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Orca Island Cabins

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Humpy Cove, Resurrection Bay, Seward, AK 99664
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Chesterton, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What you have provided for us those 3 days was an experience of a lifetime! From the amazing yurts, the landscape, the wildlife (which was plentiful) to your friendly hospitality and generous spirit (that includes your entire family). You gave us everything we look for when we chose a place to stay. Plus the early morning kayaks was the icing... More 

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Hickory, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Despite the rain, our stay was fantastic! What an amazing place. We saw numerous eagles and had humpback whales come right up in the cove where we watched them from our front deck. Yen and Simon were very helpful and attentive. I wish we had stayed longer. We definitely want to come back very soon. This is the true Alaska... More 

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Beaumont, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

WOW! There are simply no words to explain how amazing our experience was. We spent two nights at Orca Island and absolutely loved it! Dennis and Susan are great people and were very accommodating. Simon stayed on the island with us and was a great host and help when needed. The serenity of the cove is priceless. From the moment... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 via mobile

Lovely little island set in a sheltered cove. The cabins are Clean, comfortable yurts. Owners even provide water taxi transportation from Seward, so plan your activities to coordinate with the schedule. If you like to get away from it all this is the place. Explore, kayak, wander.... Will definitely come again.

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Oak Hill, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Words have no meaning! Words and even pictures have little meaning! Even your eyes and all of your other senses will not believe the things they are being asked to processed for a while! The scenery is spectacular! The owners love what there doing, You can not fake true enthusiasm and the love for what you doing! Del and Linda... More 

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Waterloo, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We loved our stay here, definitely the highlight of our Alaska trip! We stayed for one night and wished we did two. We still crammed in just about everything we wanted to do in that one day though: Kayaking to the waterfall: There is a nice ~30 min (depending on your ability) kayak ride to a beautiful waterfall. One tip:... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Our stay at Orca Island Cabins was our favourite part of our trip to Alaska. It may be the greatest place that we have ever stayed. It's insanely great. We are a family of four - our two children are ages 11 and 13. On our way to the island, Captain Dennis found a pod of 5 orcas and steered... More 

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Susan S, Owner at Orca Island Cabins, responded to this review

We're glad that you and your family had such a great experience visiting with us at Orca Island. As you experienced, the marine wildlife in Humpy Cove is varied and each day's experience is unpredictable. The young lady catching the octopus was itself an unusual event but one enjoyed by all. Thanks for sharing your experience and hope to see... More 

Austin, TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

Totally enjoyed our 24 hour stay. Words and pictures can't truly describe the beauty of this place. We enjoyed relaxing on our deck with a fantastic view, sea kayaked along the coast to waterfalls, loved finding starfish and other creatures in the tidal pools. Wonderful hosts, location and accommodations.

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Susan S, Owner at Orca Island Cabins, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments on your stay with us at Orca Island. I'm glad that you had the opportunity to do and see all that you did during your one-day visit. As you experienced, the scenery, marine wildlife and kayaking in Humpy Cove can be awesome, and it's fun to share with friends as you did. More 

Milwaukee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

My husband and I stayed 1 night on Orca Island and loved every minute of it. The island is breathtaking and it was amazing to stay in a Yurt for the night. We enjoyed kayaking and finding the trail to the waterfall. The Yurt were very comfortable. As a couple we love camping and camped most places in Alaska. However,... More 

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We're glad to hear that you and your husband enjoyed your visit to Orca Island. Thanks for sharing your experience and hope to see you again. More 

Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

The location is gorgeous. The property is set up in the cove and among these cool little islands so that it allows everything to mesh with the natural beauty. We maximized our two night stay but I could have stayed a lot longer and I would recommend at least a two night stay. We really enjoyed fishing in the cove... More 

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Susan S, Owner at Orca Island Cabins, responded to this review

We're delighted that you had such a wonderful time visiting with us at Orca Island. We're glad that you were able to see and do as much as you did during your visit. Thanks for sharing your experience and hope to see you again. More 

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