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Northern Tours of Alaska

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Unorganized, Unprofessional but Driver was good.

Like many, we did not have an excursion planned and we were approached by a girl outside one of the... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2018
Knoxville, Tennessee
Over Promised, Under Delivered

Did not plan a tour in Ketchikan, thinking we could find a local way to get us to the Totem Museum... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2018
Bristol, Connecticut
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I highly recommend them. They are vey honest. I dropped my gold ring in one of the rest rooms. I realized after we left that place. The tour guide went out of her way to reach out the owner of Northern tour and they eventually...More

Thank vensud
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ben was an awesome tour guide.  Apparently, the best time to view bears at Herring Cove is during low-tide and once we were driving Ben realized that the tide was a bit high. So, to maximize the opportunity for a bear sighting, he changed the...More

Thank Kyle545
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Like many, we did not have an excursion planned and we were approached by a girl outside one of the stores.. First clue, she was smoking and cussed like a sailor... (larger girl, didn't get her name). She told us in convo that Eagles were...More

1  Thank Kimbloomfield
Reviewed 13 August 2018

I've been working with Nils and Diane from Northern Tours for 3 years now. Each year I organize 8 summer tours, each with approximately 30 travelers, and I know they are in good hands. Nils and Diane are super friendly, helpful and well experinced. after...More

Thank Nimrod S
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Did not plan a tour in Ketchikan, thinking we could find a local way to get us to the Totem Museum. We were approached near a kiosks and told about this Totem and Wildlife tour. Heard all about all the bear, Salmon and Eagles that...More

1  Thank ggdeluz
Reviewed 5 July 2018

They have no fixed price and they will offer it to you at what ever price. The driver was more interested in talking about himself that anything else. We did not see anything at all , it was just a waist of time and money....More

1  Thank Ugeorges
Reviewed 25 June 2018

With as many bad reviews as they are getting, the owners should take a better look at their tours. We also did not prebook anything in Ketchikan and were sold by this young woman outside the Christmas in Alaska store, Big sign that read the...More

1  Thank alholter56
Reviewed 18 June 2018

This tour is the biggest waste of money and the company should be ashamed of how deceitful they are. They will tell you, "The salmon were swimming yesterday and we saw so many bears yesterday". Somehow the wildlife is always out "yesterday" but not the...More

1  Thank Donald C
Reviewed 17 June 2018

We had not booked a tour and my husband was talked into this tour when we were on the dock. It simply was not conducted professionally. We were there in May at the start of the tourist season. The driver was a local man who...More

1  Thank KarenKwag
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

We booked this tour last minute as we walked off the cruise ship in Ketchikan. The person who sold it to us said wonderful things about it.....that it was narrated the entire trip and how great the tour was. All wrong. The driver/tour guide knew...More

1  Thank M S
Nils U, Guest Relations Manager at Northern Tours of Alaska, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2018

We appreciate your comments so we can improve our tours. But we need to know who your driver/guide was on this tour.

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13 April 2016|
Response from zuuucrazy | Reviewed this property |
Yes when you can walk directly into town as the ships all dock right in the heart of downtown. Northern Tours of Alaska by far was the best tour company that showed me the best 2 plus hours. Remember the ships are only there... More