Kodiak Island is renowned for the Kodiak brown bears, sport fishing, one of the biggest commercial fishing ports in the nation, and the magnificent green that the island turns during the summer is why Kodiak is affectionately called Alaska's Emerald Isle. The Kodiak Island Borough, has a population of 14,000 persons. Kodiak is the second most lucrative fisheries port in the state and fourth most productive in the nation both in volume of seafood and value of seafood. In 2004 312 million pounds of fish and shellfish passed through its port for a total value of 91 million dollars, according to the National Marine Fisheries Service.
Kodiak, Alaska is one of the premier tourist
ports on the work. There is something for every type of person to do. You
can take a hiking expedition or a driving tour to check out the island.
These tours are offered daily.
Go see a museum and learn a little more about the Island. Visit the Kodiak Maritime Museum and see how the island became what it is today.
Take a fishing trip. This is really what Kodiak is about. It is well known for the great fishing it allows for. Enjoy other water sports like kayaking and scuba diving; either way you won't be disappointed.
Directions from Kodiak Airport to Port of Kodiak