Hop aboard a fast-paced inflatable Seahawk and zip along the coast of Clover Passage, where whales, sea lions, harbor seals, porpoises, and bald eagles abound before heading for remote and beautiful Betton Island on the stunning four-hour Rainforest Island Adventure! One of the best Ketchikan shore excursions for nature lovers, this tour combines the thrill of riding aboard an open inflatable craft with the peaceful pleasure of a guided nature walk on a remote island in the Tongass National Forest, the world’s largest temperate rainforest. After stepping onto dry land, you’ll follow your experienced naturalist guide along a gently-sloping one-mile historic trail, meandering through the ancient forest and stopping along the way for an Alaskan-style smoked salmon picnic, hot beverages, and the chance to explore a gorgeous secluded beach. Along the way, your guide will provide a wealth of information on the history, flora, and fauna of this pristine wilderness island before you reboard the Seahawk for another thrilling ride back to Knudsen Cove. Few Ketchikan shore excursions are as scenically stunning as this one!
If you’re looking to explore the rainforest by freshwater lake and offroad vehicle, you may want to check out our Backcountry Jeep and Canoe Safari.
4 Hours Duration
From pick-up to drop-off
One-Mile Trail Hike
Through old-growth rainforest
Coastal Boat Ride
With wildlife viewing opportunities
Tour includes smoked salmon picnic