Overview of Alaska Adventure Vacation - Sitka
If you want variety and the experience of a remote Alaska adventure vacation at its best, this is the lodge for you! Enjoy the veteran staff, pulling up crab pots, kayaking, hiking, whale watching, fishing and lots of fresh seafood. This remote lodge is nestled in Warm Springs Bay on the east side of Baranof Island, 20 air miles east of Sitka. A short, spectacular float plane ride from Juneau delivers you directly to the floating lodge side dock. Five and a half day adventures are available.
Simply put, this is one of our all time favorite lodges. We love the people, the lodge, the experience, the food, the adventure and we cannot wait to return. Our family loves this place!
AGE APPROPRIATE: 6 yrs and older.
The unpressured waters around the lodge offer the most abundant and diverse salt and freshwater fishing available in Alaska. You may choose your fishing experience each day, from freshwater to saltwater, stream to lake, light tackle spinning to flies. The available species include king salmon (chinook), silver salmon (coho), pink salmon (humpy), chum salmon, sockeye salmon, Dolly Varden, cutthroat trout and rainbow trout, giant halibut and many varieties of rockfish. Dozens of spectacular bays, estuaries, fishing streams and lakes are within a short boat ride or hike from the lodge. Each offers premier angling.
Whether it is salt or freshwater stream fishing, hiking, up close and personal whale watching, photography, pulling crab or shrimp pots, clamming, climbing water falls, beach combing or kayaking, your experienced professional crew will guide you on an adventure you won’t forget.
Comfortable and spacious guest cabins and lodge surrounded by lush green ancient forests.Spacious rooms elegantly furnished with pine paneling, armoires, and baseboard heaters with guest-controlled thermostats so you can regulate the temperature of your cabin. Each features complete, private bathroom facilities with hot showers, wash basins with hot and cold running water, and flush toilets. On-site housekeeping staff provides towel and linen service.
24 hour electricity (60 Hz AC) from their own hydroelectric plant. The turbine is powered by nearby Sadie Creek, one of many nearby crystal clear streams that tumble down the lush green ancient forest surrounding the lodge.
No matter which of the many exciting activities you select, your appetite will be sharpened by the aroma of fresh bread, homemade chocolate chip cookies, and sumptuous appetizers prepared daily by the chef!
Meals are served family style, from a colorful, varied menu inspired by the local halibut, salmon, crab, shrimp and clams. The lodge vegetable and herb garden supplements the bountiful catch from the days’ excursions. And let’s not forget to explore the delightful surprises to be found in their very own wine cellar, as they have a selection to complement fish stories of all shapes and sizes.
Enjoy the mermaid therapeutic spa located near the natural hot springs pools. This is a full service spa in a a remote setting like nowhere else in the world!
Length of Stay / Itinerary
Sunday: Arrive in Juneau, Alaska and overnight at a hotel of your choosing (we have a list of suggestions)
Monday: Depart by float plane from Juno to the lodge dock and begin enjoying your activities!
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday: Fish and enjoy the numerous activities
Saturday: Enjoy morning activities and depart for home through Sitka after lunch
Travel Details & Location
You will arrive in Juneau, Alaska where you will overnight at a hotel in Juneau of your choosing. The next morning, you will take a float plane arranged by the lodge to the lodge.
On the last day following lunch, you will transfer by large boat arranged by the lodge to Sitka where you will again overnight at a hotel of your choice.
- Soak in one of the hot tubs. Choose the redwood tub, situated in a grove of ancient trees, overlooking a fresh, clear mountain stream that surges past. Or, select the tub on the deck and view the magnificent panorama around the lodge – Warm Springs Bay, snow covered mountain peaks, soaring Bald Eagles – adventurous soakers will want to embark on the short hike to the natural hot springs nearby. A series of natural pools overlooking a magnificent waterfall await you.
- Fresh water stream fishing
- Salt water fishing in the inlets for halibut
- Hike to breathtaking mountain lakes
- Up close and personal whale watching
- Climbing waterfalls
- Beach combing
- Pulling up shrimp and crab pods for dinner meals
- Photograph abundant bald eagles
- Enjoy the hot springs
- Relax on the deck and enjoy the beauty of this remote destination
- Enjoy a day at the spa near the natural hot springs pools. Full service spa
Internet & Communications
Wifi is available but spotty and cell service is very spotty. If you must communicate with home, we suggest a sat phone as a back up plan.
2024 Price: (Call for updated pricing)
$6,850 per person
SPECIALS: KING SALMON (MAY) & SILVER SALMON (SEPT)
$6,350 per person
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Trip Insurance & Cancellation Info
“Trip insurance is highly recommended to protect your investment on this trip. We will assist you with trip insurance upon booking. See links at the bottom of this page for the two providers we suggest for our clients.
Antlers & Anglers Worldwide, LLC confirmation and refund policy:
If your trip is more than 90 days out from date of departure, a 50% non-refundable deposit confirms your reservation and must be received within 10 days of booking to confirm your dates. All trips must be paid in full at least 90 days prior to the departure date. If your trip date is within 90 days, FULL payment for the trip is required. All payments to Antlers & Anglers Worldwide, LLC are non-refundable. Should you need to reschedule or cancel your trip, we will do everything in our power to assist you in finding a suitable substitute or transferring your dates per the lodge/providers/government requirements. Trip insurance protects your investment!”