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Prince of Wales Island, AK
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Cheapest way to get to Prince of Wales Island

The Inter-Island Ferry is a great ride. The café has great food. There is a children's play area... read more

Reviewed May 30, 2017
byuknis
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Wasilla, Alaska
Reliable & relaxing way to reach Prince of Wales Island

The IFA offers daily service between Ketchikan & Hollis, and is the most reliable/least expensive... read more

Reviewed March 21, 2017
G C
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Anchorage, Alaska
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May 30, 2017
“Cheapest way to get to Prince of Wales Island”
Mar 21, 2017
“Reliable & relaxing way to reach Prince of Wales Island”
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Reviewed May 30, 2017

The Inter-Island Ferry is a great ride. The café has great food. There is a children's play area. You can sit at a table to play cards with your friends. You can get a comfy seat to relax in. Or walk the deck and see...More

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Reviewed March 21, 2017

The IFA offers daily service between Ketchikan & Hollis, and is the most reliable/least expensive means of travel to/from Prince of Wales Island (especially during the fall-spring months, when flying conditions can be unpredictable). They use modern, seaworthy vessels which carry both vehicles and passengers;...More

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Reviewed August 26, 2016

The trip is interesting and the fastest way to get from Whittier to Valdez. There are a few glaciers, a lot of mini icebergs, otters, sea lions and big fishing boats. Even with the poor weather, we saw a bit. It was really cold...bring a...More

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Reviewed June 3, 2016

A very scenic three hour trip from Ketchikan to Prince of Wales Island. There is a galley on board and three different seating areas...tables are in two of them and "reclining" chairs are in two of the.

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Reviewed February 5, 2016 via mobile

Very reliable service available daily from Prince of Wales Island and Ketchikan. The weather made the trip a little bumpy but rest assured the crews are very professional in their operation.

Thank Connie A
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Reviewed November 4, 2015

Is by water! Took the ferry from Whittier to Valdez. First, make sure you're aware of the times when the tunnel to access Whittier is available in the east-bound direction; once you are through the tunnel, it's all of 5 minutes to the dock. When...More

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Reviewed September 10, 2015

This is a lovely, comfortable ferry with excellent service between Ketchikan and Prince of Wales Island. This is a newer ship, really clean and offers delicious, homemade food. It runs every day making POW Island a convenient place to visit.

Thank Via_girl
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