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Address: 7486 N Tongass Hwy, Ketchikan, AK 99901-9107
Phone Number:
+1 907-247-2031
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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We will meet you at you cruise ship and go to where the bikes are.

The best...

We will meet you at you cruise ship and go to where the bikes are.

The best way to get away from the crowded downtown area is on a motorcycle. Go beach combing, visit Ward Lake, Watch eagles and smell the fresh air. Some days the air may be a little wetter then some but, all in all its awesome here.

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The sunniest day of our cruise

My wife and I hired a fatboy from PanHandle for what turned out to be the most enjoyable part of our 8 day Alaskan adventure.Rick and Merri were very helpful and welcoming with... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 June 2013
Phil S
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Surfers Paradise, Australia

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2013

My wife and I hired a fatboy from PanHandle for what turned out to be the most enjoyable part of our 8 day Alaskan adventure.Rick and Merri were very helpful and welcoming with their knowledge of Ketchikan and of course of Harley-Davidsons.

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Merri L, Owner at Panhandle Motorcycle Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. It was a pleasure meeting you and sharing our great town with you. More 

Oakhurst, New Jersey
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2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2013

Rick & Merri were great. We came in on Celebrity Solstice on 5/26/2013. I had stumbled upon their shop via Trip Advisor and we walked off the pier and into their front door. Rick greeted us with a friendly hello in spite of his readying a bike for another customer. We came back when he was finished and rented a... More 

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Merri L, Owner at Panhandle Motorcycle Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review. It was a pleasure having you rent from us. I love all the pictures you posted. More 

Chesterfield, Virginia
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2013

This one was not booked through my cruise line. I found them on-line and booked it myself. We were only in port for 6 hours so I was their first customer of the day and Rick and Merri took care of me right away. Weather was cool and rain was forecast so Rick provided me some rain gear to go... More 

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Merri L, Owner at Panhandle Motorcycle Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you so much for you review. It is surprising how much fun you can have and see along with only 50 miles of road. So glad you enjoyed yourself. More 

San Francisco, California
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2013

The owners were so nice and helpful and we had a great time on our scooters (we don't have motorcycle licenses). The price was great and we didn't even have to pay for gas. The owners were the nicest people we met in Alaska so far!

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Merri L, Owner at Panhandle Motorcycle Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. I am so glad to hear that the people you met in Alaska where friendly. Scooters are fun too!! More 

Cambridge, Idaho
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2013

Rick and Merri are wonderful to work with - very down-to-earth and flexible. Shop is just a short walk from the dock. Paperwork is done quickly. They provide any gear you need and took their bag off the back so we could use our backpack. We were there on a sunny day and it was great! They ask you not... More 

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Merri L, Owner at Panhandle Motorcycle Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are so glad to hear that you had such a good time. You are our first guest to put that many miles on our bikes. You really did explore the area! Thank you again for the patch, we love it. More 

Chanhassen, Minnesota
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2013

My wife and I were on a cruise and wanted to rent a bike to take an "off the beaten path" tour of the area around Ketchikan, but were at first hesitant because of the weather. After an hour or so of strolling around the town, we decided to go for it. The proprietors of Panhandle Motorcycle Adventures were fantastic.... More 

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Merri L, Owner at Panhandle Motorcycle Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the great review. I am so glad that you decided to go for a mootorcycle ride in spite of the rain. Most riders don't ride in the rain on purpose but, here in the Tongass National Forrest we do. Our area is still awesome rain or shine. Thank you again. More 

Halifax, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2012

My husband and I stopped in on the last minute chance we could rent a couple of motorcycles. Rick was very nice and did everything to make it happen even though it was late afternoon. We then mentioned we would also like to get out on a float plane but thought we just didn't have the time. Rick was great... More 

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Merri L, Owner at Panhandle Motorcycle Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. rick and I had a great time sharing our town with you. More 

Sylvania AL
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2012

The afternoon on a Harley Davidson softtail in Ketchikan was awesome. I booked this ride as a surprise for my husband. Merri at Panhandle was really helpful and answered all my questions. Our guide was great. We saw things off the beaten path, an eagle sitting on a tree branch just over the road, a waterfall with salmon swimming upstream... More 

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Merri L, Owner at Panhandle Motorcycle Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am so glad to hear that you had a great time. Ketchikan has a lot to especially when on a Motorcycle. Hope you can come again, More 

Middleton, Wisconsin
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2012

On a recent Alaskan cruise, as we docked portside in Ketchikan and looked over our balcony to the shore, very surprised to see "Motorcycles for Rent" sign for the Panhandle motorcycle adventures. Rearranged our plans for the day and had an awesome time on the bike, very accommodating customer service, softtail Harley was in prime condition and I had an... More 

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lovesktn, Owner at Panhandle Motorcycle Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am so glad that you changed you plans and rented a Softail to explore Ketchikan. We hope you will do it again the next time you visit Ketchikan. More 

Albuquerque, New Mexico
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2012

These folks are wonderful! They are located very close to the pier, have swell motorcycles and a really nice shop. Mary gave us great directions and of course the scenery was delightful. I recommend Panhandle Motorcycle Adventures and had a really great time.

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Merri L, Owner at Panhandle Motorcycle Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. The Ketchikan Visitors Bureau does have a great map that we give to all our guest and highlight some places that we know you will enjoy. Thanks Again. More 

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