Photo Credit: Taquan Air Deluxe Misty Fjords Flightseeing

Ketchikan Transportation

Air Taxis & Charters

Fly through dra­mat­i­cal­ly beau­ti­ful land­scapes in a DeHav­il­land float­plane for an icon­ic Alaskan expe­ri­ence. In this 2‑hour adven­ture, you’ll vis­it Misty Fjords Nation­al Mon­u­ment, where glac­i­ers carved out the land 17,000 years ago. See an untouched world of deep fjords, lush green for­est and sparkling lakes. Expe­ri­ence a water land­ing and ven­ture out onto the floats to take in the beau­ty – and peace­ful­ness – of remote Alaska.

The Misty Fjords fleet is extreme­ly well-main­tained and boasts com­fort­able seats and panoram­ic view win­dows. Depend­ing on the num­ber of peo­ple in your flight­see­ing group, you’ll fly in the De Hav­il­land Otter (seats 10, the cut­ting edge” in sea­planes), the De Hav­il­land Beaver (seats 6, com­fort­able and reli­able work­horse”), or a Cess­na 135 (seats 2 – 3, the sports car” of seaplanes).

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Scheduled Airlines

Island Wings Air Ser­vice takes pas­sen­gers flight­see­ing, bear view­ing, on guid­ed hikes, self-guid­ed hikes, to for­est ser­vice cab­ins, fly-out fish­ing trips and more.

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Motorcoach & Bus

There’s lot of cov­er­age to pop­u­lar des­ti­na­tions, includ­ing Ward Cove, Totem Bight, and Sax­man Park. Fares are cheap (just $1) for bus ser­vice, and two free shut­tles run from May to Sept between the cruise ship docks and key down­town locations 

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Car Rental

Even if you’re just vis­it­ing the core of down­town Ketchikan, it would take you a few days to walk and see all the points of inter­est. By rent­ing a car, you could dou­ble those sites. 

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