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“Highlight of our Alaska trip”

Island Wings Air Service
Ranked #2 of 97 Tours in Ketchikan
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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.
Reviewed October 21, 2012

If you have the time/money to do the Misty Fjords flight while you are in Ketchikan, definitely do it and book with Island Wings. I have lived in Alaska and traveled all over and this was the highlight of all my time there. Michelle was an amazing pilot and tour guide. We landed on a secluded alpine lake! You will not forget this trip!

3  Thank Sarah P
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Reviewed October 2, 2012

My husband and I booked this adventure outside of the Cruise Line. We are very glad we did. (Venders in this area depend on cruise lines for the bulk of their business so they are very aware that they need to get you back in time for boarding.)
This was one of the coolest things we've ever done. Flying back to the Misty Fjord by float plane was absolutely amazing. If you want to do this I would not fly with anyone else but Michelle with Island Wings. Very qualified pilot who has been making a living in this part of the world for I think she said 15 years, or longer. She is very knowledgeable about the Ketchikan area, the forests, mountains, glaciers, economy of the area, wildlife and shares with you as you are flying through the majestic mountains. (Headsets with 2way communication). Very personable and glad to answer any questions. We landed on a glacier lake and were able to get out of the plane and walk around on an island in the middle of the lake. Just absolutely beautiful. Saw a couple of mountain goats while were in the air as well. By the way she takes great pictures with your camera! We highly recommend this excursion. I would give it more than 5 stars!

4  Thank Patricia W
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Reviewed October 1, 2012

From initial booking though the final landing and return to the ship, the entire experience was excellent. Michelle is an exceptional pilot and very knowledgeable in all aspects of the Ketchikan area. The flight itself was quite enjoyable. Taking off and landing in the Ketchikan harbor next to all the cruise ships, touring the Misty Fjords NM, and landing on a lake with the opportunity to actually get out of the aircraft and take pictures. Michelle took pictures of all of us standing next to the airplane in the lake. In spite of the marginal weather (know we know why it's called Misty Fjords) we had a great experience and would definitely do it again.

Thank JKB1989
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Reviewed September 26, 2012

What a fantastic trip!! Michelle was an outstanding pilot and provided us with the trip of a lifetime!!! I was able to take so many photos from the plane and during our stop on a lake at Misty Fiords. The scenery was unbelievable and like out of a national geographic magazine!! You must take this trip and with Michelle!! She is gracious, knowledgeable, and passionate about the environment. We saw a mountain goat sleeping in the snow at the very top of one of the mountains as well as sea lions lazing on some islands...waterfalls were outrageous!! Thanks Michelle!! We may come back and have you drop us off at a remote cabin for a week!!

Thank Lisa M
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Reviewed September 26, 2012

From the moment walking down the ramp and seeing shiny "lady Esther" I knew this was going to be an adventure. Passionate, kindness and giving you the trip of a lifetime are all Michelle is wanting to provide everyone on board. Words can not describe the way you feel from takeoff in the harbor to flying to misty fiords to landing on a lake and walking about in the most beautiful scenery I have ever seen . The narration and music in your ears makes the trip even more perfect. Do it - it is a must and you will not be disappointed! Thank you Michelle. And give a hug to lady Esther.

1  Thank Beth S
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