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Ketchikan Shore Excursion: Zodiac Wildlife Adventure

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Overview
Make the most of your limited time in the region after your cruise ship docks in Ketchikan during this thrilling zodiac wildlife adventure. Follow an expert guide as you navigate your own 14-foot inflatable zodiac boat in the Southeast Alaska Inside Passage, while looking out for whales, seals, and sea lions. Adventure seekers won’t want to miss this unique opportunity.
Highlights
  • Explore the Southeast Alaska Inside Passage with a personal zodiac boat
  • Don’t worry about safety, as you’ll be fully briefed and outfitted
  • Flexible departure times mean it’s an option for most cruise passengers
  • Enjoy complimentary snacks, beverages, and round-trip port transfers
Important Information
Duration
2h 30m
Inclusions
  • Professional guide
  • Beverages
  • Bottled water
  • Snacks
  • Port pickup and drop-off
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Transport to/from attractions
  • Worry-free Shore Excursion Guarantee
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Additional Info
  • Water conditions may be rough; anyone over 350 lbs, pregnant, elderly or with back or neck issues should not participate. If an extreme roller coaster or white water rafting sound intimidating, this tour is not for you
  • Parties of 4 will have their own boat (driver must be 25 years or older); parties of 2 or 3 will share with other guests
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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sylvanite wrote a review Nov 2019
3 contributions
We were on a cruise in July 2019 and we decided to book through trip advisor rather than our cruise line. After a few excursions in different cities, this was our last booking and easily our favorite experience! Our kids, ages 5 and 8, loved it. We were with another family of 5
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Date of experience: July 2019
Derrick S wrote a review Oct 2019
3 contributions9 helpful votes
One of the best excursions I have been on through my travels in 50 states. We went at the right time of year. Many whale encounters and one close up. Also saw eagle swoop down for fish We were in same waters as cruise ship with zodiac great tour guide, very attentative
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Date of experience: September 2019
lisalipp2018 wrote a review Oct 2019
3 contributions
The guide, nicknamed Pig, threw a fish in the channel and an EAGLE swooped down and grabbed it right in front of us! Then, over the radio, Pig was told that there was a whale nearby "bubble feeding" . He found it and we watched it bubble feed for an hour-spectacular!!!!! What
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Date of experience: September 2019
drronline wrote a review Sep 2019
583 contributions205 helpful votes
Best excursion of the cruise for several reasons, 1) we got to drive our own small zodiacs out across the bay’s, 2) we did see some eagles fairly up close, 3) we did get seen to see parts of whales mostly their back and tails but never very close and 4) Charlie was an excellent
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Date of experience: September 2019
Ellen Mich wrote a review Sep 2019
1 contribution
My husband and I got to ride/drive the zippy boats out onto the Pacific. It wasn't for sissies! Driving was a challenge but I soon got the hang of it. We saw a whole pod of humpback whales. We got as close as we were allowed, turned off our motors and just drifted peacefully
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Date of experience: August 2019
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By: Ketchikan Outdoors
ubiquitous7
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
2923
Black bears catching salmon
Went on a seaplane from Ketchikan to remote landing, then walked for about 15 minutes through woodland. There was
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sylvanite
30
Amazing Experience
We were on a cruise in July 2019 and we decided to book through trip advisor rather than our cruise line. After a
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Derrick S
39
Awesome
One of the best excursions I have been on through my travels in 50 states. We went at the right time of year.
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lisalipp2018
Panama City, Panama
30
Eagles and a WHALE
The guide, nicknamed Pig, threw a fish in the channel and an EAGLE swooped down and grabbed it right in front of
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hurlz1000
10
Great experience
This was a fun and fantastic experience. We got to see eagles, whales, seals and great scenery. Everyone in our
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Onin
Luzon, Philippines
62
Alaska's first city
I fell inlove with alaska the time i saw ketchican So many things to do and walmart is there also with free
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Mrsajivy
10
Amazing.
This excursion was awesome. Our tour guide was very informative and fun. We got to see her feed two bald eagles.
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drronline
Martinez, Georgia
580205
Best excursion of the cruise
Best excursion of the cruise for several reasons, 1) we got to drive our own small zodiacs out across the bay’s,
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rellison0
10
Awesome!
My wife and I did the Zodiac trip last week. Staff was friendly and helpful. The guide was safety conscious and
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Ellen Mich
10
More adventurous than the average tourist excursion
My husband and I got to ride/drive the zippy boats out onto the Pacific. It wasn't for sissies! Driving was a
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Key Details
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  • Duration: 2h 30m
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  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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