Orca Adventure Lodge, located in beautiful Cordova, was built in the
1880s and originally used as a cannery. It has recently been rebuilt into one
of Alaska's finest adventure vacation destinations. While retaining its
historical flavor, Orca Lodge has full amenities to offer the most discerning
guest. Each of the thirty four rooms have great views of Prince William Sound.
For meals, the chef and crew cook up delectable delights in the cannery
cookhouse next door.
With glacier-carved Chugach mountains,
wildlife-rich wetlands, lush forests, and countless waterways surrounding the
area, Cordova offers exciting opportunities for wildlife photography, boating,
fishing, flight seeing, and more. At Orca Adventure Lodge you will have use of
all lodge equipment like kayaks, or choose from several
optional guided activities from the lodge such as fishing or fly-out adventures
into the wilds of Alaska. The lodge is perfect for families and small groups
looking for the real Alaskan adventure tour.
Today depart Anchorage aboard a scheduled flight to Cordova (flight
departure from Anchorage typically is in the afternoon). After an approx. 1 hour
flight arrive in Cordova. Upon arrival, you will be met by a guide and a
transfer to the Orca Adventure Lodge will be provided. After a brief
orientation, the rest of the day is free to enjoy unguided activities
including kayaking or canoeing. A variety of hiking trails are
accessible from the lodge and provide the opportunity to watch for bald eagles
and sea otters. Overnight at the Lodge. (Dinner included)
Copper River Delta Tour and Hike
Today take the opportunity and book one of the offered excursions
(additional cost). This is a great area of Alaska. its not crowded and there
are amazing sceneries to discover. Possible activities / excursions are for
example: Coastal Bear Viewing Photo Adventure, Guided Glacier Hike, Child
Glacier Tour, Fishing charter, or take a kayaking or boat trip. Overnight
at the Lodge. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included) |
If you are
staying 4 days: If you are staying longer, you have an additional day
of adventure waiting for you! (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Today you fly back to Anchorage. The flight typically is in the early
afternoon. Depending on the flight departure time you have more time to spend at
Orca Adventure Lodge. Transfer to the Cordova airport is provided. Scheduled
flight to Anchorage. |
(Breakfast and possibly lunch included)
Below you will find descriptions of optional tours. When you book this tour package, you will see prices and be able to select which optional tours you would like to reserve.|
Additional tours are available under our Day Tours section
Child Glacier Tour by road and boat from Orca Adventure Lodge
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Copper River Delta Tour and Hike from Orca Adventure Lodge
The 36 mile Copper River Highway, only accessible via Cordova, is a
wonderland of scenic vistas and viewable wildlife. The Sheridan Glacier, while
visible from the road, is explored on this tour with a short hike on a well
maintained cobbled trail, surrounded by alders & wildflowers. On the Copper
Delta Hike & Tour you will experience one of the many, well groomed Forest
Service Trails, providing 38 miles of hiking opportunities, each offering a
different experience of plants, animals, and terrain while giving a glimpse of
the spectacular coastal rainforest. Smell wildflowers, taste wild berries,
hear the sounds of soaring majestic Bald Eagles calling above a forested canopy,
see Trumpeter Swans nesting along the road, or catch a glimpse of bear and
moose. Watch wild salmon spawning as you get absorbed into this beautiful
Departure is from the Orca Adventure Lodge with an interpretive
tour of the Copper River Delta and a guided hike option.
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Full Day Fishing Charter from Orca Adventure Lodge
Fishing trips based out of Orca Adventure Lodge offer a great variety. Offered are daily departures for both deep sea and stream fishing destinations via boat. Fishing trips include salmon filled streams within the Orca Inlet area as well as fishing the shallow waters for halibut. While these fish are typically smaller than their gulf cousins, the fun of catching fish within a few miles of the lodge cannot be beat!
Summer fishing trips see the greatest variety of fish with incredible numbers of fish returning to the 40 rivers fished. From mid August the trips concentrade on the returning Silver Salmon. Saltwater fishing expeditions focus on halibut, salmon and rockfish.
Tour includes experienced local guide, fishing gear, lunch, and fish processing. Not included are fishing license and king stamp.
