$79 per person

Want to learn about a place? Drink with locals! This fun, informative and entertaining 90-minute walking tour is sure to please anyone who wishes to get off the beaten path and immerse themselves in the culture of Alaska’s First City.  Ketchikan is famous for “doing business at the bar” and you’ll learn why as you hear infamous stories of days gone by, the prohibition era when the red-light district was in full swing and the colorful history of Ketchikan’s most popular hot spots.  You’ll enjoy a sampler beverage at several of Alaska’s most historic pubs, meet the genuine characters who make Ketchikan unique and enjoy a stroll down historic Creek Street.  At your final stop you’ll be entertained by live music and have a chance to relax with new friends. Join the locals and belly up to the bar in Ketchikan!

Tours are booked in small groups to make the tour more personal - if you want to book a group, please contact us directly.


Guests must be 21 years of age, have legal photo ID and be able to walk over the course of ¾ mile, flat terrain. Must dress for the weather.

HOW TO BOOK: Because we partner with major cruise lines, we have a very busy schedule.  If you click the button below and let us know the date of your arrival and the ship you are on, we can reply with all the available tour times.  Then, we can give you a call to arrange payment - we appreciate a more personal touch so we can also answer any questions you might have.  It's that easy!

WHEN YOU ARRIVE: Our guides arrive at YOUR ship 30 minutes prior to tour departure time to greet all guests.  They will be holding a sign with the tour title.  Please check in at least 10 minutes prior to departure as the tour will leave on time, no exceptions.

TOUR ITINERARY VARIES DEPENDING ON THE LOCATION OF YOUR SHIP! Each tour will include at least 3 stops in some of these famous establishments:

  • Arctic Bar, home of the happy bears!

  • Creek Street Cabaret, home of Ketchikans amazing music scene.

  • The Asylum, original home of KJ's Ravens Roost

  • The Potlatch, one of the most iconic fishermen's bars in Alaska

  • Sourdough Bar, featuring dozens of historic Ketchikan photos on display.

  • Totem Bar, home of the Totem Tea!

  • Bawden Street Brewing, utilizing local flavors to bring you amazing beers.