Misty Fjords Flightseeing with Alaska Shore Tours
Top 10
  • Misty Fjords Flightseeing
  • Misty Fjords Flightseeing Alaska Shore Excursions
  • Misty Fjords Flightseeing
  • Misty Fjords Flightseeing
  • Misty Fjords Flightseeing
  • Misty Fjords Flightseeing
  • Misty Fjords Flightseeing
  • Misty Fjords Flightseeing
  • Misty Fjords Flightseeing
  • Misty Fjords Flightseeing
  • Misty Fjords Flightseeing Alaska Shore Excursions
  • Misty Fjords Flightseeing
  • Misty Fjords Flightseeing
  • Misty Fjords Flightseeing Alaska Shore Excursions
  • Misty Fjords Flightseeing Alaska Shore Excursions
  • Misty Fjords Flightseeing Alaska Shore Excursions
  • Misty Fjords Flightseeing Alaska Shore Excursions
  • Misty Fjords Flightseeing Alaska Shore Excursions

$259.00

4.66 out of 5 based on 29 customer ratings
(29 )

Misty Fjords Flightseeing

Sku: TT59
Compare
Arriving

For More Information

1-844-626-9600
Mon - Sat 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

No Alaskan adventure would be complete without a Ketchikan flightseeing experience soaring above some of the most spectacular scenery in the world. The Misty Fjords Flightseeing experience is our pick of the best of the Ketchikan flightseeing tours and is a truly stunning adventure. Climb aboard the world’s most famous bush plane, the DeHavilland Beaver, and soar above the magnificent Misty Fjords National Monument, which comprises 2.3 million acres of breathtaking natural beauty and grandeur. You’ll spot deep fjords, crystal lakes, massive glaciers, cascading waterfalls, and towering ancient forests cloaking snow-capped peaks, all from an eagle’s-eye view of this vast and dramatically beautiful wilderness. During your two-hour flight, a highlight will no doubt be a heart-stopping landing on the clear waters of an alpine lake or inaccessible fjord, where you’ll be able to step out onto one of the plane’s pontoons to experience the bracing fresh air and absolute stillness of an environment so remote and untouched you’ll feel like you’ve entered another world. This incredible region is not uninhabited, however: Have your binoculars at the ready for a chance at spotting herds of mountain goats, brown and black bears, Sitka black-tailed deer, wolves, moose, and bald eagles as your experienced bush pilot takes you on the flight of a lifetime!

Your Ketchikan flightseeing adventure begins at a pick-up point conveniently located within walking distance of the cruise docks. From here, a short transfer will take you to the plane base, where you’ll receive a short video orientation. Then it’s all aboard the floatplane for a thrilling water take-off! Every passenger has a window seat, so there’s no fear of missing anything as you soar over Ketchikan and towards the towering 3000-foot cliffs carved out by thousands of years of glacial movement. These stunning escarpments mark the entrance to Misty Fjords flightseeing and the beginning of your ultimate wilderness adventure. All the while, your pilot will keep you updated on the sights through noise-canceling headsets. Later, back in Ketchikan, you will still feel like you’re flying high long after your Misty Fjords Flightseeing adventure comes to a close.

 

Flightseeing fanatic? Check out our exhilarating Icefield Helicopter Excursion over the jaw-dropping Juneau Icefields.

2 Hours Duration

From pick-up to drop-off


A Birds-Eye View

Over glacially carved towering cliffs


Wildlife Opportunities

Bear and eagle sightings common


Remote Water Landing

Inside Misty Fjords Wilderness

Port

Ketchikan

Type

Family-friendly, Float Plane, Top 10

Length

2 hours

Adult Rate

$259.00

Child Rate

There is no child rate for this tour. All participants will be charged at the adult rate, except for lap children under 24 months.

Infant Rate

Free (under 24 months)

Minimum Age

There is no minimum age to participate on this tour.

Accessibility

This tour is rated 'Easy' in regards to activity level. There are a few steps to get in and out of the plane so a certain level of mobility is required., Please contact us in advance if you require assistance and we will do our best to accommodate!

