Each artfully presented meal explodes with taste and local flavor. Here, you’ll spend your days exploring Alaska’s wilderness and come home to fine cuisine that feeds your body, mind, and soul.

Katmai Wilderness Lodge Chef, Tom Elliott, originally hails from the East Coast of the U.S. after a six-year enrollment in the United States Marine Corps, Tom began to pursue his passion for cooking and the Culinary Arts. After graduating with a Culinary Arts degree in 2002, Tom immersed himself in French, Italian, Asian, and American cuisines working in various locations throughout the U.S. and finally, Alaska where he fell in love with the beauty, diversity, and vastness of the Great Land. Tom has been cooking in various locations in Alaska ever since and we are proud to have him as a member of the Katmai Wilderness Lodge team.

You’ll dine on exquisitely prepared meals, created with the freshest, highest quality ingredients. You’ll sample mouthwatering recipes prepared specially by our renowned chef, in the Alaskan-style hospitality of Katmai Wilderness Lodge.

You’ll get the balanced diet you need to power through your days in the field and fulfilling meals that both inspire and energize. We’re delighted to accommodate special diets with prior notice. Here at Katmai, we believe in the very best and can’t wait to give you an exceptional fine dining experience right in the heart of the Alaskan wilderness.

Katmai Wilderness Lodge books up quickly – contact us today to reserve your place at the table.
bear viewing in Alaska

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Experience unparalleled bear viewing in Alaska at Katmai Wilderness Lodge

Katmai Wilderness Lodge is situated in the heart of the Alaskan wilderness. This extraordinary lodge serves as the epitome of Alaska bear lodges, immersing visitors in captivating wildlife encounters amidst breathtaking landscapes. Discover the raw beauty of Alaska's untamed wilderness, where majestic bears roam freely. With comfortable accommodations and exclusive access to prime bear-viewing locations, Katmai Wilderness Lodge assures an unforgettable adventure for those seeking an authentic Alaskan bear-watching experience. From eagles to otters along the coast of Katmai National Park, our lodge is home to a diverse array of species, ensuring a trip of a lifetime. Explore the vibrant flora of Alaska, indulge in fine dining with our nationally renowned chef, and relax in one of our seven charming and well-appointed cabins.

Bear viewing in Alaska


The best Alaska bear lodge! You will see bears,  eagles, sea otters, moose, and many other species call Katmai National Park home.

flora of Alaska


From colorful lichen to fields drenched in blankets of fuchsia Fireweed, over 700 species of plants prosper in this complex ecosystem.

Alaska bear guides


Our lead guide has over 40 years experience in the area. You are certain to have a trip of a lifetime!

Fine Dining & Alaskan Cuisine


Our chef is nationally renowned for excellence in the kitchen. His presentations will delight your senses!

Alaska Bear Viewing Lodge


Rustic elegance, and well appointed. You'll feel right at home in one of our seven beautiful cabins.