Discover the highlights of this truly Alaskan town and see its colorful history and native culture to life while visiting the Wrangell Museum and Petroglyph Beach with Kiks Adi Totem Park and Alaskan Native interpretation.
Departing the pier, meander downtown Wrangell to Kiks Adi Totem Park. Here, interpretive narration is provided by local natives. Then, learn about the Stikine River and its significant influence on the development of Wrangell as you pass through the town and see its historic churches.
Visit Wrangell's famous anthropological sight, Petroglyph Beach. It was here that rock carvings dated 8,000 years before the settlement by the Tlingit tribes. Enjoy a petroglyph rubbing demonstration before heading to the Wrangell Museum. The local museum houses a rich assortment of over 5,000 historic photos, native artifacts, a collection of Tlingit petroglyphs, and fishing, mining and logging displays. Afterwards, make your way back to the ship with the provided transportation offered by your guide, or you may choose to stay longer and do the short walk on your own.
Please note: This tour includes minimal walking; however, the sites are not wheelchair accessible and it is not available to guests who utilize a wheelchair. Those guests with mobility concerns are cautioned to evaluate their personal level of stamina and ability. Casual, weather-appropriate clothing and comfortable, flat walking shoes are suggested. The order of the sites visited or viewed may vary. Drop off may be available for a more in-depth Shakes Tribal House experience (dependent on Tribal House operations)