Reach true wilderness at Windham Bay Lodge in Southeast Alaska, a former fishing lodge under new operation starting the summer of 2013. Located 65 miles south of Juneau and accessed via 48-foot catamaran, this well-outfitted Alaska lodge offers a customized experience for up to 14 adventure seekers who want day trips throughout Southeast Alaska.
Windham Bay offers a wilderness experience like no other with access to popular areas such as Tracy Arm Fjord, Admiralty Island and the Pack Creek Bear Viewing, whale watching in Frederick Sound and the Tlingit community of Kake. The lodge features weeklong packages that include boat transfers from Juneau, hiking and kayaking while viewing wildlife and excursions to nearby attractions. Or choose lodge and cruise packages that combine three nights at Windham Bay with 4 nights aboard the Alaskan Dream Cruises beginning in Juneau and ending in Sitka.
Owned and operated by an Alaska native family company whose sole mission is to provide guests with a complete “True Alaska with True Alaskans” experience, you can expect an authentic experience at Windham Bay Lodge.
Dining at Windham Bay Lodge
After a day of exploring, enjoy social hour with hors d'oeuvres and your beverage of choice around a roaring fire. Expect delicious, locally caught fare like Dungeness crab on the all-inclusive menu. Professionally trained chefs prepare gourmet cuisine including local seafood grilled daily over an alder Alaskan grill. Special diets can be accommodated in most cases, with advance notice.
Early or late risers or light eaters can enjoy a Continental breakfast buffet in the dining area of the lodge from 6:00 to 9:00 AM. Meal times vary depending on the day’s activity schedule, but in general are breakfast from 7:00 to 8:00 AM, lunch at noon, and dinner from 6:30 to 8:00 PM. Coffee, tea and hot chocolate are available at all times in the main lodge. A selection of fine alcoholic beverages, beer, and wine are available. Alcohol is included in the Windham Bay Lodge price.
Activities at Windham Bay Lodge
Enjoy up-close wildlife viewing, hiking and time to relax at Windham Bay Lodge, your base camp for numerous adventures: Sea kayak, ATV and zip along in outboard-driven two-person runabouts at nearby Hobart Bay, explore local streams full of sockeye salmon and tour the scenic beauty of Southeast Alaska sites including Tracy Arm Fjord, the Cod Glacier fjord area, Endicott Arm and Admiralty Island. Kayaking in Windham Bay is available morning, noon and evening. Head out on a wildlife safari at Admiralty Island. Trek, float and explore the Chuck River wilderness. Alaskan gear, including jackets, pants, boots and high-powered binoculars are available for use during your stay.
Accommodations at Windham Bay Lodge
Alaskan hospitality affords every two guests one crew member attending their needs. Cushy pillow-top hypoallergenic mattresses, quality linens, duvets and local Alaskan amenities are in every room. Each guest cabin comes with a hairdryer, towels and a selection of organic earth-friendly soaps and shampoos. Cabins are fairly spacious, but the lodge suggests limiting yourself to two pieces of luggage. Limited internet service is available for emergency purposes, and cell service may be available near the lodge entrance.
Windham Bay Lodge Cabins #1 & #2: Spacious cabins, queen sized bed, 3rd and 4th guest options, private shower and bath, approximately 280 square feet with private scenic deck.
Windham Bay Lodge Cabin #3: Intimate cabin, double-sized bed, private shower and bath, approximately 160 square feet with private scenic deck.
Windham Bay Lodge Rooms #1 & #2: Spacious rooms, located inside the lodge, queen size bed, shared single person bathroom, 160 and 190 square feet.
Whether you stay for a pre- or post-cruise escape, or use Windham Bay Lodge as your main base camp, this Alaska lodge is a great addition to our Southeast Alaska wilderness adventures.