Enjoy this unique property, which is thought to be the second largest individually owned private parcel on Gravina Island. While Ketchikan Gateway Borough is relatively large at 4,915± square miles of land, only 0.3% of that land is in private hands. The 190± acres of land at Seal Cove is 2% of all the private land in the borough.

Accessible by boat or helicopter, the area caters to adventure seekers, fishermen, and admirers of the wilderness. This property is a rare offering, surrounded by National Forest land and coastal waters.

Located 11 miles south of Ketchikan, along Nichols Passage, Seal Cove is a coastal gem with breathtaking views and approximately one-quarter mile of ocean frontage. The topography is characterized by high ridges and plateaus, providing numerous potential building sites with unobstructed ocean views.

Every aspect of Seal Cove beckons those seeking adventure with hiking, pebble beaches, scenic vistas, and exceptional fishing. Its remote yet accessible location makes it an ideal destination for those yearning to escape the bustle of urban life and reconnect with nature.

Seal Cove is a perfect location for building an off-grid cabin, lodge, or family retreat or making this property your next business or vacation venture with endless opportunities for adventure and relaxation. More than just a haven for outdoor recreation, it’s a place where one can truly disconnect from the chaos of the modern world and reconnect with the rhythms of nature.


  • 190± acres of remote land with no road access
  • Seal Cove is approximately 11 miles south of Ketchikan
  • 30-minute boat ride to Ketchikan, a few minutes by helicopter
  • Approximately a quarter mile of ocean frontage on Seal Cove
  • The highlands at Seal Cove are part of Punch Hill
  • The topography is characterized by a series of successively higher ridges and plateaus, providing numerous potential building sites with unobstructed ocean views
  • Fresh live water on the property
  • Sale includes mineral rights
  • Historic mining exploration site
  • Phase one environmental survey was performed prior to purchase by the seller
  • Cruise ships enter and exit the southeastern end of Tongass Narrows (in front of Ketchikan) from Nichols Passage south, adjacent to the Seal Cove property, or southeast through Revillagigedo Channel
  • Co-listed with Yvan Corbin of Real Broker of Alaska | (907) 301-0875 | yvan@alaskatopshelfrealty.com
  • Learn more about this property, its investment potential and information about the area in the Property Brochure.

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