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Address: 1245 Tongass Ave, Ketchikan, AK 99901-6135
Phone Number: +1 907-225-2444

Share Michelle's love of flying through our vast Alaskan wilderness....

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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Thank you Michelle.

What an experience. Before our cruise to Alaska we read a review about this company owned by the pilot Michelle Masden and decided to use their services. Really impressive flight... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 October 2016
Flanders, Belgium

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Flanders, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

What an experience. Before our cruise to Alaska we read a review about this company owned by the pilot Michelle Masden and decided to use their services. Really impressive flight over Misty Fjords National Park and our landing at a lake. Will not hesitate to book with her if we had a chance in the future.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Flew in to an alpine lake on the top of a mountain in the epic Misty Fjords National Park. We got lucky with a beautiful day. What a day. Gorgeous and amazing aren't enough. Great pilot and great trip.

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Before we went on an Alaskan cruise we looked at all of the companies offering flights from Ketchikan and decided on Island Wings. We were not disappointed! A big part of our decision was that some other flights have pre-recorded commentaries and music, whereas Island Wings promised a live bespoke commentary from the pilot tailored to the specific trip and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Boarding a beautifully maintained float plane we had a great narrated flight through the Tongass National Park landing on a remote platform on one of the lakes. The pilot was knowledgeable and friendly, even carrying ginger which was useful for the slightly airsick lady in the plane's rear. I would recommend the trip, but especially this company. We were given... More 

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Chatham, Ontario
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40 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Of course, I'm biased. One of the reasons I picked Island Wings for flightseeing was the chance to fly in an iconic DeHavilland Beaver, the best bush plane ever. But pilot Michelle Masden, support staff Shona Hosley and the entire team rocked the house for our last-flight-of-the-2016 season. This visit, my 90something Dad accompanied me and my sister. You can... More 

1 Thank fannish
Saint Louis, Missouri
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113 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

I found Island Wings and Michelle on Tripadvisor and I was not disappointed. We email back and forth several months before our trip. We were in Ketchikan on a cruise and this trip worked out great. My wife and I had high standards when it comes to bears as the week before we spent an afternoon with the bears in... More 

Thank Tom D
Lake Worth, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Michelle was amazing guide and pilot. I am afraid of flying but this trip was amazing. You could hardly tell you were in a plane. We got to see 2 rainbows and took some great photos. The landing at the float docks had spectacular views and Michelle took some great photos of my husband and I. There were locals at... More 

Thank butterflylaw25
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

We had a wonderful 2-hour tour with Michelle and the Lady Esther from Ketchikan to the Misty Fjords National Monument. The trip also included a landing at one of the float docks in the monument. Michelle was a great guide, amazing pilot, and made for an everlasting impression. She even offered to take some great pictures of my husband and... More 

Thank Meghan S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

We were booked on a Misty Fjords tour but due to poor visibility we had to change our plans. We were offered a full refund or to still take a flight but to a different area where the sun was shining. I was part of a group which chose to take the alternative flight that was offered. Michelle was a... More 

Thank lovescruising
London, England, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

We were flown by owner Michelle in her float plane from an abnormally sunny Ketchikan to Traitors Cove to see if we could find any fishing bears. The flight was great, with Michelle explaining where we were going and what we were seeing. Our guide flew with us and then led us up to find the bears. We were in... More 

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