Kenai Fjords Glacier Lodge

A wilderness immersion at an exquisite lodge in Kenai Fjords National Park.

Tour Overview

Kenai Fjords Glacier Lodge is the only lodge inside Kenai Fjords National Park. Accessible from Seward via a 4-5 hour glacier and marine wildlife boat cruise, Kenai Fjords Glacier Lodge is a perfect wilderness lodge addition to any Alaska vacation! This custom-built log lodge with 16 nicely appointed private cabins is one of Alaska’s best sea coast nature lodges. Situated on the banks of a protected lagoon just outside Aialik Bay, the lodge features stunning views of Pedersen Glacier flowing out of the massive Harding Icefield in the Kenai Mountains. By day, guests can choose from various outdoor activities to match guest interests and energy levels, including guided hiking to sea kayaking through the lagoon in front of the lodge and Aialik Bay. For the less adventuresome, relax by strolling along the pristine beachfront or perusing the naturalist library in the main lodge. Enjoy elegant dining in the main lodge in the evening, then relax in the lounge. Kenai Fjords Glacier Lodge is ideal for experiencing Alaska’s majestic beauty.

What's Included
  • Accommodations at Kenai Fjords Glacier Lodge with meals
  • 4-5 hour wildlife and tidewater glacier journey of Kenai Fjords National Park
  • Daily guided activities from the lodge
  • All taxes and fees
What's Not Included

Alcoholic beverages and gratuities.

 

Tour Itinerary

Kenai Fjords Glacier Lodge is located on the remote wilderness shores of Kenai Fjords National Park. Access to the lodge is by boat only. An overnight in Seward prior to this lodge stay is required.

Day 1
Departure from Seward to Kenai Fjords Glacier Lodge

At approx. 10:00 am depart from the scenic seaport of Seward.  After a 4-5 hour wildlife and tidewater glacier cruise into Kenai Fjords National Park, arrive at a  remote beach near the lodge. The lodge and guest cabins are an easy 20 minute walk from the outer coast along a maintained trail; motorized travel is provided if desired. After an orientation you have the afternoon available for optional activities. Evening programs are also available (lunch, dinner).

While at the lodge, guests enjoy great Alaskan-styled appetizers, main courses and desserts served in a family-style setting. Using the finest ingredients, the chefs create beautiful meals featuring fresh baked breads, a variety of fruits and vegetables, fresh Alaska seafood and other specialty dishes. The lodge can also accommodate special dietary needs and offers vegetarian options – with advanced notice only! Beverages are not included, beer and wine are available for purchase.

Day 2
Kenai Fjords Glacier Lodge

After breakfast this morning, choose a morning guided activity to suit your interest. Lunch is either in-camp or packed lunch on an activity.  Activities from the lodge include sea kayaking on protected waters (from short paddles to half-day trips), hiking, as well as exploring the lagoon by canoe. Each day offers a variety of activity choices to meet guest’s interest and energy level.

Add extra days at the lodge.

If you are departing today, after lunch you will board the boat for a scenic boat tour through parts of Kenai Fjords National Park back to Seward.  The return journey is approximately 3 hours.  Arrive in Seward between 5:00-5:30pm in time for train and bus departures to Anchorage, or add an extra overnight in Seward (not included).

Note: While access to the lodge by boat is possible most of the summer, high winds and storm systems may occur. If safe and comfortable boat travel to the lodge is not possible, alternate accommodations, activities, and meals in the town of Seward will be provided until passage to the lodge is possible. In this case, no refunds will be granted and no additional charges will be levied.

Tour Map

 

Dates & Rates

Children must be at least 7 years to participate in this tour.

Cancellation Policy:
Up to 121 days prior to lodge stay: $300 per person cancelation fee
120-91 days prior to lodge stay: $600 per person cancelation fee
90-46 days prior to lodge stay: 60% cancelation fee
45 to 0 days prior to lodge stay: 100% cancelation fee

 

Our day tour on day 2 was excellent, and turned into a private tour just as scheduled. Later that same night we were taken to a stop to wait and see if the lights appeared and they did! What a treat! We decided to stay an extra day and enjoy snowmobiling and... Read more  

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