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ADVENTURES

Aerial landscape view of Salmon Falls Resort

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Alaskan Adventure

Escape to Ketchikan, Alaska, for the adventure of a lifetime. Our Adventure Specialist will help you design the trip of your dreams.

Salmon Falls is your basecamp for adventure.  Your overnight package includes all your meals—all you have to do is decide the type of room to begin each new day.  From there, we’ll help you pick your activities to fill your schedule for your trip to Ketchikan.

FULL DAY ADVENTURES

Fishing Boats docked in marina at Sunset

Fully Guided Fishing

With the fully-guided fishing package, one of our captains will assist you on your fishing trip in one of our Riddle Marine 27.5 ft. boats, equipped with a heated cabin, standing/private heads, surround sound music, shock-absorbent seats, dual 200 Honda outboards, and an arsenal of top-of-the-line fishing gear. Our guides will assist you in finding the best location, baiting hooks, reeling in your catch, and anything else you may need while aboard. Skilled fishermen? Our captains are happy to step back and let you fish your way! Lunch and fish processing are included.

Full day (8 hours): $600 per person (minimum 2 pax)

Half day (4 hours): $450 per person (minimum 2 pax)

Includes bait, tackle, gear, processing and lunch.

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Self-Guided Skiffs on Water at Salmon Falls Resort

Self Guided Fishing

With our self-guided fishing packages, you are the captain for your fishing trip. Take one our boats out and create the trip you’ve always dreamed of with you guiding the way. This package is great for experienced fishermen.

18 ft. Lund skiffs

Full day (8 hours): $300 per person

Half day (4 hours): $225 per person

Rental includes bait, tackle, gear, fuel, processing and lunch

24 ft. Skagit Orcas

Full day (8 hours):

$450 per person (2 pax)

$350 per person (3 pax)

$300 per person (4+ pax)

Half day (4 hours):

$300 per person (2 pax)

$250 per person (3 pax)

$225 person (4+ pax)

Rental includes bait, tackle, gear, processing and lunch. FUEL IS NOT INCLUDED IN THE ABOVE PRICING.

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Float Plane Adventure to Misty Fjords

Float Plane Fishing Adventure

Ketchikan has amazing wildlife and guests of Salmon Falls don’t need to go far to enjoy. It’s not uncommon to see a pod of humpback or orca whales right from our restaurant and deck. But there is nothing that compares to seeing these amazing animals up close. Wildlife viewing from the beautiful open water is a memorable experience and a great way to see the island from a different perspective. Venture into the ocean at the helm of your personal Zodiac and follow your guide as you search for whales, seals, eagles, sea lions and bears.

Spend a whole day exploring Alaska and all it has to offer on one of our Float Planes. Land in remote spots and enjoy a one-of-a-kind guided fishing experience. After a scenic chartered flight, arrive on a lake-and-stream system where very few people are privileged to go each year. Enjoy bait fishing for salmon or fly fishing for Alaska trout. You get to choose your own adventure as these guided trips are for both spin or fly fisherman, novice or experienced. Grab a few friends, and then let’s go fishing.

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Add-Ons

Shrimping at Salmon Falls Resort in Ketchikan

Shrimping

Harvest a bounty of Alaska spot prawns from your own personal shrimp pot.  Add this to your fully-guided fishing package for even more variety of seafood in your fish box.

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Commander Boat at Salmon Falls Resort

Commander Pick-Up

Travel between Salmon Falls Resort and the airport in style on our 30ft. Commander.  Cruise along Revillagigedo Island’s coastline on your private marine transfer and enjoy complimentary beverages and snacks as you keep eyes peeled for wildlife.

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HALF DAY ADVENTURES

Bear Watching in Ketchikan

Bear Watching

Set within the lush heart of the Alaskan Rainforest, there is ample opportunity to safely and ethically view both black bears and grizzly bears in their natural habitat. Rich biodiversity and salmon runs attract these gentle giants to gather along our remote shores, providing a glimpse into their wild way of life. Join one of our expert guides for a once in a lifetime experience.

 

Anan Creek Bear Viewing

July 1 – August 25

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Hiking in Ketchikan at Tongass National Park

Rainforest Trail Hike

Ketchikan is lined by the Tongass National Forest. Venture into these woods to slow your mind and reconnect with the wild. Whether you prefer the scenic trails that wind their way from shoreline to forest, or a more vigorous hike up glorious Alaskan mountains, any level of hiker can experience the beauty. There’s no more serene way to explore the untouched Alaskan landscape.

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Humpback Whales near Salmon Falls Resort

Wildlife Watching Boat Safari

Ketchikan has amazing wildlife and guests of Salmon Falls don’t need to go far to enjoy. It’s not uncommon to see a pod of humpback or orca whales right from our restaurant and deck. But there is nothing that compares to seeing these amazing animals up close. Wildlife viewing from the beautiful open water is a memorable experience and a great way to see the island from a different perspective. Venture into the ocean at the helm of your personal Zodiac and follow your guide as you search for whales, seals, eagles, sea lions and bears.

Call for pricing & availability.

Float Plane in the Misty Fjords

Misty Fjords Floatplane Flightseeing

Hop on a floatplane from the dock at Salmon Falls and experience the freedom of flight and tour over the Misty Fjords National Monument, surrounding lakes and glacial bays. Breathtaking views of snow-capped mountains and evergreen forests await. Explore wildlife from above, where you can hearty mountain goats deftly maneuver the sheer cliff faces. Finally, touchdown on a saltwater fjord or mountain lake and feel the colossal beauty with all your senses.

