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Rainforest Canopy & Zip-line Eco-Adventure
Ketchikan, Alaska, USA
- Nonstop thrills: After a scenic, narrated drive and a steep 4x4 vehicle climb to camp, you take on eight zip-lines, three sky bridges, and lofty viewing platforms.
- Wilderness vistas: From up to 135 feet above the forest floor, see amazing sights and Eagle Creek falls – and maybe even spot eagles, bears, and other wildlife. The ultimate eco-adventure!
- Equipment: All you need is a sense of adventure. Professionally trained guides provide a complete safety briefing and outfit you with state-of-the-art gear.
- Complimentary extras: Receive a custom achievement medal, a snack and hot beverage, plus free admission to the Raptor Center and a totem carving center.
About This Ketchikan Tour
Take to the treetops for a tour that packs a huge slice of the Last Frontier into one exciting expedition: A coastal drive to a pristine rainforest preserve. A chance to see bears and forest creatures in the wild. And an adrenaline-pumping adventure that's a true Alaskan experience.
Your elation builds as you fly through the trees along 6,000 feet of high-tension cables. Expert guides ease you into the canopy (and boost your confidence) along zip-lines ranging from a short 100 feet to the 850-foot, pulse-pounding "Ben's Revenge." (Ask your guide for the story behind that daunting name.) The sights and challenges are a rush for everyone – even those adrenaline junkies who can't ever get enough.
Thrill to the wild beauty of the virgin forest as you cross three suspension bridges, see jaw-dropping views of Herring Cove, and keep a lookout for black bears that gather to feed along Eagle Creek. All your senses are heightened as the final zip-line emerges from the rainforest and soars over lush, grassy wetlands to a viewing tower 55 feet above ground. Descend to camp, kick back with a well-earned snack, and celebrate your zip-mastery with a medal.
Be sure to check out your personal action photo that's available for purchase – that's you on an adrenaline high. You can also look an eagle in the eye as you learn how birds of prey are rehabilitated at the Raptor Center. And watch in amazement as a native artisan transforms a cedar log into a totem pole that tells his people's stories. These adventures add even more zip to a day already filled with it.
Real fishing, no reel needed
Ketchikan is "The Salmon Capital of the World," and Eagle Creek is one of Alaska's richest salmon spawning streams. That's what attracts the bears and, with a little luck, you'll see them fishing. They have a wide range of styles – stand and wait, snorkel, dash and grab, and more. Whatever it takes. A large male bear often catches and eats more than 30 fish a day to put on the fat needed to see him through months of hibernation.
Please make your way to Ketchikan Visitor's Bureau-Rain Gauge, Berth II.
Bring your sense of adventure!
You must have full use of limbs and be in good general health to participate. No experience necessary; only your guides will touch the gear.
Your tour includes admission to Alaska Raptor Center and Totem Pole Carving demonstration that you can visit at your leisure.
You must have full use of limbs and be in good general health to participate. Entire course is suspended above ground.
Adventure, Wilderness/Wildlife, Scenic, Shopping
Mini-Van or motorcoach. Unimog ride to first zipline.
Tour Participation Requirements
This experience is rated strenuous. Travelers must consider their physical fitness level and medical history when determining whether this tour is appropriate. Travelers with pre-existing neck, back, knee and/or shoulder injuries, cardiac conditions, asthma, diabetes, epilepsy, other heart or respiratory conditions or any other medical condition must take particular caution when selecting a tour categorized as "strenuous". If you have concerns, you must consult with your personal physician before engaging in any activity that may be too strenuous for you.
Suitable for all ages, provided you have met the height and weight restrictions.
Minimum height is 60 inches to participate.
Participants must weigh between 90 and 250 lbs. to participate.
Special Medical Restriction
Participants must be in good general health, no recent surgeries or history of seizures. Pregnant women should not participate.
A waiver must be signed before participation.
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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