Soldonta Day Tours & Attractions
Kenai / Soldotna
Fishing Charters View All
Fish out of a lodge, take a charter, or cast your line on the famous Kenai River
Feel the thrill of world-class salmon and trout fishing on Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula with experienced, passionate guides. You’ll get out on the Kenai and Kasilof Rivers, just hours from Anchorage, with a team that knows where the fish will be running each day. Spend a day, or make it a multi-day trip with a custom package that includes lodging on the river.
The logo for the Soldotna B&B Lodge says it all: a guest who’s lounging in bed — while also fishing. This family-run fishing lodge directly on the Kenai River offers a relaxing place to soak up the sights and sounds of nature, while also delivering a front-row opportunity to do some of Alaska’s most famous, exciting fishing. All stays carry a two-night minimum, but most guests stay longer (an average of 5 – 7 days), which is easy to do given the ...more
Where can you find the biggest salmon, on average, in the entire world? In the Kenai River. And The River Crew, based in Soldotna, can take you to some secret spots on the famous river to fish for salmon and trout — whether you’re an experienced angler or not.
Flightseeing Tours View All
Glaciers • Volcanoes • Cook Inlet
Natron Air’s owner and only pilot, Tim, can take you flightseeing to some of Alaska’s most beautiful places: the Harding Icefield and Mt. Redoubt Volcano. You can also opt for a bear-viewing tour that includes a beach landing, where you can photograph bears in their natural environment.
Bear Viewing Tours View All
2 hr drive from Anchorage. You’re closer to the hot spots, so the prices are lower
Fly out of Soldotna with Natron’s owner and pilot, Tim. You’ll soar over the Cook Inlet towards Mt. Iliamna Volcano and land on a beach, right where the bears are. You’ll watch them playing and clamming and be close enough to take amazing photos.
Visitor Information Centers View All
Begin your adventure in the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge at the state-of-the-art, eco-friendly (LEED Silver-certified) visitor center in Soldotna that’s a must-visit for travelers. Year-round, the center is a great place to meet with rangers, get maps, plan your activities, and learn about wildlife. You’ll also find regular talks, like bear awareness, for example; guided walks on Refuge trails; and hands-on programs for all ages.
This is the place to begin for information about Soldotna and the surrounding area — everything from where to stay and eat to the perfect activities for your interests. You can also pick up statewide visitor guides and other publications, and enjoy their boardwalk down to the Kenai River.
Museums & Cultural Centers View All
Visit the Soldotna Homestead Museum to see authentic
Homesteading is a huge part of Alaskan history and the Alaskan experience; and to learn about how Soldotna was homesteaded in 1947, this is the place to come. The museum itself is a historic village; the original log cabins were transported here. Each has a motion-activated speaker with narration on the significance of the building, as well as signage about the building.