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Explore Ketchikan the way the natives did on this rainforest canoe trip and nature walk. On this 3.5-hour Alaskan tour, paddle through a pristine lake in the Tongass National Forest while learning about Ketchikan's history and natural beauty from your expert guide. Take a short walk through the rainforest with your guide and learn about the forest's flora and fauna. Don't forget to keep your eyes out for native Alaskan wildlife!
- Choice of several departures throughout the day
- Close encounter with wildlife
- Family friendly
Your adventure in Ketchikan begins with a scenic coach ride to a secluded mountain lake, where you will board a Native American- style canoe. These fast, stable and easy-to-maneuver canoes are 37 feet (11 meters ) long and comfortably seat 20 passengers. Paddle under the direction of an experienced guide, scan the shore for wildlife and learn about the unique Native American history of the Ketchikan area. The lake is ideal for canoeing and is surrounded by the lush Tongass National Forest, the largest national forest in the US.
Stop on shore for a Native American-style snack, including smoked fish, clam chowder, bread rolls with wild berry jams and beverages. After refueling, your knowledgeable guide will lead you on a short nature walk highlighting the interesting vegetation and wildlife of the rainforest. Spot a carnivorous plant, the sundew, which uses tentacles with an adhesive "dew" to ensnare small insects! Then, paddle back to the canoe dock and board your coach for a relaxing drive back to your hotel.
This adventure is a rare opportunity to explore Southeast Alaska just like the original explorers did!
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Departure Point:Downtown Ketchikan
- Multiple departures daily
At time of booking, you will receive tour operator's contact info on your voucher
Return Details:Returns to original departure point
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Departs from Ketchikan hotels at 8am
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Departs Ketchikan area hotels at 12:45pm
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Ketchikan Rainforest Canoe
- 3.5-hour guided canoe and nature walk tour
- Hearty snacks
- Professional guide
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Gratuities (optional)
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 3 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability.
- At time of booking, you will receive tour operator's contact info
- Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult
- Children must weigh at least 40 lbs (18 kg) in order to fit into required life jackets
- Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
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