Solo and Single Travel in Alaska

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If you will be traveling independently and on your own in Alaska, there is no better way to get an in-depth look at this adventure wonderland “up close and personally”. On a solo trip to Alaska, you will have the benefit of complete freedom to meet locals, other Alaska travelers and maximum flexibility to choose your itinerary and pace of activity. Several AWRTA members offer tours which discount singles supplements or offer special incentives for solo travelers. Others have developed tours specifically for singles.


Find your solo adventure vacation in Alaska this year:


ABEC's Alaska Adventures
P.O. Box 10791, Fairbanks, AK 99710

We have all levels of Alaska Brooks Range trips into the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge or Gates of the Arctic National Park. With over 25 years of experience our Alaskan Guides provide a safe and a fun, "once in a lifetime trip."  We have custom, base camp, backpack, and river trips into the vast wild Alaskan Wilderness. You can see pictures of these trips in our Gallery on line at or call 907-457-8907.


Adventure Kodiak
9740 Copper Drive, Anchorage, AK 99507; Exclusive Wildlife Cruise where Bears, Birds and Whales are our guides! Join us as we meet the Kodiak Bear on its own turf, visit rookeries with thousands of Puffins, Kittiwakes and Bald Eagles. Enjoy whale watching for Humpback, Orca and Fin whales so close you can smell their blow. Photograph the Coastal Brown Bear on our bear viewing cruise. Guided wildlife photography  and ecotours around Kodiak Island and the Katmai Coast.  Watch the Sea Otters, Sea Lions, fox and rare waterfowl and ducks. Alaska Wild Salmon fill the streams. Exclusive fly fishing in remote areas for Silver Salmon and Steelhead by FFF certified casting instrutor and registered guide. Cruise with us in luxiury into the Alaskan Wilderness. Photograph glaciers, volcanoes, snow capped mountains, tide flats overflowing with wildlife and wildflowers. Return to the boat for a gourmet home cooked meal and hot shower. Watch the last bear as he walks along the beach at the end of his day.

 We leave behind only our tracks in the sand until the next tide...

AdventureSmith Explorations
PO Box 1696, Tahoe City, CA 96145

Your big ship cruise alternative! Cruise Alaska up close aboard a selection of over 25 small ships and yachts carrying 6-138 travelers. We are award winning Alaska travel experts specializing in travel by small ships, yachts and wilderness lodges away from tourist crowds. Speak with our professional crew who has lived, worked and traveled at length throughout Alaska. With over 50 years combined experience in Alaska travel we will answer your questions quickly and accurately. AdventureSmith Explorations is a company founded by guides and we believe that a professional, knowledgeable and personable guide is the key to a successful adventure travel and small ship cruise experience. We are committed to sustainable tourism and contributing positively to the individuals, communities and environments encountered by every AdventureSmith traveler. Call our experts today to plan your Alaska small ship cruise today. 





AK Adventures, Inc.
P.O. Box 2828, Homer, AK 99603

Discover the brown bears of Katmai. AK Adventures offers guided trips for bear viewing and wildlife photography into the remote Alaskan wilderness. Our trips give small groups of wildlife viewers a rare personal experience to observe and walk among these fascinating and majestic bears, while learning about them and their habitat.

Alaska Alpine Adventures
2133 Dahl Lane, Anchorage, AK 99503

Since 1998, Alaska Alpine Adventures has been leading guided Alaska backpacking, alaska hiking trips and adventure vacations throughout Alaska's spectacular national parks and wildlife refuges.  Recognized by National Geographic as one of the Best Adventure Travel Companies on Earth in both 2008 & 2009, Alaska Alpine Adventures takes adventure seekers on multi-day and multi-sport Alaska hiking tours, rafting tripsAlaska backpacking trips, kayaking trips, and skiing vacations throughout the Last Frontier.  Guided Alaska tours include adventure trips to Lake Clark National Park, Denali, Wrangell-St. Elias, Kenai Fjords, the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Gates of the Arctic National Park and beyond.  Our brand of sustainable travel has been recognized by Adventure Green Alaska - Alaska's highly regarded sustainable tourism certification program.  Take a trip with Alaska Alpine Adventures and experience the Alaska vacation of a lifetime!

