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It all begins with a short city tour where you will see; a salmon ladder, the first of its kind, and a hand dug salmon hatchery. Then the tour will continue south to the village of Saxman to view: the totems and learn there history (the largest...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Ketchikan, AK 99901
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+1 907-987-9908
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Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

What a great experience! Carson picked us up early and kept us entertained the entire time. He has a wealth of knowledge and his easy going nature made it a thoroughly enjoyable day. Highly recommend - he was and excellent guide for all things Ketchikan....More

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Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

I would highly recommend this tour. We saw so many things and learned so much that I completely forgot we were on a cruise. Mike was our guide and his love for Alaska and Ketchikan we're infectious. He was highly entertaining and knowledgeable as well...More

1  Thank LucindaKay
Reviewed 25 September 2018

Mike, our tour guide was very informative. He knew the history of the area and was very enthusiastic to share the beauty of Ketchikan and the surrounding area with us. We had lots of opportunity to take photos and even a walk on the beach....More

1  Thank terilynn1101
Reviewed 19 September 2018

This is how Carson made you feel--that you were on a private tour and he was showing you all he could share about his home. Explained everything in detail, no question was unanswered, informative, entertaining, funny, relaxed.

2  Thank Wendy H
Reviewed 14 September 2018

We had a guide called Carson. He was a 'native' of Ketchikan and a real character. There were 8 of us in our touring party, and we were the only ones, so we more or less had a private tour. Carson was a carpenter type...More

1  Thank Bob C
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

It’s obvious: Mike loves his Ketchikan. Our tour was from the far end of the port, but the van was adequate, the stops as expected, and the guide’s intros better than average. I was most impressed with his heart-felt explanations, showing us the salmon, an...More

Thank schartwig
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Thanks for the photo-ops. Our guide went out of his way to provide us with photo opportunities and to impart his knowledge of the area. His keen eyes helped us see the eagles which we originally missed - the sea lions frolicking in the bay,...More

1  Thank Karen F
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Mike was our tour guide for this trip and his knowledge and love for the area was apparent, he took us to see the salmon ladder, bald eagles, a beautiful bay to look for whales and a lovely waterfall. We saw seals but no bears...More

Thank 324SarahG
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

This was our first tour on our exploration of Alaska, and it couldn’t have been any better. Carson was terrific, sharing about his life in Alaska, pointing out the wildlife and beauty of Ketchikan, as well talking about life in the small community of Ketchikan....More

Thank Nancy810
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

We were very honoured to have Carson show us around this beautiful part of the world. He informed us he's lived in Ketchikan since 1968 and it shows; His knowledge is nothing less than encyclopedic! What he shared with us covered everything from warm personal...More

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