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Sunset Sailing and Whale Watching Adventure

Sunset Sailing & Whale Watching

See Ketchikan from a whole different perspective by sailing inches above the ocean as the sun begins to set over Southeast Alaska’s mountain ranges. During the summer months we are fortunate to experience longer days, which makes for a wonderful time to explore in the later hours of the evening. During this tour you will have the chance to captain your own trimaran as you sail along the coastline near Salmon Falls. This area is well known for its abundance of wildlife. Your guide will assist in keeping you safe and pointing out sea critters. Keep an eye out for whales as they love to bubble feed while they travel along Ketchikan’s shores. This is the perfect tour for somebody that wants to relax and take a moment to really absorb what Alaska is all about, especially after a day of fishing!

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Kayaking along the coast in Ketchikan

Eco-Kayaking Along Rainforest Shoreline

Whether you’re a beginner, intermediate or experienced paddler, you can always enjoy several tranquil hours out on the ocean exploring the waters of Clover Pass by kayak. This protected body of water and the surrounding islands are home to bald eagles, seals, and salmon – and, when the tide is low, you’re sure to spot some starfish too.

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Sail and Whale Watch near Salmon Falls Resort

Sailing & Whale Watching

Enjoy a unique whale watching and sailing tour on Alaska’s only trimarans; experience the beauty and grandeur of Southeast Alaska from the water when you set sail for an adventure unlike any other. Meet your local guide at the docks at Salmon Falls Resort where you will be outfitted with your own trimaran. The tour includes training and instruction on the operation of the trimaran as well as your required lifejacket. Along with your guide, set sail on the Tongass Narrows with sweeping scenic views and the chance to see some humpback whales as well as orcas and other marine life up close and personal. While exploring you will also want to keep your eyes focused on the shoreline as you may have the chance to see bears and other wildlife. This is the perfect opportunity for you to get out on the beautiful waters of Ketchikan and have an up-close-and-personal experience with nature. The chance to have an intimate encounter with whales will be a memory that will last a lifetime!

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Whale Watching Adventure

Ketchikan Wildlife Tour

If wildlife viewing is on your Alaska bucket list, Ketchikan provides some of the best opportunities to see and photograph everything from eagles to whales and even black bears!

Head south along the Tongass Highway in a spacious 14 passenger van. While driving along Ketchikan’s coast, your guide will share local knowledge of the wildlife and history of the area. Herring Cove is the first stop of the tour, where many locals enjoy gathering during low tide to watch eagles, bears and other wildlife feeding. Next, it’s time to keep our eyes on the horizon for humpback whales and orcas who frequent the shorelines during the summer months. A few other sea critters that may be seen along the water’s edge are harbor seals, otters, and Steller sea lions. The final stop of the tour is Creek Street where salmon can often be seen swimming upstream to spawn. If open, the group may have the opportunity to enter Ketchikan’s Salmon Hatchery to see firsthand how Mother Nature gets a boost to keep local salmon levels strong.

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HALF DAY CULTURE

Totems located at the Totem Bight State Historical Park

Totem Bight State Historical Park

Ketchikan is truly the totem capital, home to the largest collection of totem poles in the world, including some of the oldest ones still in existence. Immerse yourself in Alaska Native culture at the Totem Bight State Historical Park exploring all forms of authentic Tlingit and Haida art and dance.

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Shopping on Creek Street in downtown Ketchikan

Downtown Ketchikan Shopping

Schedule the resort shuttle or grab a cab and enjoy a day in Downtown Ketchikan, the First City, where you will find distinct sites and activities. You can catch the salmon in action as you walk along the Waterfront and enjoy the restaurants, unique curio shops, galleries and museums like Dolly’s House Museum on Historic Creek Street. Watch the Lumber Jack Show, take a Duck Boat Tour or just stroll through the streets dining on fresh seafood and shopping at one of the many locally owned stores.

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Tour of Downtown Ketchikan

Ketchikan Pub Crawl & Wildlife Tour

Sit back and let your local guide show you around Revillagigedo Island in a spacious 14 passenger van. Take in the sights and listen to your narrator share information about Ketchikan’s history and all that it has to offer. The tour makes its way south into Ketchikan where you will have a hop-on hop-off style sightseeing and historical tour. Stops include Bugee’s Beach, Saxman Village Totem Park, South Tongass Waterfall, Creek Street, Refuge Cove, Totem Bight State Park and Herring Cove. Herring Cove is a locals’ favorite stop to observe bears and other wildlife feeding during low tide. After a fun afternoon of exploration, your group will stop at a few of Ketchikan’s most unique pubs. Each person will be given three drink tokens to enjoy an ice-cold beverage at the pub of their choice. After the end of the day, it’s back to Salmon Falls just in time to enjoy the sunset.

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HALF DAY CULINARY

OneHope wine available at Salmon Falls Resort

Salmon Roe & Wine Pairing Experience

From Russia to Japan, red caviar, or salmon roe, is a beloved delicacy. Ketchikan, the salmon capital of the world, is no stranger to these zesty orange-colored eggs. Experience the flavor of the freshest salmon roe that rivals all others. Further elevate your tasting affair with hand-picked wine pairings to compliment and intensify the flavor of the roe.

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Cooking salmon demonstration by our chef at Salmon Falls Resort

Salmon Cooking Demo & Microbrew Pairing

Your renown Alaskan fishing excursion doesn’t have to end when you get off the water. Learn the basics of breaking down a fish with as little waste as possible. Then, enjoy a private cooking demonstration with the talented chefs at Salmon Falls preparing delectable bites. Each of your three salmon dishes will be paired with a local microbrew from Ketchikan’s own Bawden Street Brewing Co. Your taste buds will certainly not be disappointed.

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