Alaska Outdoors
P.O. Box 875649 , Wasilla, AK 99687

Since 2001, Alaska Outdoors has showcased Alaska's National Parks and protected areas featuring small group camping and hiking tours throughout the state. Hike, raft, sea kayak, canoe, whale watching, glacier cruises, flightseeing and more. Tours range from 7 to 21 days and start at $995.

Alaska River Adventures
PO Box 725, Mile 48 Sterling Highway, Cooper Landing AK 99572

For over 30 years, Alaska River Adventures has hired 'well seasoned' professionals to guide small groups to wild rivers across Alaska.



Rare permits in Wildlife Refuges and Parks let us show you places few others can -

  • Fishing and photo expeditions on Wilderness Rivers
  • Drift boat fishing on the Kenai & Kasilof Rivers.
  • Rafting - from half day to multi day - mild to wild.
  • First class all-inclusive fishing lodge.


Alaska Wildland Adventures
P.O. Box 389, Girdwood, AK 99587

Since 1977. Nationally recognized eco-tourism operator features an array of options including all-inclusive guided journeys, wilderness lodge packages, sportfishing packages & rafting & fishing day trips; high-quality, small group guided trips allow guests to experience Alaska in the spirit of appreciation. Raft the turquoise Kenai River into the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, seeking out moose, salmon and eagles. Paddle a sea kayak amid glittering glacial ice at  Kenai Fjords Glacier Lodge and watch for calving glaciers and breaching whales along the dramatic seacoast. Explore Denali National Park and seek out Alaska’s big four: bears, caribou, moose and Dall sheep. In the evening, relax with the authentic Alaskan hospitality of  wilderness lodges and delicious meals. From a two-hour scenic float trip to a two-week all-inclusive vacation, Alaska Wildland Adventures’ range of wilderness adventures and charming accommodations promise a memorable experience in wild Alaska.



Arctic Wild
P.O. Box 80562, Fairbanks, AK 99708

Arctic Wild: Alaska Adventures with Latitude!

Explore the mountains, tundra, rivers, and coast of arctic Alaska with our professional wilderness guides. Enjoy wildlife and scenery in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) and Gates of the Arctic National Park. Visit sub-arctic destinations like Katmai National Park and Yukon Charley. We specialize in multi-day, wilderness fly-in adventures. Whether hiking, rafting, canoeing or enjoying a wildlife base camp, the scenery, ecology, and quality service will impress even the most seasoned Alaska travelers. Find out why our clients return year after year and enthusiastically reccommend us for our small groups, local guides, minimum impact ethics, and great food! Custom trips and references available. Call 888/577-8203, or visit

Bay Excursions LLC
P.O. Box 3312, Homer, AK 99603

Custom sightseeing, birding, photography and wildlife viewing trips. Transportation to Kachemak Bay State Park for hiking, backpacking and kayaking. Wilderness cabin and kayak rentals.


Best Western Kodiak Inn
236 Rezanof Drive West, Kodiak, AK 99615

Camp Denali - North Face Lodge
P.O. Box 67, Denali National Park, AK 99755

Camp Denali and North Face Lodge provide active learning vacations in Denali National Park.  Situated in full view of the Alaska Range, ours are the only in-park lodgings with views of Mount McKinley. These unparalleled views are complimented by days of naturalist-led backcountry hiking and wildlife observation, exquisitely crafted meals, educational evening programs presented by our naturalist staff or guest speakers, and the opportunity to enjoy the park independently


Camp Denali and North Face Lodge have been Alaskan family-owned and operated since 1952, ensuring the same quality and attention to detail at both lodges, despite their different styles of accommodations.  We look forward to introducing you to Denali from our point of view.

Chinook Tours
P.O. Box 111853. Anchorage, AK 99511

Booking agency, backpacking, guiding, hiking, kayaking and canoeing,lodging, organization, rafting and river trips, wildlife viewing, winter activities.

