Best Lodge in Alaska
Ultima Thule consistently wins top honors and recognition from travelers and publications across the globe. From our 5-star rating on Tripadvisor to our profiles in Outside Magazine, the Financial Times, National Geographic Traveler and Virgin Air, it's clear our guests are changed by the experience of Ultima Thule.
Read our reviews and see some of the awards we've been fortunate to receive over the past thirty years.
National Geographic Traveler
Best Places to visit
101 best hotels 2007
Outside Traveler Top 10 Hideaways
Best Place to Visit, 2004
Best Wilderness Lodges.
Top 10 Hideaways
The 150 Best Places on Earth
Paul Claus: Best Adventure Guide
Harper's and Queen Travel Awards 2002
Discovery Channel’s “Alaska Experiment”
Paul Claus was the wilderness survival expert
5-Star Visitor Rating
Ultimate Unplugged Vacations, 2008
“King of the bush pilots”
"The Ultima Thule lodge has an almost mythical aura surrounding it. Lots of people know about it, or have heard amazing rumors of it, but not very many people have been there, especially for skiing."
“a world class lodge”