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Alaska's Inter-Island Ferry Authority

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Soothing

It may not be as quick as flying but it is restful. Just sit back and enjoy the view, walk in fresh... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Cynthia W
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Wyoming, United States
My Medical Transportation..

Since being diagnosed with an illness, I have to travel from Prince of Wales Island to Ketchikan... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Kathryn G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It may not be as quick as flying but it is restful. Just sit back and enjoy the view, walk in fresh air, have a nap. It is typically quiet, good snacks (I've not tried a full meal). The seats are worn and some are...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Cynthia W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Since being diagnosed with an illness, I have to travel from Prince of Wales Island to Ketchikan every week for treatment. More than ever, I appreciate Inter-Island Ferry Authority. I've forgotten her name, but an employee of yours has offered to drive me into the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kathryn G
Reviewed October 15, 2018

Was close to the maximum height allowed. Captain came out and checked the load, captain and crew confirmed that it was close but would fit. Nice that they took the time to Re measure the load and get me home. Food is always great, my...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jay K
Reviewed October 11, 2018

As a resident of Prince of Wales Island, I rely on the Inter-Island Ferry for transportation to and from Ketchikan. At certain times of the year - it's the only thing going. The staff and crew are nice people who do their best to make...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 8, 2018

The boat and the boat ride was fine. The staff was terrible and treated people awful. I can't believe the staff on this boat could treat people so bad when they are paying customers!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Klawock R
Reviewed September 7, 2018

If you are traveling with an RV of any kind - be proactive in boarding/disembarking. Our truck camper was parked too close to the side of the boat causing damage to our awning mechanics. Getting out was nerve-wracking to avoid even more damage. The men...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank marsha818
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Traveled as part of a group of six men. Accommodations are very nice with nice seats, excellent views and good (albeit expensive) food. Needed a bit of help and asked very friendly crew. Got a great and friendly response and then they followed up later...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank BJPJ2015
Reviewed August 22, 2018

Love traveling to Ketchikan this way or back to Prince of Wales. First off, Deck Mistress Barbi-is the best!. Professional and courteous! That lady knows POW and its people! I am always comfortable and confident when Barbi is "manning" the ropes. The gallery!!!!! the best...nothing...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jan T
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

I hurt my ankle and was on a scooter. Not only did someone see I got on the elevator the gave me a ride to the top when we arrived in Hollis. Great staff, good food, and just a nice experience all the way around.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank lisacullum101
Reviewed July 23, 2018

We traveled to and from Prince of Wales on the Inter Island Ferry. Had a wonderful trip except for a mother who couldn't manage her two small boys. One of the crew members had to finally step in to tell them to stop running and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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