Copper River Country Nature Tours
HC 60 Box 336E, Copper Center, AK 99573

The Copper River Country Nature Tour provides visitors to the Copper Basin an opportunity to experience and learn about life and nature in the sub-arctic environment.  Walk through Boreal forest, at Wellwood Nature Center, that exemplifies the environment found within the Wrangell St Elias National Park and Preserve. Trained naturalists will guide you on your hike through the forest, exploring native vegetation, landscapes, and looking for signs of animals.   Learn about the animals and special plants that live along the trail.  You will tour through one of our planet’s most spectacular regions, with expert naturalist as your guide. 

Since 2001, WISE has provided science and environmental education to all age groups, resources for learning, and support for scientific research in Alaska’s Copper River Basin.  Proceeds from your tour are used to help fund WISE’s educational programs, including summer camps for children and outdoor nature programs for school groups.
Denali Fly Fishing Guides
Box 156, Cantwell, Alaska 99729

We provide fully outfitted and guided fly fishing trips into the heart of the Alaska range. There are three half day and one full day departures scheduled daily throught the summer.  We search for our native Arctic Grayling using lightweight gear and our own hand tied flies featuring barbless hooks.  Beginners as well as experienced anglers enjoy our catch and release fiy fishing adventures. Roundtrip tranfers from area hotels is also provided.

Denali Raft Adventures
Drawer 190, Denali Park, AK 99755

Rafting and river trips.  Your choice of paddle rafts, oared rafts, exhilirating whitewater or mild water with stunning scenery.  Complimentary transportation, gortex drysuits, neoprene booties and other equipment provided.  Nenana River, Denali Park. 

Discovery Voyages
P.O. Box 688, Whittier, AK 99693

Alaska's finest wilderness cruise- multi-day voyages, naturalist guided, small groups, onboard cabins, shore hikes, kayaking, wildlife viewing, custom voyages. Charter boats, bird watching, cruiseships and tourboats, fishing, hiking, natural and cultural history interpretation, photography. Prince William Sound, Copper River Delta.

Earth Bed and Breakfast & Tours
1001 W 12th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501

Earth B&B is THE home away from home for mountain climbers, fishermen, photographers and other adventurers from across the globe. Our comfortable and roomy Anchorage Bed and Breakfast is conveniently located close to downtown walking distance to the city's finest shopping, dining, entertainment and outdoor recreation. Our private accommodations are a perfect alternative to busy hotel lodging. You'll know you are in the right place from the minute you walk through our door.

Expeditions Alaska
Anchorage, Alaska

Over 10 years guiding small, customized backpacking trips into remote Alaska, where our knowledge and experience allow us to provide clients with an unparalleled adventure. We offer guided backpacking, hiking, camping and nature photography trips in Alaska, specifically Wrangell-St. Elias National Park, the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Katmai National Park, the Kenai Peninsula and more. Browse our website and find the trip that's right for you. 


We offer a diversity of adventures, from the perfect family basecamping vacation, to more adventurous and customized rugged backpacking trips for you and your group. Drop us an email or call Carl at 770 952 4549.

Exposure Alaska
200 W. 34th Ave. #82, Achorage, AK 99503

Get out of the van and experience Alaska with our adventures.  Kayak, climb, hike, look for wildlife in Denali and more.  


Our Alaska Tours offer you the opportunity to get away from the crowds to the real Alaska. 


And you'll enjoy the smallest group size in the business with no more than 6 guests on our scheduled trips.  Get ready to Expose Yourself to Alaska.  


Since 1999.  Alaskan owned and operated.  

Good River Bed and Breakfast at Glacier Bay
Box 37, Gustavus, AK 99826

Spectacular GLACIER BAY, ALASKA. Sixteen tidewater glaciers, whales, kayaking, nature walks, wilderness. Elegant log house, comfy beds, handmade quilts, fresh bread ... quality accommodations - reasonable rates.. Custom packages - best value for the lowest cost

Great Alaska Adventure Lodge
33881 Sterling Highway, Sterling, AK 99672

Great Alaska Adventure Lodge.   Since 1981 travelers have enjoyed our ground breaking  blend of exciting Alaska sport fishing and adventure travel from  our riverfront lodge on the Kenai River.  Our guests choose from a wide range of itineraries that include world class sport fishing, private fly-in bear viewing, remote sea kayaking, hiking, day cruising, Denali Touring and much, much more. Customized family, group and corporate adventures are our specialty.  Our all- inclusive trips include pickups in Anchorage and range from 2-10 days.


