There is no mainland road access to Elfin Cove nor is the community part of the Alaska Marine Highway route. Elfin Cove does have a state-owned seaplane base and most visitors arrive on charter air taxi flights from Juneau.
Most visitors to Elfin Cove arrive as part of package trips offered by the sportfishing lodges that combine accommodations, meals wildlife viewing, photo safaris and charter fishing in single price.
Brady Glacier +
Charter Fishing +
Charter fishing opportunities are offered through the sportfishing lodges based in Elfin Cove for king, silver, sockeye, chum, and pink salmon along with ling cod, rockfish, salmon sharks and halibut.
Port Althorp Bear Preserve +
Located on north Chichagof Island, Port Althorp is a bear sanctuary where hunting has been banned since 1984. The result is a popular destination for viewing brown bears just minutes from Elfin Cove.
Whale Watching +
Excellent whale watching exists right outside your window. Sportfishing lodges can arrange half and full-day whale watching trips.
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