Ketchikan: Totem Pole, Wildlife & City Trolley Tour

Ketchikan: Totem Pole, Wildlife & City Trolley Tour

From $79 per person

Explore Saxman Native Village, see the world's largest collection of totem poles, and spot wildlife, all from an authentic San Francisco-style trolley.

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Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 135 minutes
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Live tour guide
English

Experience

Highlights
  • See the world's largest collection of totem poles
  • Visit the carving shed and watch the carvers at work
  • Spot eagles, bears, and seals in Herring Cove
  • See city highlights such as Fish Ladder and City Park
Full description
Relax aboard a San Francisco cable car trolley and take in the sights and sounds of this bustling fishing and logging community, once known as the salmon capital of the world. On this 2.25-hour tour, explore the native village of Saxman with its 29 authentic hand-carved totem poles, a master carving center, and village store. Watch master crafters at work and learn the history and traditions behind this practice. Next, head south to Herring Cove for wildlife viewing. In the summer during salmon spawning season, hungry bears, bald eagles, blue herring, and harbor seals can often be spotted in this beautiful riverside cove. On the way back to town, see Fish Ladder and City Park before ending the tour at either historic Creek Street or the downtown dock minutes from the cruise ship pier.  
Includes
  • 2.25-hour guided trolley tour
  • Taxes and park fees
  • Tips
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
Traveler requirements
  • You will receive a mandatory temperature check

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    Meeting point

    Please check in at the Ketchikan Visitor's Bureau (booth 12) at least 15 minutes prior to the departure of the tour.

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    What to bring

    • Comfortable shoes
    • Warm clothing
    • Camera
    • Rain gear
    • Binoculars
    • Weather-appropriate clothing

    Not allowed

    • Pets
    • Smoking
    • Luggage or large bags

    Know before you go

    • This tour is considered easy access, but visitors should be able to walk up and descend a few stairs.
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    Product ID: 143868