Cruise Ports Alaska - Ketchikan (PDF Chapter)
This is the Ketchikan chapter from Lonely Planet’s Cruise Ports Alaska guide-book.
Alaska’s ‘first city’ earns its moniker not from its history, but from its position at the extreme south of the Alaskan Panhandle, making it first port of call for practically every cruise ship track-ing up the Inside Passage.
- paddle through rainforest between lonely beaches, uninhabited islands and shorelines stalked by bears
- catapult like an eagle over trees, creeks and roaming wildlife on a giant zipline
- learn about totem art and Alaska Native culture at the Totem Heritage Center
- food & drink
Coverage includes: Sights, Activities, Tours, Shopping, Eating, Drinking & Nightlife, Getting Around.