What to Do & See
What to Do & See
Downtown Kodiak is a wonderful place to explore the island’s rich cultural history.  Several museums offer you a glimpse into Kodiak’s past. If you want to explore outside of city limits, you can go on a wildlife tour either by car, float plane, boat or kayak. If you're an avid fisherman, you have the option for freshwater or saltwater fishing. Either in a car, ATV or on a boat.  

Bear Viewing

Fishing

Guides

Bear-viewing is, indeed, one of the most popular activities on Kodiak Island. The best time to see a Kodiak bear is during July, August and September and the best way to do so is in the company of a knowledgeable guide.
Fishing on Kodiak Island is just about as good as fishing gets! Anglers can choose from a menu of fishing experiences. Charter boats, fish camps, float trip guides and outfitters and wilderness lodges can help you create your ideal fishing vacation. 
​Let someone guide you around and about the island, wheather it be on the road or on foot.

Kayaking

Museums, Arts Culture & Library

Package Tours​

Most people prefer to enjoy a Kodiak kayak adventure in the company of a guide who will provide instruction and passage to some of the best wildlife viewing in the world.
Rich in history, Kodiak is home to four museums that celebrate the island’s heritage. Whether you want to explore the first people of Kodiak Island, the Russian era, territorial days, World War II or the rich commercial fishing history, one of the island’s museums will leave you with a better understanding of the community you are visiting.
Package tours are also available for those who want to leave all the planning and logistics in the hands of people who know Alaska and Kodiak well.

Parks & Golf

Photography Tours

Sightseeing and Tours

Ft. Abercrombie State Historic Park is one of the island’s most popular destinations and contains remnants of a World War II coastal defense installation.A beautiful 9-hole golf course at the foot of emerald green mountains is owned and operated by the U.S. Coast Guard.
Sightseeing on Kodiak Island can be a leisurely “do it yourself” drive on Kodiak’s approximate 100 miles of road system, or you can tour with an expert in Kodiak’s history, wildlife and geography.

Wildlife Cruises & Whale Watching

Wildlife Viewing

Taking the time to sit by the ocean and watch and listen for the sounds of whales is relaxing as it is exciting. Just wait until you hear a spout and then the eerie sound of a trumpeting whale!
While the Kodiak brown bear is the island’s most famous resident, there are a multitude of creatures to spot on Kodiak Island. elago as are Sitka black-tailed deer, white mountain goat.