Kodiak Island

Hiking, Kayaking, & Tours

Kodiak takes “the great outdoors” to another level with some of the best hiking, kayaking, and tours in the region.

There are a number of locally-owned, high-quality tour companies and guides in the area. Ask the front desk staff for recommendations or for help booking your trip.

Bear viewing is especially popular, with many hikers and outdoor lovers eager to see the unique Kodiak bear or Sitka blacktail deer. Joining a guided hike or tour provides the best opportunity to see the local flora and fauna in a safe and fun environment.

Photographers especially love the opportunities in Kodiak, from the bears to the bald eagles. With companies specializing in photography outings, it’s never been easier for professional and amateur photographers alike to document their time in Alaska. However, other guests prefer the thrill of immersing themselves in the region in other ways.

Traveling to Kodiak for outdoor recreation? Kodiak Compass Suites is a favorite because:
  • It’s the newest property in town and ideal for extended stays because every guest room is a suite or mini-suite
  • There’s a sundry shop, fitness center, guest laundry, and computer center to make guests feel at home
  • Knowledgeable front desk staff are happy to assist with reservations and recommendations
  • This Kodiak hotel is convenient to all downtown businesses, including tour companies
Looking for activities?  Peruse the Kodiak Visitor’s Guide on Discover Kodiak’s site at https://kodiak.org to plan fun things to do.

This provides a one of a kind way to see a different side of the Kodiak wild. You’ll be able to access parts of the region unavailable to those on hiking trails or in vehicles. The remote wild is surprisingly closer to downtown Kodiak than many guests think.

Access remote travel destinations by reserving a space with one of the many highly recommended tour and guide companies in Kodiak. From float planes to ATVs, all of the necessary gear to get to untouched Alaska is at your fingertips. Many travelers seek out Kodiak because of the unique wildlife and the unprecedented landscapes that are quintessentially Alaska.

A vacation in Kodiak is the adventure of a lifetime when you have the right guides. What’s waiting for you in this beautiful part of Alaska?