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Northern Tours of Alaska

Ketchikan, AK 99901
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Van tour offers interesting mini tour

We arrived by cruise ship without tour reservations. After scanning the dock area we decided to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Susan E
Bedford, Indiana
Please don't waste your money

Got off the cruise ship in Ketchikan and was approached by a man soliciting this tour. We were... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dorathy M
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  • Average9%
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Ketchikan, AK 99901

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived by cruise ship without tour reservations. After scanning the dock area we decided to take a two hour van tour with Northern Tours. First stop was Potlatch Park which had a short path that passed totem poles and ended at a nice display...More

Thank Susan E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Got off the cruise ship in Ketchikan and was approached by a man soliciting this tour. We were enticed to purchase this trolley tour with pictures depicting eagles soaring, salmon, bears and whales. What a joke! It started when we approached the almost completely full...More

Thank Dorathy M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

They are right there at the port if you arrive by cruise ship. I did not prebook anything for Ketchikan whatsoever. I walked by them and they offered me the 2.5 hour trolley tour for $50. i then asked about a further discount and for...More

Thank gafiltafish
Reviewed 19 June 2017

With so many other tours to pick from, we were sucked in by the sales person in town. The trolley type transportation did not have all it's heavy plastic up, and it was a very cold day, a couple ratty blankets were in the trolley....More

Thank BeccaCr
Reviewed 5 December 2016

We got off the cruise ship and it was pouring rain. Our flight tour was cancelled so we walked around and found a tour company that would drive us around for the morning. It was a nice van and he had large umbrellas for each...More

Thank Mindalah
Reviewed 28 September 2016

My original plan was to visit Saxman Native Village on my own, but fell for the sales pitch. I took two other tours on this cruise; those guides were well dressed and articulate. The guide on this tour talked more about his family history than...More

Thank YarnAddict219
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Save your money and don't fall for the sales pitch. Our tour via the ship was cancelled and this booth was right near where our ship was docked. We were told umbrellas were available as it was beginning to rain. Well, the "bus" was actually...More

Thank theanglens
Reviewed 31 August 2016

When we got off the cruise ship this booth was set up. The board said there were bears in the creek and the guy selling tickets told me about the mom and cubs and another bear in the creek now. Our tour guide Eric was...More

1  Thank Steph T
Reviewed 23 July 2016

We did not book anything ahead and we were rewarded by a tour guide gentlemen named Eric Amiga who was very pleasant, passionate and personable and really took the time to describe each of the locations we visited in Ketchikan. Whether it was parks, villages,...More

1  Thank mupirate
Reviewed 3 July 2016

Like many of the other many negative reviews, we did not do our research ahead of time about Northern Tours of Alaska. This week we were also sucked in like many on the sales pitch that failed to deliver. This was a " negotiate the...More

1  Thank Travels_with_buddy
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14 April 2016|
Response from zuuucrazy | Reviewed this property |
Yes when you can walk directly into town as the ships all dock right in the heart of downtown. Northern Tours of Alaska by far was the best tour company that showed me the best 2 plus hours. Remember the ships are only there... More