(907) 247-1305

On all our tours Our personable driver will pick you up at the cruise ship dock or your hotel and bring you to our dock and deliver you back at the end of your tour.

For many years I've been flying around the outer islands of S.E. Alaska and watching whales from the plane. They are truly some of the most magnificent animals on this earth and I never tire of them. I've also been thinking of how to share the whales but, up until now I hadn't come up with an affordable viewing area I felt I could take people to with a consistent chance of seeing numbers of whales.

Well last year I did some flying in an out of the way area and I saw whales every time I went there. In fact there were times when I had to change my landing path to avoid whales and one time I had a whale swim under my floating plane. It doesn't hurt that this area is downright gorgeous with mountains and a myriad of islands and cliffs ending in the sea, waves foaming at their bases. With eagles, seals, sea otters, sea lions, an occasional puffin and of course whales.

As you can see, the second picture down is a little blurry...well really blurry...but that's what a whale looks like from the plane and I took that picture while flying and banking, with one hand on the camera...perhaps you can do better and I'll put it on the website.

So... am I going to guarantee that you'll see all these animals...nope, the darn things move way too much... but...I will guarantee beautiful coastal scenery and I haven't been there in a long time when I haven't seen whales and sea otters.

$475.00 per person/2 person min./4 max.
$425.00 for children under 12 years old,
accompanied by two adults.

To reserve the plane for your party only - three person minimum.

The entire adventure is about 3 hours which may be amended by special arrangement.



Black Bear Fishing
whale tail

Humpback Whale
from the air

Black Bear Playing
gulping down candlefish

Humpback Whale

Just Walking Along

two under plane


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Family Air Tours
Sightseeing, Lake Trips & Air Charter
Dave Rocke
P.O. Box 8514
Ketchikan, Alaska 99901

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whale tail and gulping pictures this page by Jan Katzeek
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