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Bear Viewing Excursion and Airplane Adventure Tour provided by Alaska Air Service

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Bear Viewing Excursion and Airplane Adventure Tour

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Departure Point
Merrill Field Airport, 800 Merrill Field Dr, Anchorage, AK 99501, USA
Duration
6–7 hours
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Lunch
  • National Park fees
  • Landing and facility fees
  • Airport/Departure Tax
  • Bottled water
Exclusions
  • Gratuities are appreciated
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • A moderate amount of level walking is involved.
  • Sorry this tour location is not wheelchair accessible
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required, maximum trip size per plane is 5
  • Not recommended for child aged 10 and under
  • On site weather conditions vary, customers should have sensible shoes and rain jackets.
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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amybollinger wrote a review Sep 2020
Orlando, Florida4 contributions
Bill and his crew took our group of 11 to Lake Clark National Park for an epic bear viewing adventure. They treated us like celebrities. It was such a wonderful day with plenty of bears to observe in their natural habitat. I will recommend this experience and Alaska Air service
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Date of experience: August 2020
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carp111 wrote a review Jul 2019
Ohio8 contributions4 helpful votes
First off let me tell you, I was very nervous about flying on this smaller plane and landing on a beach. All that worrying for nothing. Stephanie our guide/ pilot was wonderful. Very knowledgeable about the area, history of the area, and more importantly the bears. Stephanie
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Date of experience: July 2019
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Response from AlaskaAirService, General Manager at Bear Viewing Excursion and Airplane Adventure Tour
Responded 30 Jul 2019
We love reviews like yours. Truth and facts to help other travelers and our company make it great! From the sounds of your comments and the five stars we did a great job. Thanks for exploring Alaska with us. we appreciate your comments and are honored you chose us for your trip of a lifetime. We'll be sure to tell Stephanie to keep doing it to this level.
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Lydia Farrell wrote a review Jul 2019
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Stephanie Was an amazing Pilot, knows how to keep you very safe and make sure you have an amazing time! The tour was amazing the view is just stunning and the bears were beautiful this is the perfect time to go I would think because there cubs are so adorable! I would highly
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Date of experience: July 2019
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Response from AlaskaAirService, Owner at Bear Viewing Excursion and Airplane Adventure Tour
Responded 2 Jul 2019
Lydia, So glad you could stretch your wings with Us and see this great place. Nature in all it's glory. We'll be sure to pass the word to our staff that you rate it 5 stars. Thank you.
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kathymiller74 wrote a review Jun 2019
Charleston, South Carolina14 contributions8 helpful votes
Bill is the quintessential outdoorsman and guide. He truly loves Alaska and genuinely enjoys sharing his knowledge, appreciation, and respect for the land and animals with his guests - which is just how we felt: his guests. The bears were awesome and the scenery sublime. No
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Response from AlaskaAirService, Owner at Bear Viewing Excursion and Airplane Adventure Tour
Responded 18 Jun 2019
Kathy, we appreciate the kind words. Our entire company is focused on the details that make a tour like yours possible. We also are blessed to have Alaska as our backdrop and love clients like you that can truly appreciate this winning combination. Thank you and your fellow travelers for allowing us to be part of your trip of a lifetime.
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Stc7275 wrote a review Jun 2019
Charlotte, North Carolina151 contributions61 helpful votes
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What a day! The best excursion ever! Thank you Alaska Air Service. Our pilot Stephanie and our guide Brooklyne were truly amazing. Thank you Stephanie for being so good at what you do. Brooklyne, you are a delightful person and the lunch and snacks were soooo good. This
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Response from AlaskaAirService, Owner at Bear Viewing Excursion and Airplane Adventure Tour
Responded 17 Jun 2019
Thank you for your kind words and the affirmation that our efforts paid off to bring you "the trip of a lifetime". We look forward to exploring Alaska with you some more on your return! Cheers and thanks for choosing our company!
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About the operator

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Eric G
Eric G
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Wonder crew and pilots
Getting to remote locations in Alaska means small airplanes. Our group needed to land on a beach south of Anchorage
Steven B
Steven B
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Great bear trip
We had Bill take us to Bear Camp to observe and photograph some brown bears. Bill was a great pilot and guide for
miata55
miata55
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Alaska Airlines
Alaska air charges $25 per checked bag, however they have a 20 minute luggage guarantee. Truly our luggage made it
Kevin P
Kevin P
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Bear viewing
Great trip and well worth the money. We able to see some great scenery. The bears were out and our pilot did a wond
MattShetzer
MattShetzer
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Fantastic Service
Bill and his group did a fantastic job getting our photography workshops into Lake Clark National Park and Preserve
Zakimon
Zakimon
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Amazing Flight over Denali
Great flight over Denali. Bill, our pilot, was a perfect host and pointed out the various landmarks. Really smooth
rcbresnick
rcbresnick
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Pilot Bill was amazing
Pilot Bill is amazing. Great pilot and very engaging. We flew with Bill back from bear watching expedition. I left
cwgrant
cwgrant
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Great tour
Fantastic Bush Pilot tour. Highly recommended. Jordan gave a great tour and a smooth flight. If I get back to Alas
justinmcchesney
justinmcchesney
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Breathtaking views on the flight and excellent trip!
Bill with Alaska Air Service was wonderful and was flexible with our trip to Alaska from Kentucky. He kept great c
zgoofy1
zgoofy1
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Denali-The Great One
Worth every penny. We couldn't be happier with our whole experience, from phone interactions to drop off in downtow
TanyaJCox
TanyaJCox
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Wonderful Service!
We have worked with many flying services in Anchorage and Bill is the best - very service oriented and covers all d
michaelaB3408SV
michaelaB3408SV
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Gift Giving Success
This flight was a gift for family. Alaska Air Service made doing business with them very easy. Booking the flight o
allihoops47
allihoops47
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Bear Viewing
If your looking to go Bear viewing highly recommend Alaska Air. Had a fantastic time in a small group.
mikemcnamara88
mikemcnamara88
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A Great Experience
Nice flight down to Lake Clark National Park. Even before we landed we saw the bears. Our guide taught us to be r
DebbieK95337
DebbieK95337
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THE BEST EXPERIENCE!
What a spectacular day! I never dreamed I would see so much wildlife, and countless bears! Bill made the day for us
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  • Duration: 6–7 hours
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