When most people think of a vacation, they picture luxury resorts with heated pools and plenty of fruity cocktails. But there's another approach to vacations – one that involves traveling to see isolated regions that, while more difficult and less convenient, show us the beauty that exists in this world. At Afognak Wilderness Lodge, our mission is to help people everywhere reconnect with the majesty of nature by experiencing one of the most rugged, pristine, and breathtaking wilderness regions in the United States. So here are our top 5 reasons on why Kodiak, AK should be your next vacation destination. [...]
Fish You’ll Find in Kodiak, Alaska Alaska is a beautiful state with a coastline that provides plenty of fishing opportunities. One specific location that has attracted fishing enthusiasts over the years is Kodiak Island, where you can also find our Kodiak wilderness lodge. Here are some of the many types of fish that draw the many guests who stay with us at Afognak Wilderness Lodge in Kodiak. Salmon Alaska is well known for the many types of salmon swimming in our waters. Some types tip the scales at 120 pounds, while others weigh in at just 3 to 5 [...]
Kayaking In Kodiak, Alaska Kodiak, Alaska is nothing short of amazing for anyone who wants to experience nature in its greatest form. One of the best ways to explore Kodiak is by kayak. You will be able to get up close and personal with the fantastic natural surroundings, the animals that graciously share their habitats with our visitors, and you can take amazing and memorable wildlife photos. At the Afognak Wilderness Lodge, our team will supply you with the equipment, knowledge, and advice for a one of a kind kayaking experience. Kayaking your way through Kodiak, Alaska will be different [...]
You’ve spent all day outside enjoying the gorgeous Alaskan outdoors, and while it’s been the time of your life, you are exhausted and in need of a hearty and filling home cooked meal. Lucky for you, our Afognak Wilderness Lodge in the beautiful Kodiak Islands provides guests with fantastic dining options to keep everyone satisfied and happy after an exciting Alaskan adventure. Book your Kodiak Island vacation with us, and experience comfortable living with unmatched access to this incredible part of the world. Dinner at the Lodge Whether you spend your days on a local stream fly fishing for salmon, [...]
From world-renowned photographers and film-makers to novices fueling their newfound passion and hobby, Afognak Wilderness Lodge plays host to all levels of creatives hoping to capture the perfect moment on film. As the only residence within the 50,000-acre Afognak Island State Park, our Kodiak Alaska lodging is exclusive and remote. Our unique island location not only means that you’ll have access to unmatched protected wildlife, but also that your extraordinary photo ops begin right away. Capture the first stills of your trip as you enter the island either by air or by sea, and make your way through the mountainous [...]
Turn your great Alaskan vacation into more than just a fishing trip. Stay at the remote and beautiful Afognak Wilderness Lodge and experience an incredible variety of wildlife. The unique location on Afognak Island means that you will witness a plethora of wildlife only found at this exclusive Alaska wilderness lodge. Fish It’s what most people come to Alaska for - the prized game fish! Sockeye Salmon, Rainbow Trout, Arctic Grayling and so much more, we have them all. Book a stay at our lodge, and we will show you all the best nearby spots to cast your line. In [...]
It’s not called Afognak Wilderness Lodge for nothing! Located between the northern Pacific Ocean and the remote Alaskan forest, this Incredible slice of heaven known as Afognak Island is home to a vast variety of animals and wildlife. From rare birds to giant bears, the island is a nature lover's dream come true. Designated as a conservation area in one form or another since 1892, Afognak Island State Park has remained basically untouched. Read on to learn more about just a few of the remarkable creatures that call Afognak Island home. Kodiak Brown Bear As one of the most [...]
At last, the time has arrived for you to pack and gear up for the ultimate Alaskan adventure with Afognak Wilderness Lodge. While this opportunity of a lifetime is bound to be fun and relaxing, it is essential that you adequately prepare for all of the exciting activities that the Afognak Island has in store. Especially on your fishing adventures, it is critical that you are appropriately equipped to withstand any circumstance or weather event that the Alaskan wilderness may throw at you. One of the many enticing aspects of Afognak Wilderness Lodge is that guests have the unique ability [...]
At Afognak Wilderness Lodge, our mission is to help people experience the jaw-dropping beauty of the Kodiak Archipelago through exciting wilderness retreats and vacations. We're proud to lead guests on adventures through the gorgeous meadows, hikes, and oceans in this pristine wilderness – but even beyond its beauty, there's more to Kodiak than meets the eye!
If you’re looking for bird watching in Kodiak, Alaska, there’s one place where you should absolutely go – the Afognak Wilderness Lodge! The beautiful scenery and wide variety of birds here make it a bird watcher’s dream come true. If you’ve yet to experience the beauty of bird watching in Kodiak, we invite you to immerse yourself in it here at our wilderness lodge and we’ll treat you to an experience that you’ll never forget!