Alaska Island Hostel

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

Into the Alaskan Playground

A travel blog entry by imageyonder on Aug 01, 2014

9 photos

... the sun dropped. Back out on deck, and we finally spotted blows in the distance as a signal that Captain Dennis had found the humpbacks. In fact there were lots of them, and it was simply a battle of time and ISO level, as the sun set, the moon rose, and the whales appeared and disappeared as they always do. It was a magnificent start, and a slightly worrying one - over 900 photos since we boarded the boat, with another 7 days aboard, and 5 weeks in Alaska, this was not sustainable!

Interesting Wrangell

A travel blog entry by travelswithduke on Jun 18, 2014

65 photos

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 ...

Festival of Norwegian Independence, from Sweden

A travel blog entry by tricab on May 15, 2014

2 comments, 19 photos

Petersburg . . . on the dock ..................

Looks like 3 days off the hook, surrounded by massive fishing boats and friendly people. This is another impressive town, population 3500, the major industry is ...

Wrangell Adventure Week with Gnats!

A travel blog entry by tzhk10 on Jul 31, 2013

88 photos

... 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 on Jul 30, 2013

1 comment, 26 photos

... 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 ...


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