Rimrock Ranch is a beautiful 36 acre ranch situated just…
Starting at $500 per room per night
Whale Passage, Unorganized Borough, Alaska, United States
Starting at $2,000 per person per night
Enjoy active Alaskan adventures at The Lodge at Whale Pass while you embrace nature with every detail exquisitely planned. Seemingly endless options for hiking, saltwater fishing, bear viewing, whale watching, freshwater and fly fishing, mountain biking, kayaking, caving, beachcombing, and more. Mix-and-match activities that form the building blocks of your own, unique experience. Experience the iconic wildlife and majestic natural beauty of the Inside Passage: whales, orca, otter, bears, eagles, and more with Alaska’s best guides.
Unique Features: Experience the very best guided Inside Passage and Pacific Ocean fishing and freshwater river, stream and creek angling in legendary southeast Alaskan waters. Glaciers, trails and shorelines, islands, local and native culture and flyououts: let the lodge immerse you in one of the most diverse settings on the planet. Propel yourself over ground, underground, and on the sea by foot, bike or kayak for some hard adventure in the unique ecosystem of Southeast Alaska.
Accommodations: Well-appointed rooms provide peaceful views of the lush forest or the vibrant bayfront to keep you in touch with the natural surroundings. Sleep soundly on the highest quality innerspring, plush top mattress dressed with luxury linens, warm comforters, appealing quilts and high end pillows with varying firmness. A variety of room configurations delight visiting anglers, family groups and discerning travelers. You can mix and match between multiple room offerings to comfortably house singles, doubles, couples and families.
As Suite As It Gets: When money is no object, go for the King Size Bed Rooms. Each room has a private bath and individual thermostats and all of the suites have private sitting areas. Beds range in size from twin to king. They provide complimentary daily room cleaning and laundry service to all guests. All guest rooms include a hair dryer, all-natural amenities (shampoo, lotion, conditioner), and laundry service.
Dining: The dining room feels like an upscale, local restaurant, where the chef knows you by name and the food and camaraderie comforts the soul. They feature Alaska Gourmet at all meals. The bountiful variety of local Pacific Northwest seafood and seasonal items will update your definition of fresh. But the menus are not limited by local fare. As with the custom approach to your adventures, they stay in tune with special dietary requirements of guests.
Activities: Explore Alaska wilderness and native culture. Surrounding the magical bay are huge tracts of old growth forests, framed by snow-capped peaks and drained by majestic glaciers, jeweled creeks and rivers. Miles of coastline and countless waterways, coves and inlets all wait to be explored. Ancient relics, quant towns and Alaska’s indigenous cultures are accessible via land, air and sea. Let them immerse you in one of the most diverse settings on the planet.
Spa & Fitness: For further recharging, they offer you a serene spa to recuperate, reflect and massage your troubles away. The cedar-walled facility is nestled on a waterfront hillside among tall stands of spruce, hemlock and cedar. Treat yourself to the services of a versatile massage therapist offering a variety of techniques to loosen and stretch tight shoulder and back muscles, gently relieve injuries or strained muscles, and promote general relaxation. Bask in the wood stove fired sauna and hot tub with engaging views of Whale Pass bay.
Location: Nestled on the shores of a quiet bay on Prince of Wales Island in the town of Whale Pass, The Lodge at Whale Pass is surrounded by the majesty of the expansive Tongass National Forest. They are remote, yet easily accessed less than two hours north of Seattle on multiple daily Alaska Airlines jet flights. While the Lodge has extensive experience hosting kids, you can also select from adult only booking periods.
Closest Airport: The Lodge at Whale Pass can be reached by traveling from your point of origin to Seattle (SEA), Washington on your choice of airlines, then transferring to one of the many non-stop flights on Alaska Airlines or daily Delta non-stop to Ketchikan (KTN), Alaska. Floatplane transportation to and from the lodge is priced based on mid-day arrivals to and departures from the lodge on Mondays and Fridays. After landing at the Ketchikan airport, (or after being picked up at your hotel for those who overnight) you’ll board a chartered floatplane for a scenic 45-minute flight right to the lodge.
Children’s Programs: Although they welcome your children, they do not have any supervised children’s programs. Multi-generational and extended Family groups as large as 36 guests can vacation comfortably at the lodge, with family units optimizing occupancy of room configurations.
Pet Friendly: No. Unfortunately, pets are not allowed.
Weddings: No. They do not normally host weddings but they may by special request.
Meetings: Yes. The Lodge at Whale Pass is the perfect platform to immerse large groups with widely varying interests and needs into the natural wonder of Southeast Alaska. They excel at hosting and coordinating the logistics of stand-out and unforgettable group vacations. They can accommodate Corporate incentive trips and executive retreats of up to 28 guests.
Extra Info: Expansive common spaces reward guests with ample room to relax, reflect or let loose without interfering with other guests. The Great Room’s central location and dramatic windows offer a panoramic view of the bay and surrounding forest. Sink into the plush sofas and chairs and enjoy the fire and the company of others while watching eagles soar and hummingbirds hover. Play a game, read a book, consult a map, or plan tomorrow’s adventure in comfort.