Whether your Alaska dream entails double digit Rainbows on your fly rod,  viewing wild bears in their native habitat, rafting the Kenai Canyon, hiking the Chugach Forest or catching your first King Salmon (or better yet, all of the above!) Great Alaska Adventure Lodge is just the place to see those dreams come true.  Come relish the Great Alaska experience with your family or group this summer.

Iniakuk Lake Wilderness Lodge, LLC
P.O. Box 80424, Fairbanks, AK 99708


Luxury accommodations for the body, remote wilderness for the spirit. Powered by the sun, wind and friendly, long-time Alaskans, this exclusive hideaway offers elegance and comfort 60 miles north of the Arctic Circle in Alaska's Brooks Range and Gates of the Arctic National Park. Fly-in only. Since 1974. Remote. Exceptional. Unforgettable.

Island Lodge
3100 Bettles Bay Loop, Anchorage, AK 99515

Island Lodge offers 10 years of experience leading outdoor adventures in the wilderness of Lake Clark National Park. Enjoy fishing, kayaking, hiking and river trips, as well as friendly hospitality and delicious meals in the beautiful Alaskan wilderness. Island Lodge makes an Alaska dream vacation possible for groups, families, singles, couples and business associates.

Kayak Adventures Worldwide
P.O. Box 2249 - 328 3rd Ave. Seward, AK 99664

We are a small, personal shop that concentrates solely on sea kayaking in Resurrection Bay and Kenai Fjords, with emphasis on environmentally friendly practices and local education. Our professional guides/naturalists are extensively trained, and small groups enhance your intimate experience with the magical surroundings and wildlife.  We offer a wide range of trips:  from 1/2-day trips to multi-day excursions, so we're sure we'll have something that will be just right for you.  No experience is necessary - all you need is a desire to paddle and the enthusiasm to learn and explore!   Check out our photos, descriptions, and pricing at


We also run Bear Paw Lodge, in Seward... our own cozy, welcoming log home that we rent out to travelers.  This is the true Alaskan experience - hand crafted beauty with all the comforts of home!


We worked with Travel Channel in 2003 & Discovery Channel in 2008 to produce informational documentaries about the local area and overall climate change.

Kodiak Treks
11754 S. Russian Cr. Rd., Kodiak, AK 99615

     Small-group (max 6 guests) bear viewing/hiking adventures in the spectacular Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge. Kodiak Treks provides an education-based approach to observing bears with a minimal-impact philosophy.
     Comfortable accommodations at the Aleut Island lodge and our out-camp provide the group's base. From there, we travel by boat and afoot to explore bear density areas with great respect for bears' need for minimal human disturbance--truly a delicate balance.
Projects and Achievements
  • Promoting respect for Alaska's wildlife and remote lands through educational outreach and volunteer efforts in partnership with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, the Kodiak Brown Bear Trust, the Kodiak Unified Bear Subcommittee (KUBS), and other local, state, and international organizations.
  • Gold-level certified for responsible practices from Adventure Green Alaska, Alaska's first and only sustainable tourism certification program.
     Join us for a unique wildlife-viewing experience on stunning Kodiak Island!


Koksetna Wilderness Lodge
1425 5th St, Colusa CA 95932

Koksetna Wilderness Lodge is located in Lake Clark National Park.  There are two lakeside log cabins for full service lodging or cabin rentals.  Lake Clark is fly in only and the lodge provides a peaceful, isolated setting for fishing, boating, canoeing, kayaking, hydrocycling and hiking.   $2175/person provides for full service lodging/activities for 6 days/5 nights.  Cabin rentals start at $200/night for the first two people.  Boat/motor rentals are available.  Call us at (907) 781-2227 from June through mid-August or at (800) 391-8651 from mid-August through May. 

Macomb Plateau Retreat
P.O. Box 73918. Fairbanks, AK 99707

Low impact immersion in Alaska Range cabin setting, guided catering to small parties; hiking, camping, photography, wildlife, flora, quiet, solitude; levels from easy to challenging.

