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Tutka Bay Wilderness Lodge
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Peace, tranquility and adventure are yours at Tutka Bay Wilderness Lodge, a luxurious ocean front wilderness retreat near Homer, Alaska. Tutka Bay is located adjacent to Kachemak Bay State Park on a rugged fjord reaching seven miles into the glacier studded Kenai Mountains. The lodge's remote location is the perfect setting for a first class wilderness experience in Alaska.

LODGE INFORMATION AND ITINERARY

INFORMATION

Location: The lodge is located in Kachemak Bay, near Homer on the Kenai Peninsula and adjacent to Kachemak Bay State Park. Situated between Halibut Cove and Seldovia, the secluded Tutka Bay reaches seven miles into the glacier studded Kenai Mountains. These glaciers join one another to form the massive Harding Ice Field, which presses down the other side of the mountains into Kenai Fjords National Park. The Lodge buildings are situated on a narrow strip of land that is bordered on two sides by water. Extravagant decks and walkways connect each building which are placed along the edge of the land, with ample views of the water and lush wilderness. The remote Tutka Bay Wilderness Lodge offers a unique Alaskan experience for adventure travelers seeking less traveled places!

Transportation: The lodge is accessible by water taxi from Homer or by float plane from Anchorage (additional cost). The water taxi ride between Homer and the lodge takes about 25 minutes.

Accommodation: The lodge offers 5 spacious and charming accommodations. Each has a private bath, satellite TV and views of the ocean, mountains and forest. From the Lodge solarium, guests can enjoy sweeping views of the islands and inlets of Little Tutka Bay, as well as the impressive Jakolof Peak. There is wireless internet access in the main lodge.

Fine Dining: Meals are included. The hearty, gourmet dinners feature Alaska seafood, including halibut, shellfish and wild run salmon. Breakfast and dinner are served family style in the Lodge solarium. Picnic lunches are packed to take on day excursions. Special diets can be accommodated with advance notice.

Activities: Daily guided activities included in price are: sea kayaking, local sportfishing, beachcombing and tidal-pool exploration, coastal touring by boat, nature trail hiking through old growth forests, hiking in the Kachemak Bay State Park Trail System, birding and wildlife viewing. Deep sea salmon/halibut fishing charters, flight seeing and bear viewing tours can be arranged for an additional cost.
Lodge-based activities included in price are: use of sauna and hot tub on the deck, morning yoga classes, one complimentary massage (with 2+-night stay only), cooking classes and wine tasting.

ITINERARY

Day 1/Arrival: Arrive in Homer on own. From the Homer Spit depart by water taxi. The 25 minute boat ride to Tutka Bay Wilderness Lodge takes you by Gull Island, an "island" rock which is home to many different birds. Upon arrival at the lodge you will be welcomed by the staff. The rest of the day is at your leisure to explore the area and settle in. Overnight at Tutka Bay Lodge.

Day 2+: Tutka Bay Wilderness Lodge
After a hearty breakfast, spend the day enjoying one of the many activities offered at the lodge. Following dinner, relax in the hot tub and sauna or visit the solarium to share your adventure from the day. Overnight at the lodge.

Departure Day: After breakfast, depart the lodge for Homer by boat. Tour ends on arrival in Homer.

Notes:
A 2-night stay is recommended in order to fully experience the lodge, however 1-night stays are also possible.
The water taxi times can be arranged in according to your travel plans and itinerary. Please advise any preferences at time of booking.


Tour Highlights

  • Luxurious ocean front wilderness retreat in Kachemak Bay
  • Accessible by water taxi or floatplane
  • Wellness facilities

Tour Includes

  • Roundtrip water-taxi transfer between Homer and Tutka Bay Wilderness Lodge
  • Accommodation and all meals during the stay at the lodge
  • Guided lodge activities and lodge based programs as listed
  • All fees and taxes

Rates do not include transportation to/from Homer, fishing charters, bear viewing and flightseeing tours, fishing license, gratuity.

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