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E-Mail: ketil.reitan@kaktoviktours.com

Cell phone during the boat season: 907 640 0166


ABOUT US

Kaktovik Tours LLC is owned by Ketil, Vebjorn Aishana and Martin Apayauq Reitan.

Ketil Reitan (55)  was born in Norway and came to Alaska and crossed the Northern part of Alaska by dog team for the first time a quarter of a century ago. During his first trip he met his wife, Evelyn Anguyak, and later settled down in Kaktovik. Ketil has lived in Kaktovik and was a crew member in his father-in-Law, Herman Aishanna's whaling crew for 6 years. Ketil hunted by dog team in the mountains, and ran the Iditarod sled dog race 5 times and has finished as high as 10th place. 

Ketil and his family is spending the summers and fall hunting and exploring in Kaktovik and Northern Alaska. Ketil was also theand leading dog musher in BBC and History Channel’s reconstruction of the Race to South Pole between Amundsen and Scott.

Vebjorn Aishana Reitan (20) grew up with hunting in Alaska in the summer and dog mushing in Norway in the winter. He ran his first sled dog race when he was 4 years old and he finished the 137 mile Femund Junior Sled Dog Race, and the Two Rivers 200 mile. He likes to hunt caribou, dall sheep, seal and he has been a member of Green Boat Whaling crew. He is a US Coast Guard certified captain.

Martin Apayauq Reitan (19) grew up with hunting in Alaska in the summer and dog mushing in Norway in the winter. He ran his first sled dog race when he was 4 years old and this winter he finished the 137 mile Femund Junior Sled Dog Race. He likes to hunt, like his older brother Vebjorn Aishana. Martin Apayauq Reitan is a US Coast Guard certified captain.