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Alaska Gold Panning

Prospect along famous Anvil Creek, where the biggest

nuggets were found during the 1900 gold rush to Nome.

AKAU is a family-friendly, welcoming resort for all 

Our staff work hard to make guests comfortable during their stay. The resort's Great Room has a view of the mountains, tundra, and a bit of the Bering Sea. A hub for activities and meals, there is plenty of room for guests to visit and share stories from their day.

 AKAU provides guests with all panning equipment and guidance to make the most of their Alaska adventure. Most people wish they had stayed longer! 

 AKAU Resort is an intimate experience -- we limit guest numbers to offer personalized service. Contact our staff if you have any questions. 

The resort offers a complimentary shuttle service from Nome airport and downtown locations. 


Panning Package

AKAU Alaska Gold & Resort Package Includes:


This weekly package includes panning, high banking, one day of metal detecting, a day of fishing, meals & room. We Shuttle to & from the Airport
We welcome Day Guests after 9:00 A.M.

Panning week:    $2,700.00

Day rates:          $   375.00
*For Group Rates Contact Us



Make the most out of your stay with AKAU and add on more activities for the full Alaska Gold experience. The majority of add-ons are included in the weekly price. We offer expert Guided Tours, Fishing, Metal Detecting, ATV & Equipment Rentals and so much more! 

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  • (2) four person cabins

  • (2) cabins that sleep two

  • We have 10 double occupancy rooms available. 

  • A room in the Lodge is included. For an additional cost you may book a Cabin if available.

  • We have laundry facilities available in the Great Room.


  • Our rooms are furnished with linens, towels all the comforts of home.  We have heat in all the cabins & the Lodge.

  • We continue to improve for the comfort of our Guests.    


Meals are Home Cooked.  

AKAU Alaska Gold & Resort is all about making your stay easy! We provide Breakfast, Sandwiches, snacks and Dinner too.


  • We serve Breakfast at 6:30 a.m., Lunch 12 p.m. & Dinner at 6:30 p.m. 


  • Sandwiches or soup is available for lunches. You can take a sandwich with you while you venture about the area or search for gold.

  • We have snacks available for guests that need to eat often.


  • Fresh homemade bread is baked on a regular basis.


Looking for more?  AKAU offers many other packages and extras to ensure your stay and adventure is exactly what you want! Take a look at some of the other things we offer, such as....


  • ATV Rentals

  • Historical Tours

  • Fishing

  • Helicopter Tours

  • Kayaking & Kayak Rentals 


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