Redoubt Bay Lodge Bear Viewing
The emphasis at the lodge is on viewing wildlife and exploring the lakes surrounding the lodge within the natural setting of the spectacular Chigmit Mountains. The atmosphere at Redoubt Bay Lodge is pleasantly casual and "outdoorsy," The rustic setting is best suited for those who wish to explore this unique and wild setting.
Redoubt Bay Lodge, located at the entrance to Lake Clark Pass, offers the only accommodations within a 171,000 acre critical habitat area, and is the only 5-acre privately owned property in the region! This small, rustic lodge sits on a small knoll overlooking Big River Lakes, a chain of lakes whose waters lead to the Big River and into Cook Inlet. Redoubt Bay Lodge is located 50 minutes southwest of Anchorage. The flight via floatplane offers spectacular scenic views of the Cook Inlet and the western edge of the Kenai Peninsula.
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.
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.
• Return transfers Anchorage hotel to Lake Hood floatplane base • Return float plane flights from Anchorage Lake Hood to Redoubt Bay Lodge • 3 nights' accommodation • Guided bear viewing, kayaking and fishing at lodge • All meals and house wine & beer from arrival at lodge to departure
Pricing (per person) $NZD