Skip to main content

Heart Of Alaska Wilderness Lodge Retreat

SUGGESTED LENGTH:
7 DAYS

US $17,600
PER PERSON

Download Brochure

DOWNLOAD ITINERARY

Plan Your Trip

PLAN YOUR TRIP

The Alaska wilderness lodge retreat is the ultimate Alaskan experience. A three-lodge program with stays at Winterlake Lodge (named one of America’s best by Travel + Leisure magazine), Tutka Bay Lodge, and Redoubt Bay Lodge, provides lots of opportunity for enjoying pristine Alaskan backcountry—walk on a glacier, check out the Iditarod trail, sportfish by helicopter, spot bears, and more. Everywhere, hikes and sea kayaking allow access to exquisite landscapes and chances to spot wildlife such as whales, sea otters, moose, bears, and wolves. Float planes deliver you from one perfectly rustic lodge to the next, and days offer endless opportunities for communing with nature—either from the lodge with wine glass in hand, or through physically rigorous activities.

Scroll down for a detailed itinerary

The Route

The Entrée Difference

Safety: Your safety is our top priority. We handpick our transportation providers, guides and suppliers to meet the highest safety standards in the industry.

Buyer Protection: Entrée Destinations is licensed as a provider of travel services and our guests are protected by the travel assurance fund administered by the BC Consumer Protection Agency.

24/7 Support: We’re behind the scenes, monitoring every leg of your trip. You will have one dedicated point of contact throughout your journey, available for everything from dinner reservations to last-minute itinerary changes.

Love & Care: Thoughtfulness and care are in our DNA. We plan and operate our trips as if they were for our own families. We’re here to serve you.

The Itinerary

1-2 | KACHEMAK BAY, AK

Upon your afternoon arrival at the Anchorage Airport, board an ERA Aviation flight bound for Homer. There, you will transfer to Homer Harbor, from where a water taxi will deliver you to your remote lodge for the night. Accommodations are at Tutka Bay Lodge, Cabin.

On your second day, enjoy the many activities available at and around the lodge. Try hiking, clamming, fishing, wildlife viewing, birding, ocean kayaking, cooking classes, and much more. For adventure-lovers, take a helicopter tour over the Harding Ice Field. Accommodations are at the Tutka Bay Lodge, Cabin.

3 | BIG RIVER LAKES, AK

Paddle among the small coves and inlets around Tutka Bay Wilderness Lodge, hike up a mountain for a breathtaking panorama of Kachemak Bay and Cook Inlet, tour the coast by boat, or just take in the scenery from the deck. Late afternoon, you will board a floatplane that offers spectacular views of the Cook Inlet en route to Redoubt Bay. Accommodations are at Redoubt Bay Lodge, Cabin.

4 | WINTERLAKE LODGE, AK

Engage in any number of activities at the Lodge, including sport fishing, bear viewing (the area boasts one of the densest bear populations in the state), hiking, and kayaking / canoeing. Late afternoon, board another floatplane bound for Finger Lake, 200 miles northwest of Anchorage. Accommodations are at Winterlake Lodge, Cabin.

5-6 | WINTERLAKE LODGE, AK

A full-day allows you to enjoy any number of activities at Winterlake Lodge: hike along the historic Iditarod Sled Dog Trail, or along Wolverine Ridge, which offers views of Denali; go kayaking or canoeing; take a yoga class or therapeutic massage; or enjoy a cooking class with the resident chef. Accommodations are at Winterlake Lodge, Cabin.

The adventures on your sixth day are supported by a Robinson R-44 helicopter—allowing you to explore the pristine backcountry surrounding the lodge. Your options include sportfishing, rafting on the wild Happy River, hiking to a glacier ridge, glacier trekking on a rarely-visited section of the Alaska Range, and dining on Wolverine Ridge. Accommodations are at Winterlake Lodge, in a Cabin.

7-8 | ANCHORAGE, AK

The better part of the day is spent at the Lodge, where you can enjoy more active adventures, or simply revel in the serene surroundings one last time. Late afternoon, you’ll board a floatplane for Anchorage and Lake Hood. For dinner tonight, we leave you to dine on your own, choose from one of our favorite restaurants. Accommodations are at the Hotel Captain Cook, in a Junior Suite.

On your eighth and final day your driver will transport you from your hotel to Anchorage Airport in time for your outbound flight. Safe travels!.

Get Started

Download Brochure

DOWNLOAD ITINERARY

Plan Your Trip

PLAN YOUR TRIP