Upon arriving, you'll board a 4x4 all-terrain for a short drive to Canopy Chalet. Here, you'll receive a detailed safety briefing and gear up with state-of-the-art safety equipment. A short uphill hike takes you to a practice zipline and start of the course.
You'll witness panoramic ocean, forest and mountain vistas from the platforms in this lush rainforest preserve. Each successive zip ride provides a unique perspective and a new challenge. You'll be challenged as you descend from platform to platform in a Western Hemlock and again to the ground from the last tree platform.
Back at the base camp, you'll be presented with a custom cast medal in recognition of your achievement. A complimentary snack and hot beverage, and shopping at the General Store cap off this exhilarating day. You can also take the opportunity to visit the Alaska Raptor Center's exhibit at your leisure.
Included: All necessary gear including harnesses, helmets, lanyards, gloves, and rain gear is provided. Complimentary snack, coffee, tea and hot chocolate in general store. Achievement medal awarded at conclusion of tour.
Please note: Weight min 70lbs, max 250lbs. Height must be over 50 inches. Minors can go without parents as long as there is an 18 year-old supervisor. Full use of limbs required. Pregnant women, guests with injuries/seizure disorders are not permitted to participate. Waiver required. Closed toe shoes required.
Duration: 3.5 hours (Roundtrip from cruise ship terminal.)
- All safety equipment and zipline gear (helmet, chest and waist harness, and zipline pulley)
- Rain jackets available if needed
- Complimentary snack of smoked slamon dip and crackers, cookies, coffee, tea and hot chocolate
- Achievement medal
- Minimum weight: 70lbs
- Maximum weight: 250lbs
- Minimum height: 50 inches
- Full use of limbs
- Closed toe shoes (sneakers, hiking or rain boots)
- Pregnant women, guests with injuries/seizure disorders, or are in a wheel chair are not permitted to participate.
Duration: 3.5 hours. Tour times below are approximate:
- 50 minutes roundtrip narrated scenic drive from Ketchikan to the zipline canopy chalet
- 30 minutes safety orientation and zipline instruction
- 1.5 hours ziplining tour
- 45 minutes relaxation time at the gift shop
Do I need prior ziplining experience to participate?
No experience is necessary for this tour, and beginners as well as experts are welcomed!
Are there any physical requirements for this tour?
Partipants should be comfortable with heights and able to walk on uneven trails. This tour is not recommended for people who are pregnant, have had recent neck/back injuries or surgery, are in a wheel chair or over 250lbs in weight.
What type of clothing should I wear?
Layered clothing, long pants and weather appropriate dress is recommended. Closed toe shoes (sneakers, hiking or rain boots) are required; sandals and other open toe footwear is not permitted.
Are there any age restrictions for children?
Children must be at least 50" tall and weigh a minimum of 70lbs.
Do you cancel if it is raining?
No, we will operate the tour in the rain.
Can I bring a backpack?
All backpacks, bags, and purses are are required to be placed in lockers (provided) and are not allowed on the zipline tour. Personal cameras and video devices are allowed while ziplining.
Can I bring my own food or drink?
Food and beverage are not allowed on tour.
Are food and drink included?
A light snack and beverage are included on this tour.
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