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Island Wings Air Service

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1245 Tongass Ave, Ketchikan, AK 99901-6135
+1 907-225-2444
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Tears. Joy. Awe

It is hard to know where to start this review. Island Wings comes highly recommended. If there... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
livefun
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KY
Book independently and save cruise ship mark-ups

Loved the experience. Felt completely save. Wonderful 2 hour adventure. We saved about 25% off... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2017
Albert B
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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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.
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“traitors cove” (43 reviews)
“float plane” (129 reviews)
“pilot michelle” (17 reviews)
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1245 Tongass Ave, Ketchikan, AK 99901-6135
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+1 907-225-2444

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Reviewed 4 days ago

It is hard to know where to start this review. Island Wings comes highly recommended. If there were 10 stars, I'd give that. Michelle is a no-nonsense, serious pilot (the BEST kind for this chicken flier) before and during taking off and landing who opens...More

Thank livefun
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Loved the experience. Felt completely save. Wonderful 2 hour adventure. We saved about 25% off cruise ship prices by booking independently (at least $35 per ticket) Still not cheap but go for it.

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Reviewed 26 September 2017

When I'm on a cruise ship I like to book my excursions on my on. I feel like I get a much better experience that way instead of just a number exiting a ship. I did the research, read the reviews, and then booked Island...More

1  Thank Driftwood-65K
Reviewed 23 September 2017

We booked this early because of the reviews and were not disappointed. Both Shona and Michelle work very well together as a team, from taking our reservations, to picking us up on time, to refueling the aircraft, to getting us loaded and giving the safety...More

Thank NEHiker_11
Reviewed 21 September 2017

We were a group of 6, and had an amazing trip with Island Wings last week. Michelle does an amazing job piloting the plane. Everyone has high quality headsets, so she can point out things along the way (like numerous mountain goats in the mtns...More

Thank mountainhouse
Reviewed 20 September 2017

My wife and I booked the Misty Fjiords tour and then added the Traitor Cove Black Bear tour for the next morning, so very glad we did. I chose this company after visiting several other websites and decided I liked Michelle's story and the classic...More

Thank Michael W
Reviewed 20 September 2017

We recently toured with Island Wings and from beginning to end it was a fabulous tour. Pick-up van was right were it was supposed to be, when it was supposed to be there. Our flight to the Bear Viewing platform at Traitors cove could not...More

Thank optiman32
Reviewed 20 September 2017

We took seaplane for the bear tour to traitors cove and it did not fail to give us the best day of our cruise. Michelle and her team were professional, fun and knowledgable. I would recommend booking early as this company do not "overload" and...More

Thank Tutterandmagoo
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Michelle was great and what an awesome tour. Words can't begin to describe the beauty of Misty Fjords; especially from the air. Landing on one of the lakes up in the mountains was awesome. Wish we could have gotten to shore to hike a little,...More

Thank Columbia_MOShari
Reviewed 15 September 2017

I was a little dubious about using a float plane, but it was great. Smooth take off and landing. A single engine plane can be noisy, but we all had head set and microphones. Lovely scenery and got to see black bears feeding on salmon...More

Thank Paul E
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Howard R
2 October 2017|
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Response from Columbia_MOShari | Reviewed this property |
You should probably ask Island Wings directly. I would think it would be difficult, but if she can do it I highly recommend this trip. My spouse and I had an awesome time.
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bcamozzi
20 May 2016|
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Response from Michelle M | Property representative |
All of our current pricing is listed on our web site.
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Jim C
6 January 2016|
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Response from Michelle M | Property representative |
Hello Jim, Sorry for the delay in response to your question. To answer your question the plane can handle your group of six very comfortably. For pricing and tour availability on the day you are in Ketchikan please... More
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