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Classic Bear Viewing Tour

From US$725.00
  • Close encounter with wildlife
  • Enjoy fantastic aerial views
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
Classic Bear Viewing Tour
From US$725.00
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Classic Bear Viewing Tour
From US$725.00
Take a spectacular flight in a bush plane with a small group and an experienced naturalist guide to the best locations in the world for Alaska bear viewing and photography. After a 45 to 90 min flight-seeing tour from Homer, touch down in the peaceful wilderness of Katmai National Park or Lake Clark National Park and hike to different vantage points to observe bears in their natural habitat.
What to Expect
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Stop At: Scenic Bear Viewing

At the meeting time, given the day before, we meet at 3636 Faa rd Hangar #7. At the hangar we will fit you for waders, show where we are going on a map and complete the aircraft safety briefings. We will go to Lake Clark NP or Katmai NP not both.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Lake Clark National Park and Preserve

At Lake Clark or Katmai. In Lake Clark NP, we land on the beach at Silver Salmon Creek or Chinitna Bay. Walk to where the bears are, observe and take photos, eat our lunch. On the way back we normally do a flight-see over glaciers and volcanos, weather permitting.

Duration: 5 hours

Stop At: Katmai Lodge

We go to Lake Clark or Katmai National Park. Land on the beach at Hallo Bay. Fully guided walking tour to where the bears are. Observe and take photos. Eat our lunch and we normally do a longer flight-see on the the way back to Homer.

Duration: 7 hours
Reviews (14)
1 - 5 of 13 reviews
Reviewed 14 October 2018

With whom do you go on bear excursion, definitely with Martin !! This was the HIGHLIGHT of my travel in Alaska ,Martin is a calm, friendly man and above all a very experienced pilot , he knows what he is doing and that gives you...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank glennmier
Reviewed 2 October 2018
amazing experience!

great pilot the flight over the glacier was breathtaking close encounter with bears safe and beautiful views THANK YOU FOR THE EXPERIENCE, MARTIN!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Fearless821571
Reviewed 19 September 2018

Martin was an amazing guide as he took my wife and I (and 3 others) around a couple areas in Lake Clark. We didn't see bears on the first planned stop, so we went to another area - which resulted in us flying over a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jigar S
Reviewed 16 September 2018
Great trip - absolutely advisable!

Our trip was great, couldn not imagine to get so close to the bears while viewing. Awesome experience! The flight was very scenic above Lake Clark Nationalpark and Martin was a very friendly and enjoyable pilot and guide.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Refugee23
Reviewed 14 September 2018
Highlight of our Alaska trip

Martin is just terrific! Very personable in person. He is an ACE pilot and gave us the consummate bush flight tour and put us right on top of bears. His safety briefings and instructions were right on and made us feel well prepared for any...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Sightsee715734
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