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Southeast Aviation provides flightseeing tours to Southeast Alaska's most popular destination, Misty Fjords National Monument, as well as harbor tours, bear tours & charter service to outlying communities.
1249 Tongass Ave, Suite A, Ketchikan, AK 99901-6135
+1 907-225-2900
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This experience was extremely unique. Our pilot makes the visit so comfortable that it is almost like driving a truck that flies. I rode in the co-pilot seat, and while he did some narration of the views and various monuments, he happened to be blasting...More

Thank ChristopherR2033
Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

In August, we chartered SE Aviation for a trip of a lifetime to a remote lake cabin. From the initial call to inquire about pricing and availability I was impressed how Coz was very proactive in answering our questions and clearly communicating their fee schedules...More

Thank raisedbywolveswine
Reviewed September 3, 2018

My first time in a float plane and was a little worried about getting into it as I am not very agile. But I managed to climb in with a little help. The weather was perfect and the views were great. I had hoped to...More

Thank Miriam D
Reviewed August 27, 2018

This was the greatest highlight of our Alaskan cruise - and we had many highlights! Our pilot, Ken, was perfect - not too much chatting, and not too little. He has over 73,000 miles, and we were so comfortable with him in the cockpit. Highly...More

Thank Kristi S
Reviewed August 23, 2018

Loved our day with Southeast Aviation! Ken our pilot was fun and informative. My kids both now want to own a flight plane since Ken mentioned he owned a plane before a car. Kim our naturalist was fun, funny and informative. She was great connecting...More

Thank Tanya M
Reviewed August 13, 2018

My wife, myself and another couple had the pleasure of taking a 2 hour float plane trip to the Misty Fjord with Captain Sol as our pilot on 08/07/2018. The weather was perfect and the trip was fantastic. The pilot was very professional personable and...More

Thank BNibley
Reviewed August 10, 2018

We booked our family of 6 for a float plane trip and guided walk to Anan Creek to see bears in the wild. We were driven to the float plane terminal and met the owner Jim, our pilot Ken and our guide Kim. Everyone at...More

Thank familyguy13
Reviewed August 4, 2018

I don't think I've ever written a one-star review, but this has been the worst experience I've had with customer service in a very long time. When I went to check in for my flight, I was informed by Tina that the plane was being...More

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Reviewed July 24, 2018

We were a family (all adults) of 12 with 6 in each plane. The pilots were both experienced and so knowledgeable about the area. The landing in the "river" was a big surprise. Being blessed with beautiful weather the views were amazing. Saw waterfalls, some...More

Thank Frances E
Reviewed July 17, 2018

Nice pilots, clean safe planes. We landed on a lake and saw great waterfalls, a hint of a bear, and lots of wild Mountain Goats on the ridges. Breathtakingly beautiful, and a lot of fun. Well worth your time and money.

Thank Steve P
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