LODGE INFORMATION AND ITINERARY
The Kenai Fjords Wilderness Lodge is located on Fox Island in Resurrection Bay,
about an hour by boat from Seward.
Boat transportation is combined with a boat cruise into Kenai Fjords National
Park (included). There is no special designated boat transfer for just lodge
guests and not regular water taxi shuttle service.
On the first day, guest
will travel on a tour boat from Seward to Fox Island. The boat journey takes
approx. 1 hour. On the last day, guests have a choice of boat cruises. The
shortest option is the Resurrection Bay cruise (included); however guests can
also upgrade to longer cruises that take them into Kenai Fjords National
Lodge setting and accommodation: Kenai Fjords
Wilderness Lodge and overnight cabins are located on Fox Island, in the heart
of Resurrection Bay. The main lodge is also used for day guests visiting
the island for the salmon buffet lunch. Further away, undisturbed, are cozy
overnight guest cabins and another dining area where overnight guests enjoy
delicious breakfast and dinner meals (possibly lunch).
Each guest room is
nicely decorated, has one queen size bed and a sofa sleeper. There are a total
of 8 guest rooms. Some guest rooms are in individual cabins, others are in
Meals: Breakfast and dinner are serviced
privately for overnight guests. Lunch might be served privately or in the main
day lodge building where other guests have lunch as
Activities: Quiet walks on secluded beaches; self
guided hikes on the mountain trail. A narrated walk with a park ranger is
included. Guided sea kayaking is available at additional cost. On the last day
when guests return to Seward, a 2.5 hour Resurrection Bay cruise is included.
There are also options to upgrade to longer cruises into Kenai Fjords National
Park (additional charge).
1/ Arrival Day: Seward to Lodge:
Transfer on own
to Seward small boat harbor. At 12:00H depart for a 1 hour cruise to Fox
Island. On arrival at the lodge you will receive a short orientation and will
enjoy a delicious lunch. The afternoon is available to explore this beatuiful
area. Take a park ranger led beach walk or self guided hike or a guided
kayaking tour (additional cost). Appetizers and dinner served this evening.
Overnight Fox Island.
Day 2/ Departure Day: Lodge to Seward /
Resurrection Bay Cruise
Today travel back to Seward. Depending
on the cruise option chosen there might be free time in the morning. On the
cruise back to Seward, there is an opportunity to see marine wildlife, steep
jagged cliffs, seabirds and Bear Glacier. The chances of seeing whales are
greater on the Kenai Fjords or Northwestern Fjord cruise option.
Cruise options and time schedule:
-Resurrection Bay cruise (included):
depart Fox Island at approx. 2pm (14:00H), arrive in Seward at approx. 4:30pm
-Kenai Fjords National Park Cruise (additonal cost): depart Fox
Island at approx. 8:45am (8:45H), arrive in Seward at approx. 2:00pm
-Northwestern Fjords Cruise (additional cost): depart Fox Island
at Approx. 9:45 am (9:45H), arrive in Seward at approx. 6:00pm (18:00H)