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Kodiak Wildlife Tours

Kodiak, Kodiak Island, AK 99615
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If you only have one day in Kodiak, take this van tour!

We spent four days in Kodiak in June 2018. This was the very best experience among many excellent... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
memcnair948
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San Diego, California
We saw bear

Took this tour last week. Janet was wonderful. We saw bear, eagles, deer, a nesting eagle, whales... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
plmcenroe
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Tucson, Arizona
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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
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Kodiak, Kodiak Island, AK 99615
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We spent four days in Kodiak in June 2018. This was the very best experience among many excellent adventures. Owner and tour guide Janet Herr is a knowledgable and enthusiastic wildlife specialist. She took us on a 7 hour tour in her all-wheel drive Denali....More

Thank memcnair948
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Took this tour last week. Janet was wonderful. We saw bear, eagles, deer, a nesting eagle, whales and amazing scenery. Janet took us to the end of the island which most tours don’t do. We traveled 42 miles and 3 climates. My husband and I...More

Thank plmcenroe
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had a great day on Kodiak Island Viewing bald eagles, deer, buffalos and fantastically 3 different Kodiak Bears. We saw one female early on but she was very far away, we didn’t see any of the others in the morning, so we went out...More

Thank Kazbar1981
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No bear sightings but it wasn’t for the sake of not trying! Thanks to our special guide Janet who gave us personalised service with wonderful commentary. Her knowledge of just about everything to do with Kodiak and its wildlife was astounding. She went out of...More

Thank Rob S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I just took this tour and it surpassed our expectations. Janet, the owner and our guide was extremely knowledgeable. She took us to places we wouldn’t even think or know to go to and took us on an adventure of a lifetime....More

Thank Patty H
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Reviewed 20 May 2018

Can not speak more highly about the tour guide and owner, Janet !!! Her tours are worth the money...Excellent lunch and plenty of food. She was honest and told us before we left that we were too early in the season to see bears, but...More

Thank fdegrave
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Reviewed 18 October 2017

Many people who are cruising fear going out on their own. I get that. But you need to know what you're missing out on. First off, Janet is a true wildlife biologist. You're going to get an education. You're also going to get quality time...More

4  Thank RomantikCuss
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

We had a wonderful day tour of Kodiak with Janet and an excellent lunch she provided. Saw heaps of wildlife. Thank you for the special effort you put in for us to view a Kodiak Bear. Highly recommend this tour.

1  Thank aussiegreynomads
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

Janet is the best tour guide we have encountered. She is prompt, caring, diligent, a safe driver, very knowledgeable, an excellent photographer, courteous and very friendly ! She also provided a wonderful, very filling lunch. We will tell friends! This trip is not to be...More

1  Thank melanie h
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

I have booked the Kodiak Island Van Tour via the internet. Janet picked me up at the arranged time. I was the only passenger that day. Janet took her time to show me around. We looked for wildlife everywhere. She is very knowledgeable, knows where...More

Thank nahu H
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Georgia912
16 June 2018|
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Response from kodiakgurl | Property representative |
Lorna & Neville Our price is 200 each person for our 6 our day tour. It includes pick up and a nice lunch. Thanks for your inquiry. Best Regards Janet Kodiak Wildlife Tours
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Helayne G
14 June 2018|
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Response from kodiakgurl | Property representative |
You can call her at 907-512-9453. Thanks for your inquiry. Kodiak Wildlife Tours Staff
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caaquake2
5 June 2018|
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Response from kodiakgurl | Property representative |
Hi Yes we do. We have September 10, 11, 12, available for 2 passengers on that days Tour. It’s a day Tour that begins with a pick up at your place of lodging at 9:00 am, and usually ends around 3:30 pm. You can contact us... More
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