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Airport Transportation Services for Kodiak Big Timber Lodge Guests:
At Kodiak Big Timber Lodge, we aim to provide our guests with a seamless and stress-free experience from the moment they arrive on Kodiak Island. While airfare is not included in our packages, we are delighted to offer complimentary airport transportation services to ensure your journey to our lodge is as convenient as possible.
Airport Pickup: Once you have booked your flights to Kodiak, Alaska, simply let us know your arrival details, including flight information and arrival time. Our friendly and professional staff will be ready and waiting for you at the Kodiak Airport.
Comfortable Transportation: We provide comfortable and reliable transportation to and from the airport. You can expect a safe and comfortable ride that will allow you to relax and start immersing yourself in the breathtaking Kodiak wilderness even before you reach our lodge.
Warm Welcome: Your Kodiak Big Timber Lodge experience begins the moment you step off your flight. Our team is dedicated to ensuring you feel welcomed and well-cared-for from the outset of your journey.
Luggage Assistance: Our staff will be happy to assist you with your luggage, making sure that you have everything you need for your stay.
Scenic Drive: The drive from Kodiak Airport to meet our vessel at Anton Larson Bay is a scenic adventure in itself, as you'll be treated to stunning views of the island's landscapes and wildlife. Keep your camera handy to capture the beauty of your surroundings.
Return Transportation: At the end of your stay with us, we will also provide transportation back to the Kodiak Airport, ensuring that your departure is as smooth as your arrival.
We understand that travel logistics can sometimes be challenging, but our goal is to make your journey to Kodiak Big Timber Lodge as convenient and enjoyable as possible. We look forward to welcoming you to our slice of Alaskan paradise and assisting you with all your transportation needs to and from the airport. If you have any questions or need further assistance with your travel plans, please don't hesitate to reach out to our friendly team. Your adventure in Kodiak begins with us, and we can't wait to share it with you.
Flight Scheduling for Airport Pickup at Kodiak Big Timber Lodge:
To ensure a smooth airport pickup and transfer to Kodiak Big Timber Lodge, we kindly request that guests schedule their flights to arrive at Kodiak Airport during the following windows:
These arrival windows have been carefully selected to ensure that you have ample time to clear airport procedures, collect your luggage, and join our transportation service. We appreciate your cooperation in adhering to these recommended arrival times, as it allows us to provide you with the best possible service and a hassle-free start to your Kodiak adventure.
If you have any questions or require further assistance with your travel plans, please do not hesitate to contact our friendly team. We look forward to welcoming you to Kodiak Big Timber Lodge and helping you make the most of your visit to our stunning wilderness destination.
Return Flight Scheduling for Kodiak Big Timber Lodge:
For the convenience of our guests, we recommend scheduling return flights from Kodiak Airport as follows:
Saturday Departures: When planning your departure from Kodiak, we suggest scheduling your return flight for after 12:00 PM (noon) local time on a Saturday. This will allow you to conclude your stay at Kodiak Big Timber Lodge at a relaxed pace, enjoy a final morning at the lodge, and ensure you have ample time for airport check-in and security procedures.
By scheduling your return flight in alignment with this recommendation, you'll have the opportunity to savor your last moments in the pristine wilderness of Kodiak Island and leave with cherished memories of your stay.
Should you require any further assistance or have specific travel needs, please feel free to reach out to our team. We are committed to making your departure as smooth and enjoyable as your arrival and stay at Kodiak Big Timber Lodge. Thank you for choosing us as your wilderness retreat destination, and we look forward to hosting you.
Alcohol Policy for Guests at Kodiak Big Timber Lodge:
At Kodiak Big Timber Lodge, we want to ensure that our guests have a safe and enjoyable stay while respecting their preferences and the serene wilderness environment that surrounds us. To maintain a harmonious atmosphere and ensure the well-being of all our guests, we have established the following alcohol policy:
1. BYOB (Bring Your Own Beverage): We do not provide alcohol to our guests. However, we warmly welcome guests to bring their own alcoholic beverages to enjoy during their stay. Feel free to bring your favorite wines, beers, spirits, or other alcoholic drinks that you love.
2. Responsible Consumption: While we encourage you to relax and savor your beverages, we kindly ask that you consume alcohol responsibly. Please be mindful of your own limits and the comfort of fellow guests.
