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Icy Strait Point is located in the town of Hoonah on Chichagof Island. We are a quick 20 minute flight from Juneau, Alaska. Icy Strait Point is the only private cruise ship destination in Alaska; we offer over 20 different shore excursions including...more
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108 Cannery Road, Hoonah, AK 99829
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Reviewed March 19, 2019

Beautiful, quaint little town with plenty to see and do while in port. Was definitely my favorite and look forward to visiting again this summer. Have to try the many flavors of freshly made mini donuts!

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank obelisk7
Reviewed March 10, 2019 via mobile

It was fun to see local people dressed up with their traditional costumes and playing drums to greet us when we were docking. We also saw a whale swimming by. We were lucky. After we got docked, we walked along the beautiful beach. Many kids...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank shiho b
Reviewed January 23, 2019

We were here at the end of the tourist season for this quaint Tingil village. The town only had a couple of local shops open, but we came across a local totem pole carving facility so we decided to stop in. The old elders of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank midwaytoheaven
Reviewed January 13, 2019

A tourist trap usually accessed by a cruise line. We enjoyed a cooking class there and really enjoyed it!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank ThomasJ4132
Reviewed December 11, 2018

A small town, mainly viewing the ex-cannery for tourists. A trip into the village is a good walk around. Locals are friendly. Small gift shops with the usual trinkets. Check the "made in" labels - not sure if they were joking, but we were told...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank Karen B
Reviewed December 11, 2018

Whales, seals and birds in abundance when we there. Take time to walk around the lovely well kept path, though the town itself isn’t up to much. But we weren’t there to see buildings, we were there for the whales and eagles. And we certainly...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank tidge2017
Reviewed November 12, 2018

It is a beautiful place for retiree or person who busies in their daily life. The scenery is very enjoyable and relax. You can watch the whales "jumping" around on the sea, feel the nature of the forest, enjoying the big snow crabs and lobsters...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Vleo0306
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Most of Hoonah will be missed unless you go to town. The nature ride is mildly interesting, but stories get told from a too esoteric point of view. There are a few nuggets here, but you have to look hard.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank 501Arby
Reviewed November 6, 2018

We stopped here with our cruise cause my partner wanted to take the zipline, it is a quaint small town of only 700 ppl good seafood place we also took a whale watching tour and managed to see a hump back jumping out of the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank brenda y
Reviewed November 6, 2018

An interesting visit particularly the cannery museum. Beautiful scenery and people are friendly. Great zip line if you are that way inclined

Date of experience: September 2018
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ticketmom
April 24, 2019|
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Response from AnneC229 | Reviewed this property |
I do not know, but I would suggest you call or email Icy Strait Point directly and have that conversation -- their contact info is on their website. We did not go on a bear-watching excursion while we were there for part of... More
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ticketmom
April 21, 2019|
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Response from AnneC229 | Reviewed this property |
While we have not taken a combo tour like that, I just looked on the website for Icy Strait Point and they have something called a "Whale, Wildlife & Bear Search Combo" tour listed on their website right underneath the... More
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Karen B
March 24, 2019|
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Response from twicks240 | Reviewed this property |
So many things can happen. On our cruise same time 2018 there were delays and NCL had to refund some excursions. So, I can't recommend booking outside NCL.
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