Seaplane in Ketchikan

Jul 10th, 2008, 06:04 AM
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Seaplane in Ketchikan

Next month we will be taking a Seaplane with Southeast Aviation in Ketchikan from our port stop. Anyone know anything about this company? I have never been on a small plane and a little leary about this....but want the experience.
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Jul 10th, 2008, 09:41 AM
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Hi starrenee - they are one of the local companies that are well known for their tours.

I can't give you a review yet, because I am going with them on July 23! 4 of us are going together with them, including my one friend who really doesn't like flying.

I'll post a trip report when I get back (first week of August), and let you know how it went.
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Jul 11th, 2008, 05:37 AM
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We took a Misty Fjords flightseeing tour with them in August 2004, and they were fine. We landed in a lake and took off again, and it was very interesting and picturesque. (At the time there was a 2-for-1 coupon in the Toursaver Coupon book, which is how we chose them, but that seems to be a thing of the past.) They still seem to receive good reviews.
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Jul 11th, 2008, 01:19 PM
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Thanks Kaudrey update would be great!
We leave Aug. 1 for leaves out of Seattle on Aug. 2....
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Jul 14th, 2008, 10:38 AM
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I'm not going to be able to help you before your trip, then. We are camping/hiking for a week after the cruise, and won't be returning home until August 3rd.

I am sure it will be great fun, though, for both of us!
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Jul 22nd, 2008, 01:36 PM
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We went with them in May 2006 and it was fantastic.

A little bumpy on the way out (it was pouring rain) but sunshine & smooth skies once we got to the Misty Fjords itself.
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Aug 7th, 2008, 11:28 AM
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starrenee1 - hope you enjoy your trip!

The flightseeing with Southeast Aviation was really fun. We actually had a sunny day in Ketchikan, which was neat for being so unusual. I posted a trip report on the Alaska boards if you are interested.
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Aug 8th, 2008, 07:56 AM
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I am a long time customer of Southeast Aviation and have flown with them several times. They are an excellent operation and you are sure to have a great tour.
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