Major Marine Tours
P.O. Box 101400, Anchorage, AK 99510

Major Marine Tours offers an Alaskan wildlife and glacier cruise experience. We have reserved table seating; a National Park Ranger on every day cruise departure; and a freshly prepared, all-you-can-eat salmon and prime rib buffet.

Naturalist Journeys
PO Box 16545, Portal AZ 85632

Arctic Alaska: A Naturalist Along the Dalton! July 31-Aug. 7, 2010

Join us for an incredible week ! Explore two crown jewels of the Arctic: Gates of the Arctic National Park and Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Tundra biologist Dan Wetzel of Fairbanks shares 30+ years of expertise. Search for Muskoxen, Caribou, ptarmigan, jaegers, Red Fox, songbirds from Asia, wildflowers & some of Earth's finest scenery.: Brooks Range, Antigun Pass & more.  866 900 1146  

NOVA River Runners
PO Box 1129, Chickaloon AK 99674

Since 1975. Scenic and whitewater river rafting trips from class I to V, glacier hikes and ice climbing instruction on the Matanuska Glacier. Day trips near Anchorage and multi-dat trips statewide.

Orca Island Cabins
P.O. Box 1815, Seward, Alaska 99664

Orca Island Cabins, owned and operated by long-time Alaskans Dennis and Susan Swiderski, offers comfortable and stylish overnight accommations (yurts) on a private island in scenic Humpy Cove, Resurrection Bay, 9 miles SE of Seward, Alaska. View wildlife from your private deck; kayak; explore tide-pools and a nearby salmon stream and waterfall; fish from the island or its dock; or just sit back and relax.

Pike's Waterfront Lodge
1850 Hoselton Road, Fairbanks, Alaska 99709

Pike's Waterfront Lodge offers 208 rooms with scenic views of the Chena River, a steam room and sauna, riverside deck, restaurant, comfortable lounge, and free wireless internet in the lobby and all rooms.  We offer 500 Alaska Airline miles per stay for applicable rate plans.  We are a Green Star member and Gold Level Adventure Green Alaska member. 

Our hotel is minutes away from the Fairbank Airport, and next door to famous Pike's Landing Restaurant.  Pike\'s other amenities include an exercise room, business center, a free shuttle service to the airport or train station, and Aveda aromotherapy bath products. 

Prince William Sound Eco-Charters
P.O. Box 735,Whittier, AK 99693

Prince William Sound Eco-Charters was first established in 2000 by a seasoned captain, familiar with the Sound and the winds and seas that affect it. Whether your interests lie in fishing, sightseeing, transportation to cabins or other destinations around the Sound, or even photography, please give us a chance to meet your needs.

Rust's Flying Service
PO Box 190867, Anchorage, AK 99519

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Sheep Mountain Lodge
17701 W. Glenn Highway, Sutton, AK 99674

Beautiful log lodge in the mountains. Comfortable guest cabins with private bathrooms and spectacular views. Delicious homemade meals and fresh-baked desserts. Local activities include glacier hiking flightseeing, guided hiking, river rafting and wildlife viewing.  Located along the National Scenic Byway - the Glenn Highway at milepost 113.5.  Join us for relaxing day in the mountains.  Hot tub and  wood-fired sauna await.

Sitka Sound Ocean Adventures
112 Toivo Circle, Sitka AK 99835

Join us for a guided sea kayak adventure to explore "the coast less paddled". Sitka Sound, and the countless passages extending north & south, comprises one of the most spectacular marine wilderness environments in the world. We offer a range of guided trips & outfitting services to match any schedule, budget, ability and preference. Our specialty is designing custom trips for families and private groups of 6-persons or less. Let's go paddling!

Sitka's Secrets
500 Lincoln St. Unit B-9, Sitka, AK 99835

Whether you're visiting southeast Alaska to fish for salmon or halibut, or to see tufted puffins, bald eagles, sea otters or humpback whales, join us, and we'll share our secrets!

