Icy Strait Taste of Hoonah and City Tour

This unique "Craft Beer & Seafood Experience" tour starts with a short but scenic ride to the largest Tlingit settlement in Alaska. Hoonah is many things in a small package: a lively fishing village, an old logging town and a beautiful place to visit.

Your tour guide will take you through the small village of Hoonah and point out the many things that make this city so special.

Your first visit will be at Icy Strait Brewing, one of South East Alaskas' hidden treasures! Using crystal clear water from the mountain streams of Chichagof Island, Icy Strait Brewing crafts several styles of beer on site. Guests 21 and older will get a token good for a Flight of 3 beers (A Light, a Medium and a Dark) and sampling of fresh popcorn seasoned with a locally sourced Kelp Blend seasoning.

Next stop is the Hoonah Beach House, with decks right on the water! Get ready for a mouth watering, sit down and enjoy full entree sized meal! This is a true Sea to Table experience! All seafood is fresh and harvested by the owners. It doesn't get fresher than this!

Humpback Whales are occasionally spotted right off the deck! All guest will receive a token good for either a BBQ Salmon meal or a 1/2 Dungeness Crab meal depending on what is in season. Both come with a side and Lemonade. Dungeness Crab will be available when in season mid June through mid August.

Duration: 2 hours (Roundtrip from Icy Strait Point Adventure Center - Excursion Hub)


  • Roundtrip transportation from Icy Strait Point Adventure Center - Excursion Hub
  • Flight of Beer from Icy Strait Brewing
  • Sea to Table Entree with a side and Lemonade from Hoonah Beach House


  • A light rain coat and dressing in layers


  • Photo ID is required for 21 years and older for beer sampling

Duration: 2 hours. Tour times below are approximate:

  • 30 minutes narrated city tour to Icy Strait Brewing Company
  • 30 minutes at Icy Strait Brewing Company
  • 5-10 minutes transportation to Hoonah Beach House
  • 45 minutes at Hoonah Beach House
  • 5-10 minutes transportaion back to cruise ship terminal

Meeting Instructions:

  • This tour meets at the Icy Strait Point Adventure Center - Excursion Hub. Fully detailed instructions are included on your finalized ticket vouchers.

ADA Accessibility of Tour:

  • This tour is not wheelchair or limited mobility accessible. There is no storage available for wheelchairs or walkers.

What food is provided?

Provided in this tour is an all Alaskan beer, and your choice of BBQ Salmon or 1/2 Dungeness Crab meal depending on the season.

What should I wear?

Layers are always a good idea when visiting Alaska.

Where does this tour meet?

This tour meets at the Icy Strait excursions hub, which is a short walk away from your cruise ship. Detailed meeting instructions will be included on your ticket voucher.

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Customer Reviews
Sep 2019 - Patricia H.

Excellent tour and company 5+

Jul 2019 - Eileen M.

Tour guide, Brayden, was polite and on time. I thought the visit to the brewery was a bit rushed. Otherwise good tour. Especially the totem pole still being carved.

May 2019 - George B.

Dennis was a very informative guide, and the beer was awesome.

Sep 2018 - Debbie R.

Small township - we stopped at the only hotel on the island (where the owner was more interested in promoting his establishment). We had a drink of our choice (beer/cider/wine) & tried 3 small hors d'oeuvres - so to call it a city tour that claims you will get to "feast with the locals" is a far stretch of the imagination. Would not recommend this tour although the young lady taking the tour did try to make it as interesting as possible, which happen to be the fact a bear had been hanging around the township & school area.

Sep 2018 - Christopher M.

Our tour guide was informative and very friendly. The town of Hoonah was not very exciting as there was not much to see. The seafood sampler was very tasty although also very small.

Aug 2018 - Annelle G.

Pleasant and very knowledgeable tour guide. The taste of Hoonah was nice.

Aug 2018 - Kathleen K.

We felt we had a much more of a native view of Hoonah than most visitors. Our guide was a member of the tribe. He introduced himself in his language and told us about the cemetery and many other details about living in a remote area. The resort lodge where we enjoyed meeting & chatting with the proprietors.

Aug 2018 - Kevin B.

Great Experience

Aug 2018 - Diane B.

Our tour guide, Jamie, gave so much information about the Tlingkit lifestyle.

Jun 2018 - Cynthia G.

Really enjoyed this tour - informative glimpse of the native village led by a delightful native villager. Visit to local Lodge was fun and yummy! The surprise viewing of whales bubble net feeding was a highlight of our trip!

May 2018 - Ronald L.

Excellent Tour! Guide was a native and member of the local tribe which really made her presentation valid and full of great info and experiences!

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Duration: 2 hours

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Adult: $73.13

Child (12 and Under): $73.13

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