Five Things That Make Kodiak Island Irresistible in Summer - Kodiak Sportsman's Lodge

Five Things That Make Kodiak Island Irresistible in Summer

It’s summertime in Alaska and you know what that means – endless adventures, exploration,  discovery, and, most of all, making more memories. If you’re looking for a thrilling, action-packed adventure here in Alaska, Kodiak Sportsman’s Lodge is the hotspot for all your summer endeavors. 

There’s a lot to do on Kodiak Island, which is why you and your family will have a blast this summer. In this blog, we are going to dive deeper into what Kodiak has to offer.  Read on to find out the five things that make Kodiak irresistible this summer.

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Experience Kodiak this Summer 

Kodiak Sportsman’s Lodge is located on the southeast side of Kodiak Island in Old Harbor, Alaska. With absolutely breathtaking scenery and amusing activities for everyone of all ages to enjoy, it’s no wonder why this is such a popular spot in the warmer months. Check out some of the best things Kodiak Sportsman’s Lodge has to offer when you choose to stay with us. 

  1. Fishing 

If you have a deep passion for fishing, you are going to love your stay with us at Kodiak Sportsman’s Lodge. Rated the number one fishery in protected waters, it’s no secret as to why we have the best and finest Salmon and Halibut. Just about 10-15 minutes from the dock, you can enjoy the relaxation of the calm waters and the thrill and excitement of catching a variety of some of our best fish. 

We also offer Alaska Fishing Packages for anyone paying us a visit. Included in our package prices is everything from food, snacks, beverages, gear for rain, boats, lodging, and more. We take our fishing seriously and everyone should get to experience it at least once.

  1. The Wildlife and Habitats 

If this is your first-time visiting Kodiak Sportsman’s Lodge, we encourage you to fully immerse and educate yourself with the different types of wildlife and habitats we have around here on our island. Kodiak is known for being the “island of the great bear.” 

Kodiak is especially famous for its brown bears, and if you are planning a trip up to Kodiak Sportsman’s Lodge be prepared to see many on your journey with us. Other wildlife you may stumble upon while visiting Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge Visitor’s Center are birds, specifically Bald Eagles and Kittlitz’s Murrelet, and Sitka Black-tailed Deer. Take time to explore the 1.9 million acres of Kodiak’s habitat.

  1. Climate 

The best time to visit Kodiak Island is actually right now! Our warmest months are the summer months of June through August with temperatures averaging a high of 57 degrees. This is shockingly hot for people in Alaska and trust us – they take full advantage of getting outdoors, especially when the weather permits. These warm temperatures will make you enjoy the beauty and surroundings of what Kodiak Island has to offer.

  1. Tourism & Lodging 

Lucky for you, Kodiak City is filled with history and more activities. Located downtown, there is a walking tour that will take you through the landmarks dating all the way back to the 1964 tsunami, museums, and small art galleries. If you’re looking to do some hiking, Fort Abercrombie offers amazing scenic trails and even provides a little history lesson of WWII.

Lodging at Kodiak Sportsman’s Lodge is what some people look forward to after a long, but awesome day of fishing and adventuring around the island. After an exciting day capturing the finest fish Alaska has to offer, wind down and book your stay with us at our lodge. Here at the lodge, we provide six double rooms with double beds and four single rooms with queen beds each with a private bath.

Our meals are delicious and made to perfection with our outstanding Alaskan chefs. If you are looking to mingle or grab a drink, head on up to our upstairs lounge area where you can get the chance to meet new people, share similar hobbies, or bond over a refreshing cocktail. 

  1. NOAA Laboratory Aquarium and Touch Tank

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration of Alaska are home to remarkable diversity life. With nearly 1.5 million square miles to explore, the NOAA Laboratory Aquarium and Touch Tank offers magnificent sea life from the waters in the Gulf of Alaska, Chukchi Sea, Bering Sea, Beaufort Sea, and Aleutian Islands.

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 Make This Summer the One You Won’t Forget 

While there are so many things to do on Kodiak Island, let’s not forget to enjoy the time you have, whether that be with friends, family, or even your significant other.

Make memories, discover new possibilities, immerse yourself in the culture, and explore the beauty of what the world has to offer us. Make this summer the summer you won’t forget and book your stay with us at Kodiak Sportsman’s Lodge. 

Ready to make your summer unforgettable? Book your stay with us today! 

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