An authentic Alaskan experience

Located on Chichagof Island, Icy Strait Point is built on the site of the former Hoonah Packing Company salmon cannery. The facilities restored outbuildings now house a variety of restaurants, a museum, and local arts and crafts shops. More than just a tourist destination, the port is a cultural hub for the original inhabitants of the area—the Huna people. In addition to modern amenities, you can enjoy a variety of activities indigenous to the area including native dance performances, brown bear viewings, and whale watching.

At Icy Strait Point, there’s no need to fight between your inner adventurer and laid-back vacationer. You can experience the heart-pumping heights of the world’s largest zipline or sit-back with an Alaska Crabby Bloody Mary, garnished with a fresh-caught snow crab leg. Take a chartered boat ride to see the region’s magnificent marine life, including orcas, Steller’s sea lions, seals, and porpoises. There are also plenty of opportunities to participate in the region’s favorite pastime—fishing. Try your hand at catching the five species of salmon that frequent these rivers and streams, as well halibut and the other saltwater varieties.

Just beyond Icy Strait Point, the rest of Chichagof Island offers an abundance of things to see and do. From birding to kayaking, four-wheeling down old logging trails to hiking amongst tall Sitka spruce, you’ll be sure to have more than a few bucket-list worthy moments on your trip to Icy Strait Point.

Alaska’s Test Kitchen

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Alaska’s Test Kitchen

Alaska’s Test Kitchen

An interactive tasting and history session hosted by an Alaska fisherwoman and master wilderness chef. Learn local fishing, cooking, and preserving techniques, and have the opportunity to grill your own catch-of-the-day. With freshly caught and locally harvested ingredients, your tasting menu will serve up the best Alaska has to offer.

World’s Largest ZipRider®

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World’s Largest ZipRider®

World’s Largest ZipRider®

With six 5,330-foot-long ziplines that descend 1,330 feet, Icy Strait Point delivers the most extreme ziplining experience over one of the most breathtaking locations in the world. From the top of beautiful Hoonah Mountain, you’ll soar over an old-growth rainforest, keeping an eye out for the area’s wildlife—bears, eagles, and deer.

Whale Watching

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Whale Watching

Whale Watching

Take a covered boat ride out to Point Adolphus, home to Alaska’s largest summer population of humpback whales, for guaranteed whale sightings. Whales are so common in this area of the Icy Strait, that you’ll be refunded if you don’t spy one or more of these majestic marine mammals. Spot orcas and humpback whales, as well as other marine life including Steller’s sea lions, seals, and porpoises.

Icy Strait Point, Alaska At a glance

Current Weather:
13°C / 56 °F
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Mon
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Current Time:
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Friday, June 23
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Currency:
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Exchange Rates:
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  • 64.48
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Local Details:
GPS: 58°7'45.28"N 135°27'46.14"W
Size: 22.50 KM2 (8.69 MI2)
Population: 860
Density: 38 Pop/KM2 (15 Pop/MI2)
Country Code: +1 (local dialing 907)

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