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Just a short trip from Anchorage to Seward

Seward is one of Alaska’s oldest communities. We’re located at the head of Resurrection Bay, a scenic location and great launching point for a variety of Alaska adventures. Seward is located 125 miles south of Anchorage and is accessible by … Read More

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Paddle boarding at Orca Island Cabins

Stand up paddle boarding is a great way to explore and enjoy the coastline near Orca Island Cabins a new perspective.   Along with Kayaks and rowing skiffs, paddle boards are available for our guests to use at any time during their stay … Read More

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Browse the Orca Island art gallery

The Orca Island Cabins art gallery and studio offers the opportunity to add to your Alaskan experience by browsing through the gallery any time during your stay. The gallery exhibits an ever-changing collection of original paintings, prints, one-of-a-kind hand-painted scarves, … Read More

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Celebrate romance at Orca Island Cabins

Orca Island Cabins is the perfect place to celebrate romance. It seems, that each summer, our guests find more and more to celebrate — from honeymoons to anniversaries to a romantic weekend away. The serenity of Orca Island Cabins is … Read More

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Cooking at Orca Island Cabins

Cooking at Orca Island Cabins is all part of the ‘glamping’ experience. Each yurt is equipped with a stove, oven, barbecue and some of the cooking basics (think olive oil, salt and pepper). We also provide coolers, but you’ll need … Read More

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Getting to Orca Island Cabins

Thanks to our unique location, getting to Orca Island Cabins is part of the adventure. The yurts are located nine miles from Seward tucked away inside Humpy Cove in Resurrection Bay and accessible only by boat. After guests arrive in … Read More

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PrAna, Chris Burkard visit Orca Island Cabins

This spring we welcomed a few special guests to Orca Island Cabins — photographer Chris Burkard and the prAna crew. As part of their “Stories” series, prAna wanted to explore ‘true wilderness,’ which brought them out to Orca Island Cabins! … Read More

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10 reasons to visit Orca Island Cabins

Summer in Alaska is coming to an end, and whether you want to get one more adventure in before the season ends, or a jumpstart on planning for next year, we can think of a million reasons to visit Orca … Read More

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Host your end-of-summer celebration at Orca Island Cabins

For Alaskans, the end of the summer season often comes with an air of mourning. We love fall, and we love winter, but we know we’re saying goodbye to the long summer days, the midnight sun, and the carefree feeling … Read More

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Back-to-school bucket list: visit Orca Island Cabins

College students across the country are gearing up to head back to campus. While some hit the books mid- to late-August, others have an entire extra month of summer before they start class in late September. With a few extra … Read More

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