Visit Hoonah - Best of Hoonah

Hoonah (Xunaa in Tlingit) is a largely Tlingit community on Chichagof Island, located in Alaska's panhandle in the southeast region of the state. It is 30 miles west of Juneau, across the Alaskan Inside Passage. Hoonah is the only first-class city on Chichagof Island, the 109th largest island in the world and the 5th largest island in the United States. At the 2000 census the population was 860, though summer population can swell to over 1,300 depending on fishing, boating, hiking and hunting conditions. Hoonah became the official spelling in 1901, with establishment of the Hoonah branch of the United States Post Office. Xunaa means "protected from the North Wind" in the Tlingit language.


Discover the beauty of the city's striking landscope, welcome to Hoonah, United States. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Hoonah.

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Hoonah Tours for you

The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Hoonah

  • Save 7% Chichagof Island Tour: Brown Bear Search
    Chichagof Island Tour: Brown Bear Search16 Reviews

    Duration: 3 Hrs

    Embark on a small-group, 3-hour land based tour of Chichagof Island. The community of Hoonah, with a year round population of...

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  • Hoonah Whale-Watching Cruise
    Hoonah Whale-Watching Cruise18 Reviews

    Duration: 3 Hrs

    Embark on a small-group, 3-hour whale watching and wildlife sightseeing tour from Hoonah, Alaska. Every season humpback whale...

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  • Save 7% Arctic Cat Rental and Self Guided Tour of Chichagof Island
    Arctic Cat Rental and Self Guided Tour of Chichagof Island6 Reviews

    Duration: 2 Hrs 15 Mins

    Set out onan Alaskan adventure in your own Wildcat!Situated on Chichagof Island, Hoonah, a once thriving logging community, h...

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  • Save 6% Taste of Hoonah and City Tour
    Taste of Hoonah and City TourNew on TripHobo

    Duration: 1 Hrs 30 Mins

    Small-group tour of the Village of Hoonah and a stop at Icy Strait Lodge for an Alaskan beer and a locally sourced seafood sa...

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