The Soaring Eagle Lodge was the perfect base camp for our first trip to Alaska. The 3-bedroom cottage was spacious, comfortable, spotlessly clean, and fully stocked with food, drinks, towels, paper goods, washer/dryer, and coolers. We unpacked and settled right in. The view from our porch was spectacular and changed every day with the weather! One afternoon, I sat on the porch for a short while and saw two eagles go soaring by on the wind right above the bluff! No false advertising at the Soaring Eagle Lodge!! :)
John and Mary made our trip planning easy from the first contact. As the one in our family who does all the planning and coordinating, I especially appreciated the attention to detail and documentation provided by both John and Mary! They helped me choose our list of adventures and then handled all of the scheduling. A complete, printed itinerary was waiting in our cabin. For each adventure, John provided directions, driving time, time to check-in, and suggestions on what to take and what to wear. Every detail was spot-on. He provided coolers and a thermos for carrying lunch, and large tubs to hold slimy fish after fishing. Fish processing was included in the price and the place that handled this (Tanner's) was conveniently located and very efficient. The folks there were friendly and had all of our fish split into three airplane-ready boxes at the scheduled pick-up time on our last day. My box made it safely to Florida and we've had both halibut and salmon for dinner this week!
John greeted us when we arrived and said goodbye when we departed. When he hadn't heard from us after our first few days (because everything was perfect!), he stopped by to check on us and ensure us he was there to assist with any needs we may have. He was the perfect host!
Our adventures were excellent! I highly recommend the Flyout Salmon Fishing and the Halibut fishing. The Kenai Fjords Glacier/Wildlife cruise was absolutely worth the long drive to Seward. The Backcountry Canoeing was beautiful and serene, and the we thoroughly enjoyed the Sled Dog Tour and ride. My 87-year-old mother-in-law was along on the trip and every single guide and pilot helped her in and out of planes, boats, and dog sleds. She had a ball! (I will be posting a separate review of each adventure provider on TripAdvisor.)
Thank you, John and Mary, for providing us with such a perfect Alaska adventure!
- Also Known As:
- Soaring Eagle Lodge Anchor Point, Alaska