Alaska’s Playground on the Kenai Peninsula

Explore the Coast and Mountains of the Kenai Peninsula!

The Kenai Peninsula is over 90% wilderness providing opportunities for adventure and wildlife viewing as well as relaxation and restoration. Visit the luxurious Alyeska Resort in Girdwood then explore Kenai Fjords National Park and stay at two remote wilderness lodges, located on opposite sides of the Kenai, Kenai Fjords Glacier Lodge and Stillpoint Lodge. The perfect adventurer’s escape in Alaska’s playground.

Experience Outside Adventure - Just Like an Alaskan!

Day 1

Arrive in Anchorage - Travel to Girdwood

Upon arrival in Anchorage Airport, receive a personal greeting and meet your private driver/guide and transfer to Alyeska Resort, located in the friendly community of Girdwood. The resort offers an extensive trail system through the Chugach Forest and includes amenities such as an indoor pool and hot tub with a view of Alyeska Mountain.

Overnight in Girdwood, your home for the next two nights.

Day 2

Explore Turnagain Arm

Today a plethora of activities are available for you to choose from including scenic floats down glacial rivers, fly-out bear viewing, glacier kayaking, river fishing, guided hiking, or private helicopter flightseeing adventures. Customize your day to your heart’s content and include as little or as much adventure as you would like. Your private driver/guide will provide all your transportation as well as their suggestions for local sightseeing and the best Girdwood restaurants and local breweries to try after your day of adventure.

Day 3

Girdwood to Seward: Gateway to Kenai Fjords National Park

This morning, join your private driver/guide for the journey south along the Kenai Peninsula to Seward, which is known as the gateway to Kenai Fjords National Park. Along the way consider stopping at the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center to visit Alaskan wildlife that have been orphaned or are being rehabilitated for release into the wild. Your driver/guide can also provide their favorite suggestions for photo stops along the way.

The evening is at your leisure to enjoy downtown Seward; explore the harbor and see the catch being brought in for the day, taste locally caught fish and chips, or stop for a visit of Exit Glacier, the only glacier within Kenai Fjords National Park that is accessible by road.

Overnight in Seward.

Day 4

Cruise from Seward to Kenai Fjords Glacier Lodge

Depart Seward for your journey into Kenai Fjords National Park on a wildlife and glacier cruise. Search for wildlife such as whales, sea otters, puffins, and sea lions. Enjoy lunch on board before arriving at your wilderness luxury lodge, Kenai Fjords Glacier Lodge, the only lodge inside the Park.

Relax in your private cabin. The early evening is free for activities such as hiking or kayaking before dinner in the main lodge.

Overnight in the heart of Kenai Fjords National Park,  your home for the next two nights.

Day 5

Discover Kenai Fjords National Park

Explore the national park today on guided hikes through the pristine wilderness and on Pedersen Glacier across the lagoon from the lodge, scenic cruises or paddles into Aialik Bay by canoe or kayak, or beachcombing on smooth pebble beaches. Your adventures will be guided or you are also free to explore on your own at your leisure.

Day 6

Cruise Through Kenai Fjords National Park to Seward

Spend your morning enjoying additional adventure in Kenai Fjords National Park before returning to Seward in the late afternoon by lodge vessel. Your driver/guide will be at the dock to meet you and provide private transportation for the remainder of the day. Relax in your hotel and enjoy an evening at leisure.

Overnight in Seward


Day 7

Seward to Homer

Enjoy an exclusive journey with your private driver/guide to Homer, located at the end of the Sterling Highway. En-route enjoy stunning mountain, ocean, and forest views. There are plenty of opportunities to stop and take in the views across Cook Inlet, multiple volcanoes dot the horizon.  Your driver/guide can provide suggestions for their favorite spots along the way.

Overnight in Homer.

Day 8

Homer to Halibut Cove and Stillpoint Lodge

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel and a morning at leisure before transferring to Stillpoint Lodge via water taxi. Meet the lodge staff upon arrival and explore the lodge grounds.

Dinner will be served in the main lodge before tucking into your private cabin for the evening.

Overnight in Halibut Cove, your home for the next three nights.

Day 9

Choose Your Fun: Floatplane or Helicopter Flightseeing, Fishing, Bear Viewing, Kayaking & More

Located in the secluded Halibut Cove, Stillpoint Lodge offers a luxurious base for adventure. Choose your fun! Take off in a floatplane for bear viewing across the bay, paddle across a glacier lake among the icebergs, or lift off in a private helicopter for fishing in a remote stream.

At the conclusion of your day’s exploration return to the lodge to enjoy a glass of wine and freshly prepared dinner while watching the sunset over Halibut Cover.



Day 10

Stillpoint Lodge Adventures and Amenities

In addition to private excursions outside the Lodge’s grounds, enjoy full access to the lodge’s fleet of kayaks and paddleboards as well as nearby hiking trails. Take advantage of the luxury amenities available at Stillpoint Lodge. Begin your day with a sunrise yoga class or relax from a hard day of play with a full body massage after dinner. The lodge also maintains a bountiful garden that guests are able to explore or join the chefs in the kitchen and learn how local produce and seafoods are harvested and prepared to create the lodge’s many culinary delights.

Day 11

Travel from Stillpoint Lodge to Anchorage

Say goodbye to your lodge hosts and return to return to Anchorage in the morning via an exclusive floatplane flight. Look for whales below and volcanoes on the shore line as you fly over Cook Inlet.

A private driver/guide will meet you upon arrival in Anchorage to provide a custom sightseeing tour of Anchorage before assisting you with check-in at your downtown hotel.

Day 12

Depart Anchorage

Today, say farewell to Alaska and receive a private transfer to the Anchorage Airport for your departure flight.

Amenities, nearby adventures and more...

Price range:  $1500 - $2000 per person, per day

  • All transportation services, including arrival and departure transfers, in a private vehicle with an experienced driver/guide
  • All hotel accommodations, including roundtrip baggage handling and daily breakfast
  • A stay at Kenai Fjords Glacier Lodge, including all meals, activities, and roundtrip boat transfer from Seward
  • A stay at Stillpoint Lodge, including all meals, activities, and roundtrip transportation
  • All tours and activities, carefully selected for you
  • Gratuity for included activities, hotel services, or lodge stay
  • Meals, other than mentioned
  • Alcoholic beverages

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Include the iconic Alaska Railroad

Include passage on the iconic Alaska Railroad from Girdwood to Seward.

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