"Escape to Prince of Wales Island,
Heart of the Inside Passage"

Let the Inter-Island Ferry Authority cruise you aboard our delightfully comfortable passenger/vehicle ferries to Prince of Wales Island.  There you will find intimate island destinations that offer magnificent scenery and unlimited recreational opportunities.  Off the beaten path, you will discover wilderness hideaways not experienced by most visitors to Alaska.

Wildlife sightings are frequent, sport fishing is superb, scenic wonders abound, local cultures flourish and there are fine visitor services throughout.  RV facilities are available throughout POW.
                   Welcome to our rain forest paradise!

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  Inter-Island Ferry Authority 
Escape to Alaska's Rainforest Islands,
Heart of the Inside Passage
Let the Inter-Island Ferry Authority cruise you aboard delightfully comfortable
passenger / vehicle ferries to intimate Alaska island destinations on Prince of Wales Island
and Ketchikan that offer magnificent scenery and unlimited recreation opportunities! You
will find that wildlife sightings are frequent, sportfishing is superb, scenic wonders abound, local
cultures flourish, and there are many fine Visitor Centers and RV facilities for your convenience. 

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2014/2015 SCHEDULE
For Reservations & Information
Call Toll Free 866-308-4848

M/V Prince of Wales or M/V Stikine
Daily Passenger and Vehicle Service

Depart Hollis 8:00am ~ Arrive Ketchikan 11:00am
Depart Ketchikan 3:30pm ~ Arrive Hollis 6:30pm
Departure and arrival times may vary due to weather conditions.

                           Check-In Times

Vehicles must be checked in and staged in the terminal lanes
one hour prior to departure. Space may be released to
stand-by vehicles if you are not checked in and staged one
hour prior to scheduled sailing time.

Walk on passengers must be checked in one-half hour prior
to sailing.  Seats will be released to stand-by passengers if you
are not checked in and ready to board, one half hour
prior to scheduled sailing time.

Additional Information
Hollis Terminal 907-530-4848
Ketchikan Terminal 907-225-4848
For more information on connecting transportation in
Ketchikan and on Prince of Wales Island please visit:

Travel Planner 
Frequently Asked Questions

    No Ferry Service     
Thanksgiving Day November 27 and Christmas Day December 25, 2014

                                        Driver Free
                                 January 1, 2015 thru April 30, 2015




In Appreciation of Our Customers, the IFA is Offering a 30% Discount on Southern Route Vehicle Travel Every Saturday in January and February 2015. Follow us on FACEBOOK, get on our bulk email
list or check our Website for weekly additional Specials in
January and February 2015 too!
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The IFA will cover the AMHS Lituya run while it is in dry
dock this winter. January 10th through February 9th, 2015,
the IFA will run Thursday through Monday between
Ketchikan & Metlakatla's Port Chester dock.
Click Here for sailing times and
Click Here for passenger and vehicle fares.

The Inter-Island Ferry Authority is pleased to announce that the
State of Alaska is installing a new transfer bridge at the Hollis
Ferry Terminal in 2015. The new transfer bridge will be located
slightly west of the existing transfer bridge, and includes a covered
walkway for pedestrians. Work is scheduled to begin this spring
and be completed by August 2015.
We are pleased to announce that our regular scheduled ferry
service in and out of Hollis will continue through the construction
period, departing HYL at 8:00am arriving KTN at 11:00am then
departing KTN at 3:30pm and arriving HYL at 6:30pm.

CAUTION: Winter Travelers

Wet and icy conditions can be slippery; please be careful on
walkways and while driving. If you need assistance with boarding
or disembarking the vessel, we will be glad to help.


The Inter-Island Ferry Authority released a study showing
that the IFA is responsible for significant economic activity
in Southern Southeast Alaska.
View the Press Release by clicking here!
View the report by clicking here!


  See BOD page for Board Meeting agendas, call-in information
and past minutes. The next Board of Director Meeting will be
January 6, 2015 at 10:00am; meetings are held
at the Hollis Terminal and by Teleconference. 

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& discounts offered, arrival & departure Information, and other
important announcements! Just email dhalvorsen@interislandferry.comand request to be added to our email list. The IFA will not share, trade, rent, or sell your email to any third party or promotional purpose.


It is the Inter-Island Ferry Authority's policy that we do not
discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, age, national
origin, disability, family status or ability to speak English.
Any inquiries or complaints regarding Title VI may be submitted
in writing to Dennis Watson, IFA General Manager and Title VI Coordinator, Inter-Island Ferry Authority, PO Box 470,
Klawock, AK 99925 or by calling (907) 530-4800 ext. 27.
Click Here for information regarding the Title VI complaint
process, and Click Here for the Title VI complaint form.
All Title VI information can be translated into other languages upon request; please contact the IFA Title VI Coordinator at 907-530-4800 extension #27 or by email at dwatson@interislandferry.com.