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Alaskan fishing package includes Cabin, van and boat!

4 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights

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Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday home in Ketchikan - Kingfisher Cabin

2 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 6

Come stay with us in this beautiful, Alaska Red Cedar log cabin was milled and manufactured by the owner, Larry Jackson of Tongass Forest Enterprises during the summer of 2015. Guests will find the unit equipped with a full kitchen, chest freezer, laundry room, digital tv with cable, wireless internet, bbq grill and sleeping accommodations for up to 6. Guests will also have access to a private dock, 24' Osprey boat and Dodge Caravan.

World-class King salmon fishing is located right off the private dock on the property. The best Silver fishing in Alaska is only minutes away from the dock and guests can see pink salmon jumping all around the area. There's no need to travel far. All of your fishing can be done in the calm waters around Knudson Cove/Clover Passage. The 24’ Osprey boat is available for guests to take for self-guided trips, as part of the daily package rate. The owners have a check-out, orientation process to inform the guests about the features of the boat, fishing gear and fishing boundaries. Larry and Leslie own the 38’ F/V Alaskan, which is also available for guided fishing charters.

During the summer months, the whale watching is extraordinary in Knudson Cove. Guests can often see Humpback Whales bubble feeding and pods of Killer Whales swimming by, right from the dock. Eagles, otters, seals and sea lions are some of the animals that guests will see on a daily basis.

This cabin is located on a private lot off of Potter Road in Knudson Cove. The lot is adjacent to residential and commercial lots. There is kayaking and a zip line course a half mile away, and a full service marina with liquor store and convenience store. The property is located 15 miles north of Ketchikan on the road system. Downtown Ketchikan is a short, 20 minute drive away. Flightseeing, Alaska Native art, museums, hiking awesome fishing opportunities, there's something in Ketchikan for the entire family!

More Details
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Leslie Jackson
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
27 September, 2016
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About Leslie Jackson

About the owners: Larry Jackson was born and raised in Ketchikan and is the quintessential Southeast Alaska “jack of all trades.” Larry grew up with 7 siblings and his parents owned and operated one of the first flight-seeing businesses in Ketchikan: Revilla Air. Larry went to Eastern Washington University and received an Industrial Arts degree with a teaching certificate. Over a span of about 15 years, Larry fished commercially as crew on seiners, as a sea cucumber diver and owned/fished a Dungeness crab permit. Larry has a passion for working with the local wood of the Tongass National Forest and opened a commercial sawmill in 2005 and a pellet mill in 2011. Now Larry spends his time charter fishing out of Knudson Cove Marina and creating custom wood products at the mill. Leslie arrived in Ketchikan from Texas in 2005 to work as a planner for the Ketchikan Gateway Borough. She met Larry soon after and they were married on their property in 2008. They built their custom home in 2009. It features the various local species of wood, local art and lots of character. Larry and Leslie have two small children, Josephine and Bridger.

Leslie Jackson purchased this house in 2015

Why Leslie Jackson chose Alaska

Come experience the beauty of Ketchikan, the world class fishing opportunities and stay in a custom milled cabin.

What makes this house unique

This is a unique package deal that includes the lodging, boat and van. Skip the hassle of booking each item individually and book a package. Once you land in Ketchikan, there is a short (5 minute) ferry ride from Gravina Island (where the airport is located) to Ketchikan. We will leave the van there for you to pick up. There is a short drive (20 min) out north to the cabin in Knudson Cove. The boat is available for self-guided fishing and will be tied up at the private dock on the property. All fishing gear is included and we will give a short orientation on the use of the boat, gear and fishing boundaries. Guided trips are also available on the F/V Alaskan for a separate fee.


based on 4 holidaymaker reviews

Alaskan fishing package includes Cabin, van and boat!
average rating of 4.75 based on 4 reviews


  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay, just minutes from fishing – we are do it yourselfers so this was perfect for us. We caught salmon every time we went out! The cabin is incredible and was very clean, comfortable and spacious and was nicely stocked. The owners were right there to help with anything we needed. Early one morning I went down to the pier with my coffee and a humpback whale came right over to say hi, he put on quite a show! Unforgettable! Including the car, boat and house, this was worth every penny and we will definitely be back next summer and I would recommend this property to any do it yourselfers!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice place

  • 4 of 5

Great place to stay ..clean and e everything you will need to fish and relax

  • Review Submitted: Sep 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
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Great time In Ketchican

  • 5 of 5

Had a great time everything from fishing to the cabin as well as the parks in the area. Both Larry and Leslie were great. look forward to booking again thanks for all your help

Dennis, Sharon and Connor

  • Review Submitted: Aug 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
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  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic time staying at this cabin in Ketchikan. The hosts, Larry and Leslie, were extremely hospitable, and provided everything we needed for a great trip. The cabin itself is gorgeous, and included every amenity and supply we could have wanted and more. The beds were very comfortable. Having the van saved a big car rental expense, and we had a great three days fishing on their well-appointed boat -- brought home a nice halibut and lots of salmon.

The location is perfect, right near Knudsen Cove marina, and very close to some of the local fishing lodges. We caught some nice coho just a minute or two from the dock.

The town of Ketchikan is an easy 15-20 minute drive, and if you do go into town for dinner, we had a great meal at the Ocean View Restaurant -- I was a little unsure about a "Mexican/Italian" restaurant, but was pleasantly surprised.

I highly recommend this listing, and hope to return myself before long.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Ketchikan International Airport
Nearest Ferry
15 Miles
Airport or Alaska Marine Highway system
Nearest Beach
on property
Car: necessary

the cabin is located 16 miles north of the kechikan. There is a kayak rental and zipline course 1/4 mile away. There is a full service marina 1/2 mile by boat or car. There are several hiking trails within 10 minute drives.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Ketchikan, Alaska

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
Summer 2017
1 Jun 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £48
Refundable Damage Deposit £410
Boat Cleaning Fee £164
Van fueling fee £41
Tax Rate 4.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Ketchikan, USA

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 4 Double Bed , There are 4 double beds located in this loft style bedroom.
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing

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