Step aboard a ship with a fascinating and colourful history as a commercial crab fishing boat and hear about the amazing world of Alaskan crab fishing.
Listen to amazing stories about life as a commercial fisherman in the wild waters of Alaska
Take a three-hour Alaskan fishing cruise from Ketchikan
Travel through the beautiful Inside Passage aboard the Aleutian Ballad
Watch for wildlife like whales, sea lions and eagles
Level 1: Easy - suitable for most people
3 hours 15 min
Dress warmly and in layers.
If you’re a fan of the Discovery Channel’s hit TV show ‘Deadliest Catch’, you saw the Aleutian Ballad, a commercial fishing boat, escape a rogue wave in the Bering Sea.
On this three-hour fisherman’s tour from Ketchikan, hop aboard the Aleutian Ballad and navigate through the tranquil, protected waterways of the Inside Passage with a seasoned fishing crew. Marvel at the variety of marine creatures caught in barrel pots and hauled up on deck. Touch some of the catch, take photos and listen to entertaining sea lore.
Watch the crew prepare long-line barrel pots and 700-pound king crab pots and see king crab, box crab, prawns, rockfish, eel, octopus and more as they’re hauled on deck.