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Island Wings Air Service

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1245 Tongass Ave, Ketchikan, AK 99901-6135
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Yes, Island Wings in the Best

I just started reading the reviews of others below. TA Friends, they say it all. If you don't... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Mimi W
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Virginia
Awesome Trip, The Highlight of our Alaska Hol

We had an Amazing Flight with Michelle up to the Misty Fjords. The whole Experience from Start to... read more

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johnmac2017
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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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Share Michelle's love of flying through our vast Alaskan wilderness. Experience the freedom of flight over the wild grandeur of the mountains, the islands and the endless sea. Island Wings takes the time and makes the effort to help you realize your Alaskan dreams. Our focus is the quality of your experience. From the handling of your reservation, to the equipment we operate, to the places we visit; we don't compromise and neither should you.
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1245 Tongass Ave, Ketchikan, AK 99901-6135
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Reviewed yesterday

I just started reading the reviews of others below. TA Friends, they say it all. If you don't book with Island Wings you are missing the best possible air tour available! We loved everything about it, and Michelle landed on a lake so we could...More

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Reviewed yesterday

We had an Amazing Flight with Michelle up to the Misty Fjords. The whole Experience from Start to Finish was Simply Awesome. It was THE Highlight of our Alaska Holiday. We cannot recommend Island Wings Air Service Highly Enough, there are Simply no Words !

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

As soon as you know you’ll be visiting Ketchikan, book a flightseeing trip with Island Wings! This was an amazing experience and while there are plenty of vendors selling seaplane rides, Michelle is the best and you should book in advance to make sure you...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a fantastic tour with Michelle around the Misty Fiords. We were lucky enough to see whales and bears apart from the beautiful scenery. Michelle is very professional and informative. She also speaks Spanish which is a great plus if you do not speak...More

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Reviewed 18 November 2017

It is hard to know where to start this review. Island Wings comes highly recommended. If there were 10 stars, I'd give that. Michelle is a no-nonsense, serious pilot (the BEST kind for this chicken flier) before and during taking off and landing who opens...More

3  Thank livefun
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Reviewed 29 September 2017

Loved the experience. Felt completely save. Wonderful 2 hour adventure. We saved about 25% off cruise ship prices by booking independently (at least $35 per ticket) Still not cheap but go for it.

3  Thank Albert B
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Reviewed 27 September 2017

When I'm on a cruise ship I like to book my excursions on my on. I feel like I get a much better experience that way instead of just a number exiting a ship. I did the research, read the reviews, and then booked Island...More

4  Thank Driftwood-65K
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Reviewed 24 September 2017

We booked this early because of the reviews and were not disappointed. Both Shona and Michelle work very well together as a team, from taking our reservations, to picking us up on time, to refueling the aircraft, to getting us loaded and giving the safety...More

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Reviewed 22 September 2017

We were a group of 6, and had an amazing trip with Island Wings last week. Michelle does an amazing job piloting the plane. Everyone has high quality headsets, so she can point out things along the way (like numerous mountain goats in the mtns...More

Thank mountainhouse
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Reviewed 21 September 2017

My wife and I booked the Misty Fjiords tour and then added the Traitor Cove Black Bear tour for the next morning, so very glad we did. I chose this company after visiting several other websites and decided I liked Michelle's story and the classic...More

Thank Michael W
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Howard R
2 October 2017|
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Response from Columbia_MOShari | Reviewed this property |
You should probably ask Island Wings directly. I would think it would be difficult, but if she can do it I highly recommend this trip. My spouse and I had an awesome time.
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bcamozzi
20 May 2016|
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Response from Michelle M | Property representative |
All of our current pricing is listed on our web site.
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Jim C
7 January 2016|
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Response from Michelle M | Property representative |
Hello Jim, Sorry for the delay in response to your question. To answer your question the plane can handle your group of six very comfortably. For pricing and tour availability on the day you are in Ketchikan please... More
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