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Activities in the Surrounding Area 2017-05-28T07:06:40+00:00

Kenai Peninsula – Alaska’s Playground

There’s a reason they call the Kenai Peninsula Alaska’s playground. Once you visit, you’ll see why. Whether you’re interested in salmon or halibut fishing, hiking, wildlife viewing or just experience in Alaska, Kasilof is a great home base for your Alaskan adventure.

Man fishing in waders

Fish the Kenai Peninsula

Located between Soldotna and Homer, the apartment is an just 4.5 miles from the Kasilof River Boat Launch. You can meet a fishing guide and float the Kasilof, fishing for sockeye, silver or king salmon. Head to Ninilchik or Homer for some deep sea fishing, where you can catch halibut, lingcod, black cod and many other species.

Hike, Bike or Paddle

The Kenai Peninsula is home to the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, Kenai Fjords National Park and parts of the Chugach National Forest. There are maintained hiking trails suitable for all hiking abilities.

Bicycle rentals are available in Soldotna and Homer. You can rent a fat bike and ride the beach or bike around the neighborhood. Several area trails are also suited to biking.

Numerous lakes and rivers in the area are great for canoeing, kayaking or rafting. You can book a guided trip and float the scenic Upper Kenai River. Canoe, kayak and raft rentals are available in Sterling.

A Hiada-way is located just 5 miles from Johnson Lake State Recreation Area. Camping, fishing for rainbow trout, canoeing and walking are popular activities.

 

Hiking in Alaska

Watching wildlife through binoculars

Wildlife Watching

There are great opportunities to view wildlife on the property and the surrounding area. Visitors may be interested in whale watching tours. Whale watching and glacier viewing tours are available in Seward, a 2 hour drive from the apartment.

Bear viewing and flight seeing day trips are available out of Homer.

Area Activities & Amenities

  • Boating
  • Cinema/Movie Theater
  • Cross County Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Deep Sea Fishing
  • Eco Tourism
  • Festivals
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Golf
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Rafting
  • Restaurants
  • Shopping
  • Snowmobiling
  • Snowshoeing
  • Swimming
  • Whale Watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Winery Tours