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Taquan Air Tours

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Address: 4085 Tongass Ave, Ketchikan, AK 99901-5526
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+1 907-225-8800

Misty Fjords National Monument Flightseeing, Alaska Bear Viewing and...

Misty Fjords National Monument Flightseeing, Alaska Bear Viewing and Flightseeing, Glacier Fjords Flightseeing, and Scheduled Flight Service to 18 different Southeast Alaska communities.

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We took the Misty Fjords Seaplane excursion. Trip left on time & the sights were amazing!!!! Small plane which made the trip very intimate. Pilot was very knowledgeable & flew... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed November 29, 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016 via mobile

We took the Misty Fjords Seaplane excursion. Trip left on time & the sights were amazing!!!! Small plane which made the trip very intimate. Pilot was very knowledgeable & flew over some of the most beautiful sights in Alaska. We did a water landing on one of the fjords & we're allowed out of the plane to stand on the... More 

Thank twocapemay
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

We were picked up at our cruise ship dock by a driver with a van and taken to the take-off site. Senior pilot Mike took us on an approximately 70 minute round-trip into the fiords, providing commentary on what we were seeing. He set the plane down on the water and invited the passengers (the plane holds six maximum) to... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

My first trip in a seaplane and loved it. The staff were wonderful and pilot drove me out in a golf buggy to the seaplane as I had a broken ankle to save me hobbling down. We took off and had great views of Ketchikan and onto Misty Fjords. From the air you get a great idea of the remoteness... More 

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Normal, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016

Float plain sight seeing for black bear, crab fest, or eransport at Ketchikan using bush plain. Not inexpensive but ran professionally. Will have special treat if your pilot happens to be the nice Ms. Tracy Hame.

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

Absolutely breathtaking, only way to see this magnificent scenery. Weather was cloudy but Adam,our pilot, kept us informed of his Plan B, which was slightly longer than the normal route. And probably better. The experience of standing on the aircraft pontoon, with only your fellow passengers in a very remote lake was mind blowing

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

This was a great shore excursion I booked from my cruise. The scenery was breathtaking and the pilot even landed on a beautiful waterway so we could take pictures of a great waterfall. He narrated everything that we were seeing and there really wasn't a bad seat in the plane. It was tight quarters for someone tall or with long... More 

Thank Mauiandme
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016

We dealt directly wit Taquan Air by email to book this rather than through our ship. Much cheaper and really easy to do, they are really easy to deal with directly and are happy to answer your email questions. They came picked us up and took us out to their base about ten minutes away where we got a short... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016 via mobile

The natural environment of Southeast Alaska is accessible in limited ways: by foot, by boat and by air. What the last loses in the way of intimacy is more than made up for in breadth. Add a water landing in Punchbowl Lake and you even recover some of that intimacy. We booked this tour on the dock, saving $50 over... More 

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Kansas City, USA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016

We booked this excursion on our cruise on Regent. The reason I don't rate this as excellent is I think it should have been a longer flight. Our pilot Evan was great -- very knowledgeable and friendly. As the weather was mild he was able to land on a remote lake where we were able to get out of the... More 

Thank opieks
Charleston, South Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

We took the Classic Misty Fjords Flightseeing Tour in August 2016. We were planning on taking a longer tour with a different tour company, but we wanted to use our on-board cruise credit so we booked with Taquan Air. The tour was two hours and the perfect amount of time to get some great views of the fjords. I forgot... More 

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