Shore Excursion Details

Back Country Jeep® & Canoe Safari

Ketchikan, Alaska

Back Country Jeep® & Canoe Safari

DETAILS

  • 4
    hrs Estimate Duration
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  • Outerwear
  • Snack
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Drive a four-wheel drive automatic Jeep Wrangler along mountainous roads through Tongass National Forest. The safari travels from sea level to the sub-alpine region of this unique coastal island. Learn about the area's natural history as you drive abandoned logging roads. Along the way, you’ll make a stop to take advantage of photo opportunities and to rotate drivers so everyone has a turn at the wheel.


Your next destination is the secluded mountain lake - Lake Harriet Hunt - where you’ll board a large, easy-to-paddle canoe much like the Natives used to travel the coastal waterways. Your safari guide will then lead a brief nature walk through old-growth forest from the remote camp where your cook will prepare an Alaska-style snack, including chowder and smoked salmon.


Need to Know:

Note: Participants must be at least 5 years of age, weigh at least 40 lbs. and be in moderate to good physical condition. Drivers must be at least 25 years old, are required to show a current driver’s license and must sign a liability/insurance waiver. Not recommended for pregnant women. Life jacket and raingear provided. Dress comfortably in warm clothing, tour operates in all weather conditions. A booster seat for children ages 5 through 8 may be requested, subject to availability. This tour operates under a Special Use Permit issued by the US Forest Service.

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ACTIVITY ATTRIBUTES

Excursion Type:

Adventure

Activity Level:

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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.
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