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Hoonah Travel Adventures - Whale Watch

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Address: Marine Way, Hoonah, AK
Phone Number: +1 907-321-3393
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Description: Hoonah Travel Adventures is an Alaskan family owned small business...
Hoonah Travel Adventures is an Alaskan family owned small business, committed to providing guests with the best customer service in the industry! Our tours offer a unique and thrilling memory of the pristine natural beauty of Hoonah, Alaska. We cater to the cruise ships that visit Icy Strait Point with our Whale watch and City Tour. We offer 3 Whale Watch Cruises daily timed to coincide with the cruise ships schedules. We also offer a unique guided Hoonah City Tour 4 times daily. Both tours pick up and drop off at the entrance to Icy Strait Point. We would love to share Hoonah with you! Reservations can be made online via our website.
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Excellent Captain, Great Experience!

We had a great experience with Captain Herm. It was a small boat, capacity of just 6 passengers, so it was an intimate experience, which is what we were looking for. As we were... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

We had a great experience with Captain Herm. It was a small boat, capacity of just 6 passengers, so it was an intimate experience, which is what we were looking for. As we were searching whales, Herm was good to point out various other types of animals, so we had quite the safari! We saw sea lions, bald eagles, sea... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

This is a great, intimate whale watching experience. The boat was clean, comfortable with inside and outside viewing areas, fast, and expertly directed. Captain Herm deftly put us in terrific position for close whale views; it seemed like others were chasing whales, while we were ahead of them and they were coming to us. Great time, great pictures.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

We are very glad we went with this trip, we saw the large boat that was booked from the cruise ship and they were packed in like sardines and no room to move around and get pictures. We had 6 people and 2 were children, there was plenty of room on the boat. Herm was our captain and he was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

Captain Paul told us so much about life in Hoonah, not just about sea life. It was most interesting. We saw so many whales, sea lions, bears, sea otters and eagles. After the boat trip, Paul drove us around town and explained the housing history and more. It was a highlight of our Alaskan vacation! Well worth the cost.

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Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

Excellent trip!! We booked the six passenger whale watching boat and thoroughly loved it! We saw sea lions, eagles, and several humpback whales. This was a very relaxing morning with a great and knowledgeable captain. We booked this excursion before leaving on our seven day Royal Caribbean cruise and would highly recommend Hoonah Travel to everyone. Much better than larger... More 

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Hubertus, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

I had an experience of a lifetime. We had the hump back whale entertain us 11 times while on the charter boat. Also got to enjoy the numerous dolphins and the otter. Our guide put an enormous effort to meet our expectations and over did himself. Thank you so much for a wonderful experience. This was well worth every penny... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

Trip was excellent, nice small boat with a very knowledgeable Captain. Got to see lots of Humpback whales as well as seals and sea otters.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

Booked and paid in advance. Great trip saw humpback whales, seals, otters, bears,eagles. Had a little tour around the town after the trip. Highly recommended.

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Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 NEW

We loved our trip in Hoonah. The captain was great and we saw lots of whales. It was nice to be in a more intimate setting rather on a boat with 100 people.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

The excursion was great in that we saw Orca's, Hump Back's whales and Sea lions. We never really had a lull in the action because our captain tried with success in following the whales as they would rise. He gave the whales plenty of space so as not to disturb them.

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Address: Address: Marine Way, Hoonah, AK
Phone Number: +1 907-321-3393
Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Hoonah

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