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Zachar Bay Lodge

Family owned and operated nature and fishing lodge located on Kodiak Island.

Tour Overview

Zachar Bay Lodge is located in the heart of Kodiak Island National Wildlife Refuge. Family owned and operated, this Alaska nature lodge was originally built as an historic cannery but is now the perfect base for a great Alaska wildlife and wilderness vacation. You can choose daily adventures such as guided wildlife excursions to scope for Kodiak’s infamous bears, hiking and boating adventures, as well as great sport fishing. Explore remote beaches and waterways onboard powerful motor boats and on flightseeing trips using the lodge’s seaplane. Accommodation is in comfortable private rooms, and the main lodge has a congenial family style dining and lounge area. Guests will find the combination of Zachar Bay’s ambiance and choice of daily activities a highly rewarding and fun Alaska vacation experience.

What's Included
  • Scheduled flights between Anchorage and Kodiak
  • 1 overnight in Kodiak City (tourist class hotel)
  • Floatplane flights from Kodiak to/from Zachar Bay
  • Accommodations and all meals
  • Services of guides and activities, including fishing
  • All taxes and fees
What's Not Included

Transfers in Anchorage, meals and activities in Kodiak City and gratuities. Fishing license and fish processing/shipping.


Tour Itinerary

Important - Please plan two nights in Anchorage after the trip as weather may delay your return to Anchorage. Please also plan a night in Anchorage prior to this trip.

Day 1
Anchorage to Kodiak

This afternoon depart Anchorage aboard a scheduled flight to Kodiak. Rest of day in Kodiak on own. Overnight in Kodiak City.

Day 2
Kodiak to Zachar Bay Lodge

This morning transfer to the airport in Kodiak and take a 40 minute floatplane flight to the lodge. On arrival you will be met by the hosts who will provide a brief orientation. This afternoon enjoy a cruise along the rugged coast to nearby bird rookeries and search for wildlife. Overnight Zachar Bay Lodge.

Day 3
Zachar Bay Lodge

Each day you may select from a wide choice of guided activities including sea otter viewing, fishing, hiking, boat trips, and photography. Lodge guides will help tailor your activities to ensure you get the very best from your stay. Weather plays an important part of life and schedules are flexible to work around the natural elements. Fishing is excellent, and with an expert guide you can catch a variety of species in both fresh and salt water. At Zachar Bay Lodge you will feel the peace and quiet of nature all around you!

Day 4
Zachar Bay Lodge to Anchorage

After breakfast depart by floatplane back to Kodiak. You will transfer over to the Kodiak Airport and in the afternoon depart on a scheduled flight from Kodiak to Anchorage*. Upon arrival in Anchorage transfer on own.

* There may be a layover time at the Kodiak Airport for several hours. However due to weather delays and check in requirements, we will not schedule tight connections.

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