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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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This was just the start of the season and still we saw so much! Mostly due to the fact that our boat was fast and had a good captain and good spotter aboard. None of us... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

This was just the start of the season and still we saw so much! Mostly due to the fact that our boat was fast and had a good captain and good spotter aboard. None of us wanted to be herded into a "big cruise ship excursion" type tour so we booked direct online. We are very pleased with the communication... More 

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Boston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Recently took this tour during an Alaskan cruise and would highly recommend it to anyone. Booked it separately from the cruise as my wife and I were looking for a smaller boat as compared to what we saw on the shore excursion website. The boat was perfect, fitting up to 18 and the captain and his crew member were incredibly... More 

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Karratha, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Great sightings/photos relaxing friendly atmosphere great day. Dislike not seeing an orca whale oh well next time maybe

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Ottawa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

During our last Alaska cruise, we stopped at Icy Strait Point and enjoyed the location very much but the most incredible part of our whole cruise was the whale watching excursion we booked with Hoonah Whale Watching. Instead of the crowded (over 100 person) ship's excursion, there were only 8 of us and Capt. Paul Comolli took us on a... More 

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HoonahAK, Owner at Hoonah Travel Adventures - Whale Watch, responded to this review

Hello~ We are so happy that your trip with us was one of the highlights of your cruise!! We appreciate you taking the time to write a review and please come and see us again!! ~Angie More 

Rochdale, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

We booked this experience separately from the cruise ship. It was a good price, well organised in the planning and we had a fantastic time. The boat held 16 people, it was very modern and had great viewing opportunities.The captain and his ' mate ' were excellent. They were very knowledgeable and passionate about Alaska and its wildlife. They found... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 via mobile

Booked independently of the cruise line for a fraction of the cost on an intimate tour, 16 guests in total (as opposed to the 150 guest all crammed onto a cruise ship tour boat). The booking experience was positive & all information provided about the meeting point was detailed & accurate. We were driven the short distance to the boat... More 

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Dundalk, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We had the most awesome whale watching experience in Icy Strait with Hoonah Travel. Naturally the weather was a beautiful day and we seen whales at least 8 times and sea lions and many sea otters. Paul was our boat captain and told us stories and history of the land and eveyday life on Hoonah.. It was definitely a highlight... More 

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Canton, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Captain Paul was excellent. The reviews on the boat/ trip are spot on. Clean and very nice boat. We had 10 in our group and everyone had a great time. All had an opportunity to take pictures on the front or rear of the boat. Very good narration of the area and living in Alaska. I would recommend them.

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Rockbridge Baths, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

We saw some whales plus two sea otters trying to dunk one another. Capt. Paul was excellent at trying to put his boat in the perfect position so all onboard could see everything. It was a great day. If we were to book the same cruise again, we would definitely book this adventure.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

The boat was fast, clean and spacious with plenty of room to move around outside to get a good look at the whales. We saw probably 4 or 5 different humpback whales but from quite a distance. The company was professional and the booking was easy and hassle free. I was a bit disappointed that the whales we saw were... More 

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