If you’re planning on traveling to Alaska for the first time, naturally you’re excited about exploring this vast, wild, and beautiful state that’s like no other. Whether your plans include doing some freshwater fishing in Kodiak or renting a car for a sightseeing adventure, we’ve got a few travel tips that will help you get the most out of your visit.
A vacation to Alaska is a great opportunity to learn all kinds of Fun Facts About The Kodiak Brown Bear, as well as many other types of animals, such as the Kodiak Red Fox, the River Otter, & the Snowshoe Hare. That being said, when you visit Alaska, chances are you might see a brown bear or two. Don’t worry, we’ll let you know what to do when you see one, and you’ll find out what behaviors and safety measures you should follow to stay safe around these beautiful—but potentially dangerous—wild animals.
The splendid moving lights of the aurora are really collisions between electrically charged particles from the sun that enter the world's environment. The lights are seen over the northern and southern halves of the globe. This phenomenon is known as 'Aurora borealis' in the north and ‘Aurora Australis’ in the south. The term ‘Aurora borealis’ comes from the Latin Aurora, meaning “Roman goddess of the dawn” plus Latin Borealis, meaning “north.” This is why the Aurora Borealis is also called the Northern Lights.
What You Can Expect at Afognak Wilderness Lodge Get away, get connected with nature and experience a true Alaskan vacation at Afognak Wilderness Lodge located within the Kodiak Islands. Our beautiful resort on Kodiak Island provides a remote atmosphere where you can truly be and feel free. Wake up to wonderful views of our enchanted forest or the pristine saltwater cove and experience the natural land and marine wildlife that borders our beautiful property. From sea otters to elk, you are sure to see many amazing creatures of all shapes and sizes and also have the opportunity to enjoy a [...]
The Afognak Wilderness Lodge is home to one of the most beautiful vacation spots on the planet. Located within the Kodiak Islands, Afognak Island boasts both fresh and saltwater fishing trips, tons of wildlife, and breathtaking scenery. It’s a great place for those who are seeking adventure or for those who just want to relax in a beautiful setting. Afognak Island has been a major photography destination for both amateurs and professionals since 1974. Our first-class Alaskan lodge is thrilled to offer photography kayaking tours, which will give you the opportunity to explore the beautiful wilderness, and wildlife that the Kodiak Islands have to offer. If you’d rather go out by yourself, consider taking a trip to Denali Park or the north end of Afognak Island for incredible photography opportunities. Regardless of where you decide to capture images, there are some tips and tricks that can help you to take breathtaking photos in a safe and respectful manner. The most important thing is to never cause harm to animals or the land for the sake of the shot. Keep reading below for more of our photography tips and tricks.