Orca Adventure Lodge on Prince William Sound - Cordova
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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 such as kayaks and mountain bikes, 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.


 

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DAY
1
 
Anchorage to Cordova
Anchorage to Cordova In the morning, depart Anchorage aboard a scheduled flight to Cordova. Upon arrival, you will be met by a guide and transfer to the Orca Adventure Lodge. After a brief orientation, the afternoon is free to enjoy unguided activities including kayaking, canoeing, or mountain biking. 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. (Lunch, Dinner included)

DAY
2
 
Copper River Delta Tour and Hike
Copper River Delta Tour and Hike Today, depart on a guided tour exploring the Copper River delta. On this tour you will see the Sheridan Glacier, travel the limited road system and hike a popular rainforest trails Take a picnic lunch from the lodge on this tour. Overnight at the Lodge. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included)

If you are staying 4 days: The 3rd day is open for optional activities. At extra cost guided activities can include: orca inlet boat cruise, wildlife viewing flightseeing safari, river rafting trip, guided "on the glacier" hike, guided kayaking tours and guided fishing trips. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included)

DAY
3
 
Cordova to Anchorage
Cordova to Anchorage This morning transfer is provided to Cordova airport to meet scheduled flight to Anchorage. (Breakfast 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

DAY
3
 
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.

 
   
DAY
3
 
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.
 
   
DAY
3
 
Guided Wildlife & Brown Bear Photography by air or boat 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.  
   
DAY
3
 
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.
 
   
DAY
3
 
Guided 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.  
   
DAY
3
 
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.
 
   
Price per Person - USD
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Orca Adventure Lodge - 2 Nights from Anchorage
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May 26, 14 - Sep 28, 14
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$1039$939$939$939$780
Orca Adventure Lodge - 3 Nights from Anchorage
Operation DatesSingleDoubleTripleQuadChild
May 26, 14 - Sep 28, 14
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$1259$1109$1109$1109$840


Tour Highlight

Tour Includes

  • Roundtrip scheduled flights between Anchorage and Cordova
  • 2 or 3 nights lodging
  • All meals & non-alcoholic beverages (juice, water, coffee, tea, and soft drinks) during stay at lodge
  • Copper River Delta Tour and Hike
  • Use of kayaks, canoes, mountain bikes and fishing equipment
  • Transportation to and from the lodge to activities (guided or unguided)
  • Services of lodge staff
  • All taxes and fees.

Not included: Gratuities, alcoholic beverages, fishing license and additional optional excursions (email us for more information).

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