Icy Strait Tours and Shore Excursions

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Icy Strait Premier Whale Watching Adventure

Every summer, humpback whales come to Hoonah in huge numbers to feed on the nutrient-rich waters before migrating south again in the winter. On this tour, you'll have the chance to spot humpbacks and orcas in the beautiful Alaskan waters.

Duration: 3 hours

Price: $180 per person

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Icy Strait Whale Watching Tour

Surround yourself in the majestic wildlife of Icy Strait! You'll enjoy a 2.5-hour cruise through the waters of Icy Strait, where you are guaranteed to spot at least one whale. Icy Strait is home to a wide array of wildlife, including orcas, sea lions, sea otters, harbor seals, porpoise, and the majestic humpback whale.

Duration: 3 hours

Price: $170 per person

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Icy Strait Wilderness Island Tour

Explore the beautiful shorelines of Hoonah, Alaska on a 3-hour driving tour across scenic Chichagof Island. As you begin your adventure, hear stories and local history from your lifelong resident guides. Keep your eyes peeled for Alaskan wildlife in their natural habitat. Situated at the entrance of Port Frederick Bay to the indigenous people, the Tlingit, it is known as the Bay of Bears.

Duration: 3 hours

Price: $135 per person

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Icy Strait Exclusive Wildlife and Bear Search Tour

Get ready for your fill of bears, deer, bald eagles, and more on this exciting wildlife search! Your experienced guide will take you on an adventure to discover the secrets of Icy Strait and the vast history of the Tlingit Native population. This is a small group tour that provides you the opportunity to get up close and personal with nature!

Duration: 4 hours

Price: $125 per person

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Icy Strait Point Stream Fishing

Relax and spend a few hours away from the crowds while on this fishing expedition. We'll supply everything you need, so there's nothing for you to worry about except for having fun and taking in nature at its best. There will be no shortage of fish in the cool, clear streams we'll take you on this trip.

Duration: 4 hours

Price: $200 per person

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Icy Strait Halibut Fishing Tour

Wilderness opportunities abound in Southeast Alaska. A small group fishing charter is a great chance to explore the Icy Strait and Hoonah area on the hunt for the iconic flatfish - the halibut. Hit the waters on a comfortable 34' vessel which is roomy both inside and out. Your seasoned captain will share a lifetime of insights while fishing and exploring the areas around Chichagof Island. Please be advised, fishing licenses must be purchased in advance of this excursion.

Duration: 3.5-4 hours

Price: $250 per person

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Icy Strait Fresh Water Stream Fishing

Set out on a scenic drive through the small fishing town of Hoonah as you make your way to the wilds of Southeast Alaska's rainforest beauty. Follow the single-lane logging roads and be on the lookout for Alaskan wildlife along the scenic trail. Fish runs are wild and seasonal. Expect to catch Dolly Varden Char and Cutthroat Trout throughout the summer season. Pink and Chum Salmon run from late June through September and Silver Salmon from late August through October.

Please note: This tour is strictly catch and release fishery. A State of Alaska Fishing License must be purchased in advance of this excursion.

Duration: 3.75 hours

Price: $250 per person

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Best Icy Strait Point Tours & Excursions:

1. Whale Watching

2. Bear Viewing on Chicagof Island

3. Tlingit Canoe Tour

4. Hoonah

5. Stream Fishing

6. Yaakw Kahidi Cultural Center


Check out our list of the the best things to do in Icy Strait Point for more ideas!


Icy Strait Point Shore Excursions by Locals

We are a local Alaska company that aims to bring you the best tours and experiences that Icy Strait Point has to offer. When you buy Icy Strait shore excursions on your own, instead of through a cruise ship, we can offer you wholesale, local Alaska prices. Our goal is to make your Alaskan cruise the trip of a lifetime!




What are the best tours in Icy Strait Point?

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Can I go whale watching in Icy Strait Point?

Whale watching is one of the most popular activities in Icy Strait Point. Humpback whales visit Icy Strait Point every summer, beginning in May, and they stay around until September. Seeing whales on your tour is guaranteed. Our most popular tour is the Icy Strait Point Premier Whale Watching Tour.

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