Tucked into the banks of the Sweni River, this intimate…
Starting at $2,800 per person per night
Redoubt Bay, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, United States
Starting at $1,200 per person per night
At Redoubt Bay Lodge, the emphasis 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 main lodge is an historical hunting cabin that has been converted into the dining area. Three small lakeside guest cabins, a cozy hand-hewn log main lodge, and world-class staff and service make the stay at Redoubt Bay Lodge a memorable addition to your Alaskan adventure.
Unique Features: 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!
Accommodations: There are three cozy cabins for guests. The Trailside Cabin is an 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 Hillside Cabin is 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 woodstove. The lodge provides linen, daily housekeeping service, and other amenities.
As Suite As It Gets: When money is no object, go for the Lakeside Cabin which demonstrates typical Alaska bush construction. There is a simple private bath and two bedrooms, sleeping five and two people respectively. The cabin is heated by a woodstove located in the small front room for relaxing. The lodge provides linen, daily housekeeping service, and other amenities.
Dining: 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. Breakfast is served at 8 am, house lunch for overnight and day guests is at 1 pm, and dinner is at 7 pm. Coffee and snacks are always available throughout the day at the coffee bar.
Activities: Because of the salmon population at Big River Lakes, there are many bears that feed in the local area. The Redoubt Bay critical habitat hosts one of the densest brown bear populations in the state. The bears are best seen early morning and late at night. Many good field guides are available at the lodge to help identify mammals, birds, fish, and other fauna and flora.
Spa & Fitness: There is no spa or fitness center, but with all the amazing outdoor activities, you won’t need them. They have canoes and kayaks available at the lodge for checking out the meandering coves of Big River Lakes. Spend a few minutes or all day exploring the famous Big River Lakes area.
Location: 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 critical habitat area established at Redoubt Bay is to protect the vast variety of bird species that migrate, nest and live in the area. It is the worlds only nesting ground for the Tule goose.
Closest Airport: Anchorage, Alaska then into the lodge via floatplane on a 50 minute flight.
Children’s Programs: No. Although they welcome your children, they do not have any supervised children’s programs.
Pet Friendly: No. Pets are not allowed at this property.
Weddings: No. They do not normally host weddings but they may by special request.
Meetings: No. They do not have the facilities to host large business meetings.
Extra Info: All bears should be treated with respect and can be safely observed only from a distance of at least 100 yards. This is especially true for family groups of a female and her offspring as mother bears are very protective towards their young. Bears protecting a food source, such as the buried carcass of a moose or caribou, should also be treated with special caution.