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Alaska Rainforest Sanctuary

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116 Wood Rd, South Tongass Highway, Ketchikan, AK 99901-9765
+1 907-225-5503
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“raptor center” (33 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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116 Wood Rd, South Tongass Highway, Ketchikan, AK 99901-9765
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"raptor center"
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"banana slugs"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Greetings readers: During my cruise trip through Ketchikan I had the opportunity to visit the Alaska Rainforest Sanctuary. The visit began with a brief introduction of what we were going to see, the guide took us in a tour through the forest showing us the...More

1  Thank niroxtreme
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This experience was unforgettable. We were in a Cruise ship to Alaska. And Ketchikan was our first stop .Our day was very rainy. We decided to take the Rainforest tour where we just had a lot of fun and knowledge as well. There is a...More

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Reviewed 15 March 2018

Seeing a bear was top of our wish list so we were very lucky to see six catching and eating fish. We were told that you’re more likely to see them in wet weather so we were glad for once that it was pouring that...More

1  Thank Haze W
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Reviewed 13 March 2018

Bears, otters and eagles are just a few of the things you will see on the tour, if you do not see a bear that you just aren't looking. guided tour told us about everything we saw. a must see

Thank Mike M
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Reviewed 7 February 2018

We visited in September from a cruise ship and it was most certainly the best excursion. Will was our guide, he was informative, entertaining and enthralling. We learned so much in this rain forest, encouraged to be involved with investigating the habitat and we saw...More

Thank caninecompanion
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

I have been on the walking tour through the woods, streams, bears, etc. The kids also went on the zip line through this area and we all had tremendous fun. I would recommend this to anyone as the guide on the walking tour has tremendous...More

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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Decided to go on an excursion to the Rainforest sanctuary in anticipation of viewing bears in the wild. We weren’t disappointed! We were quite surprised the two hours went so quickly while watching bears catch and eat salmon, many seals also feasting on salmon, plus...More

2  Thank Carmel C
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

I liked this place. Beautiful scenery. Our guide was very knowledgable and friendly. We were able to see bald eagles. The guide was very clear that bear encounters are very common. I was there 'late' in the season so mostly seagulls munching on salmon remains....More

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Reviewed 13 October 2017

We cruised to Ketchikan and were met straight off the boat and driven to the sanctuary. Here you are briefed there are toilets (but only porta-cabins) and you can store your stuff. A little walk to the walkways take you into the forest and within...More

1  Thank Becki W
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

What a great experience to see Bears in the wild from a safe distance. The pathways are level and the upper walkways are of wood planking. Guides are provided to keep groups together. Bear sightings are up to nature. We did see quiet a few...More

Thank Captnslow
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DABertholf
25 March 2018|
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Response from Carmel C | Reviewed this property |
We booked this through the ship we sailed on. We had two choices. One left 8am and the other around midday.
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Bette E
15 March 2018|
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Response from TravelingQueen98 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a very nice path that I would consider wheel chair accessible. They make several stops along the tour to talk about things so if you get behind, you have time to catch up. We were fortunate enough to see a... More
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