We know you have a lot of options when it comes to choosing your travel destination for your group. At Gakona Lodge we take great pride in making large groups feel like your stay with us is customized just for you because…well…

it is customized just for you!

We Specialize In...

Corporate Retreats

We will work with you to put together the perfect retreat for your company that accomplishes your professional and personal goals for your trip.

Tour Group Travel

We host a long list of tour groups from all over the world who travel to Alaska to hunt, fish, bike, fly, photograph…and much, much more! Let’s add your group to that list! 

 

Special Events

Special events don’t happen every day. I mean, why do you think they call them special? No matter what the occasion is for that oh-so-not-everyday event, let us help make your celebration extra special!

Tour Bus
Stop-Ins

We offer a wide variety of options for tour bus companies who are looking to delight their customers with an authentic Alaskan experience. Add us to your travel itinerary today!

Corporate Retreats

Taking care of your team and continually improving your business are two critical focuses for every company. Taking your mission critical team members on a customized corporate retreat is a great way to kill two birds with one stone. 

  • Book Out All or Part of our Lodging Based on Your Needs
  • Catered Meals in The Carriage House Restaurant
  • Private Meeting Space with Wifi and Audio/Visual Functionality
  • Team Building Through Adventure Activities

Tour Group Travel

Gakona Lodge has been working with tour groups and travel agents from all over the world for decades. You can fit us in to your existing itinerary or work with us to put together something special just for your group.

  • Book Out All or Part of our Lodging Based on Your Needs
  • Local Itineraries Based on Your Desired Duration of Stay
  • Catered, Family Style Meals in The Carriage House Restaurant
  • Exciting & High Energy or Relaxing & Easy-Going Activities Based on Your Group's Needs

Special Events

From Weddings to Family Reunions to Baby/Bridal Showers to Motorcycle Rallies, we can decorate our diverse facilities to meet your unique needs for that once-in-a-lifetime event or that annual guys or gals trip tradition you’ve been wanting to start.

  • Book Out All or Part of our Lodging Based on Your Needs
  • Book Our Accommodations Out for a Day, a Week, or Longer per Your Needs
  • Catered Meals in our Restaurant, Tavern, or Outdoors as Appropriate for Your Event
  • Take Your Event to the Next Level by Adding One or More Adventure Packages to Your Stay

Tour Bus Stop-Ins

Are you looking for a new, reliable location to partner with for your tour bus itinerary? We’ve got you covered. We’ve been hosting and pleasing tour bus travelers for a really long time now, delighting them with a great meal, refreshing drinks, and entertaining stories and legends from our rich history. 

  • Customizable Food & Beverage Options
  • Restaurant or Tavern Meals as Appropriate for Your Group's Identity
  • Stop in for Lunch or Dinner per Your Itinerary Needs
  • Consider Staying Overnight with Us or Booking Activities for a Richer Group Experience

What Our Guests Are Saying About Us...

Wendalyn S. – Arizona
Private Lunch in the Carriage House.
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Beautiful, old, historic building that used to be a carriage repair shop. Our tour group of 40 enjoyed a delicious lunch and historical presentation of the area under open wood beams. The grounds are interesting with informative signs about the buildings and people of the area. We did not see any of the lodge accommodations.
Isabelle – France
"We loved this place! "
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We loved this place! Such lovely atmosphere. They kept some old fashioned objects but the bathroom was very clean and very confortable mattress- We stayed in a room in the old building. Very friendly and helpful staff.We had a flat tire, they help us to fix it and reniflante it to be able to go until the garage... beautiful situation next to a river with view on mountains! I'll come back.
Tyson S. - Alaska
"Fantastic Place!"
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Fantastic place! Loved every second there! The food was incredible and the people are really sweet and caring.
Daniel J. - Germany
Great Visit.
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The Gakona lodge is a nice spot to relax after a long drive. The lodge is adjacent to the Gakona river. We had a camp fire right outside the cabin with the wood provided and dead wood around. A continental breakfast is provided. The person running the place is friendly and really laid back. Really enjoyed our stay.
Meg L. - Wisconsin
Authentic Alaskan Experience
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We stayed here for just one night but loved it. Our room was in the far corner of the main lodge. It was a large, clean, comfortable room. The house is just as described: historic Alaskan lodging. It felt like I was staying an my great-grandma's house...and that's a good thing. It felt homey and comfortable. A great value. Continental breakfast at the restaurant a few steps away was great. This was the last night of our Alaskan adventure and we're glad we spent it at the Gakona Lodge.
Michael - USA
Great Place to Stay
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I had a really good experience staying at gakona lodge. The owner and staff were very helpful at all times. Really liked my cabin and the food at the restaurant was excellent. I was also impressed by how well the Wi-Fi operated in such a remote area. This place gives you good access to the incredible Wrangell St. Elias National Park too!
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