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Shorter Experiences -
Day Trips and Bear Viewing Adventures
Great Alaska Adventures has been offering great 1 day and shorter experiences for over 3 decades...including world class day fishing trips (Salmon, Trout, and offshore Halibut and salmon trips) scenic Bald Eagle Float Trips and overnight Bear Viewing at our private, fly in Camp. One of these trips mighty be the perfect extension of your Alaskan Cruise or your independent tour! Many of our guests tell us that they wish they had wish they have allotted more for their Great Alaska experience when it is over.....but over the years many have come back a following year stay longer, and that works for us!
ONE DAY FISHING TRIPS FROM ANCHORAGE: Our "One Day Fishing from Anchorage" trip includes a pickup in Anchorage, at one of three locations (2 near the airport and one downtown), plus transfers to our lodge on the banks of the Kenai River for lunch and your orientation. Then you'll either hit the river for a 4-5 hour fishing trip with one of our great guides. Target species-wise, it's "guides Choice". Sometimes we'll fish for Salmon, at other times it will be Rainbow Trout...whatever offers us the best chance of getting action for you. We'll return to the lodge by 6:00 pm and after handling your fish if some were retained (processing and shipping fish not included in package price). Here is more information about our 1 day fishing from Anchorage.
Scenic Bald Eagle Rafting on the Kenai River
The trips depart from Anchorage between
7:30 and 8:00 am. Pickups include the downtown Hilton, Captain Cook and Millennium hotels. You'll transfer to the lodge (135
miles of beautifully scenic highway), followed by lunch at our renowned riverside lodge,
then you'll hit the river with one our excellent licensed guides. All
guides have completed a Kenai River guide training course, and are current
in first aid and CPR and operate custom Mackenzie river drift boats and high tech catarafts for your comfort! We'll drift 13 miles
of the beautiful Kenai river, including crossing the beautiful Skilak
lake and traveling through the majestic Kenai Keys under the watchful
eye of dozens of nesting eagles. Your float will end with a brief bit
of whitewater (class 2) before finishing right at our riverfront lodge.
We''ll then return to anchorage, departing the
lodge at 6:30 pm and arriving back in Anchorage about 9:30 pm, where
your driver will take you to your hotel. Price is 295.00 per person
plus 3% sales tax. Minimum 4 guests to book this trip.
Regulation note: The Kenai River is a trophy fishery and at times the fishing may be restricted to catch and release, or even closed completely to protect the run. Great Alaska Adventures supports catch and release and will target other species in that instance.
MORE INFO ABOUT OUT TRIPS: The trips depart from Anchorage between 7:30 and 8:00 am. Call our office for the hotels we are picking up at this year. You'll transfer to the lodge (135 miles of beautifully scenic highway), followed by lunch at our renowned riverside lodge, then you'll hit the river with one our excellent licensed guides. Fishing is conventional tackle, and All Kenai river guides have completed a Kenai River guide training course, are current in first aid and CPR and operate custom power and drift boats specifically designed for our home river. June and July generally focus on the world famous Kenai Sockeye or King Salmon (the word's largest salmon) with August and September featuring feisty Silver Salmon, Sockeye Salmon, Pink salmon and or Rainbow Trout. (All day trips are a "catch of the day" scenario...the species you will be targeting will depend upon river conditions and your guides discretion). Please check our seasonal chart for the available species during your specific time frame. Please keep in mind that each and every day of the season is to itself unique. Our large Kenai River King Salmon, in particular, are a trophy species and not everyone catches their trophy- however the beautiful round trip from Anchorage, along with time spent on this beautiful river make every trip a success. If you have any questions about the type of fishing you will be experiencing, please contact our expert office staff today.
More info about our 1 Day Kenai River Fishing Trip:
Your one day fishing trip from Anchorage will feature 4-5 hours of guided fishing, lunch and a single day fishing license. King Salmon trips will also include a necessary single day King Salmon Stamp. At the end of your day of fishing, you'll return to the lodge and any fish you have chosen to retain will be filleted. Boxes and gel packs are an additional charge, as are overnight shipping to your home. Call our office for additional information regarding seasons, fish preparation and seasonal restrictions. One Day fishing will target whichever species Great Alaska deems most successful based upon weather, run strength and other factors.
Due to fishing regulations, One Day Fishing is NOT AVAILABLE on SUNDAYS and MONDAYS IN JULY, and MONDAYS IN AUGUST or SEPTEMBER.