3. Public Areas: You are welcome to enjoy your beverages in common areas, such as the dining room and lounges. These spaces provide excellent opportunities to connect with fellow travelers and share stories while appreciating the natural beauty surrounding us.
4. Cabins and Private Spaces: You are also free to enjoy your drinks within the privacy of your own cabin or lodging space. We want you to feel at home and comfortable during your stay.
5. Respect for Nature: As part of our commitment to preserving the pristine wilderness of Kodiak Island, we ask that guests do not litter or leave empty containers in the natural environment. Please dispose of your empty bottles and cans responsibly in designated areas.
6. Legal Drinking Age: All guests consuming alcohol must be of legal drinking age in accordance with local regulations.
7. No Alcohol Sales: Please note that we do not sell alcohol on the premises.
By adhering to these policies, we hope to create an atmosphere that allows all guests to enjoy their stay to the fullest while maintaining the tranquility and natural beauty that make Kodiak Big Timber Lodge such a special destination. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation, and we look forward to hosting you for a memorable experience on Kodiak Island.
Deposit: A 50% deposit is required at the time of booking to secure your reservation.
Full Refund for Early Cancellations: Cancellations made 90 days or more prior to your booking date will be eligible for a full refund of your deposit.
Partial Refund for Late Cancellations: If cancellations are made within less than 90 days of the booking date and another booking is made in its place for the same time period, deposits will be refunded.
Cancellation by Kodiak Big Timber: We will provide a full refund of your deposit if we are forced to cancel for reasons beyond your control, such as mechanical issues, scheduling errors, or nonavailability.
Weather & Cancellations: Please be aware that Kodiak's weather can be unpredictable. While we strive to ensure your booking is enjoyable and safe, we cannot guarantee weather conditions.
Nonrefundable Cancellations: Cancellations within 90 days of the booking date are nonrefundable.
Safety First: Safety is our top priority. If our Captain/Guide deems weather conditions to be unsafe, you will be offered a raincheck, partial refund, or full refund, depending on the circumstances and at the discretion of the Captain/Guide.
No Refunds for Weather-Related Cancellations: Refunds will not be offered if you choose to cancel due to weather conditions.
No Refunds for Weather Delays: Schedule changes due to weather are not considered grounds for a refund.
We understand that unforeseen circumstances may arise, and we aim to be fair and flexible in our cancellation policy. Our commitment is to provide you with a memorable and safe experience while respecting the challenges posed by Kodiak's weather. If you have any questions or concerns about our cancellation policy, please feel free to contact us. Your safety and satisfaction are of utmost importance to us.
The answer to this depends on what you would like to target during your trip. World-class fishing starts in June and continues through October. Hunting Season begins in August and continues through December.
April/May - Spring Kodiak Brown Bear Season.
June - Halibut, pacific cod and other saltwater fish begin to feed heavily alongside a massive migration of humpback whales. King salmon runs vary but increase in the ladder weeks of June. Sockeye Salmon will peak in the later weeks of June. Kodiak Brown Bears begin to gather on the rivers.
July - Lingcod Season opens July 1st, Sockeye Salmon begin to wain by the end of July. Pink salmon will be abundant saltwater. King Salmon will be layered in ocean with thousands of Pink Salmon. Lingcod, Halibut and rockfish are abundant.
August - Pink Salmon will clog the rivers and streams by the middle of the month. Silver (Coho) Salmon are feeding heavily in saltwater, starting their run up river at the end of August. Halibut begin to come close to the river mouths into shallow water feeding on the salmon spawn. Sitka Blacktail Season opens August 1st. Bucks are generally in the alpine near the tops of the mountain.
September - Coho (Silver) Salmon are in full force this time of year. Halibut, lingcod, pacific cod and rockfish are plentiful. Sitka Blacktail bucks remain at higher elevations.
October - Duck Season opens Oct. 8-Jan. 22. Fall Kodiak Brown Bear Season opens Oct. 25th-November 25th. Saltwater fishing is still amazing!
November - Ducks are plentiful this time of year. As the weather begins to get much colder Sitka Blacktail begin moving down to the beaches. Saltwater fishing is still excellent on calm weather days.
December - Deer can be found all over the beaches near the lodge. Hundreds of ducks fly into the calm water areas surrounding the lodge on a daily basis.
January - February - March Closed for the season