Leave from the Port of Bellingham to explore Southeast Alaska! The Alaska Marine Highway System has been operating year-round since 1963, with regularly scheduled passenger and vehicle service to 30 communities in Alaska, Washington, and British Columbia. There are currently nine vessels in the AMHS fleet. Traveling to Alaska via the Alaska Marine Highway System offer many benefits, including the chance of seeing humpback and killer whales in action! Ride with ease and comfort with different cabin options available for passengers.