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Address: 108 Cannery Road, Hoonah, AK 99829
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+1 907 945 3141
08:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

Icy Strait Point is located in the town of Hoonah on Chichagof Island. We...

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 ATVs, biking, kayaking, nature tours, the best whale watching in Alaska and the world's largest and highest zipline ride. We also have 3 waterfront restaurants with breathtaking views offering some of the freshest seafood you will ever eat. Don't miss our unique shopping center, a free museum, walking trails, etc.

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Culture and Bald Eagles

Our cruise ship docked at the converted cannery on Icy Strait Point and offered a number of excursions. We selected the van tour of the area that included The Tlingit Cultural... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 21 October 2016
Glenda B P
Florida, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

Good brew, friendly people with a nice view. Bald Eagles around the corner on the trail. I believe that the bus stopped really close to take you into town or back to the cruise ship

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

This museum is as short walk from the cruise ship terminal and unlike many other attractions, here is no entry fee. This is a self guided tour through the many buildings, so there is no rush and you can take your time. This place has been fully restored it's original condition to show you the history of fishing in Alaska.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

This is a very good place to have fun with teenagers. They have ,Beer walks,Ziplining and whale watching etc

1 Thank Max R
Vilnius County, Lithuania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

Such a cute little place. You can see wheals easily swimming around, sometimes even couple of them. You can walk to another city on feet. Zipline ride is amazing too. All the restaurants has a good quality food. Shrimps, halibut, salmon.... Really great place to visit

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

We stopped here while on a cruise. Our group split up and did different things, I did the kayak tour they offer. The tour was nice, we got to see some wildlife and enjoy the scenery. The village has a little "mall" with different stores and even restaurants.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

I'm not a big fan of cruising, but it was the best way to see the inside passage for an initial visit. I don't care much for the days at sea and would much rather port and explore a land destination. Icy Strait Point recently opened their dock, so the ship doesn't have to tender passengers back and forth. As... More 

3 Thank Ravekid
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

What a wonderful place scenery is truest amazing Some nice traditional Alaskan shops with good gifts at reasonable prices Some nice walks Great wildlife truly an amazing must see stop

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

What a lovely place we booked from home to do the whale watch and the zip rider. Whale watching amazing our guide was excelent and so close to shore also Otters were around the boat just playing and there was brown bears on the beach it was just awesome. The Salmon factory was great lots of history, we would do... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Icy Strait Point is mostly owned by the Tsinglit nation with financial investment from private investors. Originally, it was a salmon canning factory and they still demonstrate the method for canning salmon that is used. We purchased some canned salmon and it was the best canned salmon we've ever eaten. The gift shoppes were full of amazing hand made items,... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Our cruise ship docked at the converted cannery on Icy Strait Point and offered a number of excursions. We selected the van tour of the area that included The Tlingit Cultural Presentation. On the tour we enjoyed seeing the local countryside, fishing village, and a Bald Eagle nest with two eaglets quaking as the mother delivered fish to the nest.... More 

1 Thank Glenda B P

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