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Pack Creek on Admiralty Island

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13 Aug 2016
“Dream come true for bear and eagle lovers!”
11 Jun 2016
“Bears are cool”
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Located in southeast Alaska, this 60,000-acre sanctuary is a prime area for bear viewing.
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Reviewed August 13, 2016

Yesterday I went over to Pack Creek with Pack Creek Bear Tours. For those who have the bucks this is a pretty stupendous tour starting with the 25 min. floatplane ride from Juneau...flying over Admiralty Island to land at pack Creek where we saw brown...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed June 11, 2016

Not sure whether I would see a bear, I was delighted to see two. A young courting couple spent the afternoon in the meadow in front of the viewing area. They were aware of our presence but disinterested which was great on two counts. I...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed September 8, 2014

We booked our float plane trip to Admiralty Island to see wildlife through our Princess Cruise and we were not disappointed! We saw bears and bald eagles as soon as we walked near the viewing area! It was an afternoon we will never forget. We...More

Date of experience: September 2014
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Reviewed August 31, 2014

I planned for this day trip outing months in advance; it was not a cruise ship excursion taken on a whim. I spoke with private guides, air charter companies, and read all that I could about Pack Creek -- and when I had additional questions,...More

Date of experience: August 2014
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Reviewed August 5, 2014

I took a one-week vacation in Alaska the last week of June 2014 which included Glacier Bay, Prince William Sound, Juneau, Anchorage and one day at Pack Creek. After making all of my reservations, I read that the best bear viewing in Alaska is mid-July...More

Date of experience: June 2014
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Reviewed September 4, 2012

A sow and her cub sashayed by as we landed in the sea plane. Then we watched at least half a dozen bears catching salmon, including the sow and her chubby cub from a sandy view spot, a short walk away. There are only two...More

Date of experience: August 2012
5  Thank MEBesq
Reviewed August 4, 2011

Not only is the float plane ride over unbelievable but the serene atmosphere of the island, free of noise except nature. We bought our permits to enter area from park service, Only 24 people are allowed to visit the park a day. You can stay...More

Date of experience: July 2011
10  Thank travlnjazz
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sad101
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Response from Kris_K_D | Reviewed this property |
Depending on how late in August, you risk it not being "high" season. That said, we went on the last day of high season and saw nine bears and had a fabulous time.
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