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Address: Hoonah, AK 99829
Phone Number: +1 907-945-3327
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 17:00
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Join Legendary Captain Floyd aboard his 35 foot, high-speed, catarmaran...

Join Legendary Captain Floyd aboard his 35 foot, high-speed, catarmaran landing craft for an adventure of a lifetime. Maximum 6 guests! The "Silver Spoon" has a walk-around cabin for easy access for viewing and photo opportunities. There is an outdoor overhang around the sides and back of the cabin for minimum shelter on rainy days, forward of the cabin has a large viewing area to accommodate up to 6 people comfortably. The deck is recessed which makes it very safe for children. The heated cabin includes a restroom.

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Whale Watching

This was a great experience. I had never done anything like this before and Captain Floyd was very knowledgeable, informing us of what to expect when we saw our first whale. On... read more

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5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 21 October 2016
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

This was a great experience. I had never done anything like this before and Captain Floyd was very knowledgeable, informing us of what to expect when we saw our first whale. On the way out he was scouting the landscape for bears and eagles and other wildlife. It was a beautiful day! Well worth it!

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HoonahCaptain1, Manager at F.I.S.H.E.S., responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review and we are so glad that you enjoyed your tour. We certainly had a nice weather last summer, it is still nice! We hope you can return some time soon! Best wishes, Marjorie More 

New Lenox, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Was thrilled when Notcho showed up, and with the sea lions and otters!! Especially the mom with the baby, and the surprise bear on the beach.

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HoonahCaptain1, Manager at F.I.S.H.E.S., responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review and we are always happy when Nacho starts performing! So glad you enjoyed your tour.....each tour is a surprise! I hope you will return soon. Kindest regards, Marjorie More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Trying to avoid the large boats, we booked this small charter during our time in Icy Point Strait. Dealing with the owner's wife, Margie, was very easy ahead of time. She responded right away and even mailed a receipt. She met us near the cruise ship and gave us a little guided tour of town while she drove us to... More 

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HoonahCaptain1, Manager at F.I.S.H.E.S., responded to this review

Thank you so much for your nice review and we are happy your family enjoyed the tour. We very seldom get a one person booking but we are happy when we fill all six spaces, I'm sure you understand. To guarantee a private tour one would have to pay for 6 spaces. We certainly had a great weather this past... More 

Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

We loved our day with Marjorie and Floyd. Marjorie picked us up at the port and had umbrellas for us (nice touch). She drove us to the pier where we headed out with Captain Floyd. We spent the day looking for Nacho, the whale, and we found him and much more - seals, sea lions, otters and even a bear... More 

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HoonahCaptain1, Manager at F.I.S.H.E.S., responded to this review

Thank you for your great review. We love it when Nacho does his job, we know he has been around for at least 40 years and he loves to perform! I wonder if he knows he is the center of attention? We're glad you got some good whale pictures. Icy Strait Point does need a bigger EXCURSION HUB sign so... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

We had a fantasist day with Marjorie and Floyd on our recent visit to Icy Point Strait . Marjorie pick us up at the port and with a short drive got us to the dock with Floyd. What a great trip we had with Floyd for our 3 plus hour cruise. We got to see everything we hoped and more,... More 

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HoonahCaptain1, Manager at F.I.S.H.E.S., responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write an awesome review and the critters were active. Yes, thank you for reminding us about our great scenery sometimes we take it for granted. We hope you can visit again soon. Sincerely, Marjorie More 

Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

I had originally booked a small vessel whale watching trip from Juneau however due to a change in the ships itinerary we had to make last minute changes to our plans....my wives 60th birthday surprise! To say that F.I.S.H.E.S. picked up the pieces is an understatement. On contact from their website, Marjorie's response was quick and faultless. Everything she said... More 

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HoonahCaptain1, Manager at F.I.S.H.E.S., responded to this review

Thank you for your great review. What a grand birthday present to your wife. We are happy to be part of her memorable 60th birthday. (many, many more happy healthy years) Come back for her 61st birthday! Kindest regards, Marjorie More 

Corsicana, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Our second time with Floyd was even better than the first and I didn't think anything could beat it! He had to search more but found the whales. One breeched and then started flapping his flipper. It was by far my favorite and most memorable excursion. Thank you Floyd.

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HoonahCaptain1, Manager at F.I.S.H.E.S., responded to this review

Thank you for choosing FISHES again and taking the time to write a review. Yes, every tour is different, we're glad yours was even better than the first! Come back for the third!! Thanks so much, Marjorie More 

Spartanburg, South Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

This was our second trip with Captain Floyd. He is a master at knowing where to look for whales. We had an incredible outing with him. His patience and persistence afforded us the opportunity to see two humpback breaches...pretty up lose and personal...as well as sea lions, sea otters, and eagles. It was a great day, and if we visit... More 

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HoonahCaptain1, Manager at F.I.S.H.E.S., responded to this review

Thank you for your great review and choosing FISHES again. It is great that you got a picture of the breaching whale! Do come again. Kindest regards, Marjorie More 

Petaluma, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

This private tour started with Marjorie meeting us at the excursion center near the port. Easy, peasy. She took us to the boat, which was a short ride into Hoonah., where we met Captain Floyd and his boat. The heated cabin had seating for 5 passengers with the sixth person standing. We didn't stay inside much anyway, so it was... More 

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HoonahCaptain1, Manager at F.I.S.H.E.S., responded to this review

Thank you so much for your great review and glad you enjoyed your tour. It is awesome when the Orca surface near the boat! Best wishes, Marjorie More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

We found FISHES whale watching tour via a Google search. Judging by all the great reviews and the "guarantee" of seeing whales, we booked this trip in February for our September 13th tour. Marjorie was very kind, kept in contact over the months via email, and was aware that our ship was arriving 2 hours ahead of time. She called... More 

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HoonahCaptain1, Manager at F.I.S.H.E.S., responded to this review

Awwww...thank you so much for your awesome review. We are so happy you had a great memorable day. I could tell your shared charter would have fun on the tour! So glad the wildlife was having fun, too. Many more happy years together. Best wishes, Marjorie More 

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