Redoubt Bay Lodge Bear Viewing
Enjoy nature in the wild! Spend 3 nights at Redoubt Bay Lodge, a remote fly-in lodge that sits on the only privately owned land nestled within a 171,000 acres of critical habitat area. It overlooks the picturesque Big River Lakes that teems with fish and wildlife. To the west of the lodge, you'll find the dramatic Chigmit Mountains and the entrance to Lake Clark Pass
Spend your days as active as you want. The lodge offers bear viewing, kayaking, salmon fishing, canoeing, wine tasting as well as options to explore the surrounding lakes.
Day 1 Anchorage to Redoubt Bay Lodge Transfer (included) from your Anchorage hotel or Anchorage International Airport to Lake Hood. Depart Lake Hood at either 8am, 12.30pm or 5pm on a scenic 50 minute floatplane flight to Redoubt Bay Lodge. The flight via floatplane offers spectacular scenic views of the Cook Inlet and the western edge of the Kenai Peninsula. Upon arrival, Redoubt Bay Lodge staff will greet you and show you to your cabin. Settle in and join a guided wildlife tour in search of the bears and other wildlife that frequent the area. You will explore the area by boat or skiff primarily. If you'd like kayaks are also available. All activities are guided. Stay overnight at the Lodge.
Day 2 & 3 Redoubt Bay Lodge On day two and three, you are welcome to choose your guided wildlife viewing activity by boat, skiff or kayak as this tailor made program is designed to suit your interests. Bear viewing, especially in July, is the main activity for guests. Other wildlife can be spotted in the area such as different birds, bald eagles and harbour seals. Stay overnight at the Lodge.
Day 4 Redoubt Bay Lodge to Anchorage Your departure time today will be the same time as your arrival time on day 1. Continue to enjoy the wildlife viewing until your scheduled departure to Anchorage Lake Hood. Upon arrival, transfer (included) to Anchorage Airport or downtown Anchorage hotel. Depart from Redoubt Bay Lodge at 9am, 1.30pm or 6pm.
Overnight stays are based on 24- hour periods, with a morning, midday or evening departure option from Anchorage. Guests will depart the lodge at approximately the same time they arrived.
The Lodge The small main lodge is a hand-hewn historic log cabin that houses the dining facilities and the kitchen, where all lodge meals are prepared. There is a small reference library as well as games, stationery, and postcards for writing home.
Lakeside Cabin This cabin demonstrates typical "Alaska bush" construction of a log cabin. There is a simple private bath and two bedrooms, sleeping five and two people respectively. The cabin is heated by a wood stove located in the small front room for relaxing. The lodge provides linen and daily housekeeping service.
Trailside Cabin This open-style cabin offers 1 queen bed, 1 twin bed in one room, a private bath, and a pleasant view of the lake from its deck. It is close to the main lodge. The cabin has a cozy couch by the wood stove. The lodge provides linen and daily housekeeping service.
Hillside Cabin A short but slightly steep walk beyond the Main Lodge is where the Hillside Cabin is located. This cabin offers 1 queen bed, 1 twin bed in an open-style one room setting, and a private bath. The cabin is heated by a wood stove. The lodge provides linen and daily housekeeping service.
What to bring: • Soft-sided luggage • Lightweight jacket & rain gear • Gloves • At least one change of clothing-comfortable clothing (polypropylene and lots of layers) • Tennis or camp shoes for the lodge/camp • Mosquito repellent • Sunscreen • Sunglasses and sun hat • Camera, batteries, memory cards • Binoculars • Flashlight • Personal items
• Tailor-made journey •Transfers Anchorage airport to Downtown Hotels to Lake Hood Floatplane base •Return Floatplane flights from Anchorage Lake Hood to Redoubt Bay Lodge •Accommodation as specified •Guided bear and wildlife viewing at lodge •All meals from arrival at lodge to departure
Pricing (per person) $AUD
6 Jun - 3 Sep
2017 6 Jun - 3 Sep
Booking conditions Information required at time of booking:
• A copy of your passport is required at time of booking.
• Due to the size of the planes, your weight must be advised at time of booking
• Your preferred departure time
• Dietary requirements 50% Non-Refundable Deposit due upon booking. Check-in baggage allowance is limited to 50 lbs (23 Kgs) per passenger. Additional luggage can be stored at the floatplane base.
Information required at time of booking: • A copy of your passport is required at time of booking. • Due to the size of the planes, your weight must be advised at time of booking • Your preferred departure time • Dietary requirements
50% Non-Refundable Deposit due upon booking.
Check-in baggage allowance is limited to 50 lbs (23 Kgs) per passenger. Additional luggage can be stored at the floatplane base.
Not included •Gratuities
•Gratuities •Alcoholic Beverages •Fishing licence