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Schedule 2019

July 16, 2019

The IFA’s M/V Stikine or Prince of Wales makes one round trip per day, and originates out of Hollis, Alaska on Prince of Wales Island. The IFA travels everyday except Thanksgiving and Christmas, and departure and arrival times may be affected by weather conditions.

Sailing Schedule

Depart Hollis at 8:00am and Arrive in Ketchikan at 11:00am then                 Depart Ketchikan at 3:30pm and Arrive in Hollis at 6:30pm

Job Openings

April 25, 2019


The IFA is accepting resumes and applications for an On-Call Relief Deckhand/Nightwatch position. Click Here for On-Call Relief job description. Resumes and applications can be sent to Chrissy Torsey-Lucero via email at [email protected] or by fax to 907-826-4849. For more information contact Chrissy at 907-826-4848 or 907-401-3095.


January 25, 2019

Call 866-308-4848 from anywhere to reach our friendly Ticket Agents for assistance with your booking needs! You can now talk to either the Hollis or Ketchikan Terminal Agents at 866-308-4848! Effective Feb 1, 2019, we will no longer utilize our local telephone numbers for the Hollis and Ketchikan Terminals. Thank you for your patience as we continue to improve your experience when contacting the Inter-Island Ferry Authority.

Need a Gift Idea?

December 10, 2018

Ferry Tickets make a great gift! Call 866-308-4848 to purchase ferry tickets or a gift certificate for those special people in your life!

Veteran Transportation Grant

September 27, 2018

Effective March 1, 2019, the IFA has been authorized to issue PASSENGER AND VEHICLE ticketing to qualifying Veterans traveling in conjunction with healthcare needs!

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has renewed the transportation grant to the State of Alaska Department of Military & Veterans 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!

Present your current Alaska Driver License or ID Card with VA endorsement, Armed Forces of the United States ID Card {Retiree}, 100% Disabled American Veteran ID Card or VA Healthcare Card to qualify for this no-cost to Veteran program. Escorts are 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 [email protected]

For Additional Grant Information, contact Dennis Watson 907-617-2800 or [email protected] For Reservation Information:, contact Reservations at 866-308-4848.

Explore Local Destinations

Coffman Cove

Coffman Cove is 78 miles from the Hollis Terminal traveling on a newly paved highway. With a population of approximately 200, Coffman Cove hosts a state-owned seaplane float, boat harbor and launch, RV Park, cabin rentals, guided fishing tours, and famous oyster sales. Learn more.

Thorne Bay

Thorne Bay is located 59 miles from the Hollis Terminal. Once the world’s largest logging camp, Thorne Bay now has a population of 434. A paved highway gives you a beautiful scenic tour toward fishing and tourist charters. Learn more.


Ketchikan is located on Revillagigedo Island and is considered Alaska’s First City, since it is the first one you arrive at when traveling north from the lower 48 states. Also known as the Salmon Capital of the World, Ketchikan is located in the Tongass National Forest and close to Misty Fjords National Monument. Learn more.


Hollis is 34 miles by sea from Ketchikan and the home port for the Inter-island Ferry Authority vessel with a convenient terminal for travelers. With a population of approximately 150, Hollis has a community recreation area on the Harris River with a half-mile boardwalk and foot trail through the forest. Learn more.


Hydaburg is 32 miles from the Hollis terminal and has a population of approximately 400. Populated in the 1700s by the Haida people, Hydaburg’s community relies on their culture and still continues a close relationship to the land and sea. Learn more.


Klawock is 25 miles from the Hollis terminal and has a population of about 850. Klawock’s name comes from Kloo-wah, a Tlingit Native from Moira Sound. Kloo-wah’s clan used Klawock for a summer fish camp and later moved there permanently. Learn more.


Craig was founded in the late 1800s and incorporated in 1922. The population varies winter to summer, and in winter approximately numbers 1,100 people. A fish saltery was built on Fish Egg Island in 1907 by Craig Millar, who the town adopted their name from. Learn more.

Prince of Wales Island

Find the Prince of Wales visitors’ guide here.


Prince Of Wales Island | Prince Of Wales Visitor Center