Traditional tribal house at Reliance Dock.

Wrangell Island Heritage Discovery

Enjoy a guided tour of and learn the history of Wrangell and various historic views along the way.

  • Chief Shakes Tribal House.
  • Wrangell Museum.
  • Petroglyph Beach.
  • Several historic sites.
  • Difficulty level

    Level 3: Active - good mobility needed

  • Duration

    3hrs

  • Max. passengers

    42

  • Booking code

    A-WRG8

  • From

    89 €

  • Notices

    Comfortable walking shoes are recommended and wear appropriate clothing for weather of the day.

Join your Alaska Native Guide to embark on a journey from past to present to learn the history of Wrangell through the lens of its first Nation, the Tlingit. Begin your journey as invited guests at Chief Shakes Tribal House. Sit down to celebrate the rich heritage of the Tlingit Nation and hear legends shared through the telling of stories that have been passed down generation to generation. Visit the Wrangell Museum (guided interpretation provided) to learn about Alaska’s third oldest city, Fort Wrangell. Discover ancient petroglyphs, learn their mysteries and beach comb on your visit to Petroglyph Beach. As the third oldest city in Alaska, ruled by four nations, under three flags, Wrangell’s heritage & diverse history is sure to captivate you. As an Alaska Native owned company, we pride ourselves on using Alaska Native Guides and partnering with our local tribe at Chief Shakes Tribal House, to provide an authentic cultural experience. The tour departs from and returns to your pier. Bottled water and a souvenir petroglyph rubbing are available for guests.  

Practical information: 

  • Language: English.

  • Included: A complimentary bottle of water. 

  • Remarks/requirements: Comfortable walking shoes are recommended and wear appropriate clothing for weather of the day. 

  • Walking information: Walking to and from shuttle to Chief Shakes Island, inside Wrangell Museum, and down a wheelchair accessible ramp to Petroglyph Beach viewing deck. The beach itself is not wheelchair accessible. 

  • Wheelchair accessible: No.