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Alaska Marine Highway System - Day Cruises

Mile 13.5 Glacer Hwy at Auke Bay, Juneau, AK 99801
+1 907-465-3941
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Fast and Convenient Way to Cross from Haines to Skagway

We took the shuttle ferry of the Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) from Haines to Skagway taking... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jakarta, Indonesia
Walkon was easy and pretty cheap for the distance we went

We had to get back from Gustavus to Juneau after the Alaska Airlines flights have finished for the... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2017
Chris S
Houston, Texas
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Mile 13.5 Glacer Hwy at Auke Bay, Juneau, AK 99801
+1 907-465-3941

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the shuttle ferry of the Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) from Haines to Skagway taking our rental car with us. It was less than an hour, economical (about $120 for 2 people + a sedan) and convenient. Boarding was easy but a bit...More

Thank GabyVM
Reviewed 25 September 2017

We had to get back from Gustavus to Juneau after the Alaska Airlines flights have finished for the season so we took the ferry. Bags are loaded on to tram carts that they pull on before weighing anchor. The trip was comfortable, it took 4...More

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Took the Kennicott from Bellingham to Juneau beautiful inside passage trip. We had a 2bunk roomette not very big but worked ok. Bathrooms clean food in cafeteria good ferry very clean. The scenery along the coast is amazing. Definitely a trip you want to take

Thank sourdoughought
Reviewed 21 August 2017

If you have tight deadlines do not take the ferry from Haines to Skagway, but instead drive around through Haines Junction and Whitehorse to Skagway. A recent experience showed extremely poor customer service when there was a breakdown with the ramp at Haines. They did...More

Thank Bill S
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Having first travelled to Alaska on cruise ships, we wanted to do our own thing as independent travellers, which we did last year with a car and this year just as foot passengers, making various trips between the ports of Skagway, Haines, Juneau and Prince...More

1  Thank MrMrsW50
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We really enjoyed the laid back relaxed pace of the Ferry to Alaska. We sailed up on the M/V Malaspina and returned home on the M/V Kennicott. The Malaspina was a touch better as it had a bathroom and shower in our room, but the...More

3  Thank DCockayne
Reviewed 28 July 2017

We used the Alaska ferry system three times during our travels in Alaska - Valdez to Whittier, Juneau to Skagway, and Skagway to Juneau. The boats were all clean and comfortable with multiple seating options, restrooms with showers, and short-order cafeterias, The ride was smooth,...More

1  Thank Bill C
Reviewed 25 July 2017

we've taken alaska and BC ferries a number of times BC ferries tend to be better run this particular boat is quite outdated and only marginally clean kitchen/food service staff (2 people) very nice, decent food other staff rude, seemed disorganized and somewhat careless not...More

1  Thank elderlyones
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Instead of flying from Anchorage to Seattle in 3.5 hours, we decided to drive the Alcan Highway to Haines and travel on the AMHS ferry to Bellingham, WA. I have never spent a more relaxed vacation than during the Tues - Fri trip on the...More

Thank Mike W
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Great ferry trip via the inner passage. It was great slow trip via Sitka. We got off in Sitka for the 2 hour layover and were able to have a quick tour of the city while in dock. The proximity provided by the AMHS to...More

1  Thank John F
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Kelly B
17 May 2017|
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Response from ColleenZview | Reviewed this property |
We just laid on the long benches used for tables in the front where the windows had black out shades on them and used airplane pillows and our coats to cover but others brought sleeping bags and laid on the lounge chairs on... More
21 March 2017|
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Response from ColleenZview | Reviewed this property |
The ferries go to the start of Glacier Bay. From there you can go to the National Park Lodge and take their small ship which goes out daily for a great, up close, cute of the bay and all the wildlife with a ranger. A stay at... More