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This unique park's 24 totem poles each tell a different story.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this village while on an Alaskan cruise. It is well worth the trip! Had the chance to wander around, great guide, and check out the gift shop.

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank 622jannf
Reviewed 10 October 2019

This was one of the many highlights to our vacation! Amazing culture and great learning experience. If you don’t visit the Saxman Native Village while in Southeast Alaska it’s your loss!

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 9 October 2019

We visited this location with a small group of people from a cruise ship. We had a very informative guide to show us around. The village is surrounded by lush green trees and all sorts of wild life and birds. The Totem Poles were one...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank Ann H
Reviewed 6 October 2019

DJ picked us up at the cruise ship port and took us to get our buggies. My husband was in heaven! We drive up to the Saxman Totem Pole Village and since DJ is a Saxman member, we were able to visit inside the gathering...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 23 September 2019 via mobile

While there are some interesting totems here. We had a much better experience at. The totem bight state park and the neighboring potlatch totem park. They had more information and a less touristy feeling

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 13 September 2019 via mobile

We were in Ketchikan on a cruise and went to see the village as part of an excursion tour. The stories of the totem poles and their history were very interesting.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 12 September 2019 via mobile

Part of our private booked tour. Our guide stopped and answered any questions gave us time To wonder, we spent approx 30 minutes.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 8 September 2019

We visited the Saxman Village on a shore excursion while taking an Alaska Cruise. It was an OK trip but the dance part was frustrating to us because the Tlingit Indian that explained things talked way to fast and he was very difficult to understand....More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Terrence H
Reviewed 7 September 2019

This was part of a tour we were on, and we drove over half an hour to listen to a kid talk about totem poles and explain the clans. While interesting, I would rather have been shopping in the cute little town of Ketchikan. We...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank blonnka
Reviewed 5 September 2019

This was a lovely tour of Saxman Village which included a tour of the magnificent totems, a meeting with Master Carver, Nathan and native dancing in the Clan House. Learning of the native culture was interesting and enlightening and should not be missed. We were...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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832malekas
25 October 2018|
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Response from David W | Reviewed this property |
We got our tours through Expedia. Bought a package that included Juneau and Ketchikan city tours for a little over $100. Our tour guide was of Indian discent, who gave us a detailed history of the totem poles. This he... More
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Judy W
8 May 2018|
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Response from bchamlet | Reviewed this property |
At the time I visited, at the end of the season, there was only one person on duty to answer questions. During the summer, I think there might be more guides on site, especially for the lodge.
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ron t
8 April 2018|
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Response from Linda C | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I was on a trip there with the cruise ship but think it might have been about 15 dollers on the gate
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