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Kodiak Island Van Tours

Kodiak, Kodiak Island, AK 99615
+1 907-631-2571
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Excellent Day Trip!

We highly recommend spending a day with Janet. She introduced us to the three ecosystems that can... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Full day of exploring

Janet went above and beyond to give us a complete tour of the parts of Kodiak reachable by road... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kansas City, Kansas
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Our "Safari" is a 6 hour drive where it's possible to see Kodiak Wildlife in their natural habitat; Brown Bear, Sitka Deer, Red Fox, Nesting Bald Eagle, Buffalo, Whale, Sea Otter, many species of Bird, and the many type of Salmon that arrive throughout our summer here on Kodiak Island. Our "Safari" is approximately 50 miles round trip. Beach walks, and photo stops are along the way as we travel. Enjoy a wonderful lunch while watching the "breathtaking" views. We are first aid and CPR certified, and offer the visitor the option of a morning or evening tour. Learn about Tsunamis, and historical facts as we also view wildlife. "Life is an adventure, why not start here, with Kodiak Island Van Tours."
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 21:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Kodiak, Kodiak Island, AK 99615
+1 907-631-2571
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We highly recommend spending a day with Janet. She introduced us to the three ecosystems that can be found on Kodiak Island, covered the flora and fauna, the history of the island, and the changes she is observing. She clearly loves the island and what...More

Thank BFBs
Reviewed 1 week ago

Janet went above and beyond to give us a complete tour of the parts of Kodiak reachable by road, and we saw beautiful sights--lots of bald eagles, deer, buffalo. But no bears! She even took us out again after dinner to try, but no luck....More

Thank KansasBeth
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had been working with Janet since February, and had planned to dock on Holland America's MS Amsterdam and take the tour. With a NOAA research ship broken down dockside, Amsterdam had to anchor just outside the harbor. Though it was a little foggy and...More

Thank Slauce
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At the beginning of our tour Janet promised that she would show us some bears, and she delivered! Janet knows her island intimately and was able to tell us about the flora and fauna (a lot of animals besides bears) and, even better, she was...More

Thank Stacie M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Janet went above and beyond to ensure that our entire visit to Kodiak Island was wonderful and exceeded all expectations. Her knowledge of and love for the island and its wildlife was exceptional, as was her eagerness to share and teach us about this incredible...More

Thank lbr419
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Janet took us into her world of wonder diligently combing the island for wildlife. Janet is a kind and passionate woman whose love for the island and its wildlife is palpable. She fed our minds and our bellies with a hearty and delicious lunch while...More

Thank Robocup
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our family had an amazing time touring the island with Janet! She showed us some of her secret spots and we saw a lot of eagles, including babies in the nest! Our granddaughters loved it! Thanks for a great tour, Janet!

Thank candelmore
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Had a great experience! Janet picked us up at our BnB off Spruce Cape and drove us in her Explorer (aptly named) all around the island to find all kinds of birds and sea life (otters, eagles, sea lions, oyster catchers, king fishers) along with...More

Thank LettyJ
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Janet's the best!!!! She met us at our cruise ship ready to take us out on our tour. The fog was heavy and she was very honest with us and told us she would take us but we wouldn't be able to see anything because...More

1  Thank janpJ415JE
Reviewed 18 June 2017

We had a great day with Janet as our guide! She is very knowledgeable and passionate, as well as, a lot of fun - it was such an awesome day! We would highly recommend this tour! We saw a Kodiak bear with cubs, right where...More

Thank mdmartin2017
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Jaime R
15 May 2017|
Response from kodiakgurl | Property representative |
Jaime Yes, we see wildlife in July. Good time to see Kodiak. Thanks for your inquiry. Kodiak Island Van Tours Staff
29 April 2017|
Response from kodiakgurl | Property representative |
Sorry we are booked for cruise ship passengers on August 9th. We thank you for your inquiry, and hope you enjoy your day in Kodiak. Kodiak Island Van Tour Staff
4 March 2017|
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Response from kodiakgurl | Property representative |
Hi This is Kodiak Island Van Tours. We only have 3 seats left on May 31, 2017, for cruise ship passengers. You may call us if you need more information. Our number is 907-631-2571. Thank you