Some of nature's most
majestic work in Alaska is a short flight from Ketchikan, in the Misty Fjords
See Ketchikan Alaska’s Misty Fjords wilderness from
the air and touch down to feel its colossal beauty with all of your senses.
This unique landscape and the living things in it are
protected in Misty Fjords National Monument … 2.2 million acres managed by the
U.S. Forest Service as wilderness since 1980.
walls, scoured by glaciers thousands of years ago, plunge thousands of feet into
deep fjords. Misted mountains lift snowfields and wildflowers above tree line.
Impossibly green ancient trees clutch steep slopes. High valleys cradle dark
lakes. Waterfalls cascade out of rock clefts to disappear into forest slopes.
You're as close as can be
on our Misty Fjords tours. On your way to Misty Fjords, pilot
Steve Kamm provides a live interactive narration of the
fascinating natural and human history of the area. Also unlike a pre-recorded
narrative, all passengers are equipped with voice-activated headsets which
permits the pilot and our guests to converse back and forth during the flight.
We'll make a
breathtaking flight through Misty Fjords. You'll see 3,000-foot granite walls
and lush mountaintops up close. Steve will call your attention to the
spectacular Alaskan wildlife often seen in the Misty Fjords and Tongass National
Forest, including brown and black bears, mountain goats, humpback whales and
We'll touch down on a
high, remote mountain lake or saltwater inlet; depending on mountaintop weather
conditions (we call it "misty" for good reason).
After taxiing to shore, you'll be able to take priceless
photos and breathe in the freshest, most fragrant air anywhere. On those
occasions when wildlife is close by on shore, photo opportunities will be
afforded right from the floats of the plane!
One aspect of our Misty Fjords tour that sets us apart from
services is the uniqueness of each trip. Weather conditions permitting, we can
alter trips depending on your preference to land near orcas, bears in the wild,
or spend as much time as possible on a remote mountain lake. It’s your tour.
When you take to the air for the return to Ketchikan from
your Misty Fjords flightseeing tour, you're taking away memories of a
Remember, you can always charter our plane and enjoy your
own private Misty Fjords flightseeing tour for $1254 USD. Trips can be
customized upon request.
Tour Includes: 1:15 hour flight time with a 15 minute
shore stop on an alpine lake. All passengers have voice activated headsets to
communicate with the pilot and each other, and ground transportation is