Transportation and Rentals
Air Travel :
Be aware that the airlines
refer to this area as “Dutch Harbor”/DUT and you will need to do likewise when
booking your flight itinerary or searching for it as a destination on their
PenAir operates Saab
340B turboprops exclusively for Alaska Airlines.
--Monday & Thursday--
Flight 294 7:00am depart ANC/10:00am arrival DUT
Flight 295 10:30am depart DUT/1:30pm arrival ANC
Flight 296 9:30am depart
ANC/12:30pm arrival DUT
Flight 297 1:00pm depart
DUT/4:00pm arrival ANC
Flight 298 12:30pm
depart ANC/3:30pm arrival DUT
Flight 299 4:00pm depart
DUT/7:00pm arrival ANC
Call for Reservations:
@ 1(800)252.7522 or www.alaskaair.com
1(800)448.4226 or www.penair.com
Peninsula Air (PenAir) also has four aircraft based in
Unalaska/Dutch Harbor, among them, the hardy veteran, the Grumman Goose.
Flightseeing trips can be arranged for small groups in this historic airplane by
The Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS/www.akferry.com)
offers a ferry service to Unalaska/Dutch Harbor between April and October,
usually one trip per month. The Kodiak Terminal provides information and can
book reservations on all AMHS ferries; however, they specialize in the Aleutian
Chain. The ferry departs Homer, Alaska for Kodiak, Alaska on a Tuesday and
arrives in Unalaska/Dutch Harbor the following Saturday at approximately
6:30am. The ferry then departs back to Kodiak, AK the same day at 11:45am.
Ferry trips are a three day voyage aboard the M/V Tustemena from Kodiak, four
days if originating from Homer, and five days if originating from Seldovia.
Reservations should be made well in advance. There is room for automobiles but
space books quickly. The ferry can be booked one-way or round-trip.
Marine Highway (Ferry Service)
Terminal/Specializes in Southwest Alaska
P.O. Box 703
Inquire about “Ferry & Fly” programming
through the following agencies:
-- All Alaska
Tours @ (907)277.3000 or firstname.lastname@example.org
-- Explore Tours
@ (800)523.7405 or email@example.com
-- Viking Travel
@ (800)327.2571 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS/ www.akferry.com) offers a ferry service to Dutch Harbor between April and October, usually one trip per month. The Kodiak Terminal provides information and can book reservations on all AMHS ferries; however, they specialize in the Aleutian Chain. The ferry departs Homer, Alaska for Kodiak, Alaska on a Tuesday, and arrives in Dutch Harbor the following Saturday at approximately 6:30am. The ferry then departs back to Kodiak, Alaska the same day at 11:45am. Ferry trips are a three day voyage aboard the M/V Tustemena from Kodiak, five days if originating from Seldovia, and four days if originating from Homer. Reservations should be made well in advance; there is room for automobiles, but space books quickly. The ferry can be booked one-way or round-trip.
Cruise Ship Travel:
Several cruise ships make calls to the International port of Dutch Harbor throughout the year for a one-day tour of the island. Specific information about Unalaska stops may be found on each cruise company's web-site under the "Asian" itineraries listings. You may also contact your travel agent or Cruise Line Agencies in Unalaska @ 907-581-1467. The participating cruise lines are:
- Alaska Sightseeing/Cruise West
- Clipper Cruise Line
- Hapag-Lloyd Cruises
- Holland America
- Norwegian Cruise Lines
- Princess Cruises
- World Discoverer
The hotel provides complimentary shuttle service to:
- Unalaska Airport (Alaska and PenAir flights)
- Small Boat Harbor (Birding and Sport Fish Charters)
- City Dock (Tustemena Ferry service only)
- B/C Vehicle Rental (car/truck) - 907-581-6777
- North Port Rental (car/truck) - 907-581-3880
- Island Services (bus/large groups) - 907-581-1538
For the more adventurous, bicycle and kayak rentals are available in downtown Unalaska.
Lodging in Anchorage:
Should you find yourself in need of lodging in Anchorage, we suggest the following. The Best Western Barratt Inn is convenient to the airport while The Hotel Captain Cook is located in the heart of downtown Anchorage. Mention "The Grand Aleutian Hotel" and receive an extra 10% off your room rate.
We strongly encourage you to purchase travel insurance available through your travel agent.