We had a short amount of time in port off the cruise ship. There wasn't enough time to get to the Totem Bight park, so we decided to visit Saxman. What a waste of time! We spent time on the bus getting there, with my...More
About Saxman Native Village
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We took the public bus from the downtown area right to the Saxman native village for $2 each..... A small fee $5 was paid to walk up to see the totems and the rest of what's there..... If you pay a higher fee ($35 or...More
Lovely display of totems with easy access. We rented a car from Alaska Car Rental and drove from end to end in Ketchikan. This was one of my favorite stops. It's a short walk up the hill/street from the main road. You can also drive...More
My husband and I are very independent travelers and would always choose to tour ourselves instead of going with a tour group. Well, we took the bus to Saxman and saw beautiful totems but no information about them. It was interesting peeking into the carving...More
Rated it a 4 only because I was hoping to be able to hear more about the history of the Tlingit tribe, and how they have worked to maintain their culture and heritage. We were there with a cruise tour group so may have been...More
Beautiful place to visit, next to the carving station. Our guide gave us some great insight to totem poles. We did not have enough time to go to the other totem places, which is why we quickly took a tour of this one.