Point Sophia ( also referred to as lcy Strait Point) is located just down the road from the town of Hoonah, home to Alaska’s largest Tlingit community. Hoonah boasts immediate access to outstanding fishing and excellent whale watching. Humpback and killer whales are often spotted along the shores right in front of town. The waters of Icy Straits support a large and diverse population of marine mammals, fish and birds.
Attractions at Point Sophia include a visit to the Icy Strait museum and historic cannery, a ride on the world’s longest zip rider, bear viewing and fishing tours.
Things to See & Do
* Icy Strait Point Cannery
* Bear viewing
* Whale watching
* Zip Rider
Cruise Season – May - September
Currency - United States Dollar (USD)
Language – English
Land Area – 22.5 km² (Hoonah)
Population – 861 approx (Hoonah)
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time - GMT minus 9 hours
International Country Telephone Code – 1
Port Location - Passengers will tender the short distance from a lightering dock inside Port Frederick Bay.
Travel Links – Scheduled and charter air from Juneau; twice weekly state ferry service in summer.