Misty Fjords Tour


Book now and save on 2017 Misty Fjords flights! From now until May 30, 2017, all seats are $219.00 per person. Please contact us by phone for other family and group rates, as well as cash discounts.

The Experience

Book ButtonSoutheast Alaska’s Misty Fjords National Monument is just a short flight from Ketchikan, allowing you unbeatable access to this pristine wilderness area.  Soar above this majestic work of nature with a unique personalized tour from the air.  3,000 foot granite walls that are fractured by time and scoured by glaciers thousands of years ago, plunge thousands of feet into deep fjords. The misted mountains lift snowfields and wildflowers above the tree line. Waterfalls cascade out of rock clefts and disappear into the forest slopes.  The lush mountaintops covered with ancient green trees clinging to the steep slopes while high valleys cradle picturesque lakes. Just when you think you have hit the peak of your experience, you will touchdown on a salt water fjord or mountain lake and feel the colossal beauty with all of your senses.

  • Cascading waterfalls pouring from misty mountains
  • Pristine untouched wilderness boasting once in a lifetime photo opportunities
  • Personalized narration – no recorded tracks
  • Interactive two-way communication during the flight
  • Possible wildlife sightings often spotted in the area
  • 1.5 hour tour with up to a 20 minute landing

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Fly over George Inlet, Carroll Inlet and the Behm Canal en route to the Misty Fjords National Monument © Chip Porter Soon the monument will be all that you see with sheer granite glacier carved walls in every direction © Wendy Chatham From your window seat, watch endless waterways wind into the shoreline © Chip Porter Ancient stands of Hemlock, Spruce and Cedar trees cling to the fjords © Chip Porter https://www.seawindaviation.com/blogsite/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/thumb_14.jpg Just when you think you can't take any more excitement, your pilot will begin the mid-flight descent © Chip Porter You will land in a remote bay or lake to soak in the beauty © Wendy Chatham Visit Punchbowl Cove, named after its distinctive shape © Chip Porter Thanks to the annual rainfall in this part of the country, waterfalls usually abound © Wendy Chatham No flight is complete without a pass at New Eddystone Rock in the middle of the Behm Canal © Wendy Chatham At the end of your 1&1/2 hour tour, enjoy the views of Ketchikan before landing on the waterfront © Chip Porter

“What a view – this is really the only way to see Alaska.” ~ Trip Advisor Comment

“We could not have been happier or more impressed with this family-run company.” ~ Facebook Review

The Amenities


You’ll be able to learn all about the magnificent Misty Fjords through the live narration and conversation with your pilot, Steve or Mike.  Every passenger is provided a voice activated headset that is designed for aviation and allows communication between you, the pilot, and others onboard. During each flight, we will touchdown on either a remote mountain lake or a calm saltwater inlet.  When the weather permits, we have the flexibility to alter itineraries and cater to personal preferences. This ability allows the opportunity to view nearby whales, watch bears fish in the wild, celebrate a special occasion or simply spend as much time as possible in this unique landscape.  We are often able to take the airplane to shore, giving you the opportunity to step out and enjoy the beauty, take priceless photos or simply breathe in the freshest, most fragrant air anywhere.

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Protected Wilderness

The Misty Fjords National Monument landscape and the living things in it are a protected 2.3 million acres.  The area has been managed by the U.S. Forest Service continuously since it became a wilderness area in 1978.  Your pilot, Steve or Mike, will call your attention to any spectacular Alaskan wildlife often seen in the monument and the Tongass National Forest. Sightings may include brown and black bears, mountain goats, bald eagles, orcas and humpback whales. On the occasion that wildlife is close by, photo opportunities will be afforded right from the floats of the plane!  By the time you begin the journey back to Ketchikan, you will have made memories to last a lifetime.

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Regular price: $229

Early Bird Specials: $219

Private tour $1,314.00

* Restrictions Apply

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