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Tongass Rainforest Expedition

30 reviews
About Tongass Rainforest Expedition
Relax and enjoy a modest hike through Alaska's rainforest in Ketchikan. Wildlife viewing including birds and bears in season. Salmon and salmonberries line the creekside trail. Your guide is an expert naturalist who will identify and share local knowledge of this amazing destination. Time in the woods is about 2 hours. Tour includes round trip transportation from the cruise ship dock.
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Hours Today: 8:30 am - 11:30 am
Ketchikan, AK
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Reviewed 13 September 2018

We did this as a shore excursion. Oddly enough it was raining on us in the rainforest. It's an easy out-and-back walk on a paved trail. Our destination was a waterfall, which turns out to be more of a whitewater section of a brook. Our...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jwbrown72
Reviewed 9 September 2018

Oddly enough, it was a rainy day in the rainforest. We didn't see any wildlife except for a big ol' snail. But we learned about the forest and saw some waterfalls and it was a nice excursion.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mistergeeky
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

We got lucky as we had a brown bear and her cub walk out under the observation platform, notwithstanding the tour would have been good without that. Enjoyed seeing the raptor preserve and the totem pole carving

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank golfnut51
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We prepaid and reserved this excursion prior to our arrived in Ketchikan via cruise ship. It is just a leisurely walk with a "guide" on a gravel trail through a National Forest that anyone could do on their own for free. The description says you...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank BEDEKelso
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

We visited Alaska on a cruise Aug, 2018 and took this trip as our excursion for the port of Ketchikan, Alaska. We booked this on the ship so it cost us $129 per person...Do not waste your hard earned money on this excursion...So not worth...More

Thank Dina M
Reviewed 7 August 2018

I'm going to get the bad part out first. There were 36 people in our group, the divided the groups up into groups of 10, 10 and 16 and I was in the 16 group. They originally told us they would divide up our group...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank briansS9985TQ
Reviewed 2 August 2018

It was an easy, beautiful guided walk through the forest. Trailhead is not walking distance from cruise ship terminal, so we were bussed there (with only one other couple). Unfortunately no wildlife sightings, but learned interesting information about plants we saw.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Sue M
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Loved the hike. We booked through shoretrips.com and had a great time. Our guide was very knowledgeable about the trees and the wildlife there.

1  Thank JamieCleveland
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

Savannah was a fun guide to tour with and she found a 🐻 for us to see! We would love to come back to Ketchikan and see more.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank findersk2018
Reviewed 26 September 2017

Out forest tour guide, Will, is a very patient and interesting young man who can make our walking funny and easy. At first we were a bit disappointed when we could not see raptors first. But in the end we ended up loving the forest...More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank ChristinaC3948
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