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Great Alaskan Lumberjack Show

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Address: 420 Spruce Mill Way, Ketchikan, AK 99901-6572
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+1 907-225-9050
07:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 17:00

This is hands down the rowdiest tour in Alaska! Rugged Woodsmen compete in...

This is hands down the rowdiest tour in Alaska! Rugged Woodsmen compete in 16 events that are part of the rich logging history of Ketchikan, Alaska. The competition is located in the historical downtown just one block of the the cruise ship dock. This competition features current lumberjack athletes who are recognized in the professional sport and travel the world. Thrilling events such as log rolling, chopping, sawing, axe throwing combined with local stories give our guests a glimpse into the wild world of the Alaskan Lumberjack. Fun for all ages and groups of any size. 500 covered, heated and cushioned seats with concessions a authentic Alaskan gift shop gift. Don't miss the axe-tion!

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Great Past Time in the Small Town

No need to get tickets on the cruise ship. This is a good standby time filler located nearby the cruise ships so when you get back from your other excursions and still have a... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2016
Long Valley, New Jersey
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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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Reviewed 18 July 2016

Corney show ...but fun for all ages. There was only one of the lumberjacks that appeared to be a real lumberjack. The others were young men maybe there for the summer shows. Don't get me wrong they had skills, you need these or you could chop off your foot, but one out shined the others. The log rolling was the... More 

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Long Valley, New Jersey
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Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

No need to get tickets on the cruise ship. This is a good standby time filler located nearby the cruise ships so when you get back from your other excursions and still have a little time to spend, this is a great option to sit down and be entertained.

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Brentwood, Tennessee
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Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

We just traveled on 7-night Inside Passage cruise on Crown Princess and Ketchikan was one of our stops. Short time in port & we purchased the Lumberjack & Totem pole excursion. I truly didn't expect much out of this show, but was thoroughly impressed. My 15 & 16 year sons very much enjoyed it also. I would highly recommend if... More 

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New Iberia, Louisiana
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Reviewed 16 July 2016

These lumberjacks are true athletes. It's amazing to see their strength and skill. Bryce, who has a cochlear implant, is an inspiration to everyone. Thomas, aka Turbo, is super fast. Buck and Will are super strong. Yes, it's a little silly at times and we all LOVED that, especially the children. It was so exciting when they gave out autographs... More 

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Wexford, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 14 July 2016

We did this show for a few reasons - first, we met one of the guys in the show on our cruise ship. He was super nice so we wanted to go see his show. Second, we had a diverse age gap in our group - two years old up to 70. So we had to do something that would... More 

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Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

I had a great time at this show! The guys were all very funny and talented. Turbo's speed was breathtaking and Boon's rabbit sculpture was beautiful! Make sure you pose for a picture/get one of the guys to pick you up!

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Richmond, VA
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Reviewed 13 July 2016

Be ready to be entertained! We were seated in bleachers and divided into 2 teams: American and Canadian. Two lumberjacks from each team competed in sawing logs, rolling logs, climbing poles, chopping logs, etc. The audience becomes part of the show by cheering for their team, and the winning lumberjack always received something he passed along to a fan in... More 

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Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

This really was fun. As others said it can be kind of silly at times, but it was fun to root for your lumberjack team. They really did some amazingly cool stuff. The heated bleachers were nice too.

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Antioch, California
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Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

I had a great time at the lumber jack show. From our cruise ship transportation was provided. Once at the show you can't bring in food or drink but you can purchase food and drink there. it is a nice little show, if you've never seen the lumberjack competition you will be impressed. if you have seen a lumberjack competition... More 

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Addison, Texas
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Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Great way to sit back and relax during our visit in Ketchikan. This does have a "Medieval Times"-esque aspect to it in that it's a competition with the audience split down the middle for whom they are supposed to cheer, so a little cheesy. Very fun to see and hear how these real-life athletes train to compete throughout the year.

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