Nestled against the base of White Alice mountain, Hoonah is a quiet village that’s been home to the Huna Tlingit since advancing ice pushed them from the shores of Glacier Bay during the last ice age. The largest Tlingit village in Alaska, Hoonah has a rich cultural heritage which can be explored and enjoyed during your visit.
At the confluence of Icy Strait and Port Frederick, Hoonah boasts immediate access to outstanding fishing and whale watching. We have spotted humpback and killer whales working along the shores right in front of town. The rich waters of Icy Strait support a large and diverse population of marine mammals, fish, and birds.
One mile from the Icy Strait Point cruise port, Hoonah offers visitors several excellent places to eat, shop, and stay during your visit. Visit the community website or the City Of Hoonah’s municipal website for more information about the community.