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Kenai Fjords Wilderness Lodge

An island escape off the rugged coast of Resurrection Bay.

Tour Overview

Kenai Fjords Wilderness Lodge is nestled in Southcentral Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula on Fox Island in Resurrection Bay just outside of Seward. Just a one hour boat ride from Seward, this lodge offers a comfortable and convenient wilderness lodge stay while in in 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 enjoying the quiet solitude of Resurrection Bay. The lodge offers a variety of guest activities including quiet walks on the lodge’s secluded beach, hikes on nearby mountain trails, as well as guided sea kayaking trips, bird watching, and learning about local marine life on Fox Island. All overnight trips to Fox Island include a more in-depth boat cruise with wildlife viewing and glacier views on the return trip to Seward.

What's Included
  • 2 nights in Kenai Fjords Wilderness Lodge on Fox Island
  • 2 lunches, 2 dinners, 2 breakfasts
  • Boat transfers from/to Seward with a longer cruising day on the departure day (Kenai Fjords National Park Cruise or Northwestern Fjords Cruise – depending on time of the year)
  • 1 x guided kayaking tour (2 – 6.5 hours long)
  • All taxes and fees
What's Not Included

Alcoholic beverages and gratuities.


Tour Itinerary

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.

Day 1
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 self guided hike or enjoy a walk on the beach. Dinner served this evening. Overnight Fox Island.

Day 2
Kenai Fjords Wilderness Lodge

Today, get out on the water for a guided kayaking tour (2 – 6.5 hours long – tour could also take place on day 1, depending on availability).  Sit back, relax and enjoy the scenery at Fox Island.

Day 3
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 5:00pm.

Tour Map


Dates & Rates

The minimum age to stay at the lodge is 8 years old.

Cancellation Policy:
Up to 61 days prior to lodge stay: 10% cancellation fee
60 to 0 days prior to lodge stay: 100% cancellation fee


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