In 2010, Orca Island Cabins was awarded a Gold level certification by Adventure Green Alaska for setting the standard in sustainable tourism practices in Alaska. Read more about our Sustainable Tourism and Environmental Policies.

Welcome to Orca Island Cabins

Orca Island Cabins offers Alaska visitors  unique yurt accommodations on a private island in scenic Humpy Cove in  Resurrection Bay, AK located 9 miles southeast of Seward, Alaska, just a short drive south of Anchorage.

Owned and operated by long-time Alaskans Dennis and Susan Swiderski, Orca Island Cabins invites you to enjoy comfortable and stylish overnight accommodations in comfortable yurt cabins with Alaska wildlife and marine life right outside your cabin door. Enjoy the best in Alaska whale watching, kayaking, fishing and hiking or just sit back, relax and observe scenic views and wildlife from your private deck - a very special Alaska experience.

Read more about "Glamping", i.e. glamorous camping, where comfortable lodgings are provided in remote wilderness settings, allowing nature lovers to "camp" in comfort:

And please enjoy a video of our property produced by Alaska HDTV in the Fall 2009:

Read about us in the February 2009 issue of Alaska Magazine:
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And in the September 2008 issue of Coastal Living.


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And in Sunset Magazine:

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And in this issue of Get Lost.


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Getting to Orca Island Cabins

We transport you to Orca Island Cabins via our water-taxi from Seward, Alaska. Meet us at Slip K-17 in the Seward Boat Harbor then take a 30 minute wildlife cruise to our location in Humpy Cove in Resurrection Bay, AK. 

The charming Alaska town of Seward is located at the head of Resurrection Bay on the Kenai Peninsula, 127 miles south of Anchorage and is easily accessible by automobile and rail. The drive to Seward from Anchorage, AK takes you south along the Seward Highway (an Alaska Scenic Byway and All-American Road) and takes about 2.5 hours.