Island Heritage Tour
2 1/2 Hours | May-September
Learn Tlingit legends and hear a traditional Tlingit introduction while exploring Wrangell with your Alaska Native Guide. Visit the Shakes Island Tribal House, the Wrangell Museum, Petroglyph Beach & more.
Wrangell, Alaska History and Cultural Tour
Journey through the past to the present on a personalized tour experience of Wrangell and its most popular attractions. Your Alaskan Native guide shares the diverse history of Wrangell starting with the first inhabitants, the Tlingit Nation, whose history spans approximately 10,000 years. Sit down as invited guests at Chief Shakes’ Tribal house to hear stories that have been passed down generation to generation, learn the story of Fort Wrangell, unearth ancient petroglyphs, and explore Wrangell today (from the comfort of your shuttle).
Bottled water and a souvenir petroglyph rubbing are available for guests. Three great sites are visited: Chief Shakes’ Tribal House, the Wrangell Museum, and Petroglyph Beach. Several historic sites are viewed from the shuttle as part of the driving portion of this tour. The tour departs from and returns to Alaska Waters Tour Desk & Gift Shoppe. As the third oldest city in Alaska, ruled by four nations, under three flags, Wrangell’s rich and diverse history is sure to captivate you!