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8033-7979 S Tongass Hwy, Ketchikan, AK 99901-9757
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Reviewed 6 September 2019

This was our last port of call from our cruise and we had yet to see a bear (or much else in the way of wildlife) Broseph was our bus guide from the cruise ship to Herring Cove. He shared a lot of information about...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Gayl M
Reviewed 5 September 2019

Check the times for low tide and you will likely see a bear or two. On any given day there will be at least thirty people lining the road and the bridge while they observe the bears.

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 30 August 2019

We went to tourist information in Ketchikan and asked about going out to herring cove. The very helpful young man informed us low tide was at 7:00 and an hour either side was the best time for bear sightings. He also told us his mother...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 18 August 2019

$300 U.S. for a nature walk, through some native forest, and an extensive boardwalk, searching for bears! How many bears in this country, again! We did manage to see a couple, all 50 tourists of us, from the boardwalk, but honestly? For such a huge...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Suzanne M
Reviewed 28 July 2019

We booked this tour 4th July within half an hour of getting off our cruise ship and chose this tour as there were signs on their board saying there were bears in the creek. The leaflet we were given told us we would have the...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 6 June 2019

There are several tours that will take you to the southern part of the island, and this is a great place to stop to see bears, eagles and harbor seals! Great photo ops!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Amanda S
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Herring Cove can be a great place to view wildlife. Our private guide took us to Herring Cove in search of bears who are often visible. We only saw lots of bear poop, no live bears when we went but it was lots of fun...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank brenda C
Reviewed 18 September 2018

Apparently Herring Cove can be a great place to view wildlife. But I think you have to do it very cautiously and safely from a narrow shoulder along the highway. We did not see anything but enjoyed the drive. My group of six rented a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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