Learn more about the 50th Anniversary contests sponsored by the Alaska Marine Highway, and check back often for your chance to enter, vote and win.
The Golden Ticket
Fill out an entry form for a chance to win a Golden Ticket, good for passenger travel up to $500 on the Alaska Marine Highway. Winners are chosen monthly.
Join us for our 50 year celebration activities! Review the past and find out about the future events on our Anniversary page.
There are several events planned to commemorate the 50 year anniversary. Special sailings on the Malaspina, community ship tours and gatherings, Golden Tickets and contests are all available for you to enjoy. In addition, a new time period will be featured each month including photos, news articles and personal experiences. See how the Alaska Marine Highway grew and expanded into the 3,500 miles of waterway and 35 port communities that it services today. You can also stay connected to new information as it becomes available by signing up for Sea News or check here regularly for information.
Increased Capacity, 1974 In-Depth is the highlighted year for this month in Alaska Marine Highway's 50th anniversary year. During this period in history, the MV Leconte and the MV Columbia were added to the fleet and the communities of Hoonah, Kake, Metlakatla and Yakutat were added to the system. Explore photos, newspaper articles and information from 1974 or reach further back into history. Continue to Increased Capacity
- Visit our store to purchase Anniversary Items
- Read a couple of short stories by Captain Hopkins, AMHS retired
- Congratulations to our 50th anniversary contest winners
- See who has won a Golden Ticket!
- Learn about upcoming anniversary events and see a photo gallery of the Golden Voyage
- Thank you to everyone who made the Malaspina's Golden Voyage a success