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Wollerau, Switzerland
Reviewed July 25, 2016

The positive message : The guides are really good. The less positive message : Forget everything you read or heared about this lodge, that is older than June 2016. The new owner follows a distinctly different philosophy than the previous one. No more pampering of guests and delicious food, very basic service and an extremely unfriendly owner. We shall never...

2Thank erora5149fra
Kingston, Jamaica
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...

1Thank Reuben404
Duren, Germany
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...

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east coast
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...

2Thank foodfancierEastCoast
Vicksburg, Michigan
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...

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Sanford, Michigan, United States
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...

1Thank Henry M
Palo Alto, California
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...

Thank Mike M
Trinity, Alabama, United States
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...

1Thank Len S
Venice, FL
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...

1Thank tenow
La Jolla
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...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
At Katmai Adventure Lodge you can experience the Alaskan vacation of a lifetime. Bear viewing, kayaking, hiking, flight seeing, fishing, beach combing, and rafting are all accessible day trips from the lodge. Our beautiful log lodge is right at river’s edge, with stunning views in every direction. Each of our well-appointed guest rooms has its own bathroom with hot water, showers, and flushing toilets - luxuries not always found in remote lodge. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Katmai Adventure Lodge

Address: 1000 Rapids Camp Rd, King Salmon, AK 99613
Location: United States > Alaska > King Salmon
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
Katmai Adventure Lodge King Salmon, Alaska
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“Main floor rooms in the lodge very convenient.”
 of 5 bubbles 165henrym, Aug 31, 2014 | Read review
“I liked the two upstairs”
 of 5 bubbles MikeM856, Jul 11, 2014 | Read review
“We had the small separate cabin which was about 50 feet away from the main house which is setup like a B&B with private bathrooms. That was nice because it was quite even in the morning or evenings when others might want to stay up. However or friends didn't feel the room in the main house was any issue.”
 of 5 bubbles AnthonyPM, Jul 23, 2013 | Read review
“This is a comfortable lodge for serious fisherman or couples who love the outdoors. They have lots of options to fill your week. Plan ahead and ask questions about their remote fishing lodge you can fly too. Everyone at the lodger raved about it.”
 of 5 bubbles thehblifeguy, Jul 15, 2013 | Read review
“We stayed in the room downstairs next to the kitchen. It was a queen with two bunk beds and a private bathroom. Our family of 4 was very comfortable there but I didn't inspect the other rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles PaulP398, Aug 30, 2012 | Read review
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