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The "Duck" Vehicle Tour: Ketchikan by Land and Sea

1.5 Hours
Group Activity
Mild
Cruise Friendly

From (USD) $49 Per Adult / $29 Per Child

The "Duck" Vehicle Tour: Ketchikan by Land and Sea

1.5 Hours
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From (USD) $49 Per Adult / $29 Per Child

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      The "Duck" Vehicle Tour: Ketchikan by Land and Sea

      Ketchikan, Alaska, USA
      From (USD) $49 Per Adult / $29 Per Child
      Highlights
      • The "Duck": Tour land and sea in one amazing amphibious vehicle. It's fully covered, heated, and has large viewing windows and comfortable interior seating.
      • Land tour: An entertaining, narrated drive around the historic district to see the salmon ladder, parks, totem poles, famous tunnel, old red light district, and more.
      • Sea tour: Your vehicle drives right into the harbor, mingles with the local boats, then cruises the Tongass Narrows for views of seaplanes, canneries, and wildlife.
      About This Ketchikan Tour

      This feisty town has its share of fishing boats, pleasure craft, kayaks, and seaplanes. They all need water to go anywhere. But now Ketchikan has something that can go everywhere – and take you on the city's best adventure. The "Duck" may be an unconventional way to get around, but you'll never forget this ride – or your guide who en-tour-tains you with lively and lusty frontier tales.

      Touring by land, you'll see why this town is "The Salmon Capital of the World." View the salmon hatchery and Ketchikan Creek, thronged with salmon making their way upstream. The salmon ladder, a step-like structure, helps them navigate up the rushing waterfall. Watching these jumping salmon, you'll be amazed at their single-minded determination to make it back to their native streambed to spawn.

      There's a famous saying around town that more men than fish once went upstream to spawn. That's because Creek Street was once crowded with bawdy houses and "ladies of the night." Prostitution was outlawed in the 1950s, yet historic Creek Street retains it colorful character with brightly painted buildings, tall totem poles, and art galleries.

      Next, get ready to splash into the harbor. Your guide becomes a marine pilot and your vehicle transforms into a boat – how amazing is that? The Duck's plunge puts you front and center for great waterfront views, tales of the town's fishing heritage, and a chance to spot eagles, sea lions, or whales. But we'll understand if your favorite wild thing on this tour is the Duck – and the big splash you made in Ketchikan.

      Lusty tales of hidden trails and high tides

      Ketchikan's boardwalk Creek Street, once home to more than 30 bordellos, was complete with a "Married Man's Trail" – a back alley that men could use to discretely visit the "girls" without entering the houses' front doors. And to procure illegal libations during prohibition, boats stealthily slipped into the creek on the high tide to deliver liquor through trap doors hidden in the floors of the bordellos.

      Getting prepared
      Tour Participation Requirements
      Bring money Bring money
      Great photo opportunities Great photo opportunities
      Wear sunscreen Wear sunscreen
      Wear comfortable shoes Wear comfortable shoes
      Wear Sunglasses Wear Sunglasses
      Wear warm layers Wear warm layers
      Cancellation policy

      Full refunds issued for cancellations made 7 full days prior to the date and time of requested services. Cancellations made within the 7-day and 72-hour window will receive a 50% refund of purchase total. Purchases are non-refundable inside of 72 hours.

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