Zodiac Boat Adventure

Ketchikan, AK

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Be the captain of your own Zodiac boat on this guided Ketchikan boat adventure along the breathtaking Alaska coastline!

  • Pilot your own Zodiac rigged hulled inflatable boat (RIB) around Alaska’s beautiful bays and islands
  • Follow an experienced guide who will teach you how to operate the Zodiac
  • Keep your eyes peeled for Alaskan wildlife like bald eagles, whales & seals
  • Warm up with hot beverages at an exciting beach landing on a remote island
  • Enjoy convenient round-trip transportation between Ketchikan & the launch point
  • It’s non-stop action from start to finish on this adventurous Zodiac boat tour!

Ketchikan, AK

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May - September: 
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Essential Information
  • Participants must be at least 5 years of age
  • Maximum weight limit is 300 lbs
  • All necessary gear is provided: water, cocoa, cookies, personal flotation devices, boots, water resistant outerwear, hats, gloves
  • Round-trip transportation from downtown Ketchikan to launch point is provided
This Alaska boat tour lasts approximately 3 to 3.5 hours.
Experience Provider Info
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Maximum Participants
This experience is available for up to 12 participants.
Spectators can watch from the dock.
Weather Dependent
This Zodiac boat tour is dependent on the wind. It may be rescheduled if winds are 30 MPH or higher. Please contact your tour provider with any questions about weather.
What To Wear
Dress in layers – a base layer and insulating warm layer and coat, warm socks and hat and gloves.
Are there age or weight restrictions for the Ketchikan Boat Tour?

Yes, participants must be at least 5 years of age. Maximum weight limit is 300 lbs.

Is this tour wheelchair accessible?

Yes! Folks with wheelchairs can enter the boat from a boat launch where they can get their chair very close to the boat.

Do I need any experience?

No experience necessary!

What should I wear?

Dress warm and in layers. A base layer plus a warm insulating layer (should probably stay behind for after the tour) and a wind or waterproof jacket are recommended. Hat and sunglasses are recommended.

What kind of boat is used on the tour?

The Zodiac boat is a 14-foot Rigid Haul Inflatable SOLAS boat with 25H Honda outboard. It comes fully equipped with console steering and seats four with a max speed of 25 knots.

What will the guide provide?

Your guide will provide all the necessary gear – water, cocoa, cookies, lifejackets, boots, water resistant outerwear, hats, gloves – and an amazing time!

Is seeing wildlife guaranteed?

Wildlife sightings are not a guarantee, but you will see beautiful sights and be exhilarated by the speed of this zippy and fun 4x4 of the sea!

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Cancellation Policy

Once you have scheduled a date and received a confirmation, you may reschedule your experience up to 7 days prior to the booked date. Once you are within 7 days prior to your booked date, all bookings for this experience are final, and no rescheduling or cancelling is permitted. In the event that your experience is cancelled by the experience provider due to inclement weather, you may reschedule directly with the experience provider.

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