Amazing Things To Do In Alaska

Kodiak Alaska is the place for outdoor adventures and activities, and the Afognak Wilderness Lodge is in the heart of Kodiak Islands. It is the perfect place to comfortably stay while exploring the vast wilderness, animals, and waters. The Afognak team are experts on local activities, day trips, or organized tours. We are your resource for things to do while staying at our Kodiak Lodge. We can recommend specific bear viewing locations, the best salmon fishing in the region, and hiking trails for beginners or the more advanced. Depending on your idea of fun, Kodiak, Alaska has something to offer, and our team can help!

Hiking & Beachcombing

The lush island of Kodiak has impeccable hiking for all levels. There are easy trail walks through the forest and along many of the beaches. These are great opportunities for families, photographers, or anyone looking for a beautiful, yet easy going walk. Kodiak, Alaska is also home to high elevation mountains, steep inclines, and dangerous yet adventurous terrain. It’s an avid hikers dream. At Afognak Wilderness Lodge, we can help you identify trailheads, quick hikes, or full day hikes.


There are fishing opportunities all around the Afognak Wilderness Lodge. The Kodiak Islands are home to freshwater and saltwater fishing. The Kodiak salmon fishing is world famous and the Afognak team can help you catch a big one! For all fishing, our team can provide you with gear and tackle, or if you’d like to bring your own, you are more than welcome to do so. Freshwater salmon and trout can be caught in streams and estuaries throughout the islands. And the options are almost endless when it comes to saltwater fishing; you can catch halibut, lingcod, sea bass, yellow-eye, red snapper, flounder, and more!

Animal Viewing

This region of Alaska is home to so many diverse, majestic wildlife that should not be missed on your visit to the Afognak Wilderness Lodge. Animal viewing can really be done in conjunction with any other activity like hiking, walking, fishing, or boating. There are some more specific areas for particular animals, and our team is more than happy to point these locations out, especially bear viewing spots.This is also a big draw for photographers to Kodiak, Alaska.

Kayaking & Boating

If your idea of fun is being out on the water, the Kodiak Islands have several different areas for kayaking and boating. Whether you are a beginner or more advanced, you can rent kayaks or take a guided kayak or boat trip. The Afognak Wilderness team can help recommend specific places for rentals kayaking in Alaska or to register for a day excursion. Being out on the water is another opportunity for animal viewing and to take amazing photographs.

Scenic Drives

Sometimes at the end of a long day or at the end of your trip, you just want to take a long drive. Kodiak, Alaska is perfect for scenic drives. Everywhere you look there is amazing scenery: mountains, forests, beaches, streams, and of course, the gorgeous animals that inhabit this area. If you are interested in driving around the islands, please do not hesitate to consult with our Kodiak lodging staff. We will be more than happy to map out beautiful routes, areas for pictures, and specific places for Kodiak bear viewing.

Call The Afognak Wilderness Lodge Today!

Kodiak, Alaska truly has some amazing things to do and see. The region of islands is unlike that of any other place. The Afognak Wilderness Lodge welcomes you and your family to explore this majestic location, experience Kodiak salmon fishing, bear viewing, and kayaking, just to name a few! Contact our team to make your reservation today. We look forward to hearing from you!