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Want a picture of bears swatting at salmon as they jump up the falls? Brooks Falls is the world-famous place where pro photographers get that classic shot, often with a dozen bears in view at once. After flying from Anchorage, Soldotna (on the Kenai Peninsula), or Homer, you'll be met by park rangers who will give you a safety briefing, then escort you for the one-mile walk to the Brooks Falls viewing platform. For a real treat, spend the night at the nearby Brooks Lodge. Here are our top picks for this classic bear watching spot:
The owners of Bald Mountain Air have a lifetime of experience in Alaska, and they guarantee that you'll see grizzlies in their undisturbed natural habitat—or you get your money back. It’s an amazing experience and a great photo opp. No matter the season, Bald Mountain Air can predictably access the key areas that will afford the best viewing opportunities. In the last 10 years, they've only had to refund two trips.
The owners of Bald Mountain Air have a lifetime of experience in Alaska, and they guarantee…
Fly out of Soldotna with Natron’s owner and pilot, Tim. You’ll soar over the Cook Inlet towards Mt. Iliamna Volcano and land on a beach, right where the bears are. You’ll watch them playing and clamming and be close enough to take amazing photos.
Fly out of Soldotna with Natron’s owner and pilot, Tim. You’ll soar over the…
Hop aboard one of Regal Air’s planes departing from Anchorage and after a short, scenic flight you can be watching enormous brown bears swat salmon from Alaska’s rushing waters. Tours visit one of two destinations: Silver Salmon Creek in Lake Clark National Park or Brooks Falls in Katmai National Park.
Hop aboard one of Regal Air’s planes departing from Anchorage and after a short,…
Take off by seaplane for an all-day bear-viewing expedition. Fly past glaciers and volcanoes to the brown-bear country of southwest Alaska. Your Seaplane Bear Safari will take you to Brooks River Falls in Katmai National Park, home of the world ' s largest salmon run. You can also fly 70 miles southwest of Anchorage to Lake Clark Wilderness Preserve for amazing bear viewing and luxurious accommodations at the Redoubt Bay Lodge. Rust’s, which has been safely flying in Alaska since 1963, provides two-way headsets and window seats for every passenger.
Take off by seaplane for an all-day bear-viewing expedition. Fly past glaciers and volcanoes…
Brooks Lodge offers their own bear viewing tours which are less expensive than most, and give you more time at Katmai National Park to watch bears feasting on sockeye salmon from several viewing platforms. A commercial flight from Anchorage takes you to King Salmon where you'll switch to a small float plane for a quick 20-minute flight to Brooks Camp. After a brief safety orientation, you can watch bears from several viewing platforms, join the Park Service for an interpretive program, or try your luck at rainbow trout fishing.
Brooks Lodge offers their own bear viewing tours which are less expensive than most, and…
Take off in a floatplane from Homer's Beluga Lake then fly either across Kachemak Bay on a flightseeing route or head across the Cook Inlet to Lake Clark or Brooks Falls, two of Alaska's premier brown bear habitats. It's possible to see up to 25 bears at one time as converge to fish.
Take off in a floatplane from Homer's Beluga Lake then fly either across Kachemak Bay on…
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