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Fly Out Fishing from Orca Adventure Lodge
Your flight will take you over fantastic terrain to either a remote lake or river. Opportunities for either salmon or trout fishing are available. |
Trip includes experienced local guide, flight cost, fishing gear, and lunch. Not included are fishing license and king stamp.
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Guided Wildlife & Coastal Bear Photo Adventure from Orca Adventure Lodge
Stalk the magnificent Alaskan Brown Bear on these exciting bear photography trips. These trips are unique even to Alaskans. Trips are offered in two distinct bear habitats, the forested salmon streams and the coastal grasslands of the Gulf Coast. In addition to the bears, the maritime trip features Sea Otters, Stellar Sea Lions, Salmon Sharks and a variety of bird life. Tour includes: Transportation via boat or plane, experienced bear guide and lunch.
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Guided Kayak Tour from Orca Adventure Lodge
Prince William Sound has the best Alaska kayaking and the greatest diversity of wildlife habitat along the entire Northern Pacific Coast; and it is right outside your door! The protected waters of the Orca Inlet offer safe, scenic passage for both beginners and experienced kayakers. The activity level is moderate.|
Tour includes: kayaking equipment, basic introduction for beginners and guide.
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Guided Sheridan Glacier Hike from Orca Adventure Lodge
The Sheridan Glacier, only 15 miles from Orca Adventure Lodge, is one of the most accessible glaciers in the State of Alaska, and yet is rarely explored. A short hike through a spruce-hemlock forest and you are presented with a commanding view of the Sheridan and Sherman Glaciers. Following a cobbled trail, surrounded by alders and wildflowers, you soon arrive at the icy face. Hike through the moraine and you find yourself standing upon the ancient ice of this majestic glacier. The terrain before you is an ever changing topography of glacial lakes, crystal blue caves and sudden jagged crevasses. Boots and crampons are provided by your experienced guide.
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Off Shore Boat Charter from Orca Adventure Lodge
Long range salt water boat charter departing from the Lodge on scheduled dates during the week. 6 person minimum and 10 person maximum on these trips.|
Tour includes fishing gear, experienced local guide, and lunch. Not included are fishing license and king stamp.
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Ocra Inlet Wildlife Tour by Boat from Orca Adventure Lodge
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Price per Person - USD|
Click a Date to Book Online
- Booking requirements: we require following
information for each traveler at time of reservation:
Full name including middle name(s), gender, and date of birth.
- Pre/Post nights: This program requires pre and post
nights in Anchorage. Flights depend on availability at time of booking
and may be different as listed in the itinerary.
- Clothing: Good rain gear and warm clothes are a must for
this region, even in the summer.
- Fishing: Fishing trips during June/July see the
greatest variety of fish with incredible numbers of fish returning to the 40
rivers in the area. In the fall, from mid August on, most fishing trips
concentrate on Silver Salmon fishing. The lodge also offers
saltwater fishing expeditions for halibut, salmon and rockfish. Fishing the
protected waters of Prince William Sound is a pleasurable experience. Fish
processing is included with all of guided fishing trips up to 50
lbs/person/day (4 days guided fishing= 200 lbs. max) during your stay. The
lodge will fillet and portion the fish based on your preference, vacuum seal,
flash freeze, and provide a wax coated box for getting your catch home. For
any fish needing processed beyond the 50 lbs/person carries a $2 per filleted
pound charge will apply. For most people, 50 lbs is plenty of fish to enjoy
and share with friends/family. Though the lodge will take care of
processing your catch, shipping your fish home is not included in the
fishing trip rates. The easiest way to get your fish home is by taking it
as extra checked luggage on your flight back home. The lodge can assist with
alternative shipping options (at additional cost).
Number of Rooms:
Number of People per Room (4 people maximum per room):
Number of Adults
Number of Children (0-18 years)**
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|Age Child 2|
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** Please note that most child rates are only valid for child 11 years and under. The exact age limitation for child prices of this
program is listed under the rate table. Even if a child price cannot be offered, we still need the correct ages of children.
|PLEASE NOTE:||When amending travel dates or number of nights, your flexible package will include flights and hotels only. You will have the opportunity to add additional services prior to finalizing your reservation.|