View from the community of Kake, Alaska © Cris Morrison
  • The surrounding waters are rich with halibut and salmon making it a world-class fishing destination.
  • Kake serves as the departure point for ocean kayak trips into Tebenkof Bay Wilderness, kayaks can be rented in Juneau or Petersburg and carried on the ferry.
  • Approximately 120 miles of logging roads can be explored by mountain bike or on foot, but provide no connections to other communities on Kupreanof Island.
  • A federally-recognized tribe is located in the community - the Organized Village of Kake; Central Council Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska.

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Routes available to and from Kake, Alaska

Service Area

Kake in located in central Southeast Alaska and receives service two times per week year-round. In the summer, mainline service between Juneau, Sitka, and Petersburg offers great cruising opportunity. It's an eight hour cruise from Juneau, ten hours from Sitka, and four hours from Petersburg. En route to Kake, you'll traverse some of the best whale watching waters in Alaska. The ferry terminal is only a quarter mile south of Kake, so even if you are not spending time in the community, you can step ashore for a quick view of this Tlingit Village.