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Just a 1 hour boat ride from Seward, this lodge offers a great and convenient wilderness lodge stay option while in in Alaska. Kenai Fjords Wilderness Lodge is nestled in Southcentral Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula on Fox Island in Resurrection Bay just outside of Seward, Alaska. The lodge accommodates 18 guests in comfortable, cabin style rooms with private bath and expertly prepared meals, ensuring you will experience an intimate overnight stay in the quiet solitude of Resurrection Bay.
Kenai Fjords Wilderness Lodge offers independent activities including quiet walks on the secluded beach, hikes on the mountain trails, as well as guided sea kayaking trips, bird watching, and observing local marine life on Fox Island. All overnight trips to Fox Island include a more in-depth boat cruise on the return trip to Seward.
Kenai Fjords Wilderness Lodge is located on Fox Island. You can connect with the boat transfer from Seward to Fox Island by arriving in Seward by train, scheduled bus service or rental car.
Seward to Kenai Fjords Wilderness Lodge
Transfer on own to Seward small boat harbor. At noon you will depart for a 1 hour cruise to Fox Island. On arrival at the lodge you will receive a short orientation and enjoy a delicious lunch. Afterwards settle into your cabin and explore this beautiful area. Take a park ranger led beach walk, or self guided hike. Dinner served this evening. Overnight Fox Island.
Kenai Fjords Wilderness Lodge
Today, enjoy a half day kayaking tour (3-4 hours long - tour could also take place on day 1, depending on availability). Sit back, relax and enjoy the scenery at Fox Island.
Kenai Fjords Wilderness Lodge to Seward
Today enjoy a longer and more in-depth boat cruise before you return to Seward. Depending on the time of the year and weather conditions you cruise through Kenai Fjords National Park, or possibly through Northwestern Fjord. This gives you the opportunity to see more of the stunning landscape of this coastal park as well as tidewater glaciers such as Holgate Glacier, Aialik Glacier or Northwestern Glacier. You may even see a glacier calving! Along the way keep an eye out for Stellar sea lions, harbor seals, puffins, eagles, and whales. A meal is included on the cruise. Return to Seward between 2pm and 5:30pm.