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Family Air Tours

1249 Tongass Ave, Ketchikan, AK 99901-6135
+1 907-247-1305
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Anan Bear Observatory

The highlight of our entire Alaska trip. Don't miss it. The observatory has a blind just 10 feet... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2017
Fort Lauderdale
one of the highlights of our visit to alaska...!!

flew with dave and another couple to the anan wilderness observatory to see the bears eat... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2017
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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1249 Tongass Ave, Ketchikan, AK 99901-6135
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Reviewed 29 July 2017

The highlight of our entire Alaska trip. Don't miss it. The observatory has a blind just 10 feet above where bear are fishing! Permits are limited, so make your reservation early. Family Air is a small operation and plane, which we liked very much.

Thank MandJFortLauderdale
Reviewed 24 July 2017

flew with dave and another couple to the anan wilderness observatory to see the bears eat salmon...were not disappointed. great flight and great venue. we were there on 7/13. we saw many bears, bald eagles, even some harbor seals. definitely recommend this tour; would do...More

Thank burtonperry
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

I visited Ketchikan on July 11th through the Princess cruise line, however I booked this guided fishing trip independently from the cruise and have zero regrets! Kendra was easy to work with, answered a million questions, and helped me find the perfect fishing excursion. Although...More

Thank Lawaia808
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

I booked the Deluxe Misty Fjord tour with Kendra. This is our first time in Alaska, and first time riding a floatplane. I had lots of questions about the tour and Kendra was very friendly and easy to talk to. I was a little apprehensive...More

1  Thank CatherineBH
Reviewed 10 July 2017

I booked the tour with Uncle Dave in the month of April (directly from India though his website ) for flying on 31st may as our ship grand princess docked in Ketchikan . Uncle Dave is a fantastic pilot , everyone knows him at the...More

Reviewed 7 July 2017

We booked two charters so all eight of us could get out to see the Misty Fjords and Glaciers with Dave. Both flights were terrific. We saw mountain goats and incredible views. Each flight included a stop on a lake to get out and stretch....More

Thank Brian B
Reviewed 4 July 2017

We reserved in advance of our cruise with Kendra - because of all the great trip advisor reviews saying that this was better than all the other float plane adventures in Ketchikan! And really, not only is it better, but less expensive than the cruise...More

Thank PrincessJule
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Booked with the ever friendly Kendra who was right on time to pick us up from our cruise port on the day of the flight. She was great at providing an informal narrative and answering questions as she drove us to the plane sight. Once...More

1  Thank crzadct
Reviewed 19 June 2017

We came to Ketchikan on a cruise and booked with Family Air just weeks before. I suggest doing it in advance so you don't miss out on this trip. The weather was great. A light sprinkle here and there. From booking, pick-up, getting us dressed...More

1  Thank Chris O
Reviewed 19 September 2016

We booked the Basic Misty Fjords flight online before our Alaskan cruise, but unfortunately the day we were in Ketchikan, it was unsafe to fly and visibility was poor in the Fjords. We went to the rendezvous point of pick up with the operator, in...More

3  Thank starshine99
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