Lighthouse Totems and Eagles Excursion

The area around Ketchikan is rich in history, wildlife and gorgeous natural scenery. You get all three in this enlightening 3-hour cruise. Your captains have an understanding of the wilderness, a passion for bald eagles and Guard Island Lighthouse, which was established in 1903.

Small groups of visitors get the chance to see the lighthouse up close. Once in the boat, you’ll hug the shoreline, spotting numerous active eagle nests in the area. Then you’ll work your way toward Guard Island Lighthouse, passing Totem Bight Park with its totems and clan house.

There’s seating both inside and out, and the possibility to see whales, sea lions, seals, blue heron, wolves, bear, deer and salmon. If you want an excursion offering an abundance of wildlife and historical insight into Ketchikan’s past, book your spot early. This tour is consistently rated highly by cruise ship passengers for its outstanding quality and value, and it’s popular as a repeat activity.