The community of Old Harbor, Alaska © Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development; Division of Community and Regional Affairs' Community Photo Library
  • Old Harbor often claims the winning fish during Kodiak's annual King Salmon derby.
  • Great destination for wildlife viewing with large sea mammal haul-outs and the archipelago's largest puffin colony.
  • The Alutiiq people settled Old Harbor more than 7,500 years ago.
  • The community is the site of the first Russian colony in Alaska.
  • Historic Three Saints Russian Orthodox Church is a hub of community activity and the striking centerpiece of the village.
  • A federally-recognized tribe is located in the community – the Village of Old Harbor; Kodiak Island Inter-Tribal Council.

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Routes available to and from Old Harbor, Alaska

Service Area

Old Harbor receives ferry service multiple times during the summer on the Aleutian Chain run between Kodiak and Sand Point. It takes seven and a half hours to travel between Kodiak and Old Harbor by ferry or nine and a half hours to get to Sand Point. Scheduled and charter air service is also available to Old Harbor from the city of Kodiak, as is charter boat transportation.