Hoonah Whale Watching & Sightseeing

Hoonah Travel Adventures LLC offers small group Whale Watching charters and City Tours out of Hoonah, Alaska near the cruise ship dock at Icy Strait Point. Hoonah, Alaska has some of the best humpback whale watching in the world with regular, daily sightings occurring between the months of May through September. You may also see orca, sea lions, sea otters, porpoise, and seals. And Hoonah, being the largest Tlingit Village is full of history and culture.

Our discriminating clientele will cruise in comfort on our boat, the "Hoonah Bound" (Max Capacity of 18).  It features forward and aft viewing decks, private restroom, heated cabin and most importantly, outstanding views for all passengers!  The boat was designed to get to the whales quickly and comfortably.   We are dedicated to providing our clients with the experience of a lifetime! Our USCG Certified Captains have been exploring Alaskan waters for decades and bring with them a wealth of knowledge.  


Alaska's Premier Whale Watching Tour

We are an Alaskan owned small business committed to providing visitors a unique and thrilling memory of the pristine natural beauty of Hoonah, Alaska. We cater to the guests of the many cruise ships that visit Icy Strait Point, a privately owned property of the Huna Totem Corporation, offering 3 cruises daily timed to coincide with the cruise ships schedules. All of our whale watching cruises depart from the Hoonah City Commercial Dock in Hoonah Harbor.

We offer a morning cruise, afternoon cruise, late afternoon.  Departures times are flexible and based on cruise ship arrivals. When the cruise ships are not in port, we offer fully custom and exclusive private charters for the discerning traveler who is looking for something unique, private, and all their own while visiting Hoonah.

Hoonah, Alaska, located on Chichagof Island, is also home to the largest concentration of brown bears in the world with approximately 3.5 bears per square miles. Bear sightings are a common-but thrilling-occurrence in Hoonah. Home to Bald Eagles, and over 250 variety of waterfowl, shorebirds, and common birds, makes Hoonah a bird watchers paradise. Other wildlife sightings are also common in the pristine natural beauty of Hoonah. But the whale watching is the biggest and most breathtaking attraction.

If you are planning your Alaska cruise excursions, or visiting on a private vacation, be sure to book a whale watching cruise or custom cruise with Hoonah Travel Adventures for an experience of a lifetime!


Wow!  What a beautiful summer it has been so far!  Lot's of great sightings! Humpbacks, Orcas, Otters, Sea Lions, Eagles and bears! We are filling up fast so don't delay!