Tongass Ecotourism Partners
In addition to providing world-class experiences for visiting tourists, these businesses are advocating for and helping to create a sustainable economy in Southeast Alaska.
If you're visiting our region, check them out, and support a sustainable Tongass with your wallet. Together, we can show why protecting our old-growth forests--and the bears, deer, fish, and so many other species that live in them--is good for our economy, today and into the future.
Check them out by region (below) or by the following subjects:
Juneau, Sitka, Gustavus, Haines, Skagway, Hoonah
Air Excursions | Northern Tongass | Air Taxi and Tours
(907) 697-2375, PO Box 16, Gustavus, AK 99826
Flightseeing, bear viewing, Tracy Arm and Glacier Bay flight tours, remote drop-offs and pickups, and scheduled flights to and from Juneau, Gustavus, Kake, Haines, Skagway, Hoonah.
Sound Sailing | Sitka | Multiday Sailing Charters
(206) 605-8363, 1802B Alder Way, Sitka, AK 99835
Skippered sailing charters in the Tongass National Forest and Glacier Bay National Park.
Alaska Ocean View Bed and Breakfast Inn | Sitka | Lodging
(907) 747-8310, 1101 Edgecumbe Drive, Sitka, AK 99835
Overnight lodging (open 12 months a year) providing super comfortable beds, scrumptious whole foods, organic breakfast with gourmet touches and delicious snacks in a scenic serene setting. WiFi & espresso. Central location with a great view.
Baranof Wilderness Lodge | Baranof Warm Springs | Lodging and Fishing
(907) 738-9039, PO Box 2187, Sitka, AK 99835
Wilderness adventure and fishing lodge. Basecamps and float trips.
F.I.S.H.E.S. | Hoonah | Whalewatching
(907) 945-3327, PO Box 245, Hoonah, AK 99829
Whale watching and wildlife tours.
Tok River Outfitters | Hoonah | Charter Fishing and Whalewatching
(907) 957-2410, PO Box 637, Hoonah, AK 99829
Whale watching, guided charter salt and freshwater fishing, guided hunting (brown and black bear).
Gustavus Marine Charters | Gustavus | Multiday Charter Fishing and Tours
(907) 697-2233, PO Box 81, Gustavus, AK 99826
Multi-day eco tours for small groups in Glacier Bay National Park and Icy Straights. Kayak day tours to Point Adolphus.
Glacier Bay Sea Kayaks | Gustavus | Kayak Rentals
(907) 697-2257, PO Box 26, Gustavus, AK 99826
Kayak rentals in Glacier Bay National Park and Point Adolphus. Guided day kayaks tours in Bartlett Cove.
Spirit Walker Expeditions | Gustavus | Multiday and Day Kayak Tours
seakayakalaska.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, On Facebook at Spirit Walker Expeditions of Alaska
(800) KAYAKER, (907) 697-2266, PO Box 240. Gustavus, AK 99826
Spirit Walker is celebrating 25 years of sustainable, guided sea kayaking expeditions throughout Southeast Alaska. Trips range from 1-7 days: whales, glaciers, lodge to lodge, family trips, and remote wilderness expeditions.
Gustavus Inn at Glacier Bay | Gustavus | Lodging, Restaurant
gustavusinn.com, email@example.com, On Facebook at Gustavus Inn at Glacier Bay
(800) 649-5220, (907) 697-2254, PO Box 60, Gustavus, AK 99826
All-inclusive, full-service lodging in Gustavus, the gateway to Glacier Bay National Park. James Beard-award wining restaurant serving garden fresh vegetables and local seafood. Homestead hospitality by the Lesh family since 1965. Lodging includes all meals, transportation within Gustavus, use of our bikes, and custom trip planning and arrangements.
Homestead Bed and Breakfast | Gustavus | Lodging
(907) 697-2777, PO Box 73, Gustavus, AK 99826
Two comfortable, clean guestrooms share a sitting room and bathroom. Centrally located, bicycles provided, satellite TV and wifi. Small farm provides fresh eggs, berries and vegetables for the breakfast table, along with freshly baked breads and granola.
Whisper Marine Charters | Gustavus | Boat Tours
(907) 697-2409, (970) 403-4664 (cell), PO Box 323, Gustavus, AK 99826
Stream fishing, marine ecotours, photography tours, custom hiking and kayaking tours.
River House | Haines | Lodging
(907) 766-3849, PO Box 675, Haines, AK 99827
Vacation rental in stunning location at mouth of Chilkat River, Haines. Two units, one bedroom each.
Sockeye Cycle | Haines & Skagway | Bicycle Tours and Rentals
(877) 292-4154, PO Box 829, Haines, AK 99827
Bicycle tours for all types of travellers, from experienced to beginners. Overnight and day trips through the scenic mountain and ocean landscapes and historic goldrush and other landmarks.
