Katmai Wilderness Lodge is located at Kukak Bay within Katmai National Park and offers great viewing opportunities in prime brown bear habitat. Start your journey exploring the charming city of Kodiak before enjoying a scenic floatplane trip to Katmai Wilderness Lodge. Enjoy your days here participating in great activities from guided bear viewing, photography, bird watching, beach combing or a visit to view the archaeological sites.

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Enjoy daily adventures by boat along Kukak Bay and surrounding shorelines in search of bears and other wildlife with lodge guides.

Get exclusive prime bear viewing opportunities on the lodge's viewing platforms which provide unique and safe bear observation.

Explore Katmai National Park doing activities offered by the lodge such as guided hiking, guided sea kayaking and beach combing.

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Day by day Itinerary of

Katmai Wilderness Lodge

Day 1

Anchorage - Kodiak

Depart Anchorage on a scheduled afternoon / evening flight to Kodiak. The evening is at leisure to explore Kodiak City.

Day 2

Kodiak - Katmai Wilderness Lodge

Late this morning you will be transferred to the floatplane dock. Depart Kodiak for a scenic floatplane trip to Katmai Wilderness Lodge. The next few days are spent viewing and photographing the largest grizzlies in the world. (D)

Day 3

Katmai Wilderness Lodge

During the day, choose from a number of lodge activities including guided bear viewing, photography, bird watching, guided hiking, sea kayaking or a visit to view the archaeological sites. A licensed captain will guide you to the best spots in Kukak and the surrounding bays. The touring vessel, “Wilderness”, was specially designed for the Katmai Wilderness Lodge to get close to the remote beaches. (B)(L)(D)

Day 4

Katmai Wilderness Lodge

See Day 3 for today's itinerary. (B)(L)(D)

Day 5

Katmai Wilderness Lodge to Kodiak

This afternoon, you will farewell the lodge and board the floatplane for the trip back to Kodiak where you will spend the evening. (B)

Day 6

Kodiak to Anchorage

Time at leisure in Kodiak until your scheduled flight back to Anchorage.

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