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Travel with the local experts through the fjords and passageways of Prince William Sound to Meares or Columbia Glacier. View amazing wildlife such as seals, sea otters, sea lions, whales, and porpoise as well as marine birdlife like puffins. Two tours daily, beginning mid-May through mid–September.
Something for Everyone – New Hotel, Business Suites, Cabins. Surround yourself with comfort and style in the newest hotel in Valdez, at the base of the Chugach mountains. Offering 65 modern, eco-friendly guest rooms, with one king or two queen beds, complimentary breakfast buffet, market, indoor pool and exercise room. If you need extra space, consider our Chugach Business Suites with fully-equipped kitchen, queen bed, sofa sleeper, washer/dryer. The outdoors may be wild, but inside the adventurous will enjoy our Cabins with fully-equipped kitchen, queen bed, bathroom and sofa sleeper. Outside you can watch for the northern lights under the covered porch, barbeque on the grill and eat on a picnic table in the great outdoors surrounded by mountain views – your own little base camp. Located downtown one block from the boat harbor, next to the Valdez welcome arch. Just a five-minute walk to a scenic walking trail. Near multiple restaurants. Come stay with us; we’ll take care of you.
The Avalanche Information Center provides avalanche bulletins, education, and information. GET the GEAR: Ensure everyone has an avalanche transceiver, shovel, and probe on their person and hows how to use them. GET the TRAINING: Take an avalanche course. GET the FORECAST: Live to ride another day.
Alaska's oldest fish derby. $15,000 Cash Prize for Largest Halibut & Silver Salmon. Visit us for Kid's Pink Salmon Derby & Women's Silver Salmon Derby Events! Check out our website at www.valdezfishderbies.com for all schedules, entry rules and prizes.
Celebrating our 25 years of heliski guiding, we offer some of the best skiing in the world. Located at the Tsaina Lodge, built exclusively for heliskiing, we offer heliski packages for he advanced and expert skier and rider. Enjoy snowcat skiing on no-fly days and some of the best dining in the State of Alaska. Member of Heli-Ski US.
The Valdez Museum occupies two buildings. On Egan Dr. we present stories about Native Culture, early explorers, the 1898 Gold Rush, aviation, the oil industry, and a selection of temporary exhibits. On Hazelet Ave. we highlight exhibits about the 1964 Good Friday Earthquake and “Old Town” Valdez.
COLOR PRINT, COPY, FAX, SCAN & LAMINATE Services as well as a FED EX SHIPPING CENTER. The basic Office & school supplies, Rite in the Rain(Waterproof paper) products and MORE!
We offer a wide variety of services to suit your exploration needs! If fishing is what you’re after, we offer Halibut, Rock Fish, Ling Cod and Salmon Fishing Charters. The salmon fishing is hot and heavy for pink and silver salmon, and don’t forget to buy your derby ticket! If you’re coming to enjoy the sights, maybe sign up for an Alaska Photography Workshop, or join us on an intimate Valdez Alaska Sightseeing Tour. Our group sizes are small so you will get the individual attention you deserve, and we can get much closer to the wildlife! Valdez Outfitters also offers water taxi services to get you and your gear wherever you need to be in Prince William Sound. Whether you’re in Tatitlek and you need a grocery run, or if you want to be dropped off at one of the public cabins, we’re here for you.
We offer guided trips out of Valdez, Alaska for Halibut, Lingcod, Rockfish, Salmon and Salmon Shark. Our fishing trips are offered from the middle of May until Labor Day each year. We fish a variety of locations, depending on time of year and where the fish are. The majority of our trips take place in the Gulf of Alaska, where we chase trophy sized fish. We also offer sightseeing and transport.