Local Connections: Deadliest Catch Crab Fishermen's Tour Created by Captain David Lethin

3.25 hours | Ketchikan | K T N - 6 1 0
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$ 209.95
Min. age: 5 years (See special notes)
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Points of Interest

  • Outdoor Adventures
Wheelchair Accessible, Shopping Opportunities, Easy activity

Description

Be sure to read the Special Notes further down this page for important requirements and restriction.

Fans of the Discovery Channel TV series, "Deadliest Catch," will recognize the Aleutian Ballad! It was made famous in season two and is your portal to adventure on this intriguing, 3-hour Bering Sea Crab Fishermen's Tour. Perfect for the whole family, you'll see what life is like on an authentic Bering Sea fishing boat as you set off in the calm, protected waters. Relax in the heated and sheltered outdoor amphitheatre as your crew hauls up 700 lb. crab pots and long lines from the depths, revealing massive king crabs and other marine life such as octopus, prawns and various other fish species. The amazing sea creatures are gently placed into an on-deck aquarium for you to view, snap photos and even get hands-on with the catch! A stop near Annette Island may offer up close sightings of bald eagles, seals, sea lions, whales and native Alaska fishermen at work.

Special Notes:

Minimum age is 5. Guests make a short walk to/from the cruise ship pier to the vessel.

This tour can accommodate manual and electric wheelchairs; however they must be able to transit the 31 inch wide gangway to embark the tour vessel. Passengers with disabilities must contact the onboard Tour Office at least 48 hours prior to the excursion to ensure arrangements can be made to meet their particular needs. Ketchikan is sometimes a tender port. Please be sure to read the "Accessible Cruising" information on the home page of Princess.com.

Provided: Rain poncho

Unaccompanied Minor Policy: Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Details

Tour timeline may vary to avoid overcrowding, etc.

Walk to vessel, introduction & overview

  • Transport type: Walking
  • Travel time: 00:30
  • Walking distance: 1000
  • Wheelchair accessible: Yes

Cruise to fishing grounds

  • Transport type: Motorized Vessel
  • Transport Capacity: 120
  • Travel time: 00:30
  • Air conditioned: No
  • Wheelchair accessible: Yes
  • Restroom available: Yes
  • Shopping available: Yes
  • Photo/video restrictions: No
  • Photo/video opportunity: Yes

Long line fishing demonstration - halibut, rock fish, shark, etc possible

  • Transport type: Motorized Vessel
  • Transport Capacity: 120
  • Time at site: 00:15
  • Air conditioned: No
  • Wheelchair accessible: Yes
  • Restroom available: Yes
  • Shopping available: Yes
  • Photo/video restrictions: No
  • Photo/video opportunity: Yes

Wildlife viewing - eagles, whales, sea lions, seals, etc possible

  • Transport type: Motorized Vessel
  • Transport Capacity: 120
  • Time at site: 00:30
  • Air conditioned: No
  • Wheelchair accessible: Yes
  • Restroom available: Yes
  • Shopping available: Yes
  • Photo/video restrictions: No
  • Photo/video opportunity: Yes

King & Dungeness crab demonstration - haul 700 lb. crab pot onboard

  • Transport type: Motorized Vessel
  • Transport Capacity: 120
  • Time at site: 00:30
  • Air conditioned: No
  • Wheelchair accessible: Yes
  • Restroom available: Yes
  • Shopping available: Yes
  • Photo/video restrictions: No
  • Photo/video opportunity: Yes

Barrel pot demonstration - octopus, wolf eel possible

  • Transport type: Motorized Vessel
  • Transport Capacity: 120
  • Time at site: 00:30
  • Air conditioned: No
  • Wheelchair accessible: Yes
  • Restroom available: Yes
  • Shopping available: Yes
  • Photo/video restrictions: No
  • Photo/video opportunity: Yes

Cruise back to dock & hear crew stories of fishing in the Bering Sea

  • Transport type: Motorized Vessel
  • Transport Capacity: 120
  • Travel time: 00:30
  • Air conditioned: No
  • Wheelchair accessible: Yes
  • Restroom available: Yes
  • Shopping available: Yes
  • Photo/video restrictions: No
  • Photo/video opportunity: Yes