Cancellation Policy

In the event your cruise ship is late, delayed, or doesn't make it into port we always issue a full refund for the tour., Changes or cancellations are allowed up to 14 days prior to the tour departure with absolutely no penalty., Including 'Flex Cancel' allows refunds up until 24-hours before the tour., Any cancellations made within 14 days of the tour departure (or within 24-hours with 'Flex Cancel') are nonrefundable.

Customers' review

Rated 4.66 out of 5 stars
29 reviews

29 reviews for Misty Fjords Flightseeing

  1. 4 out of 5

    Misty Fjords FlightseeingThe pilot was excellent/ the views were unbelievable! Looking down at crystalline blue-green lakes tucked into colls that had been sculpted by the glaciers - really spectacular! Saw no wildlife, but then! There wasn't much pilot narration though. It would have been a plus. Still, he put the plane down as smooth as silk on one of the fjords, and when we got out onto the pontoons we felt as though we were in another world! A very special excursion indeed!

    Was this review helpful to you? 1 of 1 people found this review helpful

  2. 3 out of 5

    Misty Fjords August 29/2018The flight was great and really gave you a different perspective than you get on the ground. My only issue was with the people. From the guy at the booth right up to the pilot, the people seemed to forget that they giving a tour and that most if not all the people they are serving have a timeline that is dictated by their cruise itinerary. The 12:45 tour did not start until after 2 pm with no explanation and certainly jeopardized the time we had in Ketchikan.

    Was this review helpful to you? 0 of 0 people found this review helpful

  3. 5 out of 5

    Awesome experienceOur pilot was great, the views were spectacular. We saw eagles and seals. Would recommend this excursion as the best way to see the Fjords.

    Was this review helpful to you? 0 of 0 people found this review helpful

  4. 4 out of 5

    Beautiful views - disappointing narrationIncredible views and we always felt safe which were the most important things. But they played the exact same recording on both legs of the flight - coming and going - it didn’t even make sense on the return trip. Additionally, the recording said it was stopping so our pilot could speak to us about what we were seeing. Our pilot said nothing. He was also rather unsympathetic when our 11-year-old suffered from motion sickness (which we diligently contained in the appropriate bags). A kind word to a distraught kid would have gone a long way. Bottom line - it was Alaska and amazing. But if we could have had a more personable pilot or even another crew member speaking to us during the flight we would have learned a lot more.

    Was this review helpful to you? 0 of 0 people found this review helpful

  5. 5 out of 5

    Wowmy wife was nervous. The take-off and landing were the most gentle I have ever experience. Water is the way to do that. The views were unforgettable. I would do it again. It was everything I expected and more!

    Was this review helpful to you? 0 of 0 people found this review helpful

Add a review

We'll donate $1 to the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center for each image you share. Use one of the allowed file type: jpg,png,jpeg. The max size allowed is : 3 MB.

    Will we make it back to the ship in time? What if we don't?

    Answer: We've never left anyone behind and only schedule tours that work well with your cruise ship's itinerary. We leave plenty of cushion so you can confidently book your trips independently.

    Do the flights ever get canceled due to weather?

    Answer: Yes, safety is a number one priority so weather conditions are taken into account each day. In certain cases, the weather can lift and a slight delay will still allow the flight to continue. However, if a flight is canceled completely due to weather circumstances, you will always receive a full refund.

    What if our ship is delayed or doesn't make it into port? Refund?

    Answer: It's very rare that a ship is delayed into port, but in those cases, we will try our best to work with you to reschedule the tour to a later time. If that is not a possibility or your ship doesn't make it into port, we will of course refund the full cost of the tour.

    What should we wear and bring?

    Answer: For comfort, we typically recommend long pants, closed-toed shoes and a jacket, as the air temperature will be a few degrees cooler than the ground temperature. Since there is an opportunity to get out of the plane, a rain jacket is advisable as well.

    Can you see wildlife from the plane?

    Answer: If you have sharp eyes, it's certainly possible to see wildlife on the mountains below. The plane flies low enough to distinguish individual animals, but of course the pilots have to respect local wildlife so it's not an objective of this tour.

    How big are the planes?

    Answer: There are a few types of planes used for the tour, and you'll typically be in a group of 6-10 guests on the flight. Everyone gets a window seat on these flights.

    Create a Package

    Find Shore Tours to Book
    Select your cruise ship and we’ll display only the tours that work with your schedule in each port.

    Back to Top