Skip the crowd and the competition - heli-fish/raft in remote Alaskan waters accessible only by helicopter.
- Round trip Helicopter ride from Anchorage Lake Hood to the Lodge
- 6 days cabin stay with 3 meals a day (Buffet-style Breakfast, Grab-and-go Sandwich Lunch, Dinner with Dessert)
- 5 days personal fishing guide; fishing gear
- Fishing boat (3 to 4 people per boat)
- Fish processing/vacuum seal/freeze; insulated packing box is an additional charge
- Unlimited cabin sauna access
- Fishing license, king salmon tag
- The lodge offers fishing gear for most of the packages; however, we recommend you bring your preferred gear if you have specific needs
- We have limited sizes of waders and boots free for most of the packages; however, we recommend you bring your own
- Gratuities (10% -20% recommended)
- Travel insurance, highly recommended
9 am, Leave Lake Hood to Willow Creek Airpark with Cessna 206 (40 mins flight) expect to see Anchorage Downtown, Knik River, Hatcher Pass, Denali by air; Short Safety Orientation, extra luggage deposit in the hanger.
10:30 am, Jason will fly you from Willow Creek Airpark to the lodge with R44 Helicopter (30 mins flight). Expect to see the remote Skwentna River, Yentna River, Sleeping Lady Mountain, numerous crystal lakes, and various wild animals.
11 am, Arrive at the lodge, guests will be greeted by on-site lodge staff with a tour of the property, meal schedule, and trip plan; Check into the cabin, enjoy hiking trails, stairs off the deck of the lodge to the Tal-River - prepare yourself for an amazing few days.
Noon to 6 pm, Grab our packed lunch and snacks, fishing at the Tal River around the lodge with your personal fishing guide, enjoy our wood cabin sauna, or sit on our main lodge deck to watch the Tal River and Tordrillo Mountain!
7 pm, Dinner. You will be treated to our Chef's handpicked Alaskan-style course.
After dinner, you are welcome to enjoy our wood cabin sauna, enjoy the peace of remote Alaska wilderness.
7-9 am, Breakfast serving time
10 am-6 pm, start your guided fishing adventure w/ boat or stay in the lodge and relax! 7 pm, Dinner and dessert serving time, sharing stories with new friends from all over the world!
We also provide some extremely fun add-on activities to make your trip even more memorable, like Glacier-Hiking, Triumvirate Glacier/Volcano Flightseeing, or anywhere you want to explore with an hourly flight rate.
7 am, Breakfast and check out
8 am-9 am, Depart to Anchorage Lake Hood by helicopter with memories.
We are a local, family-owned and operated Alaskan business. All reservations are personally reviewed and processed by lodge staff.
Please email Book@Tal-AdventuresLodge.com and request your reservation.
Payment Methods: Cash, Check, Credit Card (3.5% credit card fee may apply)
Payment & Cancellation:
A 50% deposit is required to confirm your tentative reservation. Tal-Adventures Lodge will hold the space you have requested until the deposit is received. The remaining balance is due 60 days prior to the arrival date.
If cancellation is made 60 days or more prior to the scheduled arrival date, we will refund your deposit minus a service fee equal to 10% of the deposit amount. If cancellation is made 15 to 59 days prior to the scheduled arrival date, 100% non-refundable.
Price does not include gratuities (10% -20% recommended).
PLEASE NOTE: We strongly recommend that you obtain travel insurance.
You'll find the two standard chalet cabins (with large picture windows, bunkhouse arrangements, and woodburning stoves) very comfortable. Each of these economical cabins will sleep four people, for a maximum of 14 guests.
After a long, satisfying day on the river, nothing refreshes you more than a hot and relaxing shower! Located near the standard chalet cabins is the bathhouse. Two large bathrooms are equipped with a sink, shower, and a flushing toilet - along with hot and cold running water and electricity (which is generated by the lodge's own power plant)
Tal-Adventures Lodge is a masterpiece of native log construction and design - complete with a massive stone fireplace and generous furnishings. Large picture windows and a spacious open deck offer a splendid view of the snow-capped mountains.
Tal-Adventures Lodge's deluxe, private cabins offer unsurpassed wilderness living! Three spacious units are available (each with one double bed and two twins). These cabins are carpeted, generously furnished, and equipped with airtight woodburning stoves. Full bathrooms and daily maid service. Picture windows afford a spectacular view of the mountains.