Alaska for all Ages: Waterfall Resort Welcomes Multi-Generational Families for the 2015 Season

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All-Inclusive family packages, include 15% off for kids 15 and under

Akira “Aki” Watanabe first visited Waterfall Resort in 1987, and didn’t miss a single year until his last trip in 2013.

Bring the whole family to experience legendary sport fishing in the incredible Alaskan wilderness at Waterfall Resort, Alaska’s most popular fishing lodge. Near Ketchikan, just a 90-minute flight from Seattle, Waterfall Resort hosts multi-generational families each season who enjoy 52 oceanfront acres of nature trails and guided sport fishing excursions. Reservations are now available to book an all-inclusive vacation package during the 2015 summer season, June 12 – August 17, 2015.

A fish tale (courtesy of the Watanabe family of Hawaii): Akira “Aki” Watanabe first visited Waterfall Resort in 1987, and didn’t miss a single year until his last trip in 2013. Knowing that memories are the greatest gift to bestow upon family, in 1995 he started taking his wife, his children, five grandchildren and their spouses on his annual excursion. Aki wanted his grandchildren to experience the epitome of great fishing, and spend time together in a pristine natural setting, uninterrupted by modern technologies. Each year, the family would return from Alaska with new tales of their adventures. In 2004, Aki was made proud when his petite 95lb. granddaughters Jamie (age 20) and Lisa (age 19) managed to reel in a 98lb. halibut using teamwork! At age 82, Aki passed away this year, but his kin will hold onto their Alaska memories and plan to keep the tradition alive by returning again for years to come.

Create your own memories with Waterfall Resort’s all-inclusive family package, which includes:

  • 15% OFF land package for anglers up to 15-years-old
  • May combine with Dads & Grads Days, Fourth of July Celebrations or Seniors Week
  • Round-trip sea plane tour to Waterfall Resort from Ketchikan, AK
  • Oceanfront lodging in historic cabins or lodge rooms (double occupancy)
  • Hearty all-you-can-eat Alaskan fare
  • Full service guided sport fishing on 25’ heated cabin cruises (four guests per boat)
  • Use of high end rods, reels, all-weather gear and all other fishing equipment
  • Professional fish cleaning, cutting, vacuum-packing and fishing to take your catch home
  • On-site Alaskan Airlines agent check in bags and fish boxes
  • Ground crew in Ketchikan International Airport to assist with transfers
  • Daily housekeeping and all over resort services; Free Wi-Fi hot spots

All-inclusive rates for kids 15 years and younger start at $3,046 per person, based on double occupancy for a 3-day/2-night trip. Rates for adults 16 and older start at $3,510. Commercial airfare and baggage fees, AK state fishing license and King Salmon stamp tax, and gratuities excluded.

Established in 1912, Waterfall Resort was once a fish cannery that broke records for the sheer volume of seafood it caught and exported all over the world. In 1983, The Waterfall Group transformed the property into one of the finest remote sport-fishing destinations in the world. Its unparalleled location on Prince of Wales Island adjacent Alaska’s Inside Passage combined with its all-inclusive four-star guest service, expert guides, historic accommodations, and distinct culinary offerings make for an unforgettable family vacation year after year.

To book, call Corporate Groups & Sales at 800.544.5125 or visit

About The Waterfall Group
Waterfall Resort is managed by The Waterfall Group, leaders in adventure hospitality management. Founded in 1982, The Waterfall Group destinations are known for their unique accommodations, friendly customer service, expert marine crew and close proximity to the best sport fishing in Alaska. Welcoming more than 50,000 guests at its resorts, The Waterfall Group boasts an impressive guest return rate that includes multiple generations. The Waterfall Group also manages Waterfall Resort’s exclusive luxury sister property Steamboat Bay Fishing Club, the closest lodge to the best fishing in Southeast Alaska.

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Anna Parry
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