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Bering Sea Crab Fishermen's Tour

#1 of 94 Tours in Ketchikan Features Animals
Berth #3 Tender Float, Ketchikan, AK 99901
+1 888-239-3816
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US$ 179.00*
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Ketchikan Shore Excursion: Bering Sea Crab Fisherman's Tour
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Bering Sea Crab Fisherman's Tour from Ketchikan
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Come aboard the "Aleutian Ballad" crabbing vessel as seen on season 2 of the Discovery Channel's "Deadliest Catch". Depart Ketchikan Alaska for a 3 hour trip to catch king crab, snow crab, octopus, fish, prawns and more. This tour also features some of the best eagle viewing on the planet. Share the allure and adventure that draw fishermen to the sea. Fishing legends that have worked the Bering Sea are your guides, some you may have seen on TV. The vessel has been retrofitted for guests comfort and fun, with a "live" tank on deck to allow for closer viewing of the wondrous creatures brought on board. Guests stay warm, dry and comfortable while we sail calm and protected waters. This is the REAL ALASKA and you won't want to miss it!
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Berth #3 Tender Float, Ketchikan, AK 99901
+1 888-239-3816
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Reviewed yesterday

My son and I went on this tour in July 2017. We enjoyed the demonstrations of crab fishing procedures like throwing hooks, and baiting and pulling pots. Although it was on a very small scale, it was still informative. My son enjoyed learning about and...More

Thank catmg6
Reviewed yesterday

This was by far the best excursion that we did on our 3rd trip to Alaska. A converted crab fishing boar with stadium seating. Very comfortable and everyone has a good view. The 3 gentlemen that run it were great, very knowledgeable, personable, very friendly....More

Thank bsarno
Reviewed 2 days ago

We booked this excursion at the last minute, and it did not disappoint. The crew was extremely friendly and appreciative of all the tourist who chose this tour. As we were taken out to an island, the crew threw out fish and 12-15 eagles had...More

Thank Winde27
Reviewed 2 days ago

These people know their stuff. If you think you are going on a real adventure, not true. However, you will experience what they do and hear real stories. These people will touch your heart when you least expect it.

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Thank Kathy J
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a must do!!!!! It was Amazing. Learned so much, would love to do it again. The stories were so heartwarming and exciting.

Thank peggyol
Reviewed 3 days ago

Had a fabulous couple of hours out with this crew. The boat is specially adapted to take spectators. We saw 4 different types of crab, octopus and eagles. The crew were interesting and funny. Well worth it.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a very fun excursion. We signed up through Celebrity Cruises and were expecting a tour detailing crab fishing and information about the Bering Sea. The tour delivered that well, but the amazing part was we got to see about 50 bald eagles up...More

Thank JT1952
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I love my job, however, the entire staff on deadliest catch love theirs even more. I recommend this to anyone as the entire crew was energetic and knowledgeable. Loved it !!!!

Thank Patrick D
Reviewed 6 days ago

Booked this excursion through Princess Cruises as part of our Alaska adventure cruise. The opportunity to see Bald Eagles, and king crab up close was one of the best adventures that I have been on. Meeting the crew and hearing the first hand stories from...More

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Thank kiddieteacher
Reviewed 6 days ago

A very authentic experience all round. Working with nature and the elements was engaging - the eagles were an outstanding bonus. The crew and presenters were excellent. They were genuine, informative and entertaining. Would highly recommend the excursion.

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24 May 2017|
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Response from Shauna L | Property representative |
I imagine you are trying to book through Viator as they are the only company that asks that question. It basically doesn't mean anything if you are arriving by cruise ship. You will walk off of your ship and be on the... More
24 May 2017|
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Response from Shauna L | Property representative |
Greetings from Ketchikan! I assume you are trying to book through Viator as they are the only company that asks this question. It confuses more people than it helps so I'm not sure why they ask! We don't need to know that... More
10 March 2017|
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Response from Shauna L | Property representative |
Hello! Since we do not serve food on our tour it should be fine. Guest can touch the crab if they want to but don't have to if that's an issue. Hope that helps!