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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. The water taxi ride from Homer to the lodge is about 25 minutes. The flight Anchorage to the lodge takes about 1 to 1.5 hours.

Accommodation: The lodge offers 6 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.

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. During the 2 or 3 night stay, one choice of either deep sea fishing or bear viewing trip is included (please advise preference at time of booking). Additional fishing or bear viewing trips 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:  Homer or Anchorage to Tutka Bay Wilderness Lodge
From Anchorage: In the morning float plane flight from Anchorage to lodge (about 1 to 1.5 hours flight time).
From Homer: Arrive in Homer on own. At about 9:00H depart by water taxi from the Homer Spit. 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 at approx. 9:00H (float plane flight back to Anchorage or water taxi back to Homer)..

Notes:  
Due to scheduled flight / water taxi times, pre-night in Anchorage or Homer necessary! Post nights are also recommened, especially for program from/to Anchorage!


Tour Highlights

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

Tour Includes

  • Accommodation and all meals during the stay at the lodge  
  • Guided lodge activities and lodge based programs as listed
  • If booked from/to Homer: roundtrip water taxi from/to Homer included
  • If booked from/to Anchorage: roundtrip water taxi from/to Anchorage included  
  • All fees and taxes


 

Rates do not include transportation to/from Homer (if booked from/to Homer), additional deep sea fishing / halibut charters or bear viewing; flightseeing tours, fishing license, gratuity.

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