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Skagway and Ketchikan excursions

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Skagway and Ketchikan excursions

thinking of doing Davidson glacier adventure in Skagway, but if we do that we won't be able to do the train, wondering seeing the glaciers from the ship are about the same

looking at doing a floatplane Ketchikan that will also include a bear watching, this is so pricey I am wondering again about if this is right excursion or renting a car and just driving

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1. Re: Skagway and Ketchikan excursions

When are you going?

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2. Re: Skagway and Ketchikan excursions

Yes when are you going and where exactky does the bear viewing trip go? If it is a ship-sponsored tour I would NEVER go on an expensive fly-in bear tour without knowing exactly where it goes. Best is to do this tour independently.

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3. Re: Skagway and Ketchikan excursions

We are going to be there next week on the 11th and 12th

and no the Ketchikan is through a independant

Alaska seatours is the name of it

the other one you can only do through the ship I have researched and got the info from tripadvisor. I checked with M&M and they said they don't take reservations. So I did through the ship was.

thanks for you help I really appreciate it

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next week Sept 9th week

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sorry the name of it is Alaska Seaplane tours

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6. Re: Skagway and Ketchikan excursions

Isnt Alaska Seaplane Tours the name of the COMPANY? We are asking the name of the bear viewing area they go to.

If the Davidson Glacier tiur is the one I am thinking of it gets good reviews. You take a fast ferry from Skagway to Haines then go from there.

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7. Re: Skagway and Ketchikan excursions

On your trip to Davidson Glacier you will actually be in a large canoe on the lake at the base of a glacier floating among the icebergs.......quite a different experience from seeing them in the distance from the ship.......

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8. Re: Skagway and Ketchikan excursions

Misty Fjords is what it says on the web site, and Tongass national forest

is where he flies

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9. Re: Skagway and Ketchikan excursions

If the floatplane is going to Misty Fjord it reaaly is ot a bear viewing trip at all. You may see bears in the distance from the plane.

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10. Re: Skagway and Ketchikan excursions

FortWorth Mom, I think fti is meaning "not a bear viewing trip".......