Alaskan Fishing Cruise - Ketchikan, AK

5-Night Fishing Cruise for One with Onboard Accommodations and All Meals from Alaskan Modoc Adventures in Ketchikan, AK

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Fish for Salmon, Halibut, and Rock Crabs Onboard a Luxury Yacht

Enormous halibut, rockfish, and all five species of salmon make their home in the waters off the coast of Ketchikan, Alaska. You can cast out for a trophy catch on this 5-night fishing cruise for one aboard The Modoc, a 146-foot yacht. It has open-air decks with outdoor fireplaces and a hot tub, as well as a large dining room serving gourmet meals that feature each day's catch. The fishing cruise includes:

  • Ground transportation to and from Ketchikan International Airport (KTN)
  • 5 nights in a lower-deck bunkroom with shared bath
  • Daily fishing excursions
  • Gourmet meals prepared by an executive chef
  • All of the fish you catch will be filleted by the staff, vacuum sealed, and flash-frozen in airline-approved boxes for you to take home.

We've listed some trip highlights below. Click here for more information and a packing list.

Historic yacht

Before it was remodeled into a luxury fishing yacht, The Modoc was a WWII rescue tugboat in the South Pacific and a spy ship before serving in the US Coast Guard for more than 20 years.

Guided fishing excursions

You'll spend 8–10 hours fishing each day with the guidance of experienced anglers. On a typical day, you'll cast out for salmon, halibut, lingcod, and rockfish and throw out traps for rock crab and jumbo shrimp. You can then choose to bring home your catch in airline-approved boxes or dress it up in a suit and strap it into the seat next to you.

Gourmet meals

The ship's executive chef prepares three gourmet meals each day that feature fresh fish and seafood, such as steamed rock crab.

Activities

When you're not fishing, there's still plenty else to do. Borrow a kayak to explore the chilly waters or head to the shore to walk through the area's picturesque hiking trails. You might even spot orcas, humpback whales, harbor seals, or sea lions.

Ketchikan, Alaska: Salmon Capital of the World

It's worth it to extend your trip and spend a few days in Ketchikan. In addition to its status as the "Salmon Capital of the World" for its abundant schools of the pink, green, and silvery fish, the woodsy town harbors a diverse group of other wildlife. Black and brown bears are common sightings in nearby parks and recreation areas as well as mountain goats, moose, and wolves. Mink and river otter can sometimes be spotted along Ketchikan's beaches, and orca and humpback whales inhabit the coastal waters during the summer months. The town is also a gateway to the Misty Fjords National Monument, where you can see saltwater fjords and cliffs that soar 3,000 feet into the air.

Stop by the visitors bureau for more information on guided tours and excursions or to pick up a copy of the official Ketchikan Walking Tour map to take a self-guided adventure.

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What You Get

Option 1: $1,499 for a 4-day/5-night guided fishing tour for one person with bunk berth accommodations, gourmet meals, and airport transfers to and from the cruise (up to a $4,380 value)


Policies and Fees

Book by: 2/14/14
Travel windows: Valid for travel 5/10/14–7/4/14 or 7/11/14–9/29/14. Tours depart every 5 days starting from 5/10/14 or 7/11/14. Click here to see all available dates.

  • Blackout dates: No blackout dates within specified travel windows
  • Cancellation policy & fees: 30-day cancellation notice required or fee up to the Groupon price applies
  • Taxes: 2.5% tax not included
  • Additional fees: Alaska sport-fishing license not included; alcoholic beverages and gratuities are not included with gourmet meals

Read the Fine Print for important info on travel dates and other restrictions.

Amenities

  • Two gourmet meals on board and a picnic lunch each day
  • All fishing gear and bait
  • Daily activities, including kayaking and whale-watching
  • Open-air deck with fireplaces and hot tub
  • Complimentary shuttle to and from airport
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The Fine Print

  • Book by 2/14/14 or promo value expires
  • Valid for travel 5/10/14-7/4/14 or 7/11/14-9/29/14
  • Tours depart every 5 days starting from 5/10/14 or 7/11/14
  • Limit 1 per person, may buy 4 additional as gifts
  • Limit 1 per person per visit
  • Reservation required, subject to availability
  • 30-day cancellation notice required or fee up to the Groupon price applies
  • Must be 18 or older to check in
  • Credit card required at booking and check-in
  • Must use promo value in 1 visit
  • Not valid with reward points
  • Alaska sport fishing license required (not included in deal)
  • 2.5% tax not included
  • Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Other Details

Room Details

Shared Bunkroom

  • Four bunk berths
  • Standard occupancy: 4
  • Maximum occupancy: 4
  • This Groupon is for one person; each person in the bunkroom must have his or her own Groupon

Hotel Policies

  • Check in: 2 p.m.
  • Check out: 9 a.m.
  • Parking: none
  • Rollaways: not available
  • Smoking policy: no smoking inside the property
  • Pet policy: pets are not allowed inside the property.
  • Accessibility: handicap-accessible rooms are not available.
  • Room upgrades: upgrades may be available during booking for an additional cost.

Getting There

  • By shuttle: ground transportation is included between KTN and the yacht

Traveler's Tips

  • All anglers over the age of 16 must have an Alaskan fishing license. These can be purchased beforehand from the Alaska Department of Fish and Game or onboard The Modoc.

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