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We offer a collection of exciting Anchorage bear watching tours. Find both full and half day trips to diverse locations close to Anchorage. Book one of our Alaska day trips to the famous bear viewing site of your choice today.

ANCHORAGE – BEAR WATCHING TOURS

Katmai National Park / Brooks Falls - Day Tour

Fly from Anchorage to the world's most famous bear viewing site! Depart Anchorage early in the morning aboard a wheeled plane flight to King Salmon or Kulik (approx. duration 1.5 hrs). 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. After a short safety briefing about bears by a park ranger, you are free to explore the nature preserve and enjoy unguided bear viewing for about 6 hours. Viewing platforms are connected by walking trails, and are strategically placed for commanding views of brown bear activity. Rangers are based at platforms and on trails to provide information, safety, and to rotate viewing groups during busy periods. Depart for Anchorage in the early evening. Tour includes: Round trip flights between Anchorage and Brooks Lodge.  Not included: Meals and transfers in Anchorage.

Bear viewing at Brooks River Falls is quite dependent on the annual salmon runs, with the most reliable viewing from June 25 to July 25 and September 1 to 10. However, bears are in the area throughout the summer months.

IMPORTANT: Flight schedule between Anchorage and King Salmon/Kulik might change without notice. Especially during the month of July flights are very limited. Depending on availability the flight from Anchorage may depart as early as 6:30am and/or the return flight may be earlier. The time at Brooks may be less than 6 hours due to flight schedule and weather.

Required at time of booking: Passenger weights, dates of birth and full names as they appear on identification.

Season: Daily departures June 15 - September 18, 2014
Departure Time: approx. 7:30am (7:30H)
Duration: approx. 14 hours

Price:
 USD 737 per person

Redoubt Bay Bear Viewing - Half Day Tour from Anchorage

Depart Anchorage by seaplane for a one-hour flight following a scenic route across Cook Inlet to the foothills of the Aleutian Range. Upon arrival at Redoubt Bay Lodge, you will be met by your experienced nature guide who will provide an orientation about the surrounding wilderness and then take you on a guided bear viewing tour by boat. From the water you are able to safely get close to view Alaska's magnificent bears in their natural habitat. Tour includes: Transfers in Anchorage and lunch at the lodge.

NOTE: While bear viewing is not guaranteed, your guide will insure that you receive the best possible experience.  The best bear viewing is typically from June 15 through August 15.

Required at time of booking:  Passenger weights and hotel information in Anchorage.

Season: Daily departures June 15 - August 15, 2014
Departure Time: 8:00am (8:00H) and 12:30pm (12:30H)
Duration: 6 hours including 2 hours total flying time

Price:
 USD 675 per person

Redoubt Bay Bear Viewing - Full Day Tour from Anchorage

Depart Anchorage by seaplane for a one-hour flight following a scenic route across Cook Inlet to the foothills of the Aleutian Range. Upon arrival at Redoubt Bay Lodge, you will be met by your experienced nature guide who will provide an orientation about the surrounding wilderness and then take you on a guided bear viewing tour by boat. From the water you are able to safely get close to view Alaska's magnificent bears in their natural habitat.  Tour includes: Transfers to and from most Anchorage hotels, roundtrip flight from anchorage, approx. 6-7 hour boat trip (covered pontoon boat), and lunch at the lodge.  

NOTE: While bear viewing is not guaranteed, your guide will ensure that you receive the best possible experience.  The best bear viewing is typically from June 15 through August 15. A 2-person minimum is required for this tour to operate.

Required at time of booking: Passenger weights and hotel information.

Season: Daily departures June 15 - August 25, 2014
Departure Time: 8:00am (8:00H)
Duration: 10 hours including 2 hours total flying time

Price:
 USD 841 per person

Bear Viewing Flight Safari to Katmai from Anchorage
This morning, transfer to the Lake Hood seaplane base for a scenic flight to prime bear viewing habitat. The small planes allow for better sightseeing opportunities along the way. Fly over glaciers, volcanoes and the vast coastal region where the giant bears roam. With several hours of flight time allocated to the safari, you will be inspired by Alaska's vast and rugged wilderness. Flying over lower Cook Inlet, the tour route will take you along the shores of Katmai National Park & Preserve to Brooks Falls. About 4-5 hours will be spent exploring the park and watching bears (unguided). This bear watching flight safari offers a great adventure for wildlife enthusiasts of all ages! Tour includes: Transfers to and from most Anchorage hotels, roundtrip flight from Anchorage, unguided bear viewing and sack lunch.

NOTE: While bear viewing is not guaranteed, July is typically the best time for bear viewing in this area.

Required at time of booking:  Passenger weights and hotel information if pick-up is required.

Season: Daily departures July 01 - July 31, 2014
Departure Time: 8:00am (8:00H)
Duration: 10 - 12 hours including transfers

Price:
 USD 884 per person

Bear Viewing Flight Safari to Lake Clark from Anchorage
A Lake Clark National Park bear viewing tour provides an Alaska experience of a lifetime. Depart from Lake Hood Sea Plane Harbor in Anchorage and fly southwest over Cook Inlet toward the Chigmit Mountains. Enjoy spectacular views of the Alaska and Aleutian Mountain Ranges and two active volcanoes - Mt. Redoubt and Mt. Iliamna - before landing in Crescent Lake within Lake Clark National Park and Preserve. You will disembark at Redoubt Mountain Lodge where knowledgeable guides escort you by boat to lakeside areas to view bears feeding on spawning Alaska salmon. About 6-7 hours will be spent of guided bear viewing. This bear watching flight safari offers a great adventure for wildlife enthusiasts of all ages! Tour includes: Transfers to and from most Anchorage hotels, roundtrip floatplane flight from Anchorage, guided bear viewing and lunch.

NOTE:  While bear viewing is not guaranteed, the most reliable bear viewing for this area is within the operation dates listed for this tour.

Required at time of booking:
 Passenger weights and hotel information if pick-up is required. 

Season: Daily departures August 1 - September 15, 2014
Departure Time: 8:00am (8:00H)
Duration: 10 - 12 hours including transfers

Price:
 USD 870 per person

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