Guests will begin the tour immediately at the cruise ship dock as you board your motor coach and enjoy a narrated tour of Ketchikan in route to Clover Pass Resort, one of the oldest operating fishing resorts in the State of Alaska. At Clover Pass, guests will meet their captain and first mate before stepping aboard an open-air, 29 foot aluminum chambered boat. Prepare for a thrilling water adventure as the captain navigates through bays and inlets, while the narrator gives you insights on the land, the air, and the sea.
Aboard the boat, guests will have the opportunity to see the abundant wildlife of southeast Alaska, such as eagles, porpoises, and seals. From May through September, whales are often sighted along the tour route. The tour will make its way by the Back Island Naval Facility and into the heart of Grant Island State Marine Park and Silverking Lodge. Guests will find plenty to do at Silverking Lodge, including viewing the underwater dock camera, checking out the catches of anglers as they come and go from the lodge. Silverking's exclusive elevated boardwalk trail allows you to walk into the normally difficult to access rainforest. Discover its secrets like Old Man's Beard and nursery trees. At the end of the trail, guests will want to be sure to have their cameras ready for the largest known red cedar in the Tongass National Forest.
Then, venture back to the lodge for a seafood boil including Dungeness crab, shrimp, mussels, clams, sausage, corn, garlic, pearl onions, and French bread. Last but not least, a visit to the gift shop where guests can purchase memorabilia and look for their homes to place a pin on the world map.
Please note: Guests must be comfortable walking short distances on uneven surfaces. Wheelchair or scooter assistance is available upon advanced request.
Inclusions: Raingear (i.e. extra rain jackets, pants, hats, and gloves can be provided). Full meal of fresh Dungeness Crab, shrimp, mussels, clams, sausage, corn, garlic, pearl onions, and French bread. The alternative meal offered for non-seafood eaters is a chicken kabob.
Duration: 3.75 hours (Roundtrip from the cruise ship terminal.)
- Raingear (i.e. extra rain jackets, pants, hats, and gloves can be provided)
- Full meal of fresh Dungeness Crab, shrimp, mussels, clams, sausage, corn, garlic, pearl onions, and French bread.
- These items can be removed from the boil. Guests will be asked about any allergies prior to departing the pier. The alternative meal offered for non-seafood eaters is a chicken kabob.
- Guests must be comfortable walking short distances on uneven surfaces.
- Raingear (i.e. jackets, hats, gloves)
Duration: 3.75 hours. Tour times below are approximate:
- 30 minutes to resort
- 10 minute gear up
- 40 minute boat ride
- 30 minute rainforest walk
- 60 minute meal time
- 15 minute boat ride
- 10 minute gear down
- 30 minute drive back to pier
- This tour meets at the Liquid Sunshine Rain Gauge. Fully detailed instructions are included on your finalized ticket vouchers.
ADA Accessibility of Tour:
- This tour is limited mobility accessible. Guests must be able to climb 4 steps into and out of the boat. There is no space for collapsible wheelchairs and walkers but there are wheelchairs available at the lodge for your use. Please leave a comment during checkout if ADA accommodations will be required on tour.
How many passengers ride in the motor coach/boat together?
There is a maximum of 12 passengers per motorcoach/boat.
Will I see any wildlife or bears on this tour?
Wildlife is abundant in Southeast Alaska and sightings are possible on any tour, however this is not a designated wildlife tour and nothing can be guaranteed.
Are there any age restrictions for children?
There are no age restrictions for this tour.
Can I bring my own food or drink?
Non-alcoholic beverages in a closeable containter and snacks are allowed on tour.
Are food and drink included?
A freshly prepared meal is included. Alcoholic beverages are not offered on this tour
Are there any physical requirements for this tour?
Guests must be comfortable walking short distances on uneven surfaces. Wheelchair or scooter assistance is available upon advanced request.
What type of clothing should I wear?
Layered clothing and water resistant jackets are recommended. Extra jackets, pants, hats, and gloves can be provided.
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