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Chichagof Island Tour: Brown Bear Search

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    Pass By: Icy Strait Brewing, 286 Front Street, Hoonah, AK 99829

    Drink Beer & Be Merry!
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Icy Strait Point Excursions Hub
    Duration
    3h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Picks Up & Drops Off at Icy Strait Point
    • All individual seating in van, no bench seating
    • Small Group Tour - Max of 12
    • Local Native guide
    • Bottled water
    • National Park fees $5.40
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities (Never expected always appreciated)
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Tour Time is Departure time. Please meet 15 minutes prior at the Icy Strait Point Excursions Hub
    • Each Child on tour must be accompanied by an adult
    • No Smoking
    • At time of booking, cruise ship passengers must provide ship name
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Children Under the age of 8 are not permitted on this tour
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 3 days ago

    We had a tribal elder leading our small tour. What a fabulous way to see the area. We saw four bears, including one juvenile grizzly bear. The scenery is beautiful, and the history of the area is interesting. Great off the cruise ship tour!

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank ma_golfman
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Didn't see 1 bear in 3 hours even though we were with one of the elders of the village.very expensive trip for no rewards.

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank bidenmail
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    So I give it a 2 but hubby gives a 3. I knew with wildlife it’s a gamble to see them but we saw nothing but the pictures in the drivers camera. He was very knowledgeable about the area and the wildlife. We only got...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    1  Thank Carla M
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    I will preface this by letting readers know we were there during a dry spell, and although it should have been peak salmon season, the salmon weren't yet running at all. The creeks were very low. You could even see the salmon jumping and waiting...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    1  Thank UNC_Indy
    Reviewed August 14, 2019 via mobile

    We had high hope for this tour. We basically drove around for 3 hours and stopped 3 times for 5-8 minutes each time. No bears. The driver had the microphone on for the first part and then turned it off so he could tell his...More

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    FlowerGammy
    August 2, 2019|
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    Response from Shirley S | Reviewed this property |
    I agree with bowlmeova…… our cruise ship was never late getting into port. Different times of year are better for bear viewing; check local postings for bear sightings. One thing our guide admitted is the dump is the best... More
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    Steven G
    June 14, 2019|
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    Response from Cristi P |
    We set up all our tours through viator, who uses locals. Just go to their website and you can filter by the date and port
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    Tour03752403734
    May 29, 2019|
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    Response from HoonahAK | Property representative |
    If a tour is available it leaves at 4pm. What day are you arriving? It may be sold out if it is not showing available.
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