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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I came on the recommendation of someone who I met on an expedition cruise - a like-minded person who loved watching animals in their natural environment. I was not sure what I expected, other than the opportunity to see the real-deal brown bears and perhaps get a better understanding of their behavior. I am not a photographer - I am... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

This is one of the best places on earth with the best people. This is my fifth trip here, and I intend to come back every year. Bears, otters, foxes, seals....beautiful scenery. Perry and Angela are wonderful hosts. Perry is a knowledgeable and personable guide...knows the area and the animals. The food is without exaggeration the best I've had. Every... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

After coming to Katmai National Park for 8 years, I have stayed many times in portable tents, "hard shell" tent camps with cooks, and large boats designed for bear viewing. Katmai Wilderness Lodge is by far the way to go! The lodge and rooms are incredibly comfortable, and the freshly prepared meals will rival the best meals you have ever... More 

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Buderim, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

When you travel from Australia for 2 months in Alaska and Canada, the bill is not much less than AUD 100K. Now you can do it cheaper but you'll get half the experience. Now on a Tauck Grand Alaska Tour, we thank our lucky stars that we accommodated the expense to spend 4 nights at Katmai Widerness Lodge. The lodge... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

…but so much more! Our visit to KWL was easily a world Class adventure that was shared with one other fantastic couple whom we met at the lodge and the excellent management and staff of the Lodge. My wife and I have traveled extensively and that included visits to other bear watching facilities in Alaska that were not anyway near... More 

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Brisbane Region, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

We stayed at Katmai WL in August 2015, but this is the first chance to write a review. Not sure how much more we can say than the excellent reviews already posted other by July and August guests. Simply put: we agree with them that this is the best place to go for wildlife (especially bear) viewing. It is the... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

This is the BEST holiday we've ever had. So close to the incredible beauty and wonder of the natural world, and in complete comfort with delightful hosts and guides. Great food, and everyday an adventure. So close to the bears I couldn't believe it, and with confidence that we were completely safe because of the knowledge and respect of our... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

The lodge is assessable by float plane and once you arrive Perry and Angela will make you feel at home and Gordon the cook will overfeed you but you will always have room for that fresh crab. Perry will make sure that you see bears. The lodge is made up of individual cabins which are warm and cosy with hot... More 

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Winter Park, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

(GypsyLifeBeth) The lodge is perfectly suited with buildings near each other and easy access to the beaches. They are clean and efficient with their own bathrooms including showers. We had a cabin near the beach which was lovely, but unnecessary. The room doesn't matter. Time spent in the room is rare and productive to prepare for the real adventures that... More 

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swindon
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 via mobile

This is a very special place lovely people running it good food great location loads of wildlife unspoilt great service what else can I say accomadation good clean and tidy. Service good all round plenty to see and do

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Katmai Wilderness Lodge is located on the remote coast of Alaska's Katmai National Park offering intimate and personalized bear viewing. Completely isolated and with limited guests capacity (12 max), we offer small, intimate guided wildlife excursions for a truly unforgettable Alaskan experience. We offer 3, 4, and 7 night all-inclusive tour packages that include round trip airfare from Kodiak, comfortable overnight accommodations with private bathrooms, exquisite meals, and guided nature excursions on and around the shores of protected bays along the Katmai Coast. While bears take center stage, many of our guests also see harbor seals, sea otters, eagles and a variety of marine bird life. On special occasions we also see wolves, moose, red fox, whales, porpoise, sea lions and river otters. Our highly skilled and professional lodge staff ensures everyone's enjoyment and safety while visiting Katmai Wilderness Lodge. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Katmai Wilderness Lodge

Address: Kukak Bay, Katmai National Park and Preserve, AK 99615
Location: United States > Alaska > Katmai National Park and Preserve
Number of rooms: 7
Also Known As:
Katmai Wilderness Lodge Alaska/Katmai National Park And Preserve
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