Wilderness Lodge® ( Alaska ) Hotel Review - Alaska Cruises
Practically everything you need to know before you go.
"Thrill to white thunder in Glacier Bay, marvel at sunlight
at midnight and close-ups of whales, eagles and caribou.
Delight in Mt. McKinley's majesty and meadows carpeted with
wildflowers. Amid unsurpassed grandeur and serenity, the
true wilderness of Denali is calling. Catch sight of a
humpback whale or wolf pups frolicking in the snow. Alaska
is as rustic and romantic as one could ever imagine. Whales,
Wonders and Wilderness"
Alaska Cruise tour offers a cruise voyage,
land-based lodging, and rail travel all in one
itinerary. So, you can get the most out of your
Alaskan adventure -- by land and sea. The best
of both worlds! Combine a 2015 7-day Voyage of
Glaciers cruise with a 3 to 8 night stay on
land. You just have to decide where you want to
go. Start here by reading the Denali Princess Wilderness Lodge® Hotel Review.
Summer's the best time of year to explore
Alaska's spectacular wonders from Ice Age
glaciers and frontier towns to miles of
unspoiled scenery. And the bays and mountains of
Alaska are best appreciated from your elegant
cruise ship, domed railcars
and deluxe motorcoaches.
Park. And you can
it all from
every land &
Did You Know?
Most visitors to Denali, want to see four animals in particular: moose, caribou, wolf and everybody's favorite: the brown, or grizzly, bear. The park is also home to 37 species of mammals, ranging from lynx, marmots and Dall sheep, to foxes and more.
• Alaska’s most popular destination,
Denali National Park includes over
six million acres of natural
• Monumental Mt. McKinley – at
20,320 feet – will inspire your
imagination. And you can explore the
mountain from Princess Denali-area
lodges by helicopter, plane and
• A thriving wildlife preserve,
Denali is home to grizzly and black
bears, herds of caribou,
Dall sheep, moose, wolf packs and
169 species of resident birds.
• On most cruise tours, a tour into
Denali National Park is included.
Choose from four options including a
Natural History Tour, Tundra
Wilderness Tour, Kantishna
Experience and Windows into the
Lodges are unique in the industry for their
riverside and wilderness settings, offering
comfortable and inviting accommodations and
featuring signature Princess service. They are
custom built and strategically located near the
top attractions across the 49th state, allowing
you to soak in the atmosphere of each unique
region and experience authentic Alaskan
The best way to visit Denali National Park and
Alaska's interior is on one of our cruise tours,
combining a cruise with stays at Princess Denali
area lodges with scenic and relaxing train
These cruise and
land tour packages include train travel and/or
motorcoach transportation between Anchorage
and/or Fairbanks and Denali Princess Wilderness
Lodge and/or Mt. McKinley Princess Wilderness
Lodge! Or step off the beaten path and visit
Kenai Princess Wilderness Lodge and/or Copper
River Princess Wilderness Lodge on a cruisetour!
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Denali National Park, AK
fully experienced Alaska unless
you've been to Denali National Park.
Its boundaries encompass an
impressive six million acres — the
size of the state of Massachusetts.
Home to Mt. McKinley, North
America's highest peak towers an
unbelievable 20,320 feet in the sky.
The Park hosts an array of wildlife
from moose, caribou, Dall sheep and
grizzly bears to gray wolves and red
Princess Wilderness Lodge is the
closest and most comfortable place
to stay when visiting the park. The
entrance to Denali National Park is
located only a mile from our front
door. With an expansive deck
overlooking the Nenana River with
views into the park, Denali Princess
Wilderness Lodge is the ideal spot
to relax, visit with friends, and
savor the exquisite landscape.
tours offer you the chance to
experience Anchorage or Fairbanks on
your way to the lodge. You'll ride
in a luxury railcar through the
heart of Alaska's storied
wilderness. Traveling by rail allows
you to relax and truly see the Great
Land, while we take care of the
The Finest in
Each of our
hotel guest rooms is comfortably
appointed with two double beds, two
queen beds, or one king bed,
television, and telephone -- just in
case you want to catch up with the
outside world. Outdoor hot tubs
afford commanding views of the Park
and Nenana River while you relax and
indulge in a soothing soak.
