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Old May 31st, 2005, 11:03 PM
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Default Ketchikan -Totem Park by cab?

Greetings,

In Ketchikcan, how far is it to the Totem Park or Saxman Native Village from the pier? And are there taxis available? Approximate cost?

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Old June 1st, 2005, 03:02 PM
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Default Re: Ketchikan -Totem Park by cab?

Totem Bight is about 12 miles from downtown?? But Saxman Village which is only 2 needs a guide in my opinion. It is not self guided and a great part of the reason to go there is the stories behind the totems. If you just want a look at totems, there are plenty to see right in the down town area including some very nice ones out the back of the Fox Westmark hotel- just take the funicular up and go out the back.

I was just there a couple weeks ago, no longer is the carving shed open to most independent tours. But you can look in the windows. Another option if you still do the cab, sometimes guides were in the past, available from the gift shop.
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Old June 4th, 2005, 09:16 PM
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Default Re: Ketchikan -Totem Park by cab?

We have signed up for a tour to Totem Bight by any chance did you see this area?
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Old June 5th, 2005, 03:02 AM
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Yes I have been to Totem Bight many times, I've driven there and it's more self guided. Very park like.
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Old June 6th, 2005, 10:57 PM
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Tour buses, which are really school buses converted to haul tourists around, take you to the totems and back to the ferry. There are several to choose from offering different tours, pretty cheap at $20 or so.
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Old June 7th, 2005, 08:51 AM
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Default Re: Ketchikan -Totem Park by cab?

The totem tours now are in the $25-30pp range at the dock visitor center.
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