Bear viewing add-ons
Bear viewing add-ons
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Add Alaska Bear Viewing to your Alaska trip!

Raised Platform Alaska Bear viewing In addition to our extended safaris, Bearcamp® is available to add to your own unguided Alaska experience or as an addition to a cruise. The Bear Camp experience (The BearCamp experience (Rated #1 bush camp in North America by Outside Magazine) might just be your favorite part can be shared by those on independent itineraries. Our vans leave Anchorage daily (3 pickup locations in Anchorage) with Bear Camp clients while those driving rental cars may meet us at our riverfront main lodge (check in time: 10:45).   R/T pickups from Anchorage are included at no charge, or you may drive to our lodge on the Kenai River and depart from there.    

Free Anchorage Pickup

Logistics:

BearCamp trips begin with a pickup at your Anchorage Hotel (unless you have a rental car- non transfer version is also available) and depart from Anchorage at 7:30 am. Following the 2 1/2 hour sightseeing drive to our riverside main lodge, you'll enjoy lunch and a thorough orientation.  We'll then travel the 12 miles to the Soldotna airfield for the 50 minute flight to Bear Camp.with all day spent viewing the bears and exploring the area around the camp, followed by dinner and overnight at the camp. Overnight at the camp in custom Weather-port Tent/cabins surrounded by electrified fence perimeter.  After breakfast the following morning, you have more quality time spent watching and photographing the great bears and other wildlife, followed by a flight back to Soldotna approximately 2:00 (please note...depending upon tides, weather and variety of other factors flight times can vary quite a bit.  Plan accordingly!).  Those who have chosen round trip transfers from Anchorage will return to Anchorage in the late afternoon, arriving approximately 7:00 - 9:00 pm at your hotel.  Those with rental cars will be on their own upon arrival to Soldotna.

Flight to BearCamp

The Flight:

You will fly from the Soldotna airfield in group of 4 - 8, landing on the shoreline right in front of the camp. During the flight you will pass over towering mountains and rugged glaciers, often spotting bear, moose and other wildlife along the way. Plan on having some great photo opportunities – it is a fantastic flight-seeing trip that includes a fly-by of Mount Iliamna and Kalgin Island.  Truly a once in a lifetime experience, and we use only the most experience local air taxi operators, who we have been working with for years.

Our BearCamp® 2, 3 and 4 day Alaska Bear Viewing trips- add one of these great excursions to your existing independent itinerary, or choose one of our 5 to 11 day extended itineraries for the ultimate Alaska wildlife viewing and sport fishing

One Day Bear ViewingOne Day Bear Viewing from Anchorage-  R/T transfers from your Anchorage Hotel (downtown hotels only), lunch at the main lodge, R/T flights to the BearCamp® and minimum 1 1/2 hours on the ground.   Return to your hotel approximately 9:00 pm.  One full day in Anchorage is all you need on your schedule to make it happen!

Overnight Alaska Bear Viewing2 day Bear Viewing Adventure from Anchorage- R/T transfers from your Anchorage Hotel (downtown hotels only), lunch at the main lodge, R/T flights to the BearCamp® and minimum 20 hours on the ground.   Return to your hotel approximately 9:00 pm on day two.  Spice up our cruise or RV tour with true wilderness!

3 day 2 night Bear Viewing trip3 day Bear Viewing Adventure from Anchorage- R/T transfers from your Anchorage Hotel (downtown hotels only), lunch at the main lodge, R/T flights to the BearCamp® and minimum 20 hours on the ground.   Return to your hotel approximately 9:00 pm on day two.  Perfect for hard core photo and wildlife enthusiasts alike....

 Call our office at 800 544 2261800 544 2261 FREE or email us at greatalaska@greatalaska.com for logistics and to see how you can experience Bearcamp yourself.

        Alaska Bear Viewing Staff        

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