Princess' premier accommodations far
outshine average Alaska hotels!
always a treat at Denali Princess
Wilderness Lodge. Enjoy spirits,
appetizers and casual fare on the
river view deck or inside at the
Base Camp Bistro. Try King Salmon
Restaurant for delicious, Alaskan
cuisine and panoramic views. Or,
hang with the locals at Lynx Creek
Pizza and Pub and indulge in a huge
pizza and pint of our very own
Denali Gold microbrew.
who are on the go, we have Rapids
Morning Express and River Run
Espresso offering espresso and
coffee, cinnamon rolls and a variety
of grab and go items. Be sure to
experience the Music of Denali — a
dinner theater featuring a hearty
Alaska meal and a rollicking musical
comedy that recounts the first
ascent of Mt. McKinley. No Denali
lodging experience is complete
without some authentic cuisine and
Adventure & More
Part of the
allure of Denali National Park is
that you never know what you might
see. Princess professionals at the
Tour Desk are available to arrange a
tour into the Park for a glimpse of
its impressive ecosystem -- ask for
the Tundra Wilderness Tour or
Natural History Tour.
you'd like to go river rafting or
learn about the sport of sled dog
racing from Iditarod® musher Jeff
King. See Denali from the air with a
helicopter or airplane tour of this
immense wilderness preserve.
shuttle service hourly from 7 am to
7 pm between the lodge and the
Denali National Park Visitors Center,
the Wilderness Access Center and
Horseshoe Lake for $5 roundtrip per
person. After a day of adventure,
you'll be eager to retreat to your
cozy wilderness lodge for some
peaceful Alaska sleep.
Strategically located near
the top attractions across Alaska, these deluxe
lodges offer the same premier level of
accommodations and service you™d expect to receive
from Princess Cruises ” the very best in cruise
travel. Read more about them, activities,
optional tours and excursions, virtual tours, maps
• Amenities at this lodge
include the inviting Great
Room where you might relax
by the wall of windows and
massive stone fireplace, a
river view deck, grounds and
pathways perfect for
strolling, and attentive
• Sample authentic Alaskan
cuisine at the King Salmon
Restaurant, Base Camp Bistro
and Lynx Creek, and enjoy
delightful dinner theatre at
the “Music of Denali” show.
• An array of optional
adventures into the park
range from a husky homestead
tour to whitewater rafting
to a once in- a-lifetime
flight to Mt. McKinley.
and a variety of images and impressions come
to mind: towering mountains, watchable
wildlife, icy blue glaciers, endless
wilderness, vibrant Native culture, leaping
salmon, hardy outdoors; America's last
frontier. Often, visiting Alaska has as much
to do with what people may feel as with what
they will see. There is a mystique that
surrounds Alaska. To some it represents a
dream, a trip of a life time, a life
altering event, a chance to reach out and
touch something inside themselves that is
wild and beautiful like they imagine Alaska
to be. Our job is to put that dream - or as
much as possible of it - within reach of
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Say Alaska and a variety of images and
impressions come to mind: towering mountains,
watchable wildlife, icy blue glaciers, endless
wilderness, vibrant Native culture, leaping
salmon, hardy outdoors; America's last frontier.
Often, visiting Alaska has as much to do with
what people may feel as with what they will see.
There is a mystique that surrounds Alaska. To
some it represents a dream, a trip of a life
time, a life altering event, a chance to reach
out and touch something inside themselves that
is wild and beautiful like they imagine Alaska
to be. Our job is to put that dream - or as much
as possible of it - within reach of you.
Did You Know:
Grizzly bears have been a threatened species since 1975 in
the Lower 48 states? Alaska however has over 32,000
grizzlies. Considering Alaska's population is only 670,000,
that's 1 bear for every 21 people. Alaska is home to
magnificent glaciers, giant halibut, hardy outdoorsmen....
and lots of moose. Alaska has 39 mountain ranges. Did you
know? The larger ranges include: Alaska Range, which
includes 20,320 foot Mt. McKinley, the continent's tallest
peak , Aleutian Range, a volcano-ridden range on the Alaska
Peninsula, Brooks Range, which is above the Arctic Circle;
the Continental Divide runs through it and Boundary Ranges,
along the Canadian border of the Inside Passage.
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Click on a lodge below for
downloadable .pdf fact sheets about
all of Princess Tours Wilderness
Built specifically for cruise tours,
Princess owns and operates exclusive
lodges in prime riverside locations.
Spend at least two nights in the
Denali area at one or both of our
wilderness lodges, the highlight of
every Alaska cruise tour! In
addition, our lodges in the Copper
River/ Wrangell-St. Elias region and
the gorgeous Kenai Peninsula are not
to be missed!