Akau Alaska Gold and Resort

Akau Gold

Akau, AK

  • Phone: n/a (info@akaugold.com)
  • Web site: http://akaugold.com/
  • Length of Vacation: 1 day to week long Cost: $130 – $2,600; depending on package
  • Open: June 15 – September 15
  • Type of Prospecting: Gold; Panning, highbanking, metal dector
  • Equipment: Provided or Bring your own for high banking
  • Instruction: Provided
  • Lodging: Included in overnight stays
  • Meals: Depending on package

From their web site:

Augie Krutzsch of Akau Gold  mined in  Alaska for approximately 20 years under the name of Krutzsch Mining.   His passion is to provide a rare opportunity during our modern era so visitors may appreciate both the beauty of  the Alaskan landscape and  tundra, to enjoy the environment and give guests a glimpse into a historic time of American history.   Through decades of extreme Alaskan climate the remnants of the early gold rush days are still present.   Whether you are visiting to  prospect for gold, take advantage of  the world class fishing grounds, ecology touring, hiking or relaxing, Akau Gold and Resort is determined to accommodate guests and provide a once in a life time experience.  We look forward to meeting you.

Akau is located next to Anvil Creek Alaska.  Anvil Creek is the site of gold discovered in the summer of 1898, by Alaska gold prospectors named the ”Three Lucky Swedes”:  Norwegian-American Jafet Lindeberg, and two naturalized American citizens of Swedish birth, Erik Lindblom and John Brynteson.  The discovery of gold in 1898 led to the development of the Nome Mining District.  Over 3 million ounces of gold have been recovered from the Nome Mining District since the 1898 gold discovery.     The topography of the area consists mainly of Alaskan tundra where tree growth is hindered by low temperatures and short growing seasons.  The optimal months for visitors begins June 1st through Labor Day Weekend in September.   Temperatures peak in mid/late July, with a July average of 52.6 °F (11.4 °C).  Daytime temperatures average below freezing starting in mid-October.

 

6 Responses to Akau Alaska Gold and Resort

  1. Aklib Talib says:

    The owner is laughing all the way to the bank.$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$
    He joke how he sell you working gloves for 50 dollar
    He knows that he rip off people because he laugh and joke

  2. Aklib Talib says:

    This place is the dictionary definition of hell. You go to Webster.com and you look up the word. In examples section it has AKAU. Trust Aklib Talib when I say u go here you waste money. They say you get wildlife but you don’t. You see 3 muskoxes and the owner of resort goes. “ain’t that cool, that’s so cool, thats wildlife, yeah that’s so cool hahahaha yesss wildlife” okay you want to see wildlife like muskox, you go to Alaska zoo and save 2500 dollar. Anyway on scale 1 to 10 I give this place a 1

  3. Aklib Talib says:

    Yes me again. Done for day after this

    The food at akau is like prison, trust me the guests should know as one of them has be to the big house for DUI. The food is good every night new guy comes. First night new people arrive, we eat crab. Second night, no new people come, we eat hotdogs. Third night new people, we eat fish and crab leg. I already mention septic tank. For breakfast, what a way to wake up to eggs 3 weeks expired and last night leftover hotdogs soaking in all juicy fat. Ummm yummy nothing says u make dirrehea runs to 2 by 2 hole after that.

  4. Aklib Talib says:

    Oh one more thing

    They do not mention 1000 dollar vehicle rental. They have vechiles like atv for 1000 dollar that at any given point can stall out with you face to face with grizzly. If you don’t want to pay 1000 dollar then you can get a ride into town in the akau hoopde I mean cargo van. The thing has duct Tape over duct tape to keep parts from coming off it. It look like confescated chop shop project in downtown jacksonville. Oh an you beg to get a ride into town. The thing as primitive as the 4 by 6 prison cells they call cabins.

  5. DAVID says:

    HI BETTY AND TONNY I JUST MET U BOTH LAST WEEK AT THE TSS MEETING IN ESCONIDO JUST TAKING TIME OUT TO SAY THANKS FOR THE PRESINTION SOME DAY I HOPE TO VISIT U UP THERE THE STUCCO BOY FROM VISTA

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