Ketchikan

Alaska

Cruises To Ketchikan

Its Tlingit Indian name, Kach Khanna, means "spread wings of the eagle." Chances are you'll see one of these magnificent birds perched atop a Sitka tree. Thanks to its abundant rainfall, Ketchikan is surrounded by some of the world's most lush wilderness.

What you NEED TO KNOW

  • Port Name & Location
    Port of Ketchikan
    Ship will DOCK at this port
  • Time Zone
    AKST (Alaska Standard Time)
    UTC/GMT -8 hours
  • Language
    All locals speak English.
  • Currency & Shopping
    US Dollar (USD)
    Jewelry, native crafts and stained glass.
    • Best Way to Get Around
      Organized Shore Excursions available for sightseeing, zip lining, fishing, kayaking and more! This is a walking city but taxis and buses are available.
    • Famous For
      Ketchikan is known as Alaska's "first city" because of its geographic location at the tip of the Inside Passage.
    • Fun Fact #1
      Locals rarely use umbrellas because they consider Ketchikan's frequent rain as "liquid sunshine."
    • Tip
      While in Ketchikan, grab a delicious and authentic local brew. For the best spots read, Microbrewery Tour on an Alaska Cruise.

Featured Ketchikan CRUISE ITINERARIES

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Satisfy your sense of adventure and taste for luxury.

7-Day Alaska Highlights: Inside Passage from Seattle

Satisfy your sense of adventure and taste for luxury aboard one of our newest ships. | Experience a thrilling, two-level race track on the top deck.
SHIP Norwegian Joy
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Seattle (Washington);
Ketchikan (Alaska); Juneau (Alaska); Skagway (Alaska); Victoria (British Columbia);
DISEMBARK Seattle (Washington);
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Satisfy your inner explorer as you cruise into Alaska’s final frontier.

7-Day Awe Of Alaska: Inside Passage & Glacier Bay from Seattle

Explore the Pacific Northwest’s eye popping landscapes and | rich cultures with North America’s leading cruise line.
SHIP Norwegian Joy
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Seattle (Washington);
Juneau (Alaska); Skagway (Alaska); Ketchikan (Alaska); Victoria (British Columbia);
DISEMBARK Seattle (Washington);
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Admire the otherworldly beauty of Glacier Bay.

7-Day Awe of Alaska: Inside Passage & Glacier Bay from Seattle

Norwegian has the youngest fleet cruising to Alaska.
SHIP Norwegian Bliss
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Seattle (Washington);
Juneau (Alaska); Skagway (Alaska); Ketchikan (Alaska); Victoria (British Columbia);
DISEMBARK Seattle (Washington);
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