Misty Fjords Flightseeing Tour
Discover magnificent Misty Fjords National Monument in an impeccably maintained DeHavilland Beaver or Otter floatplane, the world's most famous bush plane. View some of the most spectacular scenery in Alaska from the comfort of your window seat. Enjoy a personal pilot narration with individual headsets on this once in a lifetime experience while you follow your flight route on the provided map. A highlight of your tour will be an exhilarating water landing. Step out onto the pontoon with your pilot to enjoy the fresh mountain air, eagle calls, and breathtaking scenery. The Fjords National Monument is home to some of the most dramatic scenery in Alaska.
Boasting 2.3 million acres and best accessed by air, this vast untouched wilderness is almost four times the area of Rhode Island. Massive glacier action created this ice-rimmed wilderness. See majestic fjords, cascading waterfalls, jewel-like lakes, and abundant wildlife. Marvel at sheer walls of granite plunging over 3,000 feet into the fjords, lush forests of spruce, hemlock and cedar clinging to snowcapped peaks, in this land of incredible natural beauty and rugged grandeur.
Best accessed by air, your flight route is dependent on the day's weather. You may see New Eddystone Rock and Big Goat Lake to the South or Neets Bay and Bell Island Hot Springs to the North. Your pilot will fly over the glacier carved fjords, beautiful river valleys, and pristine mountain lakes, identifying the scenic wonders for your viewing pleasure, on this once in a lifetime adventure.
The dramatic Misty Fjords terrain is home to a multitude of wildlife. You may be rewarded with sightings of brown and black bear, Sitka black-tailed deer, wolves, and bald eagles, as your expert bush pilot flies over this paradise.
NOTES: Flightseeing tour is conducted by Taquan Air on a daily schedule or with a four fare minimum. Weather could alter flight routes for safety and quality assurance. Taquan Air operates under a special use permit from the United States Forest Service.
Our meeting place for this tour is at: the statue at the Ketchikan Visitors Bureau, 131 Front St.
*Please contact us for availability of tour dates and times: 907-723-1953 or firstname.lastname@example.org