Kenai River Drifter’s Lodge | All Inclusive Package
Drifter's Lodge is built in the heart of Cooper Landing, Alaska, on the banks of the Kenai River.
The lodge boasts remarkable riverside cabins as well as guided fishing for new and experienced anglers alike.
Fly, spin, reel or cast fish for trophy rainbow trout or salmon, then return to the lodge to enjoy the campfire and sauna.
This package includes two days of guided fishing, plus plenty of time to take a scenic rafting float, guided hike or go white water rafting if you wish.
Don't forget, everything you can catch can be packaged in an insulated fish box that's airline approved to take home.
Itinerary at a Glance
Day 1 Anchorage to Drifter's LodgeWelcome to Cooper Landing, Alaska! Staff from Drifter's Lodge will meet you at the airport to pick you up and transfer you to the property. Located on the banks of the Kenai River, your private riverfront cabin with loft bedroom offers simply fantastic views. The lodge staff will prepare your fishing license and get you outfitted in waders, and one of the professional guides will pay you a visit tonight to discuss the following day’s fishing trip. In the evening, roast a marshmallow around the campfire on the river’s edge or warm up in the Swedish sauna. Dinner is included today.
Days 2 - 3 FishingEnjoy a hearty breakfast this morning before meeting your guide to go fishing. Drifter's Lodge fishes the 82-mile Kenai River and its tributaries, as well as the Kasilof River and local Alpine Lakes. Your guide will determine the best location to accomplish your fishing goals, whether you want to fly fish for trophy Rainbow trout, target the world-class runs of sockeye, silver, and king salmon, wade fish one of the tributary streams of the Kenai River or explore a remote alpine lake for Arctic Grayling. You’ll spend the day in the beautiful Alaskan outdoors, surrounded by the beautiful Chugach National Forest and Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. After a day of fishing, you can choose to relax in your cabin, share stories around the campfire or warm up in the riverside Swedish sauna. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included today.
Day 4 Depart Drifter's LodgeSay goodbye to the guides and staff at Drifter's Lodge as it’s time to begin the journey home. Any salmon that you have retained will be packaged for you in an insulated fish box, airline approved. The fish box will keep your catch safe and frozen for the trip home, and fish processing (vacuum packing and freezing) is included in your trip. Breakfast is also included today.
- Chinook (King) Salmon: May - July | Peak in July
- Sockeye Salmon: June - August | Peak in June - July
- Coho (Silver) Salmon: Mid July - Sept | Peak in August
- Rainbow Trout: All season | Peak in September
- Dolly Varden: All season | Peak in September
Kenai River Drifters LodgeDrifter's Lodge is built in the heart of Cooper Landing, Alaska, directly on the banks of the world-famous Kenai River. The lodge boasts remarkable riverside cabins - each with their own loft bedroom and river views - alongside shared amenities like a Swedish sauna with large picture window to soak up the surrounding beauty. Beautiful artwork by local artists adorns the walls of the cabins, and the quilts found on the beds have been handmade by a wonderful local quilting group. Lodge rooms are available and some cabins (400 - 650 square feet) have front & back porches with an outside grill.
All-Inclusive Package Includes:
- Anchorage Airport transfers
- All transportation while you are staying at Kenai River Drifter's Lodge.
- All non-fishing activities: rafting, hiking, bird watching, kayaking, glacier cruise
- Private riverfront cabin with loft bedroom & great view of the Kenai River and Chugach Mountains
- Breakfast & lunch daily.
- Dinner (lodge will transport guests to a restaurant in town & cover the cost for dinner)
- Fishing (river & ocean fishing) by boat (20 ft. aluminum)
- Nightly campfire at the river's edge and Swedish sauna with its large picture window.
- 2 days of guided fishing trip
- All fishing equipment: premium rods, reels, tackles, waders & boots.
- Simms or Patagonia waders will be provided on arrival
- Fish processing up to 50lbs total per person will be vacuum sealed & frozen then packed in an insulated Fish Box (airline approved)
- All fishing licenses, stamps and fees
- Multi-species ocean trips require upgrade fee
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15 May 23 - 28 Sep 23
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