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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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Meet Our New Operations Manager, Ayla!

Ayla is our new Operations Manager. Ayla establishes the schedule, maintains the website and social media, and answers phone calls or emails. If you have any questions about anything Orca Island Cabins related, she’s your go to girl. Ayla has worked at our cabins for two years so she knows a lot about  how we do things. … Read More

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Ready for Winter

With the cold fast approaching Dennis and Simon are finishing up projects to make sure everything is ready for winter storms that might appear. They have secured the dock, winterized the south deck, and lowered the ramp.  We are very … Read More

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COVID-19 Precautions for our 2021 season

We are excited for our 2021 season and look forward to welcoming guests to Orca Island Cabins starting May 1 The nature of our remote island yurts allow our guests plenty of space to safely explore our special nook in … Read More

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Meet Kat, our operations manager

Kat is Orca Island Cabin’s operations manager, meaning she’s the shoreside go-to person all year long. If you call our phone number, (907) 362 – 9014, she’ll be the voice on the other end of the line.  Born and raised … Read More

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Thank you for a wonderful 2019

In Alaska, the unofficial start of winter comes with the first sign of termination dust. The sprinkling of snow on the top of nearby mountains marks the beginning of days spent skiing and nights with our eyes peeled for the … Read More

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Fishing at Orca Island Cabins

Resurrection Bay near Seward is a top saltwater fishing destination in Alaska. Although Orca Island Cabins isn’t a fishing lodge, we do offer some basic amenities for those hoping to cast their line in Alaska waters.  We have a selection … Read More

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Hiking at Orca Island Cabins

A short paddle away from your yurt at Orca Island Cabins is a magical hike that will bring you up and above Resurrection Bay.  Hiking is one of our favorite things to do in Alaska. From long winding trails through … 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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