Alaska Bear Viewing and Flightseeing, Glacier Fjords Flightseeing, and Scheduled Flight Service to 18 different Southeast Alaska communities.
4085 Tongass Ave, Ketchikan, AK 99901-5526
+1 907-225-8800
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was the first excursion we did in Alaska and I thought it was a great way to start our Alaska experience. Our pilot Harry was great, very interesting and thoughtful for our comfort and safety.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Operationhappytravel
Reviewed October 10, 2018

Booked through Holland America and well worth it. Our pilot, Larry, went out of his way to put a nervous passenger (me!) instantly at ease and provided an unforgettable two hour trip which my husband and I would highly recommend and would repeat in a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mandkburles
Reviewed October 4, 2018

A must do once in your lifetime. Really gives a perspective of the Fjords and the Alaskan Wilderness. Trip logistics were great and Taquan Air was very professional. My wife is afraid of flying in small planes but she really enjoyed it. Especially enjoyed getting...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank dinerdon
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Did the floatplane tour to Misty Fjords as a cruise shore excursion. It was wonderful! Felt very safe in the plane and the views were phenomenal!!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank gabbi8
Reviewed September 29, 2018

Our pilot, Mike, and the fantastic folks at Taquan Air helped Scott and I plan our perfect wedding at the Misty Fjords! The flight out was thrilling, especially from the copilot's seat, and Mike's narration was interesting and informative. We landed out in Rudyerd Bay...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Christine D
Reviewed September 27, 2018

We booked this tour through Holland America and it was the highlight of our trip. Larry was excellent as a pilot and guide and his playlist was varied and awesome. He broke through the music to point things out and was very considerate of the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Voyager795103
Reviewed September 26, 2018

Our pilot was very competent and we had great confidence in his ability, especially since he informed us that he served in the Middle East and worked on his own plane. I was given the privilege of riding up front.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Bob K
Reviewed September 24, 2018

I had a confirmed booked through Alaska Shore Tours for the Neets Bay Floatplane bear watch tour. At the time I was not aware that Alaska Shore Tours had subcontracted the tour to Tarquan Air. As the instructions indicated I was at the Ketchikan meeting...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank brissie16
Reviewed September 23, 2018

Of all the things we looked forward to on our Alaska trip, the floatplane tour was in the top 3, actually #1 on my husband's list. Larry, our pilot, did not disappoint. What a great personality. He engaged each passenger with easy banter and his...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank meandrjlowman
Reviewed September 23, 2018

Larry, our pilot, did an excellent job from start to finish, very professional, friendly and informative. We had a sunny day, so the fjords were not misty, not his fault. As we were taxiing back to the dock, a humpback whale breached in front of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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We did fly on Taquan Air. I didn’t hear, and probably would never have any reason to hear about this crash.
Kristi K
May 14, 2018|
Response from putnik123 | Reviewed this property |
If they cannot fly for that pre-paid itinerary, I believe they will give you a full refund.