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Private Tour on 14 Passenger Shuttle Bus in Ketchikan Alaska
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This unique park's 24 totem poles each tell a different story.
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good31%
  • Average22%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“clan house” (54 reviews)
“totem poles” (210 reviews)
“gift shop” (42 reviews)
Ketchikan, AK
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the trip here on our own (rose the city bus for $2/person). The totem poles are interesting...but the lodge or carving center was not open. There is a small gift shop. We are very glad we didn't book an excursion to see this...More

Thank Holly M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our short visit to this village to view the totem poles along with watching a totem pole being carved.

Thank Adventurers8
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed the show very much. The people wore their traditional clothes and at the end invited the audience to join in the dance and to put on some of the lovely 'blankets' with their tribes' signs on the back.

Thank erna o
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just 2 miles out of town. Fee is $5.00. But, be aware, if you are not with a tour, you do not have access to see the native dancers or hear the talk about the carving. Not sure it is worth the $5.00. Best bet...More

Thank 2travelOhio
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a Native American village just south of Ketchikan, Alaska. It includes about a 15/20 minute professionally designed video. The village was named after a former missionary who died while searching for new land for the tribe to live on. The presentation continued after...More

Thank William L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed the totem poles and dancing but the dancing was really short. The wood carver was not there but the other guide did okay. Seemed just a bit disorganized but the tour was educational and we appreciated it.

Thank Kathy G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited as part of a more extensive tour. Our guide explained the history behind Totem Poles which was quite interesting. Lots of poles to get up close to and great photo opportunities Glad we visited but also many other great poles to be viewed in...More

Thank Annielou11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took the city bus out to this "village". My first impression wasn't good: stepping off the bus and having several men demanding $5 to take pictures (even from the road!) It was a warning of what was to come: you pretty much pay for...More

2  Thank Daniel S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Easy to get to by bus. Interesting totem poles, including Shamming Poles. Informative guides. Lovely wooded location.

Thank madamebucky
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved learning about the totem poles, the history, the story and the legends. It was a rare beautiful sunny day when we visited. Our guide was great in telling you about each pole. When my husband asked about one pole that appeared to have been...More

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What time does the gift shop and everything close at Saxman Village?
12 February 2017|
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Response from Marlene S | Reviewed this property |
everything depends on how many cruise ships are in town and what their departure time is. on most days will be open till about 3 however you will not find authentic art there. if you are interested in authentic art you... More
Hi, gogogoLongIsland. What would you like to know about this attraction? Saxman Village Ketchikan: which tours include visiting the inside of the Clan House including a Native Dancing show and the Carving Shed outside?
1 February 2017|
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Response from RoamingOutAndAbout | Reviewed this property |
Our tour in September was also through the cruise ship and we were taken into the Clan House and given a show and into the carving house. We were disappointed with both. The history is interesting. I will point out our trip... More
How much was the price per person?
20 September 2016|
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Response from Deanna O | Reviewed this property |
Their web site says the price of admission is $35 Look for Saxman Totem Park in your search bar