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“Spectacular Place!!”

Misty Fjords National Monument
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$225.00*
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Misty Fjords Tour via Air
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$425.00*
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Misty Fjords and Glacier Flight Tour by Seaplane
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Misty Fjords Seaplane Tour from Ketchikan
Ranked #1 of 61 things to do in Ketchikan
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Owner description: This huge wilderness area includes hundreds of rivers and streams fed by melting glaciers each spring.
Reviewed September 3, 2013

We flew by float plane with Southeast Aviation and it was
so incredibly beautiful. We landed on the fjord and were in awe of the surroundings. Waterfalls galore. Our pilot was very good and no one got nervous at all. Highly recommend it-worth every penny!!

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Reviewed September 3, 2013

I took a float plane flight (deHaviland Beaver, six passenger, including the pilot) through the Misty Fiords while the cruise ship was docked in Ketchikan. Absolutely stunning! The weather was a mixture of sun and cloud, and there was lots of cloud through the canyons. As a result there was a fair amount of up, down and sideways as the pilot navigated through the canyons. But it also made for scenery that was stunning. The pilot was very knowledgeable and pointed out a constant stream of points of interest. The descent through a narrow canyon and landing on the fiord was an adventure in itself as the pilot could see very little of the water until he made the final turn, perhaps 60 feet above the water. We landed at the mouth of a salmon stream, and had a good view of salmon entering the creek, and the eagles that were there feeding on the fish. We did not see any sign of the bear that had been reported fishing there earlier in the day. Standing on the pontoon of the plane gave us an opportunity to sight see and to switch seats for the return flight. HINT: Ask to sit in the co-pilot's seat for one of the legs. You see more, and also get to watch the instruments (very interesting if you like flying) and listen to the chatter between the pilots and the controller on the ground.
HINT: Don't book the flight through the cruise ship. I saved $80 by booking with the rep on the dock at the foot of the gangplank. Same company and the same flight that the cruise ship would have used, I believe.

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Reviewed September 2, 2013

This is brilliant especially from the air. The scenery is really excellent and the landing in the fiord is great. A must for any traveller in Ketchikan

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Reviewed September 1, 2013

It is just a magnificent place. It is beautiful and peaceful and has a mistery to it also. I will go back again, one time is not enough.
We also saw a couple of humpbacks on our way there as well as few bald eagles and nest. Would highly recommend a tour of the fjord.

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Reviewed September 1, 2013

I went to Misty Fjords in the boat trip, about 5 hours, then in the floatplane. Both were incredible. We saw a pair of humpback whales. The views from the plane are breathtaking.

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