Alaska Island Hostel

805 Gjoa Street, Petersburg, Alaska, 99833, United States | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Petersburg

Sailing on the Taku to Sitka

A travel blog entry by sggriffin


We were able to sleep in some this morning, especially since it is still raining! When it let up some, we hurried out to hookup and head into town. We drove along the waterfront, admiring the cute Norwegian cottages. They were all so colorful. We parked near the little local quilt shop, as I am living up to my plan to buy a fat quarter at every shop ( well, at least a FQ - maybe more! ). What a delightful surprise - so many new books ( that I didn't buy, even ...

Interesting Wrangell

A travel blog entry by travelswithduke


We arrived before anything was open. We finally found a coffee shop that opened at 6 for the fishermen. Since it is light at 4 am they are mostly already out fishing -particularly since fishing season just started. When we were fully awake we drove around the island and saw the small boat harbor, a lot of churches (old Presbyterian, old catholic, old Episcopal, Seventh ...

Wrangell Adventure Week with Gnats!

A travel blog entry by tzhk10


... of Mitkof through DRY STRAIT. Dry Strait you can get a small boat through at the right tide. A ferry that draws 15 feet is no way Jose unless you are willing to ground it. The ferry we were on was the Taku.

John Yeager, our guide, showed us to the campground at Shoemaker Bay Recreation area. Later that Wed. morning we went whale watching. We saw a bunch of humpback whales. Some ...


A travel blog entry by r-phammond


... the largest concentration of Petroglyphs of anywhere in Southeast Alaska….. Petroglyphs are found on the beaches all around the island and throughout Southeast Alaska. (Info on Petroglyphs from the James & Elsie Nolan Center, Wrangell, Alaska.)

We got back to the campground and decided to take a "quick" drive out to Nemo point--about ...

Anan Bear Viewing

A travel blog entry by r-phammond


... the area for wandering bears and then give the OK. Once done inside the outhouse, the user wiggles his/her fingers out the peephole. The guide or ranger checks the area and gives the appropriate signal indicating whether or not it is safe to return to the observation deck . One does not linger along the path but moves right back to ...


This hostel, located on 805 Gjoa Street, Petersburg, is near Anan Creek Bear Observatory, Inniskillin Okanagan (Dark Horse), Tongass Kayak Adventures, and Stikine-Leconte Wilderness.
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TripAdvisor Reviews Alaska Island Hostel Petersburg

4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding