Ketchikan, Alaska Cruise Port

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About Ketchikan, Alaska

While known as the “salmon capital of the world,” Ketchikan offers plenty to do that doesn’t revolve around fish. Thrill-seekers, for instance, can be found zip lining through the forest. 


What people said about this port:

"We went to the " Great Lumberjack Show ", which was entertaining." in 101 reviews.

"...for the bear adventure was awesome do visit one of the totem pole parks - but then head to deer trail mountain fora hike..." in 34 reviews.

"Then a walk down Married Man 's lane to Creek Street where all the shops are." in 54 reviews.


1439 reviews and tips of Ketchikan, Alaska




Gertrude1
Contributor Level: Purser

Traveled As:
Singles/Friends

Experience:
1 cruise (first)

There is not much shopping time at all in Ketchican so if you book any excursions, make sure to shop as soon as you dock because you won't have much time afterwards. I booked the double Lumber Jack show and Saxman Village tour and that is all that I had time to do. Would have liked to browsed through some shops.

Visited: Jun 11, 2016

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nzellner
Contributor Level: Purser

Traveled As:
Couple

Experience:
1 cruise (first)

It would be nice to have more time here. Walk to Creek Street and read the historical markers. A trail takes you past two areas where salmon run (when in season).

Visited: Jun 25, 2016

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morenita1024
Contributor Level: Purser

Traveled As:
Couple

Experience:
4-6 cruises

This is the it place to get your shopping done. Great variety, budget friendly selections and genuine local vendors. This differs a lot from the other ports which are bombarded by jewelers and pricier vendors owned by the cruise lines. There is also a free white school bus that shuttles you around town. 20min waiting intervals near the cruise tram.

Visited: Aug 28, 2015

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counselor39
Contributor Level: Second Mate

Traveled As:
Couple

Experience:
4-6 cruises

O-M-G. First, I'd like to see them spend less time in Haines and more in Ketchikan. The shopping: prices are the best of the 3 stops, with very good array of shops, but Juneu has moe of them - still, I would forgo Juneau and shop in Ketchikan...the port is beautiful and has the BEST zipline course I've seen.

Visited: Jul 05, 2015

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dutchndino1
Contributor Level: Second Mate

Traveled As:
Singles/Friends

Experience:
7+ cruises

buy all your trinkets here as I found it the least expensive of all ports. Also bought a wonderful "Alaska" jacket for $19.95 here.

Visited: May 14, 2016

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jolind1
Contributor Level: Third Mate

Traveled As:
Singles/Friends

Experience:
7+ cruises

Been here three times...and you must go to George Inlet Lodge and eat the crabs....they will bring them till you cannot eat anymore!

Visited: Aug 07, 2016

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CourtJester
Contributor Level: Third Mate

Traveled As:
Large Group

Experience:
7+ cruises

Local bus service is quite good. You can take the city bus to two different totem parks. But, time is very limited so don't try to plan too much.

Visited: Jul 05, 2016

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