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 Kenai
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
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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
Alaskas interior is on one of our cruisetours,
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!
Each of the bungalow-style rooms at Kenai Princess
Wilderness Lodge has been designed for the utmost in
comfort and relaxation. Vaulted ceilings made of
naturally finished wood, cozy sitting areas with
wood-burning stoves and private porches help make
any occasion memorable. The perfect mix of
tranquility and adventure characterizes your Kenai
A Feast for the Eyes
The main lodge is as inviting as the guest rooms.
The lobby has vaulted ceilings and a fireplace
surrounded by chairs for relaxing and visiting with
friends. Just beyond the lobby is an expansive deck,
optimal for viewing the Kenai River valley, nearby
mountains, and the bright blue waters of the Kenai
River just below. Enjoy spirits, appetizers, and
casual fare outdoors or inside at Rafter's Lounge.
Continue to the Eagles Crest Restaurant where the
magnificent views, stone fireplace, and tempting
cuisine make dining an unforgettable event.
Unmatched by other Kenai lodging, our wilderness
lodge amenities make you feel right at home!
An Outdoor Paradise
While it can be hard to leave the cozy romance of
our wilderness lodge, the great outdoors offers its
own scenic appeal. The Kenai River is not only
famous for its dazzling blue-green hues, but also as
a haven for accomplished and novice anglers alike.
The Tour Desk is staffed with Princess professionals
who arrange fishing tours on the Kenai River —
famous for its trophy-sized fish — plus river
rafting, nature hikes, wildlife viewing cruises
through Resurrection Bay and Kenai Fjords National
Park, and more!
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
The pristine playground of Kenai
paradise of the
is where many
when you arrive
at the iconic
to Kenai Fjords
and other nearby
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
Friends & Family
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earn extra savings.
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along friends or family members, 3 or more cabins,
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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.
View the video to find some
of the best choices, affordable prices and bonus
extras. Plus, advice you can trust from
certified Alaska travel experts. The complete
Special Mini-Group Rates for as few as 3
All you need is a few friends or family willing
to travel together on the same sailing, and
before you know it, you're on your way to
Alaska, with some extra change in your pocket.
Actually, a whole lot of change!
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!