Petersburg, Alaska

Petersburg, Alaska is located in the heart of southeast Alaska’s Inside Passage and just about mid-point between Juneau and Ketchikan, Alaska. Petersburg’s central location provides a unique opportunity to enjoy real wilderness adventures in an unspoiled Alaskan community.

Petersburg is known as the "Little Norway" of Alaska. It is located on Frederick Sound, Alaska, and is perhaps one of the prettiest seacoast communities on the shores of the Pacific. The town's five-block-long main street parallels the waterfront with its canneries, wharves and fuel docks perched on pilings driven deep into the ocean floor.It is also a very tidy city, with the natural beauty of the island-dotted seascape, great wildlife viewing and whale watching in the Summer.

Things to See & Do

* Salmon fishing
* Le Conte Glacier
* Whale watching
* Wildlife viewing
* Cannery tours

General information

Cruise Season – May - September
Currency - United States Dollar (USD)
Language - English
Land Area – 119.2 sq km’s
Population – 3150 approx
Electricity – 110 vlt 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time - GMT minus nine hours
International Country Telephone Code – 1 + 907

Port Location – Petersburg doesn't have a deep water port, so it's not accessible by big cruise ships, passengers are lightered ashore.

Transport Links – Being located on an island, Petersburg can only be accessed by air or sea. Alaska Airlines, providing two jet flights in per day. Various float planes and air charters also serve the area. The Alaska Marine Highway provides a regular ferry service.

There is a local taxi and some local shuttle services. The local roads are also nice for bicycling, although the size of the island limits the overall distance one can travel.

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Departure: 16 May 2019 From: Cruise line: UnCruise Adventures Cruise Ship: Safari Quest.

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Safari Quest, Alaska Yacht Bears Bergs & Bushwhacking Ex Petersburg Return

Departure: 23 May 2019 From: Cruise line: UnCruise Adventures Cruise Ship: Safari Quest.

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Safari Quest, Alaska Yacht Bears Bergs & Bushwhacking Ex Petersburg Return

Departure: 30 May 2019 From: Cruise line: UnCruise Adventures Cruise Ship: Safari Quest.

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Safari Quest, Alaska Yacht Bears Bergs & Bushwhacking Ex Petersburg Return

Departure: 06 Jun 2019 From: Cruise line: UnCruise Adventures Cruise Ship: Safari Quest.

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Snow Goose, Southeast Alaska Ex Petersburg To Sitka

Departure: 10 Jun 2019 From: Cruise line: Blue Water Adventures Cruise Ship: Snow Goose.

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Safari Quest, Alaska Yacht Bears Bergs & Bushwhacking Ex Petersburg Return

Departure: 13 Jun 2019 From: Cruise line: UnCruise Adventures Cruise Ship: Safari Quest.

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Safari Quest, Alaska Yacht Bears Bergs & Bushwhacking Ex Petersburg Return

Departure: 20 Jun 2019 From: Cruise line: UnCruise Adventures Cruise Ship: Safari Quest.

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Safari Quest, Alaska Yacht Bears Bergs & Bushwhacking Ex Petersburg Return

Departure: 27 Jun 2019 From: Cruise line: UnCruise Adventures Cruise Ship: Safari Quest.

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Safari Quest, Alaska Yacht Bears Bergs & Bushwhacking Ex Petersburg Return

Departure: 04 Jul 2019 From: Cruise line: UnCruise Adventures Cruise Ship: Safari Quest.

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Safari Quest, Alaska Yacht Bears Bergs & Bushwhacking Ex Petersburg Return

Departure: 11 Jul 2019 From: Cruise line: UnCruise Adventures Cruise Ship: Safari Quest.

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Island Roamer, Southeast Alaska Ex Petersburg To Prince Rupert

Departure: 14 Jul 2019 From: Cruise line: Blue Water Adventures Cruise Ship: Island Roamer.

10 Night Cruise sailing from Petersburg to Prince Rupert aboard Island Roamer.

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Safari Quest, Alaska Yacht Bears Bergs & Bushwhacking Ex Petersburg Return

Departure: 18 Jul 2019 From: Cruise line: UnCruise Adventures Cruise Ship: Safari Quest.

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Safari Quest, Alaska Yacht Bears Bergs & Bushwhacking Ex Petersburg Return

Departure: 25 Jul 2019 From: Cruise line: UnCruise Adventures Cruise Ship: Safari Quest.

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Safari Quest, Alaska Yacht Bears Bergs & Bushwhacking Ex Petersburg Return

Departure: 01 Aug 2019 From: Cruise line: UnCruise Adventures Cruise Ship: Safari Quest.

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Safari Quest, Alaska Yacht Bears Bergs & Bushwhacking Ex Petersburg Return

Departure: 08 Aug 2019 From: Cruise line: UnCruise Adventures Cruise Ship: Safari Quest.

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Safari Quest, Alaska Yacht Bears Bergs & Bushwhacking Ex Petersburg Return

Departure: 15 Aug 2019 From: Cruise line: UnCruise Adventures Cruise Ship: Safari Quest.

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Safari Quest, Alaska Yacht Bears Bergs & Bushwhacking Ex Petersburg Return

Departure: 22 Aug 2019 From: Cruise line: UnCruise Adventures Cruise Ship: Safari Quest.

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Safari Quest, Alaska Yacht Bears Bergs & Bushwhacking Ex Petersburg Return

Departure: 29 Aug 2019 From: Cruise line: UnCruise Adventures Cruise Ship: Safari Quest.

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