Yakutat offers abundant recreation and tourism opportunities for wilderness rafting trips, hiking, fat-tire beach expeditions, premier sport fishing, world class surfing, birding, glacier cruises, flight seeing, and hunting and fishing. Recreation, tourism, commercial fishing, along with subsistence fishing and hunting, are key activities that sustain and define Yakutat as a small,
Alaska Airlines operates year-round twice daily jet service to Yakutat. The Alaska Marine Highway ferries stop in Yakutat from April - October. Several air taxi services provide transportation and flight seeing within Yakutat and the outlying areas.