• Hoonah means "where the north wind doesn't blow;" although, it's commonly referred to as the "village by the cliff."
  • Excellent fishing opportunities - silver and king salmon, cutthroat, rainbow and Dolly Varden trout.
  • Great wildlife viewing - humpback and orca whales, sea lions, porpoise, sea otters, seals, brown bears, Sitka black-tail deer, land otters, marten, beaver, and mink.
  • Access to a widespread logging road system on northwest Chichagof Island.
  • View visithoonah.com for more information on available activities and accommodations.

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Routes available to and from Hoonah, Alaska

Service Area

Hoonah in located in Northern Southeast Alaska and receives day boat service from Juneau two times per week year-round. It's equidistance from Juneau and Tenakee Springs with a three hour and fifteen minute cruise by ferry. En route to Hoonah, keep your binoculars handy for the chance to see a variety of marine mammals, including Humpback whales, Minke whales, Orcas, Stellar sea lions, sea otters, Dall porpoises, and harbor porpoises. Take a Day Trip from Juneau to explore this community.