Boat Tours in Alaska

Swap your giant cruise ship for another water-based experience, one that will take you deep into Alaska’s dramatic Inside Passage. 

There are endless options for Alaska boat tours, whether your priority is catching a glimpse of whales, watching families of black bears going about their day, or simply enjoying the majesty of Alaska’s scenery from the water. 

Consider a Ketchikan Kayak Eco Tour, where you’ll paddle through mirror-like waters as you explore the stunning - and wildlife-packed - Clover Pass. Make your way past rainforests and keep your eyes peeled for porpoises, bald eagles, and sea lions. This tour isn’t offered by the cruise lines, which makes it an extra special experience. 

If that sounds a little too sedate, instead you could take the adrenaline-packed Zodiac Boat Adventure to explore the nooks and crannies of Ketchikan Harbour and surroundings. The 4-person boats are surprisingly zippy and will have you darting in and out of remote bays, past waterfalls and forest-covered islets on a thrilling ride. This is one of our most popular Alaska boat tours, so book early to guarantee your spot!  

If you’re more excited about eating sea creatures than seeing them, there are also plenty of awesome fishing tours on offer. Spend the day with local Ketchikan fishermen on an Alaska Fishing: Cook Your Catch tour. Head to a secret spot that’s rich in halibut and rockfish and allow your expert guides to show you the ropes. Then head to a remote - and utterly beautiful - campsite location where a gourmet meal will be cooked up and savored by the group. 

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