Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Tutka Bay Lodge - Homer, Alaska

Tutka Bay Lodge Homer Alaska

Tutka Bay Lodge is located in Southcentral Alaska. The lodge is located nine ocean miles from the seaside town of Homer along the Kachemak Bay. The Tutka Bay area offers rugged coastlines, deep fjords, dramatic mountains, quiet beaches, old growth Sitka spruce forests, and amazing tidal fluctuations.

To get to the lodge, either fly or drive to Homer and then take a twenty-five minute water taxi south across the bay. Along the way, you might observe various shore and water birds, sea otters, sometimes Orcas, Humpbacks and other marine mammals.

The lodge offers six private guest accommodations, a seasoned staff offering full-service lodging and guide services, and an array of activities to introduce you to the Kachemak Bay marine community.

Their award-winning cuisine, lodge amenities such as complimentary massage and yoga, wine tastings in the afternoon, cooking classes, and guided adventure activities such as deep-sea fishing for salmon and halibut, freshwater fishing, ocean kayaking and hiking our unique trail system offers both high-energy adventures as well as seaside serenity.


• Lodge-based activities include:
• Watch sea otters dive for urchins & clams.
• Hear the cries of bald eagles defending their territory.
• Find solitude on a quiet beach or nature trail.
• Discover sea stars, anemones, chitons and mussels at low tide.
• Watch for whales, sea lions, porpoises and seals.
• Learn from the locals about Alaska’s natural and cultural history.
• Drink in the view from a lounge chair on our Alaskan size sun deck.
• Fish for greenling, cod and flatfish off the lodge dock.
• Feed the frilled anemones in our anemone garden under the lodge dock.
• Dig for steamer clams and pluck mussels from the rocks for an evening feast.
• Warm yourself to the bone in our handcrafted wood-fired banya (sauna).
• Research native art, archeology, birds, marine biology or plants in our Alaskana library.
• Visit a pre-historic midden of refuse left by early Kachemak Bay inhabitants.
• Learn about brown bears, glaciers and marine ecology from our nature video library.
• Sooth tired muscles in our open-air hot tub on the deck.
• Morning yoga on the deck
• Complimentary massage
• Take a cooking class
• Walk our private two-mile trail through old-growth forest
• Learn to kayak in the cove
• Take a fly-fishing lesson from our beach
• Out-camp adventures
• Pick berries on Sadie Cove Knob in Kachemak Bay State Park
• Hike Grace Ridge in Kachemak Bay State Park
• Tour the scenic shoreline by boat
• Visit an oyster farm
• Freshwater fish for salmon
• Tour Halibut Cove and Gull Island
• Visit the village of Seldovia

Four Night Package – $3365.00 plus $22.00 sales tax per person


Tutka Bay Lodge Options
TBLFA – Flightsee the Kachemak Bay Area – $500.00
TBLDS – Deep-sea fishing for halibut or salmon – $300.00
TBLBV – Bear viewing at Redoubt Bay Lodge – $725.00

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