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The brown bears are out!

Did you know that brown bears (Ursus arctos) grow to be about 9 feet tall? They can also weigh upwards of 1,000 pounds! They are most active outside their dens from late spring until early fall. Join us on a bear search this summer!

Update for Summer 2021

Things are looking up for the Alaskan tourism industry as well as for the eager cruisers awaiting news. With recent legislation passed in Congress cruise lines are now able to bypass Canada and come directly to Alaska. More and more cruise lines are adding sailings for this summer! We are ecstatic about this development! We will be offering the following tours this season: Wilderness Tour and Brown Bear Search, Tlingit Canoe and Culture Experience, Wooshkeetan Fishing Adventure, and Fairweather Kayak Adventure! The Alaskan Marine Highway System is another option for the independent traveler who is set on visiting Hoonah! The ferry sets sail from Juneau to Hoonah every other Monday and Thursday morning. After departing Hoonah it passes through a neighboring town Gustavus before looping back around in the afternoon. This allows you to spend the day in Hoonah, take…

Kayaking in Port Friedrich

With summer upon us it’s the perfect time to explore the waters and shorelines of Port Frederick. Climb aboard a kayak and experience Hoonah’s beauty in the most serene way possible.

Hoonah COVID-19 Update

Hoonah Travel Adventures is fortunate to be located in a place where the COVID-19 issue was handled with purpose and sensibility. Our community is 85% vaccinated and rising! Only 4 cases have made it through our safety net! Keeping our customers best interest and safety in mind, 100% of our employee’s will be vaccinated and masked! We have also instituted increased sanitation measures of all vessels and vehicles! While the CDC is still treating the cruising industry more harshly than others, we are confident your ability to cruise Alaska, the most scenic place in the world, will return! Don’t give up! When that time arrives, the Hoonah Travel Adventures Team will be here waiting!! And in order to try and bring back a little normal, we will be offering 2019(A much better year for all!) pricing until April of 2022!

Hoonah, Community, Abundance, Beauty!

Everything is BIGGER in Hoonah!

Hoonah Alaska! Veteran Central!

Hoonah Alaska loves it veterans! Hoonah Travel Adventures, a veteran family owned & run, local tour operator offers 1st class experiences out of the Port of Icy Strait next to Icy Strait Point. Hoonah Travel Adventures picks up just outside your cruise ship or enjoy the 1.3 mile Veterans Memorial Sea Walk to downtown Hoonah!…

Where Wilderness Abounds!  

We will be here for you!

Hello Friends! We, at Hoonah Travel Adventures are deeply saddened by what is happening in the world today as a result of the COVID 19 virus. As you can imagine, the Alaska tourism industry has been devastated. Many of these small, locally owned companies, like ours, and their employee’s, have only this short summer work…