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Alaska Sourdough Tours

#31 of 65 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Ketchikan Features Animals
Ketchikan, AK 99901
+1 907-225-9772
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Wildlife, City and Saxman Village Tour a BUST

Don't let the pressure sales on the pier sucker you into this worthless dog of a 2.5 hour tour. The... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Washington DC, District of Columbia
via mobile
misleading, at best

We had no plans getting off the cruise in Ketchikan and we were stopped (a bit aggressively) by a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Boston, Massachusetts
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“great tour” (12 reviews)
Ketchikan, AK 99901
+1 907-225-9772

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Don't let the pressure sales on the pier sucker you into this worthless dog of a 2.5 hour tour. The guide, while a native Alaskan, was predictably prepared with funny jokes, spoke down to guests and offered only modest useful information. We saw nothing (perhaps...More

Thank PinUpBoy
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had no plans getting off the cruise in Ketchikan and we were stopped (a bit aggressively) by a man wanting to tell us about the city, wildlife and Saxman tour. He really played up the part of the tour where we'd see bears, salmon,...More

Thank k_fiona_21
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First let me say that our guide Norman was great a little dry in the personality but he had so much knowledge. He was a native and filled in a whole lot of bits and pieces of the Indian side of life in Alaska. They...More

Thank Carol M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our guide Ken was friendly and Informative. Seemed to really love and appreciate this area and his heritage as a native. We saw bald eagles and brown bear while out with him as well as totem poles and the town of Ketchikan. Ken made us...More

Thank AuntieLula
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our guide was quite the entertainer! That was about it. He stopped at an overlook for photos, but there was nothing to photograph. Many of us just thought he wanted a 10-minute smoke break for himself. He stopped the shuttle and hollered repeatedly, "Willie. Willie."...More

Thank GoodKarmaTraveler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ray was our tour guide and was very knowledgeable. Ray was a local and very familiar with Ketchikan. I learned more a lot about salmon and heard stories of what it was like to grow up in this small town. Ray took us to spots...More

Thank troutrageous
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tour guide was from San Fran - Marie - she was totally our personality. We were a group of 22- and they made a custom excursion on a private bus for us for 2.5+ hrs - that included Totem Bight State Park, the Russian Museum,...More

Thank Jit S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The guide makes or breaks a tour like this. We bought this tour at the visitors' center and ended up with Ken's tour. The lady behind the counter said he is fun. True! He took us through town, pointing out things and regaling us with...More

Thank windstarID
Reviewed 17 June 2017

We took this tour while on a 7 day Norwegian cruise. Ketchikan is a great city with a lot to see. Our tour guide was knowledgeable and interesting, but made it clear we were on a time schedule and needed to be quick at each...More

Thank riedingerkatie
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Tour guide was terrible. Didn't fill drive time with fun facts. Lot of quiet time or left on own to see things.

Thank Roger G
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