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Landed on gravel bar and fishing awesome

We are lucky to have a friend with a 180 land us on a gravel bar and we caught 32 inch Char... read more

Reviewed August 31, 2018
Chriscarlspencer
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Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey
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A Community with a Big Heart

Kotzebue, Alaska is about 33 miles north of the Arctic Circle, but it has a warm heart for those... read more

Reviewed May 19, 2017
Randy L
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Dubuque, Iowa
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31 Aug 2018
“Landed on gravel bar and fishing awesome ”
19 May 2017
“A Community with a Big Heart”
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Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

We are lucky to have a friend with a 180 land us on a gravel bar and we caught 32 inch Char, Salmon, Dolly Varden and Arctic Greyling . We saw Grizzlies and birds. Beautiful scenery and we hugged the coast headed back to Kotzebue....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed May 19, 2017

Kotzebue, Alaska is about 33 miles north of the Arctic Circle, but it has a warm heart for those seeking adventure. It can be reached by flying Alaska Air which means you will have wonderful service and arrive on-time or perhaps a bit early. The...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Randy L
Reviewed July 19, 2016

My wife and I went to Alaska on a quest - to visit all eight National Parks. Kobuk was our seventh and it is not easy to get to. It is accessible first only by air from a few towns surrounding the park. You can...More

Date of experience: July 2016
3  Thank Kevin B
Reviewed October 1, 2015

Kotzebue is an amazing city, perched on a spit of land at the end of the world. And when you come to Kotzebue, hopefully you have an opportunity to get out and enjoy the outer reaches of northwest Alaska. My father and I travelled up...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank David S
Reviewed March 25, 2015

It was a very memorable experience in my life, living in Kotzebue. I really enjoyed getting to know the Alaska Native culture.

Date of experience: April 2014
1  Thank Austin W
Reviewed August 31, 2014

If you've ever wanted to travel north of the Arctic Circle you should really plan a trip to Kotzebue, AK - it is absolutely beautiful! This small Alaskan village is relaxing, the views of the ocean are breathtaking and the many quick walks you take...More

Date of experience: August 2014
4  Thank Lizette G
Reviewed July 31, 2013

I took a flight-see by Golden Eagle in Kotzebue, and it's an amazing experience. It's the least visited National Park, and the natural and untouched beauty will take your breath away. The plane will land at the magnificent sand dunes, a real treat!

Date of experience: July 2013
3  Thank coolmoan
Reviewed July 21, 2012

Kotzebue is a small Alaskan village of 3500, approx. 26 miles N. of the Arctic Circle, 12 ft above sea level, with 24 hours of continuous daylight under the midnight sun, abundant fishing, native arts, and very friendly & industrious Eskimo people known as Inupiaq....More

Date of experience: July 2012
3  Thank PA L
Reviewed May 31, 2012

Kotzebue is a small village that is serviced by Alaska Air and Bush Pilots, it is surrounded on three sides by water and is 33 miles north of the Artic Circle. Amazing culture!

Date of experience: May 2012
Thank Cyndee1980
Reviewed September 10, 2011

From Kotzebue, we chartered a flight that took us to Gates of the Arctic National Park, Noatak National Preserve and Kobuk Valley National Park. We landed in each of the parks and got out of the small plane to take in the scenery on foot...More

Date of experience: August 2011
6  Thank MDIBlueberry
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