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4 09, 2020

Alaskan Vacations at Glacier Bay National Park

2020-09-04T17:13:16+00:00News|

Arguably one of the most noteworthy perks to visiting Elfin Cove Resort is our proximity to Glacier Bay National Park. From the depths of the deepest fjord to the highest mountains' peak, this pristine slice of paradise is home to some of the most spectacular Alaskan wildlife and picturesque scenery. If you're yearning for inspiration and discovery, this beloved treasure is calling your name. With over 50 officially named glaciers, an abundance of native fauna, and more than 3.2 million acres and 700 miles of shoreline, it's no surprise that it has become a highly sought destination for those planning [...]

25 08, 2020

Alaska Vacations in the Fall

2020-08-25T21:32:45+00:00News|

There is something to be said about the pure beauty of taking an Alaska vacation in the fall. As the heat subsides and the abundance of mosquitoes gradually dissipates, the number of people and crowded attractions do as well. Even though our location is relatively remote, the seasonal population becomes noticeably smaller as winter approaches. To further build upon the allure fall getaways to the cove, the intermittent hardwood forests that mottle an evergreen backdrop lend themselves to an enchanting display of reds, yellows, and oranges that signify a short, yet remarkable Alaskan autumn. The result of such a masterful [...]

7 07, 2020

Alaska Bucket List: Glacier Kayaking

2020-07-08T16:10:22+00:00News|

It isn't too often that you talk with someone who has gone glacier kayaking in Alaska. Commonly, those who have taken on the endeavor found difficulty describing it to inquiring minds. These awe-inspiring adventures, made possible by pristine, emerald-colored waters, are the types of excursions that make legends. Ideally located across from Glacier Bay National Park, Elfin Cove Resort offers unfettered access to some of the deepest glacial fjords surrounded by immaculate scenery and wildlife. Alaska's remote backcountry has a different view from the water, and glacier kayaking is one of the most iconic ways to see it. This unique [...]

12 06, 2020

Fishing For Salmon Sharks in Southeast Alaska

2020-07-08T16:12:43+00:00News|

When we think of an Alaskan fishing trip, we often conjure visions of fishermen and women proudly hoisting up trout, salmon, lingcod, rockfish, or halibut for all viewers to see. What may not come immediately to mind is teams of anglers fishing for salmon sharks. You see, salmon shark fishing requires a great deal of strength and fortitude. It would be tough for a solitary angler to reel one in; therefore, a group effort is usually the most effective means of success.  The things in life worth having are rarely easy to obtain, and fishing for salmon sharks is no [...]

19 05, 2020

Guidelines for Wildlife Viewing in Alaska

2020-06-30T20:27:14+00:00News|

Summer isn’t far away, and much of the Alaskan wilderness is already active as the temperatures become more inviting. Emerging from their dens or migrating back from their winter vacation, many of the animals in Alaska will be foraging for food and seeking mates, all while providing excellent opportunities for eager nature enthusiasts. From brown bears to humpback whales, Elfin Cove Resort is home to a vast array of native species. While most of us have observed wildlife, watching the chipmunks scurry about your woodpile is a far cry from what you’ll see at Elfin Cove. To help you maximize [...]

27 04, 2020

Embark on an Alaska Vacation at Elfin Cove Resort

2020-07-08T16:03:57+00:00News|

There’s no such thing as an ordinary Alaska vacation, but a stay at Elfin Cove Resort is undoubtedly extraordinary. For decades tourists and outdoor enthusiasts have flocked to Elfin Cove to be surrounded by picturesque Alaskan wilderness and scenic mountain landscapes. Whether you plan on fishing in Alaska, hiking the trails, or taking photos, Elfin Cove Resort is your base camp for an Alaskan adventure.  Fishing in Alaska with Elfin Cove Resort There are many excellent Alaska fishing resorts to choose from, but you’ll be in anglers paradise at Elfin Cove. The Southeast Alaskan ocean boasts some of the highest-rated [...]

3 05, 2018

ALASKA’S NEWLY RENOVATED ELFIN COVE RESORT OFFERS BIG FISH, BIG VIEWS AND A BIG EXPERIENCE

2020-07-08T16:01:01+00:00News|

Visitors to the newly renovated Elfin Cove Resort will have the vacation of a lifetime enjoying all of the breathtaking views, unparalleled sport fishing, and wilderness exploration this unique Alaskan retreat has to offer.  A long-time favorite of the most avid sporting and adventuresome travelers, Elfin Cove Resort’s extreme makeover and expansion of its guest quarters, docks, fishing boats, equipment and more make this an unforgettable experience for first-timers and  loyal annual guests alike. Situated on the Southeast Alaskan Coast, a short  float plane ride from Juneau, the resort features amenities that suit the needs of the individual traveler or [...]

3 05, 2018

SOUTHEAST ALASKA KING SALMON SPORT FISHING REGULATIONS (2014)

2020-07-08T15:57:40+00:00News|

Juneau- The Alaska Department of Fish and Game is announcing the 2014 sport fishing regulations for king salmon in Southeast Alaska and Yakutat.  These regulations will be effective 12:01 A.M. Wednesday April 2, 2014 through 11:59 P.M. Monday, April 30, 2015.  The regulations are: Alaskan Resident The resident bag and possession limit is three king salmon 28 inches or greater in length. Nonresident The nonresident bag and possession limit is one  king salmon 28 inches or greater in length, except during May and June the bag and possession limit is two king salmon 28 inches or greater in length; The [...]