LODGE INFORMATION AND ITINERARY
Accommodations:Cabins at Brooks Lodge have 2 sets of bunk beds (4 single beds
total), a sink, toilet, shower and heater. Television, Internet and cell phone
service is not available at the Lodge.
Viewing: While bears are typically seen in the area all summer
long, sightings are NOT guaranteed. Prime viewing is typically from the end of
June through July and the end of August through mid-September, when the salmon
Information: The flight from Anchorage to King Salmon/Kulik is in a
twin-engine, wheeled plane. The flight from King Salmon/Kulik to Brooks is on a
small, 6 to 8 passenger, single-engine float plane. Due to limited space,
visitors are asked to keep their luggage to a minimum and bring only soft-side
luggage. Please do not bring hard-side suitcases!
Meals: Visitors are not allowed to bring food to Brooks. This is
for the protection of both people and bears. A dining area in the main lodge
serves breakfast, lunch and dinner buffets daily. Meals are NOT included with
any of the packages. The Lodge ONLY accepts cash, Visa and MasterCard.
Day 1: Anchorage
to Brooks Falls / Katmai National Park
Depart Anchorage (as early as
7:30 am) aboard a scheduled flight to King Salmon or Kulik. On arrival in King
Salmon or Kulik, a local representative will transfer you directly to a seaplane
for a 20 minute flight to Brooks Camp. On arrival in Brooks Camp, meet with Park
Service staff for a brief bear safety orientation. Afterwards, check into your
overnight accommodation. Spend the remainder of the day exploring Brooks Camp,
viewing brown bears from observation platforms, and hiking on the numerous
trails. Overnight Brooks Lodge.
Day 2/Departure: Brooks Falls /
Katmai National Park to Anchorage
Spend the day at Brooks Lodge.
Relax at the lodge, take a walk on the trails to the observation platforms, or
take a guided bus tour to the Valley of 10,000 Smokes (not included). In the
afternoon or early evening you have a return flight to Anchorage **.
you stay longer: you enjoy more bear viewing and can part take in the offered
park ranger programs.
** The return to Anchorage can vary and depends on
the length of stay and availability of flights. If you book the 2 day/1 night
program you typically return to Anchorage at approximately 9:00 pm. With
the 3 day/2 night or 4 day/3 night programs you typically depart Anchorage
around 9:30 am on day 1, and return to Anchorage at approximately 4:00 pm on the
A night in Anchorage before and after this tour is