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Saxman Native Village

Ketchikan, AK
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US$ 700.00*
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Private Tour on 14 Passenger Shuttle Bus in Ketchikan Alaska
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This unique park's 24 totem poles each tell a different story.
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good31%
  • Average22%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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“clan house” (55 reviews)
“totem poles” (215 reviews)
“gift shop” (44 reviews)
Ketchikan, AK
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11 - 20 of 451 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Take the tour, the Alaskan native dancers are a must see as well as the Clan house and Totem poles. There are tour buses or call Sourdough Taxi and for a reasonable fare they will bring you out.

Thank CaliforniaDesert760
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not much to see here. We were extremely disappointed. Wish we would have gone to Totem Bight instead.

Thank Wendy W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my second time to visit. The original were apparently honest people. The current crop are money-grubbers who are ripping off their own tribe members and jetting around on government grants meant for the people. It is scary to watch... I am sorry for...More

Thank 9753MD
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You do not need to book through the ship which doubles the price. We asked around and found you can take the FREE city bus which took us to another bus that was $2.00 one way or $5.00 for all day hop on and off....More

1  Thank grammytoyou
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a guided tour of the village and totems. Enjoyed it very much and loved the historical aspect of it.

Thank Cheryl W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice totem poles but not very many to observe. Buy the book that tells about the poles unless you have a guided tour. We took the bus and was going to do a self guide. Paid five dollars each didn't purchase the book because we...More

3  Thank BandT2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A disappointment of an excursion. At $50 it was way overpriced. The villagers seemed nice and a few sincere. Most clearly though tipped their hands that they can't believe the cruise ships are still sending people to the excursion.

Thank pmelugin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I went off the beaten path to visit this site. Perhaps on a guided tour with more information, it would be interesting. Unlike the other Totem Park, you had to pay extra for the guide book. Wasn't that interesting to view to...More

1  Thank DocwendyB
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

5 bucks to get in and you are in and out in a few minutes. You have to pay extra to go into the carving building. Not worth the cab ride.

Thank Lindaliz
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here on another tour for a brief time. Our tour guide gave us the short version of what goes on here and we looked around for a bit before we left. I'm sure we didn't get to experience all that this place had...More

Thank troutrageous
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Susanne S
6 July 2017|
Response from Susanne S |
Sorry, just found the other questions on this subject !!
12 February 2017|
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Response from Marlene S | Reviewed this property |
everything depends on how many cruise ships are in town and what their departure time is. on most days will be open till about 3 however you will not find authentic art there. if you are interested in authentic art you... More
1 February 2017|
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Response from RoamingOutAndAbout | Reviewed this property |
Our tour in September was also through the cruise ship and we were taken into the Clan House and given a show and into the carving house. We were disappointed with both. The history is interesting. I will point out our trip... More