Fish Tales & Ales - 90 minute Historical Walking Tour of Fishing Fleet and Bars
Enjoy a guided historical walking tour of Creek Street and the Fishing Fleet, book ended by drinks at the Fishermen's favorite watering holes. Learn about the colorful events that have shaped Ketchikan, The Salmon Capitol of the World and Alaska's First City. After a round at the "Shipwreck Bar", we'll stroll through town to Creek Street then down to the docks to learn about the world famous fishing fleet and see the boats and crews up close preparing for their next catch. We'll finish at the infamous Potlatch Bar for more drinks and stories.
You will be guided by a Fisherman who lives on the Fishing Fleet’s Dock in Ketchikan. Your guide has first hand knowledge of the Fishing Fleet and their favorite watering holes. Fun, entertainment, drinks, history and a few tall tales make this a “must do” tour while visiting Ketchikan!
As a bonus, your guide will also be your photographer along the scenic walking tour so you can share and enjoy the memories for years to come!
per adult from
1 hour 30 minutes
What's included :
- Alcoholic Beverages
- Entry/Admission - Sourdough Cocktail Bar
- Entry/Admission - Potlatch Bar
What's excluded :
- This is a typical itinerary for this product
Stop At: Sourdough Cocktail Bar, 301 Front St, Ketchikan, AK 99901, USA
AKA The Shipwreck Bar. This is one of the Fishing Fleets favorite places to grab a drink and share stories. We’ll sample a house specialty or brew and peruse the amazing wall of shame of shipwrecked boats. You will also see amazingly large trophy fish and crab mounted on the walls.
Duration: 20 minutes
Stop At: Creek Street, Ketchikan, AK
Historic Red Light District along beautiful Ketchikan Creek - a great place for photos and watching the Salmon go up stream to spawn. Along the way there you will hear stories of the colorful past of Ketchikan, see historic buildings, and get time to stretch your legs along fairly flat sidewalks through town.
Duration: 15 minutes
Pass By: Dolly's House Museum, 24 Creek St, Ketchikan, AK 99901-6508
An example of the types of business that used to line this boardwalk street in the earlier years.
Stop At: Potlatch Bar, 126 Thomas St, Ketchikan, AK 99901-6638
Walk the Fishing Fleet docks to see and learn about the various types of fishing boats, meet some fishermen, hear some fishing tales, then head up to a classic fishermen’s favorite hangout to sample the house specialty or grab a cold brew...with more stories, of course!
Duration: 30 minutes
Departure Point :Ketchikan Visitors Bureau / Berth 2, Ketchikan, AK 99901, USA
Return Detail :Potlatch Bar, 126 Thomas St, Ketchikan, AK 99901, USA
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Wheelchair accessible
- Near public transportation
- Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
- Scooter accessible
- Most travelers can participate
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.