Alaskan Modoc Adventures - 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 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 an open-air deck with an outdoor fireplace 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 luxury stateroom with a private bathroom
  • 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.

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Historic yacht

Before it was remodeled into a luxury fishing yacht, The Modoc was a WWII rescue tugboat in the South Pacific, a spy ship, and then a US Coast Guard vessel 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 your catch home 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.

Highlights of Ketchikan, Alaska

  • Salmon Capital of the World: The town has abundant schools of the pink, green, and silvery fish.
  • Diverse wildlife: Black and brown bears, mountain goats, and moose are common sights in nearby parks and recreation areas. Mink and river otter can be spotted along beaches, and orca and humpback whales inhabit coastal waters in summer.
  • See saltwater fjords and cliffs that soar 3,000 feet into the air at Misty Fjords National Monument.
  • Alaskan adventure: Stop by the visitors bureau for information on guided tours and excursions or to pick up a copy of the official Ketchikan Walking Tour map.

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What You Get

  • $1,699 for a 4-day/5-night guided Alaskan fishing tour for one person with luxury stateroom accommodations, gourmet meals, and airport transfers to and from the cruise (up to a $4,880 value)

Policies and Fees

Book by: 6/27/14
Travel by: 9/14/14

  • Cancellation policy and fees: 30-day cancellation notice required or fee up to the Groupon price applies
  • Taxes: 2.5% not included
  • Additional fees: Alaska sportfishing license not included; alcoholic beverages and gratuities are not included with gourmet meals. Halibut fishing is an extra $50 a day.
  • Prices based on double occupancy, $500 additional fee may apply for solo travelers

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

  • Must book by 6/27/14 or promotional value expires
  • Must complete travel by 9/14/14
  • Limit 1 per person, may buy 4 additional as gifts
  • Limit 1 per visit
  • Valid only for option purchased
  • Reservation required, subject to availability
  • 30-day cancellation notice required or fee up to the Groupon price applies
  • Must be 18+ to check in
  • Credit card required at booking and check-in
  • Must use promotional value in 1 visit
  • Not valid with reward points
  • Alaska sport fishing license required (not included in deal)
  • Halibut fishing is an extra $50 a day
  • 2.5% tax not included
  • Prices based on double occupancy, $500 additional fee may apply for solo travelers.
  • Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Other Details

Room Details

Luxury Stateroom

  • One queen bed or two twin beds
  • Standard occupancy: 2
  • Maximum occupancy: 2

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 or at check-in for an additional cost.

Getting There

  • Nearest airport: Ketchikan International Airport (KTN)
  • Shuttle service: ground transportation is included between KTN and the yacht.

Traveler's Tips

  • All anglers older than 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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