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Carlin Air

1249 Tongass Ave, Ketchikan, AK 99901-6135
+1 888-594-3036
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What an amazing experience!

We had the most amazing experience viewing the bears through Carlin Air at Anan Creek last... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Julie M
via mobile
Super company!!!

6 children under 10, 8 adults !! They had to find an additional plane in order to accommodate us... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
linda b
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Carlin Air is here to make all of your flightseeing dreams come true! We fly a DeHavilland Beaver and a Cessna 185 and specialize in Misty Fjords National Monument tours, Flightseeing/Crab Feast tours, Bear Viewing tours and custom tours in the Ketchikan, Alaska area. Jeff Carlin, owner/pilot has 35 years of flying experience. All of our pilots are long time Ketchikan pilots with many hours of flying experience in Southeast Alaska. Carlin Air is the choice for the local community.
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  • Very good3%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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“float plane” (38 reviews)
“misty fjords” (37 reviews)
“anan creek” (8 reviews)
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Hours Today: 06:30 - 19:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1249 Tongass Ave, Ketchikan, AK 99901-6135
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+1 888-594-3036

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had the most amazing experience viewing the bears through Carlin Air at Anan Creek last week. The flight there was so cool and viewing the bears so up close and personal was just awesome! My kids can't stop talking about it. I highly recommend...More

Thank Julie M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

6 children under 10, 8 adults !! They had to find an additional plane in order to accommodate us. But they did!!!🤗. Laura is very organized, Heidi is energetic and loving . The entire crew....pilot Mike, and guide Dave were wonderful. On time, followed through...More

1  Thank linda b
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the Misty Fjords excursion with Carlin Air while on our Celebrity cruise. Laura worked with me to get a trip booked, she was helpful and friendly. Jeff came out and talked with us while waiting for the plane to come back. Jimmy flew...More

1  Thank Scotte44
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Highly recommend Carlin Air. We did the Misty Fjords. The flight is a great experience with a small-town friendliness from the staff. I got motion sickness which was strange, because I never have before on boats or planes. But the small plane is a different...More

1  Thank Joshua S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We selected Carlin Air for our Misty Fjords trip for 8 people after reading their great reviews and in speaking with them prior to our arrival. The entire process was smooth and easy. Laura was very informative and helpful on the payment/scheduling end in advance...More

1  Thank Boysrus883
Laura P, General Manager at Carlin Air, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your kind words and recommendation. I'm happy that we were able to accommodate your family at the same time! We appreciate that you chose Carlin Air.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to,spend the money and take a flight seeing trip. The companies advertised from our cruise ship were sold out, so we did some homework to find another company to take us and found Carlin Air. They were less expensive and it was an...More

1  Thank deb2427
Laura P, General Manager at Carlin Air, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for the recommendation. I'm glad your research led you to Carlin Air.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took a flight to Anan Creek Observatory with Carlin Air. They are superb. Very nice and safe flight, took us to the observatory, where we saw black and brown bears, eagles. It was awsome !!

1  Thank artkatz
Laura P, General Manager at Carlin Air, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Artur, I'm happy we were able to get you up to Anan - it's the greatest!! It's nice to hear that you and your family enjoyed the day. Thank you. Laura Plenert Carlin Air 907-225-3036 info@carlinair.com

Reviewed 1 week ago

I am from Alaska, so on our cruise stop in Ktown there was nothing of interest to me. Since my husband has only been home (Wrangell) with me, I thought it would be a good surprise to do a private float plane tour up to...More

Thank Tracey C
Laura P, General Manager at Carlin Air, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Tracey, it was a pleasure to work with you on this surprise trip for your husband. I too am pleased that you were referred to us! I enjoy setting up special flights. Thank you for the nice review, we really appreciate it!

Reviewed 1 week ago

All I can say is WOW!!! The best excursion we took on our trip to Alaska. Timber (yes his real name) was our pilot and he was awesome. Very knowledgeable and safe. The views that you get on this 90 minute ride were breathtaking and...More

Thank Eric N
Laura P, General Manager at Carlin Air, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

It is always gratifying to hear when someone has a spectacular time flying with us to the Misty Fjords. And what a great pic of you and our mascot - Toby the Wonder Dog!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With Timber as our pilot on a perfectly clear day where misty was not the norm but clear was my wife and I, along with another couple, had a wonderful 90 minute ride through this stunning area of Alaska. Timber (his given name, not a...More

Thank Brian S
Laura P, General Manager at Carlin Air, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for recommending us. Timber is super knowledgeable about all parts of SE Alaska, we are lucky to have him on our team!!

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