Prince of Wales Island
Prince of Wales Island is in Southeastern Alaska, and is one of the largest islands in the United States. Although it has several small communities, most of the island is part of the Tongass National Forest, which covers much of Southeastern Alaska.
English is the common language used.
Prince of Wales is only accessible by ferry or plane.
Alaska's Inter-Island Ferry runs from Ketchikan to Hollis (Prince of Wales Island) once a day. It leaves Ketchikan at 3:30pm and arrives in Hollis at 6:30pm. The fare is under $40.00 for passengers and extra for cars.
There are three different airlines that operate between Ketchikan and Hollis. Pacific Airways (907)225-3500, Promech, Inc. (907)225-3845, and LAB Flying Service (907)247-5220.
Most of the restaurants are in Craig. Here are a few:
- Dockside Cafe Located across from the docks. Open at 5:30 am. Phone: 907-826-5544
- Papa's Pizza Westwind Plaza, Craig, Phone: 907-826-2244. Pizza, salads and sandwiches.