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Promech Air

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Address: 1515 Tongass Ave, Ketchikan, AK 99901-6011
Phone Number:
+1 800-860-3845
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

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What a day!

We had been starved of wildlife viewing opportunities in Canada so this trip proved to be a highlight. The floatplane trip from Ketchikan was brilliant, great scenery and an... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2016
Greater Melbourne, Australia

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Melbourne, Australia
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77 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

We booked this tour with our cruise company, so you could probably do this cheaper by booking independently. It starts with a scenic 45 minute float plane out to Neats Bay. The views are exceptional. Make sure you fly the same side to and from so that you get views of both sides of the plane. Then you land at... More 

Thank Ronnie S
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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155 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

We had been starved of wildlife viewing opportunities in Canada so this trip proved to be a highlight. The floatplane trip from Ketchikan was brilliant, great scenery and an informative commentary from pilot Clark? After about 30 minutes we landed in Neet's Bay and taxied up to the salmon hatchery jetty. Here we were met by guide Amanda and her... More 

Thank Spit56
Hobart, Australia
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16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Always wanted to see bears in their natural habitat, and wasn't disappointed here. The flight was sensational (very smooth), first time in a float plane and loved it. The plain ride is worth the money whether you see a bear or not. Our pilot gave interesting commentary on the 20 minute flight, very informative. Upon arrival started our walk and... More 

Thank tassiedevil93
glasgow scotland
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155 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2016 via mobile

OMG I cannot put into words how amazing this trip was. The seaplane I have to confess is an acquired taste, the weather wasn't great and we felt every bit of the wind and air pockets. Once we landed and got to the viewing area it was just superb, at one point we had 7 bears all together in full... More 

4 Thank laiyw
Yorktown Heights, New York
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42 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2015

We were flown over the beautiful Tonglass Forest in a Float Plane, and all that we saw from the air was described in a fascinating manner. At Neet's Bay, Puck, our Bear Guide, showed us the Salmon Hatchery, Bear Trails, trees that bear had marked, bears scooping salmon out of the water, and the "temporary dens" where the bear ate... More 

4 Thank mtmorgen
Irving, Texas
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75 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2015

I've been to Neet's Bay twice - once by float plane and once by boat. This is a salmon hatchery and the bears are there because the salmon are coming back to spawn. Since I was on arranged tours both times I don't know how the guide system works, all I know is that we had a guide each time.... More 

3 Thank MLWTex
Park Rapids, Minnesota
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288 reviews
102 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2015

The adventure started out with a float plane ride gives you a birds eye of Alaska's terrain - breath taking & worthy of many pictures. The plane delivers you to a dock, where our group was met by Amanda - who led us on an easy walk through the woods, past the salmon hatchery and to a run area where... More 

3 Thank OliverandLisa
Sydney, Australia
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89 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2015 via mobile

Lots of fun, both getting there and seeing the bears in their natural habitat, firstly we took a bus out to the float planes, it was a ten seater craft, I thought the flight was ok but my wife felt a bit air sick from the bumpy flight we flew over some mountainous terrain only accessible by plane arriving at... More 

4 Thank vpmuscat
Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2015

great trip,charlie our pilot was excellent ,pointed all the wild life out on our 30 min trip over to neets bay.within minutes of landing we sighted our first black bear down in the river 30 metres away ,that day we sighted 5 bears on the shoreline gorging on the salmon.Puck our ranger for the day was also very knowledgeable.great trip... More 

3 Thank bransands
Melbourne, Australia
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80 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2015

We had an amazing time at Neet's Bay. The plane ride from Ketchikan was great, it gave you an idea of the surrounding landscape which was truly beautiful! At Neet's Bay we were greeted by Amanda who you could tell straightaway loved her job and she gave us a lot of information about the bears, life at Neet's Bay and... More 

3 Thank jabitz

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