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Alaska Ocean Wilderness Expedition 

Go on an adventure as you explore the deep mysterious waters of island studded sea passages in search of wildlife aboard a rugged Zodiac expedition craft..

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Do you want to use our local expertise to help create a custom experience, enjoy the privacy of having exclusive use of the boat, or need help with marine transportation logistics for your own expedition?

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  • star rating  So professional, prompt and knowledgeable!! We were able to bypass all the excursion lines at the dock! Boat and gear that we wore were high quality and clean. Got... read more

    Micah S
    May 13, 2023
  • star rating  Best tour in Ketchikan! - We had an amazing experience in this tour, we enjoyed every minute of it and will always remember it. Our tour guides Eric and Delainey were extremely knowledgeable and friendly.... read more

    Ingrid L
    May 12, 2023
  • star rating  Very fun tour! We saw a great sized pod of humpback whales! We watched them come up and feed multiple times. The guides we had, Carly and Kelly, were great... read more

    September 9, 2022
  • star rating  We took this tour as part of our southbound Alaksa Cruise. For years we took the crowded cruise company sponsored tours. It is definitely time to switch to... read more

    September 4, 2022
  • star rating  This is a unique way to see the area and I recommend it to everyone! The staff is top notch and ready to make your adventure into nature most memorable.

    September 2, 2022
  • star rating  One of the highlights of our Alaska Cruise trip. We saw plenty of eagles, seals, sea stars and of course, a whale. We didn't expect to see whales so close... read more

    September 2, 2022
  • star rating  First-class operation, all the way around. It was foggy on the morning we were supposed to go out, and we got a call from the company, asking if we could... read more

    August 22, 2022
  • star rating  Friendly people, cool excursion!

    We visited in August with our 3 children between 4 and 11 years old. The kids loved the adventure of the RIB/Speed boat and the... read more

    August 22, 2022
  • star rating  This tour was probably the best we had during our time in Alaska. Escaping the crowds on shore and getting to see the remote beauty around Ketchikan that so... read more

    August 8, 2022
  • star rating  Amazing wildeness experience out of the crowds. You can take your time and explore the beautiful nature Ketchikan has to offer away from the cruise crowds. Staff was... read more

    July 29, 2022
  • My sister and I went Out to Sea with Out to Sea Expedition Co for a wildlife excursion. We had a great time! We were on a Zodiac that holds... read more

    Kimberly Flynn Avatar Kimberly Flynn
    May 21, 2023
  • There were so many wonderful things about our experience. After Delaney and Eric got us geared up, we headed out and had a great time. The weather was perfect and... read more

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    Lily Dale Avatar Lily Dale
    May 16, 2023
  • One of the highlights of our Alaska Cruise trip. We saw plenty of eagles, seals, sea stars and of course, a whale. We didn't expect to see whales so close... read more

    Jerry Hsu Avatar Jerry Hsu
    September 21, 2022
  • Great outing for us. We enjoyed the custom feel of the tour; the knowledge of the area and wilderness. Whales, eagles, seals, kelp forests, star fish, and hot chocolate! It... read more

    malena calderon Avatar malena calderon
    September 21, 2022
  • Incredible personalized wildlife experience for the family. Away from the cruise crowds!

    Gerardo Ramos Avatar Gerardo Ramos
    July 30, 2022
  • Had an AMAZING tour with Carly and Kellie in June 2022! We were the only booking for the day so it was an unexpected private tour. They took us... read more

    Michelle T Avatar Michelle T
    July 30, 2022
  • Take the tour, thank me when you get off. You aren’t crammed with a million other tourists getting an okay view of the wildlife. Nope! You are up close and... read more

    Stina A Avatar Stina A
    July 30, 2022
  • Excellent choice for an excursion. We were on the Norwegian Encore and had a limited amount of time in port. Delaney was great with confirming emails about arrival times,... read more

    Dana Kent Avatar Dana Kent
    June 10, 2022
  • Went on a Zodiac boat tour, about 2hrs. Nice tour, saw a pair of Humpback whales, seals, eagles. Educated ladies running it. Boat is beyond cool. Would do again.

    Jennifer Enriquez Avatar Jennifer Enriquez
    May 24, 2022
  • Wonderful trip to the sea. Delaney is a fantastic host. Kelly is a wonderful captain. Both are lovely. It is certainly a very different view from the ocean. The sky... read more

    Zhen Zhang Avatar Zhen Zhang
    May 20, 2022