"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.
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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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For Reservations & Information 
Call Toll Free 866-308-4848

M/V Prince of Wales or M/V Stikine


 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.


Enjoy delicious breakfasts, lunches and dinners for 
purchase in the "OUR T.E.A.M." Cafe'.


Hollis Terminal 907-530-4848
Ketchikan Terminal 907-225-4848 

(There is NO FERRY SERVICE on Thanksgiving Day November 22 
and Christmas Day December 25, 2018)

for Frequently Asked Questions


OCTOBER 1, 2017

The U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs has renewed the 
transportation grant to the State of Alaska Department of 
Military & Veteran Affairs, and the State has advised the 
Inter-Island Ferry Authority that the IFA has been 
accepted into the Veteran Federal Transportation 
Grant Program again this year!
Effective beginning October 1, 2017, the IFA is authorized to 
issue both passenger and vehicle ticketing to qualifying 
Veterans traveling in conjunction with healthcare needs!
Present your current Alaska Driver License or 
ID Card with VA endorsement, 
Armed Forces of the United States ID Card {Retiree}, 
100% Disabled Veteran Card or 
VA Healthcare Card to qualify for 
this no-cost to Veterans program.
CLICK HERE to see examples of qualifying ID examples. 
Escorts will be required to get prior authorization 
to travel from Forrest Powell. Forrest is the 
Grant Manager, and Veterans
 can contact him at 907-334-0872 
or forrest.powell@alaska.gov.

For Additional Grant Information:  Contact Dennis Watson at 
907-617-2800 or dwatson@interislandferry.com


   See BOD page for Board Meeting Agenda, call-in information 
and past Minutes. The next Board of Director 
meeting will be announced. Meetings are
held at Craig City Hall and by Teleconference.  


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up to date on special fares & discounts offered, arrival & departure Information, and other 
important announcements! Just email dhalvorsen@interislandferry.com and 
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 or ADA may be submitted in writing to Dennis Watson, IFA General Manager, Inter-Island Ferry Authority, 
PO Box 495, Craig, AK 99921 or by emailing  dwatson@interislandferry.com

Click Here for information regarding the Title VI and ADA complaint process, and 
Click Here for the Title VI and ADA complaint form. All Title VI and ADA information can be translated into other languages upon request by contacting   customerservice@interislandferry.com