Bering Sea Crab Fisherman's Tour
Ketchikan, AKBack to Excursion Results
- This tour does NOT go out into the rough waters of the open ocean. It remains in the calm protected waterways of the Inside Passage surrounding Ketchikan.
- Minimum age is 5 years.
- Guests should dress in comfortable, warm layers of clothing. An Image Release is requested of all passengers.
Set out into the calm protected waters of Southwest Alaska in the F/V Aleutian Ballard, the same vessel as seen on the second season of the Discovery Channel's "Deadliest Catch" program.
Set out into the calm protected waters of Southeast Alaska in the F/V Aleutian Ballad, the same vessel seen on the second season of the Discovery Channel's “Deadliest Catch” program.
Wildlife is everywhere in Alaska! Crabs, eagles, whales, octopus, sea lions, porpoise, wolf eels, sharks and seals are all frequent visitors on the Bering Sea Crab Fishermen’s Tour. Come aboard the Aleutian Ballad for the adventure of a lifetime!
The Aleutian Ballad was made famous in season two of Discovery Channel’s award-winning TV series Deadliest Catch when it was hit by a 60’ rogue wave and miraculously survived. But there are no rough seas here!
You will set out in the calm, protected waters of the Inside Passage to witness first-hand the amazing way of life of commercial fishermen.
Marvel at the scenic beauty that surrounds you from the comfort of the heated and sheltered stadium-style seating lower deck or the open-air top deck.
Watch as the skilled crew haul and set long line, barrel pots and huge 700 lb king crab pots to reveal the catch of the day.
The amazing marine life is placed in an on-deck aquarium so everyone can get up close with these unique creatures of the sea.
This fascinating, educational and interactive experience is perfect for all ages and is packed with stories and adventures shared by the men and women who risk their lives fishing the Bering Sea.
NOTE: This tour does NOT go out into the rough waters of the open ocean. It remains in the calm protected waterways of the Inside Passage surrounding Ketchikan.
Minimum age is 5 years. Guests should dress in comfortable, warm layers of clothing. An Image Release is requested of all passengers.