Title - Misty Fjords Cruise
Misty Fjords are one of Nature's spectacular creations and you can enjoy them aboard one of the newest and fastest vessels in Alaska!
Your adventure begins as you leave Ketchikan’s picturesque harbor, passing colorful float planes and fishing vessels. Enjoy the service and narrative provided by your crew while you watch for marine and coastal wildlife.
Voyage into the Behm Canalsurrounded by the pristine beauty of Misty Fjords, described by John Muir as the Yosemite of the North. Along the way you’ll stop to view an active bald eagle’s nest, a Tlingit pictograph, and New Eddystone Rock; an immense volcanic spire rising from the emerald sea. Delight in the unhurried exploration of Rudyerd Bay, an ice-carved masterpiece deep within the Monument.
Here you'll learnthe natural history of the fjords, listen to the call of nesting sea birds, and feel the mist of glistening waterfalls while gliding quietly beneath 3000-foot glacier-sculpted cliffs.
Enjoy a selection of snacks and beverages while watching for whales, seals, eagles and other wildlife on your cruise back to Ketchikan.
- This tour is accessible by standard-width manual wheelchair, but not low-clearance electric scooters.
- Depending on location of cruise ship mooring in Ketchikan, participants may have to walk up to 300-yards and negotiate a tide-variable dock ramp to embark the tour vessel.
Trip Activities: Cruising, wildlife viewing, photography
Duration: 4.5 hours
Tour Operator Provides: Binoculars, souvenir route map; snacks; coffee, tea, cocoa
You Bring: Dress in layers with outer weather-resistant jacket and hood or cap, sunglasses, camera
- This tour operates in all weather conditions.
- Wildlife sightings are frequent, but not guaranteed.