|Otter Cove B&B and Nature Tours|
POB 618, Pelican, Alaska
Guided tours are offered, which can include, depending on your choice, wildlife and bird watching, beach combing, hiking, or touring the seafood processing plant. Kayaking and hot springs trips (white Sulfur Hot Springs in the West Chichagof Yakobi Wilderness Area) are also available.
Here you are offered a rare chance to experience the awe of this wonderful wilderness, as the locals know it. Wildlife you might see are Brown Bear, Sitka Black Tailed Deer, Martin, Mink, Sea Otter, Land Otter, Sea Lion, Killer Whale, Humpback Whale, Eagle, Kingfisher, Great Blue Heron, and other birds. There are also many interesting plants and wildflowers to be found in the muskegs, old growth forest, and on the bluffs near the open ocean.
Gourmet home cooked breakfast then a one hour boat ride out Lisianski Inlet and Strait to White Sulphur Hot Springs. Lunch Oonboard again and a leisurely boat trip back through Lisianski Strait with a side trip to Stag Bay to look for Brown bears. On the trip you may see Sea Otters, Whales, Sea Lions, Seals and any number of shore birds - Wildlife abounds. Back in time to have dinner in the cabin or enjoy one of the local resturants. In the evening you can walk the boardwalk and visit with the locals or just sit quitely on the deck of Otter Cove b&b and watch the sunset on the inlet and rugged mountains beyond.
Suitable for any able bodied people. Lots of stairways.
The deluxe cabin has a warm wood interior, and large picture windows frame a magnificent view of Lisianski Inlet and the rugged mountains beyond. It has a queen size bed, and excellent quality queen size sleeper sofa, TV/VCR, and radio. The bathroom boasts a whirlpool tub and shower combination. A well stocked kitchenette and dining area are offered. A step through the french door leads to the covered deck where you will find a barbeque.
The guest room is located at the back of the main house and is quiet and private. This cozy room is furnished with two built in bunk beds, a queen sized futon, small refrigerator and coffee maker. It has a private bathroom with shower.
There is a back door, from your room, which opens out onto a secluded streamside seating area. In the spring, wild yellow violets and ferns decorate this lovely spot. Later in the summer, salmon berry and blueberry bushes on both sides of the stream are loaded with berries ripe for you to pick.
Breakfasts might include fresh baked breads, muffins, wild berry jams, gourmet coffee from Juneau, herb and black teas, egg dishes, or special foods you require.
For dinner you may choose to eat at the bed and breakfast, or try one of the local eating spots. A typical dinner at the bed and breakfast might be; fresh caught King Salmon marinated in a soy, ginger, garlic sauce, and barbecued; baked potoatoes topped with fresh picked chives; lightly sauteed goose-tongue (a local vegetable delicacy); garden salad, and home-baked bread; and for dessert a nagoonberry pie. There is a restaurant with beer and wine service, and two bars with grills. One is especially known for their excellent steak dinners
No smoking inside. No Pets.
Deluxe Cabin: $125 single $25 each additional
Room: $75 single $15 each additional
6% bed tax
Toll Free: 888-687-2683 Answering Machine
Ginnie Porter until May 1: 907-463-3772, after May 4 888-687-2683