These packages include round trip air transportation between Anchorage and Brooks Lodge, two nights lodging, all fees, taxes and the "Valley of 10,000 Smokes" Natural History Tour.
This tour package includes round trip air transportation between Anchorage and Brooks Lodge, two nights lodging, all fees, taxes and the "Valley of 10,000 Smokes" Natural History Tour. Meals are not included. This tour departs daily.
Fly from Anchorage to King Salmon, or Kulik Lodge, where you will transfer to a seaplane for the short scenic flight to Brooks Lodge. The afternoon is yours to use as you wish. You may want to wet a line or join the afternoon nature walk led by a National Park Service naturalist. There are slide shows, films, lectures, sunsets and a bar for evening enjoyment.
Meet the tour at the lower viewing platform at 8:30am for the "Valley of 10,000 Smokes" Natural History Tour. During the full-day tour you will have the opportunity to view a variety of wildlife and walk upon the ash and pumice moonscape of the "Valley of 10,000 Smokes." Lunch is included on the tour.
Spend your last few hours in Katmai pursuing your own interests. Take a last walk to Brooks Falls for a few more photos, rent a canoe or kayak, or visit the "Trading Post" where souvenirs and post cards may be purchased. All too soon it's time to say your good-byes and head back to Anchorage.
|Multiple 3 (3 per room)||$1,446.00|
|Multiple 4 (4 per room)||$1,329.00|
|Prices are per person.|
BREAKFAST: Adult $17.00 / Child $12.00
LUNCH: Adult $24.00 / Child $15.00
DINNER: Adult $40.00 / Child $23.00
Child prices based on ages 2-11 years of age
CANOES: $12.00 per hour OR $40.00 per day
KAYAKS: $16.00 per hour OR $60.00 per day
Weather and Clothing: Be prepared for stormy weather and sometimes sunshine. Summer daytime temperatures range from about mid-50's to mid-60's degree F; the average low is 44. Strong winds and sudden gusts frequently sweep the area. Skies are clear about 20% of the summer. Light rain can last for days.
The atmosphere at the lodge is casual, so bring comfortable medium weight sport clothes. By dressing in layers, you can add or subtract clothing and be comfortable regardless of the whim of the weather.Internet services are not available at the lodge.
Laundry Facilities: Laundry Facilities are not available at Brooks Lodge.
Insects: You will need insect repellent. Head nets are highly recommended.
"Bear Jam!": Bear activity at the Lower River may delay crossing Brooks River Bridge. Please be prepared to wait in windy and/or rainy conditions and allow yourself ample time to meet meal services and/or your departing flight.
The following items are a must: Warm jacket or sweater, personal items, walking shoes or boots, sunglasses, raincoat, camera & memory cards, long sleeve shirts, mosquito repellent should be kept with scarf, hat or cap during your travel.
** Examples of optional items you might consider are Binoculars and a Day Pack.
The Brooks Lodge Trading Post offers a variety of items for sale that will make your stay in Katmai more pleasant and enjoyable.
Personal Items:Toothpaste, insect repellent, soap, film (no memory cards available), batteries and tobacco.
Food and Beverages: Candy, ice, soft drinks, and other snack items (trail mix, beef jerky, etc.).
Souvenirs: Hats, sweat shirts, t-shirts, post cards, coffee mugs, posters, film and more.
Fishing Tackle: Line, leader, lures, flies and Alaska fishing license.
Rental Items: Rods & reels, chest waders, canoes, kayaks, single burner stoves, bear resistant containers and showers and towels (for campers).
* Camp stove fuel is available - white gas, propane & JetBoil (propane/butane mix).
* Ice is available for purchase at Brooks Lodge.
** Store purchases may be made with Cash, Travelers Checks, MasterCard or Visa.