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Katmai Adventure Lodge

1000 Rapids Camp Rd, King Salmon, AK 99613
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Kingston, Jamaica
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

We wanted to visit Katmai National Park and finally settled with this lodge. We visited in July 2015 with my family and we are happy that we settled with Katmai Adventure Lodge. The staff are friendly and professional and everything went as planned. Brad the owner was very nice. I have been corresponding with him well before our July holidays... More 

Thank Reuben404
Duren, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

We stayed five nights in the logde, which was a great experience. We did a bear viewing trip and a day trip to the valley of 10 000 smokes. The cook was really fabulous. The rooms were sufficient. We booked by email contacting the boss of the lodge. The communication was very poor and at the end we had some... More 

Thank Benni-Oeli1
east coast
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270 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

First off let me start off by saying the two guys who picked folks up at the airport and dropped them off etc (one from California and one from Pennsylvania) were extremely nice and helpful. Helped with luggage, took you where you needed to go and were very nice to talk with. Secondly our fishing guide, Juan, was great. We... More 

2 Thank foodfancierEastCoast
Vicksburg, Michigan
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8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Our son wanted to celebrate his 40th birthday by fishing for salmon in Alaska. We had been to Katmai Adventure Lodge four years ago for fishing, bear watching, & seeing the Valley of the 10,000 Smokes. We loved it then, & we loved it this year as well. The lodge has a variety of accommodations, but we chose the one... More 

Thank Moitime1
Sanford, Michigan, United States
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

I had wanted to visit and fish Alaska for years. I know several people who had fished in various areas and after advice from them decided on a river location where I would not be dependent on flying out daily. KAL met my criteria in many ways - private room and bath, peak season for Silver salmon, personal guide, relatively... More 

1 Thank Henry M
Palo Alto, California
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Alaska 2014 I have long dreamed of going salmon fishing in Alaska and found the Bristol Bay area in the Southwest is world famous for this. I also found there are several varieties of salmon which vary in size, quality and migrate on different rivers during different times of year. So I developed criteria for the trip: lodging with bedding... More 

Thank Mike M
Trinity, Alabama, United States
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

We were very pleased with the lodge and staff. Everyone from the Owner to camp hands (thanks Brandon) were very polite, professional, and friendly. They made us feel like a family! Our trip was a birthday gift to my wife to photograph bears, and wow did we see bears up close and personal. Our guides for bear viewing, Ted and... More 

1 Thank Len S
Venice, FL
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

We spent 5 days here in July primarily for bear watching, but also spent a day fishing. A previous reviewer had it just right that feelings about this lodge depend on your expectations. If you want a 5-star Hilton Resort, this is not for you. If you are looking for a great vacation for either fishing or bear watching, set... More 

1 Thank tenow
La Jolla
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33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

My wife and I and another couple went to KAL on a trip that focused exclusively on seeing the bears at Brooks Falls. Daily we were given a big breakfast, a boxed lunch, and driven to the float plane in the morning and picked up at the float plane in the evening and taken back to the hotel for a... More 

1 Thank AnthonyPM
Huntington Beach, CA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

This lodge is a great base for great adventure. Day 1, wife and I fished. Had two encounters with bears and 1 with a moose and cub. Great photos and great fishing (thanks Ted). Day 2 and 3, float plane flights from King Salmon to Katmai. Day 2 photos of 15 different brown bears at Brooks Falls and lunch at... More 

3 Thank thehblifeguy
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