Haines (Alaska)

Cruise Port schedule, map, terminals, news

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Region
Alaska

Local Time
10:33 25 Jul 2017

Coordinates
59.23794 N, -135.44294 W

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Haines is a census-designated site situated in Haines Borough, Alaska, US. It lies in the northern part of Alaska Panhandle, close to Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve. The total area of Haines is 21.5 ml2 (55.8 km2). In 2010 the population of the area was 2,510.

Many tourists visit Haines during the annual appearance of bald eagles in Alaska Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve from October through February, when the city boasts the world's largest concentration of bald eagles.

The community and surrounding area is very popular for outdoor recreation. Hiking in Takshanuk Mountains (with Mount Ripinski and other peaks) and rafting in Chilkat River are both popular. Increasing winter recreational opportunities are featured at and around Chilkat Pass - for it Haines serves as a gateway with Haines Highway. Haines has also received attention as a spot for heli-skiing. Davidson Glacier, due to its accessible nature, is another a popular attraction. Chilkoot Lake and Lutak Inlet are easily accessible fishing sites. Lutak Inlet is frequented by seals, sea lions, and orcas.

Fort William H.Seward is a famous, nationally recognized historic site that was declared National Historic Landmark in 1978. A number of officer housing, barracks, and parade grounds are maintained there, today in private ownership. Some of the structures are open to the public as restaurants and businesses. The Fort is within the limits of Haines city, and is referred to as Port Chilkoot, leftover from Port Chilkoot Company, formed after WWII by a group of investors who bought it from the Federal Government.

Haines has several cultural offerings. Alaska Indian Arts features demonstrations by traditional craftsmen. History of the city of Haines and local Tlingit people are featured in Sheldon Museum & Cultural Center. Hammer Museum is dedicated to hammer's history in human society. Tsirku Canning Company Museum gives a glimpse of the historic salmon canneries of Haines.

Haines is the site for Southeast Alaskan State Fair, held each July. Other attractions include a portion of the set from the White Fang film of Walt Disney (1990), filmed in Haines. The surviving set includes small structures that are common to a mining town of a period of Jack London's book of the same name.

Tourists also visit annually on cruise ships. Haines is a port-of-call to several cruise operators, including Holland America Line and Princess Cruises. As of summer 2009, cruise ship visiting frequency is nearly 20 per season. The cruise ship berth is close to Fort William H. Seward.


Highlights: Chilkat Bald Eagle Preserve, Fort William Seward

The Haines cruise port map is interactive. It shows the port's exact location, along with the real-time cruise ship traffic (if any) in its vicinity - today, and right now. By zooming-out you can see other cruise ship ports located near Haines, Alaska.

If you lose the Haines location on the map, simply reload the page (also with F5 button). This feature is integrated with the CruiseMapper's cruise ship tracker tracking the vessels' current positions at sea and in ports.

Port Haines cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Haines, Alaska. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.

Day Ships in port
Sunday
2 July, 2017
National Geographic Sea Bird(arriving at 02 Jul - departing at 02 Jul)
Monday
3 July, 2017
Seabourn Sojourn(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 18:00)
Tuesday
4 July, 2017
American Spirit(arriving at 04 Jul - departing at 04 Jul)
Wednesday
5 July, 2017
ms Zaandam(arriving at 06:00 - departing at 21:00)
Monday
10 July, 2017
National Geographic Sea Bird(arriving at 10 Jul - departing at 10 Jul)
Tuesday
11 July, 2017
American Spirit(arriving at 11 Jul - departing at 11 Jul)
Grand Princess(arriving at 11:00 - departing at 20:00)
Wednesday
12 July, 2017
ms Noordam(arriving at 06:00 - departing at 21:00)
Seabourn Sojourn(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 18:00)
Friday
14 July, 2017
National Geographic Sea Bird(arriving at 14 Jul - departing at 14 Jul)
Tuesday
18 July, 2017
American Spirit(arriving at 18 Jul - departing at 18 Jul)
Wednesday
19 July, 2017
ms Zaandam(arriving at 06:00 - departing at 21:00)
Thursday
20 July, 2017
National Geographic Sea Bird(arriving at 20 Jul - departing at 20 Jul)
Monday
24 July, 2017
National Geographic Sea Bird(arriving at 24 Jul - departing at 24 Jul)
Tuesday
25 July, 2017
American Spirit(arriving at 25 Jul - departing at 25 Jul)
Wednesday
26 July, 2017
ms Noordam(arriving at 06:00 - departing at 21:00)
Friday
28 July, 2017
Seabourn Sojourn(arriving at 08:00 - departing at 18:00)