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Great Alaskan Lumberjack Show

420 Spruce Mill Way, Ketchikan, AK 99901-6572
+1 907-225-9050
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Good Fun if a Little Corny

We stopped I Ketchikan on a cruise and on a very rainy day so many of the outdoor options were not... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Robert C
Littleton, Colorado
Usually steer clear of these, but this is a great exception!

Granted, this is a bit of a stretch in terms of historic accuracy, but it is very entertaining and... read more

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This is hands down the rowdiest tour in Alaska! Rugged Woodsmen compete in 16 events that are part of the rich logging history of Ketchikan, Alaska. The competition is located in the historical downtown just one block of the the cruise ship dock. This competition features current lumberjack athletes who are recognized in the professional sport and travel the world. Thrilling events such as log rolling, chopping, sawing, axe throwing combined with local stories give our guests a glimpse into the wild world of the Alaskan Lumberjack. Fun for all ages and groups of any size. 500 covered, heated and cushioned seats with concessions a authentic Alaskan gift shop gift. Don't miss the axe-tion!
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  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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420 Spruce Mill Way, Ketchikan, AK 99901-6572
+1 907-225-9050
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Reviewed yesterday

We stopped I Ketchikan on a cruise and on a very rainy day so many of the outdoor options were not that attractive. This show was a lot of fun and the audience is under cover while the lumberjacks are out in the weather. It...More

Thank Robert C
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Granted, this is a bit of a stretch in terms of historic accuracy, but it is very entertaining and the performers do a really good job with demonstrating skills that were a must in days gone by. I would strongly encourage you to take this...More

Thank supercubber
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Do not book as a shore excursion. Almost always a space available unless you are on a large ship. Very entertaining and a good stop if you cannot do a walking or wilderness tour.

Thank wjlusc
Reviewed 2 days ago

Booked through cruise. Third trip to Alaska but never saw the show as figured it would be too cheesy. Had grandson with us this time so decided to do something different and went ahead and booked. Glad we did. Interesting, fast paced, funny and only...More

Thank S L
Reviewed 2 days ago

The show is about 1 hour and is in walking distance from the cruise ship dock. Covered seating and very engaging presentation. Lots of fun for all ages.

Thank Maureen E
Reviewed 3 days ago

The lumberjack show was the highlight of our visit to Ketchikan. I'd definitely recommend attending if you stop there on your cruise but don't purchase tickets through your cruise line as they are cheaper if you purchase directly from them. They divide you into two...More

Thank Jordan_GoTigers
Reviewed 4 days ago

My grandma and I really enjoyed this show while visiting on a cruise ship. Although it is a little cheesy, it has a very fascinating display of Alaskan lumberjack industries that were very much prominent in the late 19th century.

Thank Abigail H
Reviewed 4 days ago

We finally decided to watch the show after so many visits to Ketchikan and in spite of the rain it was well worth it. ( the stands are heated and covered). The lumberjacks put on an expert display of lumberjack skills with a little humor...More

Thank Don H
Reviewed 6 days ago

My husband and I went on a boat excursion which returned to Ketchikan at noon. It was a short walk to the Great Alaskan Lumberjack Show. We went to the 1:00 show. I bought our tickets through their phone number. The show is well staged,...More

Thank karen m
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had a great time watching lumberjack show. Talented athletes in "competition" humorous- very entertaining for all. The wait to enter "theatre" through gift shop was a bit annoying and crowded but show is worth it. Cushioned bleachers and heaters made for a comfortable watching experience.

Thank machugas
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Sherri M
Are there several shows a day? As I am taking my mom and she wants to do several tours while in town.
23 January 2017|
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Response from Showard52 | Reviewed this property |
There are typically at least 2 shows per day/very busy when cruise ships are in town though, but worth your time.
Gail J
We are taking a cruise and will be stopping in Ketchikan on june 7th. If I order the tickets online, are they mailed out or where do I pick them up? We are from Canada.
14 March 2016|
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Response from Kay L | Reviewed this property |
We just walked in and purchased tickets.