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Humpback Whale Breaching

Dave and Diane Noll took this awesome video of a humpback whale breaching while they toured with Hoonah Travel Adventures in July 2014 near Point Adolphus. Thank you so much to the Nolls for sharing it with us!

Thank You, USCG!

Today, the Hoonah Bound had its biannual dry dock inspection! We spent a lot of time disassembling so the US Coast Guard could inspect all the welds and thru hulls. The Hoonah Bound passed with flying colors! Thank you to USCG Lt. Butler, Lt. Kat, and Senior Inspector Sazon for crawling all around and ensuring…

Whale Tour Compilation Video

Zach, one of our crew members, created this compilation of videos and images from Hoonah Travel Adventures’ Whale Watch Tours. Check it out!

The Aquatic Mammals of Icy Strait

Whales and bears aren’t the only fascinating animal life to be seen in Alaska’s Inside Passage. The pristine waters of Icy Strait also provide a home for a number of aquatic mammals. The following are four types of marine mammals that you’ll surely see during your trip to Hoonah. Orcas Commonly known as killer whales,…

Staying Safe in Bear Country

Travelers to Alaska’s Inside Passage are often fortunate enough to get a look at one or more of the region’s many black or brown bears. Bears can usually be seen near salmon streams, and it’s not unusual to spot one or two wandering down the main street of Hoonah during the early morning hours. Visitors…