Ketchikan Wildlife Cruise Excursion Reviews

A wildlife cruise will bring you right to the heart of Alaska as captains and crew share stories and point out unique wildlife in Ketchikan’s waterways. Note: Keep your eyes peeled for rare bald eagles!
The Coastal Wildlife Tour was by far the best excursion we did.
Sail Date: May 2019
The Coastal Wildlife Tour was by far the best excursion we did. The guides were excellent and we were fortunate to be able to see a black bear, eagles, mink, whales, black-tailed deer, etc.
The Coastal Wildlife Tour was by far the best excursion we did. The guides were excellent and we were fortunate to be able to see a black bear, eagles, mink, whales, black-tailed deer, etc. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Princess Cruises
got to see much more than expected and great crew
Sail Date: August 2018
got to see much more than expected and great crew
got to see much more than expected and great crew Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Holland America Line
We saw a bunch of bald eagles and seals.
Sail Date: July 2018
We saw a bunch of bald eagles and seals. While it was raining, it was still pretty to see the wild life and hear all of the information about the local city.
We saw a bunch of bald eagles and seals. While it was raining, it was still pretty to see the wild life and hear all of the information about the local city. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Princess Cruises
Saw lots of whales, sea lions, salmon and eagles.
Sail Date: August 2017
Saw lots of whales, sea lions, salmon and eagles. Good trip.
Saw lots of whales, sea lions, salmon and eagles. Good trip. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Celebrity Cruises
Misty Fiords by fast Catamaran.
Sail Date: July 2017
Misty Fiords by fast Catamaran. A really great local operator, they gave great insights into the local area. A long way to get to Mist fiords but well worth it. Imagine similar rock formations and mountain scenery to Yosemite Valley, but ... Read More
Misty Fiords by fast Catamaran. A really great local operator, they gave great insights into the local area. A long way to get to Mist fiords but well worth it. Imagine similar rock formations and mountain scenery to Yosemite Valley, but seen from a narrow fior. Really awe inspiring (and they gave us soup, donuts and a taste of local cured Salmon. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Celebrity Cruises
We took the Misty Fjords Wilderness Cruise through Princess.
Sail Date: June 2017
We took the Misty Fjords Wilderness Cruise through Princess. We enjoyed it a lot and saw eagles, seals, and whales. Dress warmly. It does take the entire day in Ketchikan--we only had time to quickly grab some souvenirs on the way back. ... Read More
We took the Misty Fjords Wilderness Cruise through Princess. We enjoyed it a lot and saw eagles, seals, and whales. Dress warmly. It does take the entire day in Ketchikan--we only had time to quickly grab some souvenirs on the way back. But we knew it was a 4-hour excursion and we enjoyed it. Part of the reason we were later was that the boat operator stayed as long as she could so we could see the whales. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Princess Cruises
We booked the Wildlife and Crab Feast Expedition.
Sail Date: May 2017
We booked the Wildlife and Crab Feast Expedition. There really was no wildlife. The tour guide had trained eagles to come to her for free fish when we went by. And, we did have the opportunity to have our pictures taken with live crabs ... Read More
We booked the Wildlife and Crab Feast Expedition. There really was no wildlife. The tour guide had trained eagles to come to her for free fish when we went by. And, we did have the opportunity to have our pictures taken with live crabs from their pots which was fun. The best part of this expedition was the all you can eat crab. It was delicious and they kept it coming. However, pretty pricy without the wildlife.... Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Princess Cruises
Saw many Eagles and nice scenery
Sail Date: May 2017
Saw many Eagles and nice scenery
Saw many Eagles and nice scenery Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Princess Cruises
Wonderful.
Sail Date: August 2016
Wonderful. Our guides worked so hard to insure we saw bears and other wildlife.
Wonderful. Our guides worked so hard to insure we saw bears and other wildlife. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Princess Cruises
My wife did this one.
Sail Date: May 2016
My wife did this one. Only 12 people on speedboat. Very enjoyable and they saw bears.
My wife did this one. Only 12 people on speedboat. Very enjoyable and they saw bears. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Celebrity Cruises
Very good.
Sail Date: May 2016
Very good.
Very good. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Princess Cruises
Good naturist on board for questions
Sail Date: May 2016
Good naturist on board for questions
Good naturist on board for questions Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Princess Cruises
We were taken to three places to see bald eagles, bears, and totem poles and of course the ...
Sail Date: July 2015
We were taken to three places to see bald eagles, bears, and totem poles and of course the beautiful Alaskan wilderness everywhere. Worth the cost.
