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Address: Ketchikan, AK 99901
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+1 907-225-8100

*Misty Fjords & Wilderness Explorer - 4.5 hour Day Tour*

Explore Misty...

*Misty Fjords & Wilderness Explorer - 4.5 hour Day Tour*

Explore Misty Fjords, one of nature's most spectacular creations, while cruising in luxury aboard one of the fastest sightseeing vessels in Alaska. You'll stop to view an active bald eagle's nest, a Tlingit pictograph, and New Eddystone Rock; an immense volcanic spire rising from the emerald sea. Delight in the unhurried exploration of Rudyerd Bay and learn the natural history of the fjords while gliding quietly near 3,000-foot vertical cliffs and glistening waterfalls.

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Misty Fjord Tour

A must do when you're in Ketchikan. The tour company is absolutely fantastic. The staff is extremely friendly and knowledgeable and ready to do whatever it takes to make your tour... read more

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70 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must do when you're in Ketchikan. The tour company is absolutely fantastic. The staff is extremely friendly and knowledgeable and ready to do whatever it takes to make your tour exceptional. The staff served us some excellent vegetarian chili and clam chowder in addition to some smoked salmon.The boat was in excellent shape and the amenities on the boat... More 

1 Thank dcurbelo
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Thank you for your great review! More 

Ocean Shores, Washington
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57 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2016

What a comfortable and friendly tour operation! The naturalist on board did a very good job of explaining what you were seeing and there was a representative of the Tlingit tribe on board to give you a little info on their culture. The scenery is beautiful and the crew did their best to make the views as nice as possible.... More 

1 Thank Cindy J
Dallas, Texas
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20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

WOW - a wonderful catamaran tour of the Misty Fjords. Total distance was around 90 miles or more and the cat can really move out! Saw some whales on the way out. The Misty Fjord lived up to the billing. It was cloudy, overcast and misting which made the sights outstanding. This is definitely a great tour for coastal scenery.... More 

3 Thank Chuck P
San Diego, California
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

We had originally booked a Misty Fjords floatplane and boat tour through our cruise ship. First the boat part got cancelled, so we decided to do only the floatplane. Then the floatplane got cancelled so we were left with the option of the boat only or trying to pick something else. We decided to go with the boat tour and... More 

1 Thank DJolley2014
Whitby, Canada
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27 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

had a great afternoon tour out of Ketchikan to the Misty Fjords...Allen Marine crew did a great job and had superb weather which, for September, is apparently rare...the vistas are spectacular, and the crew very knowledgeable and willing to point out all points of interest...a great time, and highly recommended...

2 Thank John_and_Wendy_Crane
Merced, California
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267 reviews
78 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

This is a rather long tour as it takes about 2 hours to get to Misty Fjords. We saw many islands along the way. We had a great crew who explained what we were looking at. There aren't a lot of photo ops as the scenery is very repetitive. After a while all islands and all waterfalls looked alike to... More 

Thank Cali4niahiker
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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

The fjords are beautiful, but the outing consumes the entire time in port with much more time travelling to the fjords than enjoying them. Several attempts to sell food, drinks, crafts, books, etc. pitched while on the boat. Many passengers dozed off on the way back. Anticipate a floatplane trip or other excursion would be higher yield.

Thank jason s
Redwood City, CA
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23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016

The captain and crew were friendly and helpful. The naturalist who narrated the tour did an excellent job and a native Alaskan was aboard to tell us about her people. They even fed us clam chowder and snacks. It was a very pleasant experience. They defintely rate five stars! I only give this three stars because the destination wasn't worth... More 

2 Thank BrentET
Santa Ana, California
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12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016

This was a tour booked through our cruise ship and we were not disappointed. The crew and the naturalist were awesome. We had unusually good weather and felt very fortunate. Enjoyed the commentary including a short talk by a local native woman. Sure you can see the Misty Fjords by air but we feel like we would got the best... More 

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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

We had a great time and saw a variety of wildlife, including several orcas and porpoises. The tasting samples were also a nice touch. Thank you for a great experience.

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