Located sixty miles north of the Arctic Circle,
Iniakuk Lake Wilderness Lodge bills itself as "an exclusive luxury
wilderness lodge catering to a clientele seeking elegance and independence
in the Far North."
The main lodge and an additional guest lodge contain double
occupancy rooms, all overlooking five-mile long Iniakuk Lake.
Solar and wind power provide 24-hour electricity and hot and
cold running water give rise to their boast of being "the only
lodge in Alaska with round-the-clock utilities free of fossil fuels and
Enjoying the wilderness doesn't mean roughing it. "Expect such luxurious
pleasures as gourmet meals featuring regional delicacies, freshly baked bread and decadent
desserts." The lodge boasts "a well-deserved reputation for delicious meals
created in an atmosphere of innovation." There are
shared baths in each building and a new shower and bath facility.
Iniakuk Lake Wilderness Lodge is offering all-inclusive packages for the year
2005. They have lots of different adventures and packages, so take a look at
their site (link at bottom of page)
Iniakuk Lake Wilderness Lodge: $3,750 per person, based on double
occupancy, two person minimum.
There are remote
wilderness cabin adventures available as well.
Everything is included - even air transportation from Fairbanks. For
Destination: Tundra Comfort
"Two-night, all inclusive stay at Iniakuk Lake Wilderness Lodge, two
nights at the Alatna Wilderness Cabin features lodging, meals, and
naturalist-guide with your group for the duration of your stay. Round-trip
air transportation from Fairbanks to Iniakuk Lake Wilderness Lodge and
Alatna Wilderness Cabin included. $6,900.00 per person."
You will need to take a commercial flight from Fairbanks to the bush
community of Bettles. Iniakuk bills itself as the only luxury wilderness lodge north of
Anchorage that provides curbside service when you touch down in
Bettles. Arctic Wings, a
licensed, insured, commercial Air charter service, will meet you.
"Our pilot flies a deHaviland Beaver on
amphibious floats, has over 40,000 hours in the air, and a charming, disarming
personality! Known as the Silver Fox, he is a true northern character with years of flying
experience and a rogue's gallery of colorful tales. He will show you the Alaska you have
always dreamed of."
For more information on specific guided activities available at the lodge,
check out their