My husband and I are wildlife biologists, and moved to Alaska in the 1970s, working for the US Fish and Wildlife Service.  We share a perspective acquired through years of education, experience, and a love for Alaska's wildlife.

We invite you to check out our website for more information!

Sound Eco Adventures
P.O. Box 707, Whittier, AK 99693

Biologist-guided whale-watching, wildlife, glacier and nature photography tours for up to 6 aboard heated, beachable, 30' cruiser in Prince William Sound, departing Whittier.  Individual attention and uncrowded photo ops assured. 2010 is our 22nd yr. Visit us online at <A HREF="">Sound Eco Adventures</A>, call Toll-Free at 888-471-2312, or email us at

Sunny Cove Sea Kayaking
P.O. Box 3332, Seward, AK 99664

Since 1996 our professional guides/naturalists have been introducing paddlers to the wonders of coastal Alaska. We offer kayaking from three locations in the Seward area – Lowell Point, Fox Island and Kenai Fjords. We have the right trip for you whether an introductory paddle or a multi-day kayak/camping adventure. We feature small groups, great food and excellent guides. Come explore our home with us and take away an experience of a lifetime..

Taquan Air
4085 Tongass Avenue, Ketchikan, Alaska

Taquan Air provides quality flightseeing and air service in southeast Alaska. 

The Boat Company, LLC
P.O. Box 1839, Poulsbo, WA 98370

The Boat Company has been operating small ship ecotours in Southeast Alaska every summer for thirty years.  Our cruises are typically one week long and feature visits to remote wilderness areas throughout the region's scenic protected waterways.


On any given day, guests of The Boat Company have the opportunity to participate in an abundance of activities. We offer fishing, shoreline walks with trained naturalists, early morning and late evening kayaking, wildlife and glacier viewing, and everything from leisurely beach combing or gentle strolls to vigorous hikes through virgin rainforests.


Too-loo-uk River Guides
P.O. Box 106, Denali Park, AK 99755

Extended wilderness raft trips to Alaska's Arctic; Brooks Range, Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Gates of the Arctic NP, NPR-A 

 as well as trips in Wrangell-st Elias and the Chugach Mountains.  We've been guiding in Alaska's backcountry and on Alaska's remote rivers for over 20 years.  We are Alaska owned and operated and specialize in small groups and personal service. 

Wellwood Center B&B
HC60 Box 227, Mile 5.75 Edgerton Hwy., Copper Center AK 99573

Wellwood Center Bed and Breakfast offers upscale lodging only steps away from wild Alaska. Both people-friendly and earth-friendly, Wellwood is a perfect place to stay for a night, a few days, or a month, as you explore all parts of Copper River Country. Our nature preserve invites you with stream-side trails, interpretive programs, and stunning views. Let Wellwood welcome you to this land of unique intrigue and adventure! 



Wild Alaska Travel
1115 D. Street Juneau, Ak. 99801

Wild Alaska Travel itineraries revolve around exclusive, authentic and off-the-beaten path adventure tours and extraordinary travel moments in parts of Alaska that most people will never experience. The tours have a strong experiential and learning component.  Our goal is to create a "trip-of-a-lifetime" by taking you to unique locations and provide first-hand opportunities to experience the Alaska you always dreamed about!



Wilderness Birding Adventures
5515 Wild Mountain Road. Eagle River, AK 99577

Wilderness Birding Adventures is dedicated to exploring, conserving and sharing Alaska’s rich natural world with those who like to add a splash of adventure and spontaneity (balanced with careful planning and safety) to their vacation in the Great Land. Since 1986, we have been offering our guests the best in Alaska birding, rafting, sea kayaking, hiking and wildlife viewing trips from birding tours in the Pribilofs, Gambell and Nome, to wilderness expeditions like paddling the Kongakut and Canning rivers in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, photographing Spectacled Eiders on the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta – to name just a few of the possibilities!

Yukon River Lodge
P.O. Box 68049, Ruby, AK 99768

There still remain a few wild places in the world and this is one of them. Nestled at the base of Kokrines Hills, Alaska’s Yukon River Lodge (currently under construction) overlooks the Nowitna National Wildlife Refuge and the Yukon River stretched out before it.



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