We were taken to three places to see bald eagles, bears, and totem poles and of course the beautiful Alaskan wilderness everywhere. Worth the cost. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line
Our parents went on the Neets Bay Bear Cruise (http://www.snowscove.com) in the afternoon and saw ...
Sail Date: August 2014
Our parents went on the Neets Bay Bear Cruise (http://www.snowscove.com) in the afternoon and saw lots and lots of black bears, one after the other coming out of the woods to feed on the salmon in the river.
Our parents went on the Neets Bay Bear Cruise (http://www.snowscove.com) in the afternoon and saw lots and lots of black bears, one after the other coming out of the woods to feed on the salmon in the river. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Royal Caribbean International
We did the Totems, Eagles, and Lighthouses tour through ShoreTrips.
Sail Date: May 2014
We did the Totems, Eagles, and Lighthouses tour through ShoreTrips. The scenery was absolutely beautiful and I was especially glad that they provided binoculars for us to use. We got great pictures of the totem poles and tons of gorgeous ... Read More
We did the Totems, Eagles, and Lighthouses tour through ShoreTrips. The scenery was absolutely beautiful and I was especially glad that they provided binoculars for us to use. We got great pictures of the totem poles and tons of gorgeous eagle shots. I was a little disappointed in the lighthouse though. It seemed pretty modern and was not nearly as "romantic" as the one's on the Georgia coast. The guides were very friendly and helped us find the animals and other interesting things to see. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Princess Cruises
We took a coastal wildlife tour- It was really fun!
Sail Date: July 2013
We took a coastal wildlife tour- It was really fun! There was a small group of us, about 16. The boat owner took us way out of Ketchecan, down some beautiful water ways. We saw an eagle nesting area- lots and lots of eagles, we saw several ... Read More
We took a coastal wildlife tour- It was really fun! There was a small group of us, about 16. The boat owner took us way out of Ketchecan, down some beautiful water ways. We saw an eagle nesting area- lots and lots of eagles, we saw several seals, other birds. Unfortunately we did not see any bears, but it was not without a lot of effort from the boat owner. He provided all us with binoculars too, made many stops so we could go out on the front of the boat for pictures. We would recommend this tour to others. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Princess Cruises
OK, but it rained.
Sail Date: May 2013
OK, but it rained.
OK, but it rained. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Holland America Line
I took the boat tour of Misty Fjords which in the past I found most superior to the plane tour.
Sail Date: September 2012
I took the boat tour of Misty Fjords which in the past I found most superior to the plane tour. more time in the park !!
I took the boat tour of Misty Fjords which in the past I found most superior to the plane tour. more time in the park !! Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Princess Cruises
Beautiful scenery
Sail Date: September 2012
Beautiful scenery
Beautiful scenery Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Holland America Line
Took the totems, lighthouse, and eagles cruise.
Sail Date: July 2012
Took the totems, lighthouse, and eagles cruise. You see lots of eagles. Binoculars were provided on board and you really needed them. The captain pointed out the eagles' nests. You could really see them with the binoculars.
Took the totems, lighthouse, and eagles cruise. You see lots of eagles. Binoculars were provided on board and you really needed them. The captain pointed out the eagles' nests. You could really see them with the binoculars. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Princess Cruises
We did the Neet's Bay Bear Cruise.
Sail Date: July 2012
We did the Neet's Bay Bear Cruise. If you do this, be sure the salmon run is going on before booking. We did, and WOW! It really paid off. We saw all sorts of wildlife from black-bears, to chum-salmon actually in the throes of ... Read More
We did the Neet's Bay Bear Cruise. If you do this, be sure the salmon run is going on before booking. We did, and WOW! It really paid off. We saw all sorts of wildlife from black-bears, to chum-salmon actually in the throes of spawning. Really cool. It rained quite a bit, but staff offers rain-slickers to wear, and we got quite a few great photos of area wildlife. It's also a most informative trip regarding the local tradition of salmon raising and hatching. Awesome experience. NOTE: On this tour, you'll see black-bear, but NOT Brown (Grizzly) Bears. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line
Alaska Coastal Explore-Was awesome!!
Sail Date: June 2012
Alaska Coastal Explore-Was awesome!! Saw whales, seals, and bald eagles. Guide-Mark did an excellent job! We truly enjoyed this excursion. Staff was very professional. They provided all your gear. All you need to do is show up
Alaska Coastal Explore-Was awesome!! Saw whales, seals, and bald eagles. Guide-Mark did an excellent job! We truly enjoyed this excursion. Staff was very professional. They provided all your gear. All you need to do is show up Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Celebrity Cruises