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Address: 1249 Tongass Ave, Ketchikan, AK 99901-6135
Phone Number: +1 907-247-1305
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Bad weather but this operator still met us to advise

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 September 2016
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starshine99
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 the hope that the weather had cleared but alas it had not. We were impressed... More 

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San Jose, California
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56 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Uncle Dave gave us a great, personalized, informative narrative flying us into Misty Fjords in his 4 seater. The views were just incredible. It was great landing on one of the lakes and spending some time onshore. This was one of our very favorite activities that we did in Alaska. Highly recommended.

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Shepperton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

We booked the Misty Fjords flight on line because it was cheaper than the cruise line and had such excellent reviews. We were not disappointed, we were met at the cruise dock by Kendra and driven the short distance to the float plane where we were introduced to Dave our pilot. After a short safety briefing we took off. We... More 

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ny,ny
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

We had a great time with Dave flying from Ketchikan to visit Misty Fjord. The scenery was beautiful and we felt very safe with Dave. Kendra was also great to work with in the planning/scheduling. This tour was a bit cheaper than those offered by the cruise and by other outfits and I can't imagine we missed out on anything... More 

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Waialua, Hawaii
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Had family in town and needed to put something together short notice. Dave found time to take us on a custom, private tour at a great price. Awesome trip! Thank you. Kyle Ryan

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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342 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

We loved watching these seaplanes flying overhead from our cruise ship balcony. Even loved the noise they made as they went by. I could watch them for hours - in fact, I did. Rides are not cheap, but provide a once-in-a-lifetime thrill only to be had riding in a seaplane that takes off & lands in the water.

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

A short 30 minute float plane ride and we were able to spend the day fishing, hiking and exploring truly "Wild Alaska"

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

We have wanted to take a float plane ride since we saw them at Friday harbor. On an Alaska cruise we decided to take a float plane trip. First, it was very safe - a safety briefing was given. Secondly, the takeoff was surprisingly quick. The tour was great, we saw a brown bear and many falls, ponds and forests.... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Kendra and our pilot Dave were both fantastic! We initially booked a tour to go to the Misty Fjords. But due to the rainy weather our pilot Dave wasn't sure if we'd be able to make it all the way to the fjords. My parents, sister, and I flew in an awesome sea plane with Dave around the surrounding islands... More 

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Long Beach, California
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52 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

We booked this excursion while planning our Alaska cruise independent from the ship offered trips. We were looking for a bear experience in the wild. Family Air was great to work with. We contacted them early, before permits had been released. But they let us know as soon as they got them so we could confirm our trip. This is... More 

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