FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

  • Chevron down How long is the tour?
  • Our tour is 3 hours, including your narrated bus or van tour through Ketchikan and to our dock. You can expect to spend approximately 2 hours on the water.

  • Chevron down Do you have restrooms on board?
  • Yes, two on each vessel and one in the parking lot.

  • Chevron down Are the seas often rough?
  • It depends on the weather. Typically, we are well-protected along the majority of our tour route and experience relatively calm waters. On inclement weather days, the seas are occasionally a little bumpy for the 10-20 minutes spent around the lighthouse.

  • Chevron down Will I get seasick?
  • Guests rarely become seasick on our tour. However, please take the normal precautions (medications, ear patches, wristbands, etc.) if you are prone to seasickness.

  • Chevron down Do you take large groups?
  • Yes, our vessels are U.S. Coast Guard-certified and can carry approximately 40 passengers.

  • Chevron down Is it cold? How should I dress?
  • The average temperature in Ketchikan during the tour season is between 55-65 degrees Fahrenheit. Please dress in layers to accommodate all weather conditions. We are in a rainforest, so we always recommend bringing a rain jacket or poncho!

  • Chevron down Do we get off the boat during the tour?
  • No, the entirety of the tour takes place aboard our boat on the water. You are treated to full panoramic views of all of our beautiful tour attractions!

If you have any additional questions, please feel free to contact us.

Lighthouse Excursions Floatation Device. Photo by Alabastro Photography