Port Chilkoot Dock

Haines' cruise ship dock is conveniently located at the base of historic Ft. Seward, and less than mile from downtown.

Cruise Ship Schedule

For visitors arriving in Haines who prefer not to do the driving themselves, you're in luck! Haines offers a variety of activities and tours that cater to all interests, whether you're here for just a few hours or the entire day. Here's what you can look forward to during your stay:

  1. Convenient Location: Haines' port is conveniently located just a few blocks from downtown Haines, making it easy to explore the town and its attractions on foot. The port is also situated below the historical Fort William H. Seward, which you can explore at your own pace.

  2. Self-Guided Walking Tours: To make the most of your time in Haines, consider picking up self-guided walking tour materials. These resources can guide you through the Fort Seward area, through the Totem Pole path, and the history of downtown Haines. These tours are a fantastic way to immerse yourself in the local culture and history at your own speed.

  3. Booked Tours: Haines offers a wide range of guided tours that explore the scenic beauty and cultural attractions of the area. Whether you're interested in wildlife viewing, outdoor adventures, or cultural experiences, you can find tours that match your preferences. Some tours are more adventurous, while others are leisurely, so you can choose the level of excitement that suits you.

  4. Exploration of the Valley: The Haines area is known for its boundless natural beauty. You can venture into the valley on tours that take you to stunning locations, including those that might be a bit more extreme for the adventurous at heart. Activities such as hiking, wildlife viewing, and photography are popular choices for visitors.

With plenty of activities to choose from and the convenience of a port location that is easily accessible from downtown Haines, you can make the most of your visit, whether you have just a few hours or a full day to explore. Haines offers a delightful blend of history, culture, and outdoor adventures that will create lasting memories of your time in this picturesque Alaskan town.

Cruises To Haines

Cruising is a very popular way to visit Haines. Check out the many brands and sizes of ships that call to Haines and the neighboring community of Skagway.


Monthly First Friday events highlight local artists at different locations throughout the town.

Plan Your Visit

Visiting Haines will take some planning, but once you get here, you will be happy you did. There are many ways to get here. Find out which one suits you best!