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Ketchikan City & Saxman Village Tour

Ketchikan City & Saxman Village Tour

The Ketchikan City and Saxman tour is an exciting combination tour which travels through the city and the Saxman Village. Your guide will point out eagles, canneries, the ladder salmon used to swim up Ketchikan creek to spawn, the city park, and other interesting sites.

In Saxman, your knowledgeable guides escort you through the historic Tlingit Indian village of Saxman. Saxman was founded in 1894 and was the site of a Presbyterian mission school.

There are several famous totem poles in the Saxman park including the historic Abraham Lincoln totem pole and the William Seward pole which memorialized his 1868 visit to the area. Seward was responsible for the United State's purchase of Alaska from Russia in 1867.

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Tour/Activity Details

Length

2 hours

Time

8:00 am, 8:45 am, 9:30 am, & 1:30 pm daily

This tour does not include hotel pick-up. The tour begins at the cruise ship dock. Please order online or call to order or for more information.

Description

The Ketchikan City and Saxman Village Tour - The Ketchikan City and Saxman tour begins at the cruise ship dock. This exciting combination tour travels through the city and the Saxman Village. Your guide will point out eagles, canneries, the ladder salmon use to swim up Ketchikan creek to spawn, the city park, and other interesting sites. Questions are always welcome!

Saxman - Your knowledgeable guides escort you through the historic Tlingit Indian village of Saxman. Saxman was founded in 1894 and was the site of a Presbyterian mission school. In the mid-1930's the people of Saxman, with the help of the federal Civilian Conversation Corps, arranged their totem poles into a formal park. It is the fifth most popular attraction in Alaska.

There are 34 totem poles at Saxman Native village and each one has its own unique story and history. You will also see a clan house and a carving center where totems are made. The carvers are usually working as we tour. The master carver in Saxman is internationally recognized and his work is in demand around the world. You can see many of his totem poles displayed throughout Ketchikan.

Dolly's House / Creek Street -When we return to Ketchikan we will stop by the historic Red Light District on Creek Street. See Dolly's House which was a famous brothel operating until the middle of the 20th century. Your tour includes free tickets to Dolly's house. You can end your tour at this point or continue with the tour to the dock which is just two blocks away.

Whether you're making plans to visit Ketchikan by cruise ship, Alaska ferry, or airplane, you will have unforgettable view of Ketchikan.

This tour does not include hotel pick-up; the tour begins at the cruise ship dock. Please order online or call to order or for more information.

Cancellation Policy

There are no refunds. All sales are final.

Change policy

If changes are allowed on a tour or activity, a $20.00 per reservation change fee will be applied for any change to a reservation. Please note that some tours and activities do not allow any changes. Date changes can only be made only if we can confirm availability on the new date. While we cannot guarantee any changes can be made, all change requests must be submitted a minimum of 24 hours prior to the tour departure and must be handled on an individual basis through our Reservations Center.

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September 24, 2017

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