TASTE OF THE WILD TOUR City, Wildlife & Salmon Bake
This ALL IN ONE, Deluxe land tour AND dining experience combines the best of Ketchikan's two most popular excursions. With stops at scenic Herring Cove, Buggee's Beach and Rainbow Falls. You and your guide will scout for spawning salmon, bears, eagles, herons, seals and other wildlife that congregate Eagle Creek. This tour also includes Ketchikan's historic city tour highlights including Creet Street. Next, enjoy a delicious Wild Salmon lunch with all the fixings, as well as an added bonus presentation on the life cycle of Wild Alaskan Salmon and Ketchikan's famous fishing and canning industries.
Combined Tour/Salmon Bake/Show is approximately 2.5 hours
Your journey begins with a scenic 10-mile coastal drive south passing ocean beauty, a salmon cannery, our original Coast Guard Base, built in 1954, the Native Village of Saxman (population of approximately 400) and Buggee's Beach before arriving at beautiful Herring Cove. Herring Bay is small inlet cove bustling with the sights and sounds of nature's wildlife which often includes bears, eagles, herons and seals. Keep your eyes peeled along the way for Humpback and Killer Whales. Herring Cove is the only place you can travel by road and find the largest
concentration of Black Bears and other wildlife on our island (June thru September) View spawning species of salmon up close usually just feet away. This tour includes Rainbow Falls where you can again get out and stretch your legs and take pictures. This part of your tour is approximately 90 minutes in length. This tour is considered easy terrain with restrooms along the way.
Once back in town experience Ketchikan's Historic City Highlights including the infamous Creek Street , City Park, Fish Ladder and other historic sites before being dropped off at the First City Salmon for the next portion of your excursion, where you will enjoy the best locally caught Wild Alaskan Salmon in Ketchikan. Once in your seat you will feast on tasty Smoked Salmon and Salmon dip while your live presentation and show begins. Then you will be served a hot plate with a Salmon fillet topped with our signature white wine butter sauce along with a freshly baked sourdough bread bowl filled with Ketchikan's Award Winning Smoked Salmon Chowder.
This part of your tour is approximately 60 minutes in length.
Children: $68.00 6-12 yrs
5 and under FREE
Lucky Bear at Herring Cove
Herring Cove Wildlife
Two departures daily: 8:30 am & 10:15 am
Monday thru Friday & Sunday's
8:30 am - Departure from Cruise Ship Dock-Herring Cove Wildlife portion of your tour.
10:00 am - Drop off and guided to First City Salmon for the start of your Salmon Bake and Show!
10:15 am - Departure from Cruise Ship Dock-Herring Cove Wildlife portion of your tour.
11:45 am - Drop off and guided to First City Salmon for the start of your Salmon Bake and Show!
12:30 pm - Departure from Cruise Ship Dock-Herring Cove Wildlife portion of your tour.
2:00 pm - Drop off and guided to First City Salmon for the start of your Salmon Bake and Show!
Your Ultimate Salmon Experience is Served!
5 different types of Wild Locally Caught Salmon served!
Don't worry if your child doesn't like Salmon our Chef has an alternative menu for them!
From Alaska's ocean to your plate this Wild Salmon is as fresh as it gets!
You won't leave hungry!
After lunch browse First City Salmon's gift shop. Everything from T-shirts to fresh frozen or smoked salmon can be shipped right to your front door! Enjoy a glass of our locally brewed beer in the Pub!
(Not included in the price of your tour)
Great Food, Fun Facts, Shopping & Much More!
Includes Free Zebra Popcorn
Children 5 and under are FREE!
Prices include all taxes and fees.
Please Note: Although there is a good chance of seeing wildlife we cannot guarantee you will, we do however guarantee a wonderful and delicious Wild Alaskan Salmon lunch!
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