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Bering Sea Crab Fishermen's Tour

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This tour is also known as "Deadliest Catch Crab Fishermen's Tour". You can 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...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Berth #3 Tender Float, Ketchikan, AK 99901
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Reviewed yesterday

Very interesting for our entire group aged 8 to 60s. Grandparents loved hearing the fisherman's stories and learning how they do what they do, kids loved seeing and holding the different animals and learning about them and the bald eagles were worth the price alone!...More

Thank Nikki7280
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I was more than excited to take this tour. And, it didn’t disappoint. First of all, the boat was the Aleutian Ballard fishing vessel that survived a rogue wave and the owner decided to convert the boat for tours. What a great idea! Our captain...More

Thank Beth711
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was one of the best tours we did in all of Alaska. The demonstration and overall narraration along with the story telling was superb! I highly recommend this tour!

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Thank Eagleron
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

First of all this is a little more touristy attraction then I normally like to do. We booked this excursion through the Disney cruise ship. I just ran out of time to book directly before we boarded. If you have time, book online yourself because...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Wasn’t sure what we were up for however I can say we had the privilege to hear the stories and learn from the men who have worked in the seas from Alaska. Both confronting and entertaining at the same time. Was able to see the...More

Thank DebMP
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was the last excursion my family did on our cruise. We did a seaplane tour to the Taku lodge, the Whitepass Scenic Railroad, and an Ocean raft ride and everyone of my family agreed this was their favorite excursion. I was traveling with my...More

Thank Lori P
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Having seen the popular reality tv shows and the history of this boat/crew to those experiences we were excited to give it a try. The crew did everything right. They were friendly, engaging, interactive with all ages, language (and story) appropriate at all times. Our...More

Thank Terry B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Loved this tour. 100% authentic. Real people, real stories and you learn a ton. And you get to see Eagles 🦅 fly all around the boat. Can’t say enough good things. Get off your cruise ship. Forget the zip line and duck boat and book...More

Thank Upnorthtransplant1
Reviewed 1 week ago

The most interesting, informative and entertaining tour! I would take this tour over and over! We saw lots of wildlife other than what was caught and the crew was completely engaged and informative! HIGHLY RECOMMEND THIS TOUR!!!!!!

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Thank NatalieB2337
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interactive and fantastic for all ages. The staff was very engaging and informative. Saw and held several sea animals and also saw the best views of bald eagles up close. Truly a memorable experience!

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PennAndUCLAGrad
17 June 2018|
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Response from Shauna L | Property representative |
No coupons - but purchasing through the tour rather than the ship is less expensive in most cases.
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Staci S
17 January 2018|
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Response from Judie447 | Reviewed this property |
They do not kill any fish on this trip. They do pull the pots but everything is thrown back in the water. They do have fish cut up to feed the eagles. But it’s cut up already and you don’t see it.
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Staci S
17 January 2018|
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Response from TomD29 | Reviewed this property |
This really should not be an issue. The entire time is spend on the inside passage not in the open sea.
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