Alaska Family Fishing Adventure
Alaska Family Fishing Adventure
Alaska Family Fishing Adventure
 
 
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Alaska Family Fishing Adventure

Family Adventure with the accent on fishing

The Alaska Family Fishing Adventure is perfect for the family that wants to share an Alaskan experience that features guided hiking, wildlife cruising, and most of all, world class Alaska fishing, 4 days of guided fishing (3 boat trips and 1 beach fishing trip) plus scenic rafting, Kenai Fords cruising a day of calm water paddling. An amazing family adventure for your family. Choose gentle or more strenuous hiking, spin or fly fishing to make this trip your own. 7 days of great activity and 6 nights at our renowned riverside lodge. 50% off Kids under 16 (minimum 1 full pay adult per discounted child - see terms and conditions for more info.). Halibut only included on 7 day trip.
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6/1 - 8/31 50% off kids
AK Family Fishing Adv. $4595.00 Per Person (adults) 7 Day 6 Nights BOOK NOW

Day-by-Day Itinerary


Family Beach Fishing

Day 1 beach fishing on kenai

Your Family Adventure will begin with a pick up at your hotel (3 designated pickup spots) in Anchorage at 7:45am for the scenic and comfortable trip to Great Alaska Adventure Lodge. After a thorough orientation, you’ll enjoy lunch and head to the beach to meet your guide and put on your waders and you'll wade fish on the world famous Kenai river for King, Sockeye, Silver or Pink salmon right in front of your cabins.  The kids will learn spin or fly casting skills they'll use on their boat charters later in the week.  they'll even learn how to handle fish for release (or the freezer!) and have a great time.  After the fishing's over, there's s a little time to relax before the family friendly happy hour and dinner (every night through night 6). 
Day 4

Day 2 -  Salmon Fishing

Alaska Fishing!  Today you'll target Salmon with  your guide (4 anglers per boat- larger families will split up into multiple boats) in custom aluminum river boats or drift for stable Mackenzie river drift boats.  Depending upon the season, we may back troll drift or cast for the word's largest King Salmon, cast spinners for acrobatic Silver Salmon or even swing a fly for feisty Sockeye salmon, depending upon seasonal availability. Each day  unique, every trip, every day is different than the day before. Return to lodge for happy hour and dinners.     

Day 3 - Wilderness Hiking

We'll enjoy one of the areas incomparable hiking opportunities.  Depending upon your families activity level we may take a modest, mostly level trail ending at a waterfall to see salmon leaping towards their spawning grounds or take an energetic hike terminating at spectacular viewpoint overlooking Cook Inlet, the Chugach Mountains and the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge.  Lunch will be served on the trail, returning to the lodge in the afternoon. 
AK Family Trout Fishing

Day 4  Trophy Trout Fishing

Another great day of guided fishing.  Today you'll target our amazing Rainbow Trout in with your guide in one of our custom aluminum Mackenzie river drift boats. Both spinning and fly rods are perfect to access these beautiful fish.  Catch and release is practiced on all the native trout species and it's a  perfect time to teach the kids the importance of  Return to lodge for happy hour and dinner.
AK Family Trout Fishing

Day 5  Salmon Fishing

Salmon fishing in specially designed river boat or drift for Salmon and Trout in stable Mackenzie River Drift Boats. Target the world's finest King, Silver or Sockeye Salmon by casting spinners, swinging flies or back trolling the rivers with wiggling plugs, depending upon seasonal availability.  Return to lodge for happy hour and dinner.
AK Family Trout Fishing

Day 6  offshore Fishing

Your trip will include (if you choose) Offshore Fishing for Halibut, ling cod or even Silver Salmon in either Cook Inlet or Resurrection Bay (species and location vary with availability).  Plumb the depths of Kenai Fjords National Park or Cook Inlet, depending upon run timing and weather conditions.   One of our favorite days (weather sometimes precludes running offshore).  Return to lodge for happy hour, dinner and overnight (like all nights at main lodge.
Kid's paddling in Alaska

Day 7  refuge paddling

This morning we'll paddle into the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge- leave civilization behind as you head towards our tent camp on the Moose river.  Nesting Swans, giant Moose, Beaver, Lynx and more call this region home.  You can also add another day of guided salmon or trout fishing for an additional fee.  (Return to Anchorage flight not included).