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Day 4 Icy Straight Point - Mountaintop Forest Excursion & Sky Peak Gondola

Day 4 Icy Straight Point - Mountaintop Forest Excursion & Sky Peak Gondola

Duration: 1hr 30 min

Available: Day 4 8:30 am

Activity Level: Mild - Full participation may require leisurely walking over primarily even surfaces. There may be a limited number of steps, a minimal amount of cobblestones or uneven surfaces, and some standing for extended periods of time.



Elevate your Icy Strait Point adventure with the only mountaintop gondola and tram ride experience in Southeast Alaska, which includes incredible 360-degree views and fascinating cultural insights.



  • Arrive to the base of Icy Strait Point and ascend over 1,500 feet to the top of Hoonah Mountain in a state-of-the-art gondola, with views from all sides.
  • At the mountaintop, board an open-air tram for a roundtrip journey through old-growth forest with Sitka spruce, western hemlock, and wildflowers lining the road on your way past a lake.
  • Hear your guides describe the ecological and cultural significance of the forest’s unique plants and animals, and how the island’s Tlingit people are bound to its rich landscape.
  • Bring your camera to capture pictures from spectacular viewpoints overlooking Spasski Valley, the snow-capped mountains surrounding Port Frederick, and the city of Hoonah.


Important details and advisements

  • Minimal walking required. Most of this tour is spent riding on a tram.
  • This tour is ADA accessible.


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