LODGE INFORMATION AND ITINERARY
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
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
After breakfast, depart the lodge for Homer by boat. Tour ends on arrival in
A 2-night stay is recommended in
order to fully experience the lodge, however 1-night stays are also
The water taxi times can be arranged in according to your
travel plans and itinerary. Please advise any preferences at time of