Admiralty Island Wilderness Homestead | Funter Bay, Admiralty Island | Lodging and Tours
(907) 321-1203, 400 East, Juneau AK 99801
Offering a cozy cottage on the beach, guided marine and wildlife viewing, fishing, kayaking, and walkis in the old growth forest, all on Admiralty Island surrounded by Tongass National Forest Wilderness.
Southeast Charters, Inc. | Juneau | Multiday Boat Tours
(907) 321-2147, PO Box 33018, Juneau, AK 99803
Multiday adventure and exploration trips in the Inside Passage of Southeast Alaska and the Tongass National Forest.
Alaska Fly'n'Fish Charters | Juneau | Flight Tours
(907) 790-2120, 9604 Kelly Court, Juneau, AK 99801
Locally owned and operated business specializing in day adventures by float plane with an experienced bush pilot and wilderness guide. Tour options include Pack Creek/Admiralty Island bear viewing, fly-in fly fishing, glacier flightseeing, and special charters. Our Cessna 206 floatplane can carry up to five passengers or 800 lbs. weight with window seats and intercom headphones for each passenger.
Fishermen's Inn | Port Alexander | Lodging, Fishing
fishermensinn.com, On Facebook at Fishermens Inn, Port Alexander, Alaska
(907) 568-2399, (480) 225-2217, PO Box 8092, Port Alexander, AK 99836
Remote lodge designed for fishermen and others looking for access to remote, beautiful places in the Tongass National Forest via float plane. Fly out hiking, flyfishing and wildlife tours; kayaks and saltwater charter fishing; skiff rentals for unguided fishing. Wonderful meals, hot tub, maid service. Private groups of eight or less.
Ketchikan, Prince of Wales Island, Petersburg, Wrangell
Alaska Passages | Petersburg | Charter Fishing, Whalewatching, Boat Tours
alaskapassages.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, On Facebook at Alaska Passages Adventure Cruises, (888) 434-3766, (907) 772-3967, PO Box 213, Petersburg, AK 99833
We offer multi-day adventures aboard the 65 foot motor-yacht "Heron." Whale watching, sea kayaking, hiking, custom itineraries. Specializing in small family groups.
Sport fishing in for salmon, halibut, and trout.
National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) | Petersburg | Wilderness Education
(907) 745-4047, PO Box 981, Palmer, AK 99645
Wilderness education courses that offer outdoor skills and leadership training. Skill areas include sea kayaking, backpacking, mountaineering, pack rafting and canoeing.
Eight zipline adventure park. Kayak tours in Misty Fjords National Monument and Clover Pass North of Ketchikan.
Alaska Coastal Quest | Ketchikan | Custom Multiday Boat Tours
smallshipalaskacruises.com, email@example.com, On Facebook at "Alaska Coastal Quest
(907) 225-3498, cell (907) 617-2440, PO Box 7814, Ketchikan, AK 99901
Schedule cruises and charters aboard the 60' 12 passenger charter yacht. The vessel, "Misty Fjord," has five staterooms, each with its own toilet and shower. The owner/operator, Dale Philman, is an Alaskan Native and lifetime mariner. His background includes 15 years of commercial fishing and 10 years with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game as a Captain and Fisheries Biologist. Trips focus on wildlife, scenery, native culture, and history. Shoreboats include a zodiac and kayaks.
Elegant waterfront inn with accommodations for up to 14 guests. Short term and extended stays available year round. Fireplaces, cable TV, high speed wireless, covered porches, refrigerators, private baths. Complimentary breakfast and snacks served in the Bed and Breakfast. Two vacation rentals available for guests who desire more privacy and space. Large open spa and BBQ at water's edge. Beautiful sunsets, summer gardens, and whalewatching. Free pick up and drop off at Ketchikan's ferries and docks.
Unique small ship cruises in the sheltered inside passage of Southeast Alaska, British Columbia, and the San Juan Islands of Washington aboard the historic wooden vessell MV Catalyst. An alternative to larger cruise ships--smaller and more intimate and active.
Providing wildlife and natural history cruises in Alaska for small groups of 6-10 passengers since 1981. Whales, bears, eagles, glaciers, kayaking, fishing, and more. Up close and personal.
Dolphin Charters | Tongass-wide | Multiday Boat Tours
(510) 541-0725, 1007 Leneve Pl., El Cerrito, CA 94530
Boat based week long tours in Southeast Alaska. We have 32 years experience in the are with permits for Pack and Anan Creeks. Maximum of eight guest about a 50' trawler style vessel.
Bluewater Adventures | Tongass-wide | Multiday Boat Tours
bluewateradvetnrues.ca, firstname.lastname@example.org, On Facebook at Bluewater Adventures
(604) 980-3800, (888) 877-1770, #3-252 East First St., North Vancouver, BC V7L 1B3, Canada
Mulit-day learning journeys in search of whales and other marine mammals, birds and bears. Our beautiful 70' sailing vessel, Island Odyssey, provides 7 private cabins (double occupancy), an extensive library, kayaks, and zodiacs for frequent shore excursions. Join us as we journey into the Tongass National Forest to view the bears of Pack and Anan Creek in this unique wilderness setting.