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Alaska Rainforest Sanctuary

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116 Wood Rd, South Tongass Highway, Ketchikan, AK 99901-9765
+1 907-225-5503
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“raptor center” (35 reviews)
“banana slugs” (24 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
116 Wood Rd, South Tongass Highway, Ketchikan, AK 99901-9765
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+1 907-225-5503
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"raptor center"
in 35 reviews
"banana slugs"
in 24 reviews
"totem pole carver"
in 23 reviews
"gift shop"
in 42 reviews
"bald eagles"
in 81 reviews
"black beans"
in 68 reviews
"peregrine falcon"
in 7 reviews
"salmon"
in 104 reviews
"injured birds"
in 5 reviews
"bear country"
in 8 reviews
"bear adventure"
in 9 reviews
"our tour guide"
in 30 reviews
"walking tour"
in 18 reviews
"zip lining"
in 30 reviews
"plants and trees"
in 6 reviews
"bear tracks"
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"eagle creek"
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Reviewed today via mobile

The sanctuary is a small area of land boarded by a main road, adjacent an old canning factory and to our bewilderment canopied by a series of zip wires. Far from being a quite natural haven for wildlife, we were treated to constant screaming and...More

Thank Roy H
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Reviewed yesterday

We've been twice, just recently and in 2016. Both times, the guides were very personable and informed. Both tours were excellent. Our visit in 2016 was later in the season while pink salmon were running, so we saw all sorts of bear, eagle, and seal...More

Thank Doak P
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Reviewed yesterday

Savannah was a complete professional on our tour. She is a very enthusiastic and knowledgeable tour guide. We were very fortunate that the weather cooperated with us as we did not see any rain during our hike. I would highly recommend this place as a...More

Thank neverflydelta2016
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A nice walk through a rainforest with good explanation of the forest biology. We did see some bald eagles. Guide Sarah was upbeat and knowledgeable. There is a raptor center at the end, but with just three birds. There is also a blacksmith and a...More

Thank Michelelabelle
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Reviewed yesterday

We had difficulty connecting with our driver because we were unfamiliar with the docks. We got off our ship and encountered so many tour representatives wit signs we thought we were supposed to meet them there. After a while, we found someone who directed us...More

Thank turtlesrus0
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Our tourguide, Rylee was super informative. We learned a lot about the rainforest and its wildlife. It was a nice walking tour, highly recommended for everyone.

Thank 949d_rat
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Reviewed yesterday

been to this location twice 2018 and 2016, a must see and really good tour. Lots of Tamra worthy views, keep this on your must see list.

Thank saurman2018
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Anthony was our guide. Very knowledgeable and caring about the environment. He gave us a lot of information while being entertaining, as well; constantly pointing out eagles, a particularly beautiful bird call, different plants and trees, and each one's part in the rainforest cycle of...More

Thank Stacey R
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed a wonderful tour of the first with our tour guide learning all about the plants, animal and history of the first. We also saw 5 wild bald eagles before exploring the totem pole work shop. Lastly were spoke to the people treating wild...More

Thank Christopher S
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Rylee, our tour guide was very knowledgable and patient with our 9 and 5 year olds with their questions and noise. Was not expecting much except for a nice walk through the woods. I think we had the best luck when we went out there....More

Thank Cory T
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DABertholf
26 March 2018|
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Response from Carmel C | Reviewed this property |
We booked this through the ship we sailed on. We had two choices. One left 8am and the other around midday.
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Bette E
15 March 2018|
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Response from TravelingQueen98 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a very nice path that I would consider wheel chair accessible. They make several stops along the tour to talk about things so if you get behind, you have time to catch up. We were fortunate enough to see a... More
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