While there are numerous Alaska fishing lodges, none surpass the luxury and adventure provided by Alaska’s Boardwalk Lodge. Boardwalk is located in a breathtaking island rainforest, just 35 minutes from Ketchikan. This world-class, oceanfront resort bears the elite Orvis fishing lodge endorsement — demonstrating its exceptional fishing, first-rate facilities and commitment to excellence.
This breathtaking resort has been dubbed “King of Alaska Fishing Lodges.” The lodge offers the best of both worlds: Exceptional saltwater fishing and freshwater fishing. Our U.S. Coast Guard certified skippers charter 28-foot fishing boats for saltwater adventures — targeting halibut, king salmon, silver salmon and several other species — while our freshwater guides lead daily excursions to 23 lakes rivers and streams nearby.
At Boardwalk, it’s not just the fishing. There’s something for everyone. Many guests enjoy a host of non-fishing adventures. The lodge staff works tirelessly to ensure your Alaska adventure is most memorable. As part of our all-inclusive packages, guests receive first-class accommodations and dine on gourmet cuisine prepared by our expert culinary staff.
The trophy-class fishing, exhilarating wildlife, and spectacular scenery make Alaska’s 5-Star Adventure™ the trip of a lifetime!
As a three-time “Lodge of the Year” recipient and Orvis Endorsed Operation, Alaska’s Boardwalk Lodge takes your satisfaction seriously. But don’t just take our word for it, scores of guest reviews can be seen on Orvis, Facebook, Google, and Trip Advisor.
★★★★★ Excellent Experience!! "From the accommodations to the food to the fishing to the personnel at all levels, everything was first class and more than I could have expected. Brad and his people have created a great atmosphere and I can't wait to visit again." — Kurt A.
★★★★★ 1st-Class at Boardwalk Lodge "I enjoyed myself so much that I am now putting trips together for companies and individuals so they can experience Boardwalk Lodge and take home lifelong memories. EVERYTHING is first class at Boardwalk Lodge, including the staff, who go out of their way to make your stay special." — Rick Barry, NBA Hall of Famer
★★★★★ Super Experience "This was my 5th time to visit Boardwalk Lodge. Every year it gets better and better. the staff and accommodations are super, the weather great, fishing is excellent and the food and service are top notch! Brad, Jeff and all of the team make you feel like you are part of their family. I look forward to the next time." — Rick
★★★★★ Fantastic Corporate Outing "We have held a corporate outing at Alaska's Boardwalk Lodge for the last 4 years (and several times in years past), and we have booked our trip for next year. There is no where else that I have been able to find that will provide the hospitality that we desire for our corporate outing. All of our guests continually talk about the great time that they had on the trip. I am not sure you can find an experience like this anywhere else in the world." — Matt C.
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