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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
    Hoonah, Hoonah, Alaska

    Traveler pickup is offered

    Icy Strait
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • 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
    • 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 July 24, 2019 via mobile

    This is a tour we booked before arriving on our cruise ship and we could not have been more pleased. We booked the last tour of the day in hopes of there being a greater chance of seeing a bear. Stu was our guide and...More

    1  Thank 607randerson
    Reviewed July 21, 2019

    Brandon met us at the Icy Strait visitors center. he was there before we were. we arrived Early as requested. The 2 native armed guards made me feel more comfortable since the mountain nearby was full of bears and thats what we came for. Not...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Bazinga1810
    Reviewed July 21, 2019 via mobile

    This was the BEST excursion ever!!! We arrived in Hoonah via cruise ship, and right as we got off the ship our tour guide was waiting for us! Luke was the best ever! We couldn’t have asked for a better tour guide, we had the...More

    Date of experience: August 2018
    2  Thank bzrloui
    Reviewed July 16, 2019

    Comfortable van with plenty of room. Guide was knowledgeable and we went to area's the bigger buses couldn't go. Only downside was we didn't see any bears.

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Vacation795587
    Reviewed July 15, 2019

    Unfortunately, we did not see any bears on our tour. We had a long (un-scenic) ride around dirt roads hoping to see one. Saw lots of bear poo. Luckily we stopped at a bay to get out and walk around (or the trip would have...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank dkntskillz
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    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
    Steven G
    June 14, 2019|
    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
    May 29, 2019|
    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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