We do all reservations personally by email, over the phone, or through your travel agent.  This process allows us to begin a personal relationship with our guests, which offers us a better opportunity to customize the experience.

You can call us directly to make reservations, or ask questions at:  1.866.428.1842.

Or,  send us your contact information and dates you wish to visit, and we will contact you at your convenience.


reservation information and Cancellation Policy


Exclusive, guided access inside the heart of Katmai National Preserve.  Delicious, hearty, home style meals, snacks and beverages (soft drinks, tea, coffee, and limited beer/wine with dinner), thoughtfully prepared in house daily.  All guides and guided activities.  Chest waders and boots (if needed).

Non Inclusions

Flights to/from your hometown to Anchorage, Alaska.  Round trip flights between Anchorage and the Lodge*.  Hard liquor (please feel free to bring your own).  Fishing Licenses (if applicable).  Staff gratuities. Additional Fly- Outs ($450.00 per person). State and borough bed taxes, and Katmai National Park daily user fees*.  

*Additional, non-included prices will be calculated at the time of arrival and added to the final statement at the weeks end. These fees change on an annual basis and cannot be anticipated far enough in advance to be included into our set/published prices.  Travel costs and other direct expenses associated with visiting our lodges in Katmai National Park, are estimated to be between $750.00 - $870.00. 


Confirmation and reservation is final only upon receiving a 50% deposit.  Principle balance is due at the end of your week at Big Ku.

Big Ku Lodge accepts:  Checks, Traveler’s Checks, Cash, Credit Cards (add 2.5% tansaction fee), or Direct Bank Wiring.  

Contact us if you wish the Bank Wiring or Credit Card information. 

Cancellation Policy

Our cancellation policy is strict due to our limited space.

Before March 1st of your travel year, refunds will be given, less a $250 processing fee.  Refunds are given after March 1st when a substitute for your reserved space is found, less a $250 processing fee. 

Cancellation Note:  Due to our short season and limited space, we must enforce our cancellation policy.  However, in special circumstances, we will work with our guests to ensure the best outcome for all parties.