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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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