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What People Are Saying About Waterfall Resort…

 

“Best Resort in Alaska.”

2016 Readers Choice Awards, Northwest Meetings + Events

 

At Waterfall Resort, a Fishermen’s Tale Needs No Embellishment

The Oregonian/OregonLive

 

“An ... atmosphere of old friends reconnecting and fishermen who’ve been coming here for decadesas excited about a big fish as the guys who just caught their first salmon.”

Alaska Airlines Beyond

 

“Plenty of opportunities to catch salmon and halibut while exploring spectacular coastlines and looking out for whales, black bears, and more.”

U.S. News & World Report

 

“One part wilderness, one part pampering, and 100 percent sunup-to-sundown fishing fun.”

Dallas Morning News

 

Historical Buildings Repurposed Into Amazing Accommodations

Epicure & Culture

 

“A salty lodge to stay at—accessible only by air or sea—and a good crew of local characters to share a brew with at the lodge’s Lagoon Saloon.”

—Playboy

 

“It does not get better than arriving in the morning by sea plane and setting out in comfortable, heated, four-person craft in the afternoon … to where the fish are biting and giant catches are the norm for the day.”

Business Traveler

 

“Many of the guides, like the salmon, return year after year ... lured by the ambience of the resort and the relationships they’ve built with their coworkers and guests.”

Collaborate

 

“Alaska enjoys one of the longest summer solstices in North America, with ... Waterfall Resort shining in more than 17 hours of sunlight on the days surrounding the first day of summer.”

iReport.com, CNN

 

Ten Luxury Hotels and Resorts with Over-the-Top Guest Services

TheStreet.com

 

“Alaska’s premier saltwater fishing lodge.”

TravelAge West

 

“When you look up hospitality in the dictionary, there should be a picture of Waterfall Resort Alaska. Don’t look for flaws, for they do not exist.”

TripAdvisor

 

“Adventurous travelers will find the largest private fishing fleet in Alaska at Waterfall Resort.”

—Architectural Digest

 

“I came back with a good haul of salmon, halibut, and lingcod fillets as well as a boatload of memories of the blast I had fishing.”

—Travel Weekly

 

“At dinner, the host shouts out the biggest catches of the day and there’s friendly banter between the guides and at the tables. It feels like a Rockwell painting, back from an era when people had the time to chat a little.”

—Uproxx

 

“Rugged rusticity melded with modern convenience to create a world-class fishing lodge in the heart of America’s final frontier.”

Private Air

 

“That namesake waterfall? It’s frequented by black bears and full of salmon fighting their way up the falls to spawn upstream. A friend waded into the river just below the falls and checked off a bucket list item: He caught a plump salmon barehanded.”

Escape Hatch Dallas

 

“Wrestling with a feisty underwater opponent at the end of an invisible hook can be hard work: the rare form of exercise that encourages both beer drinking and nature photography.”

New York Daily News

 

“The reel screamed like an ambulance as the fish headed in the general direction of Japan. I let him go. Let him, hell, he gave me no option!”

Barnaby Conrad

 

“Prince of Wales Island sits at the crossroads of southbound migrating salmon. The west side of the island can easily be described as a salmon super highway.”

Go Fish Magazine

 

“At this upscale fishing lodge, guests can choose from several accommodation styles, eat bountiful meals ... and fish from custom-built 25-foot cabin cruisers under the care of expert fishing guides.”

Fodor’s Alaska

 

“The only thing better than the scenery, with its endless of whales and soaring eagles and crisp air, is the comforts of Waterfall Resort and the incredible meals. You will get spoiled … they plan it that way.”

Western Outdoor News

 

Secluded, Unspoiled, and Memorable for Award-Winning Fishing

duPont Registry

 

“In addition to world-class fishing, guests have access to view whales, bears, eagles, otters, puffins, and more. Since its conversion from a cannery, Waterfall Resort has hosted over 60,000 guests, in some cases third-generation fishers who come back year after year.”

Alaska Business Monthly

 

“When it comes to saltwater fishing, it’s all about locationand Waterfall Resort has it.”

Prevue

 

“From the adventurous fishing to learning to capture picture-perfect moments ... Waterfall Resort will make for a perfect summer trip.”

Examiner.com

 

“A great destination for an Alaska mancation!"

ManTripping.com

 

“There’s nothing quite like being in the wilderness and cooking up new ways to showcase the beautiful bounty of Alaska.”

Plate Magazine

 

“I looked out the window as we gained altitude above the landscape of Southeast Alaska. It was breathtaking. Miles and miles of forest, fishing boats on the water, and the occasional silhouettes of humpback whales drifted by below.”

—GearPatrol.com

 

“Extraordinary Father’s Day experiences he will never forget.”

Parade

 

“I could almost feel the hum of the cannery operation … Waterfall Resort Alaska has done a superb job of blending the modern with the traditional.”

—In Flight USA

 

“Aside from landing the catch of a lifetime, breathtaking wildlife viewings include whales, bald eagles, black bears, and more.”

Trekaroo

 

“Evenings involve communal repasts ... followed by billiards, poker, and hearty recounting of the day's best catch in the Lagoon Saloon.”

InsideHook.com

 

“Truly a five-star resort set in a timeless wilderness.”

Destination Fish Magazine

 

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“MY GOLF BUDDY TOLD ME ABOUT THIS PLACE, BUT YOU KNOW HOW FISH STORIES GO. HE DID NOT STRETCH THIS ONE.”