Rainforest Ropes & Challenge Park Shore Excursion Detail
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Port: Ketchikan
Approx. Duration: 3½ hours
Adult Pricing: $159*
Child Pricing: $159*
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Board your motorcoach for a scenic, narrated drive to Knudson Cove in the Tongass National Forest. After gearing up and a safety briefing, your adventure begins as gravity pulls you along a series of ziplines. You'll catch glimpses of bald eagles and the ocean below as you glide through old growth cedars.
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Rainforest Ropes & Challenge Park

Your excursion begins as you board your motorcoach for a scenic, narrated 25 minute drive out of downtown Ketchikan to Knudson Cove, an "off the beaten track" waterfront property in the Tongass National Forest, your playground for the next 2 hours. Before you begin your adventure, professional guides will instruct and outfit you with the best safety equipment in an open air forest pavilion. Then the adventure begins as gravity pulls you along a series of ziplines. You'll catch glimpses of bald eagles and the ocean below as you glide through old growth cedars, fly into an ancient tree onto the Eagle’s Nest Platform, traverse a swaying log, swing across rope loops, feel the speed and acceleration of landing on a one of a kind ocean platform located 50’ over the water, and finally the rush of zipping to the ground.


Once back on ground, if you still haven't had enough, head over to the 50 foot climbing tower where guides will show you techniques needed to climb to the top. A circular staircase inside the tower enables others to climb up, take in the mountain and ocean views, and snap photos of climbers proudly ringing the bell at the top of the wall. Don’t worry! These ziplines are easy. There is no hand braking; the braking systems are state of the art. For the less adventurous members of your party, guides can assist you to skip elements. After your adventure, there is time to shop for souvenirs before boarding your motorcoach for the return drive back to the pier.


Note: Participants must be at least 11 years of age, weigh a minimum of 65 lbs. and maximum of 285 lbs. Not recommended for pregnant women or those who have back, neck or spinal conditions.
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Port: Ketchikan
Approx. Duration: 3½ hours
Adult Pricing: $159*
Child Pricing: $159*
*Prices vary by sail date.
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  1. Tours with this activity level involve walking over relatively level terrain, possibly some cobblestone, gravel, or a few steps. Comfortable shoes are recommended.
  2. Tours with this activity level involve a considerable amount of physical activity such as substantial walking over cobblestone streets, uneven or steep terrain, climbing stairs, or extended periods of standing. Not recommended for guests with physical limitations. Comfortable, sturdy shoes are recommended.
  3. Tours with this activity level involve physical exertion for extended periods of time; can involve uneven or steep terrain or swimming in a light current. Recommended only for physically fit and adventurous travelers.