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Emerald Air Service, Inc.

1244 Lake Shore Dr, Homer, AK 99603-7931
+1 907-235-4160
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A once in a lifetime experience!

If viewing bears close by in their natural habitat with a high chance of telling about it back... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
Rob W
So So Many Bears!

We went to Hallow Bay with pilot Ryan and guide Chrissy and it was spectacular!! We were SOO lucky... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2017
Andrea K
Fort Collins, Colorado
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Please join us for the bear viewing trip of a lifetime. Find yourself in pristine, remote areas where you are not limited to paved trails or platforms--where you are away from the crowds. Fly in our deHavilland Beaver on floats across Cook Inlet to Katmai--bear country--and spend a full day watching thse magnificent creatures. An unforgettable experience.
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1244 Lake Shore Dr, Homer, AK 99603-7931
+1 907-235-4160

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Reviewed 9 August 2017

If viewing bears close by in their natural habitat with a high chance of telling about it back home, is your thing, then put this trip on top of your bucket list. Best trip ever! On a promising morning end July we flew out with...More

Thank Rob W
Reviewed 31 July 2017

We went to Hallow Bay with pilot Ryan and guide Chrissy and it was spectacular!! We were SOO lucky on our weather, they both said they haven't been to Hallow Bay in 5 days because of weather so they honestly had no idea what the...More

Thank Andrea K
Reviewed 30 July 2017

We spent a full day at Hallo Bay in Katmai National Park that ranks in our minds as the experience of a lifetime! We roamed the Sedge Grass flats with 36 beautiful brown bears! There were several mommas with their cubs, one with triplets. One...More

Thank HarrietteWeems_Va
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Could not have enjoyed it more! We flew out of Homer and right over a grazing moose then over a whale on a beautiful flight piloted by Ryan who was really informative and made the flight a blast! Once we landed at Katmai Chrissy our...More

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 18 July 2017

This was the most incredible experience of our 2 month trip through Alaska and western Canada. Am so glad we researched all the different bear viewing opportunities before we booked. Had always heard of Brooks Falls but this was so much more with no crowds...More

Thank jjclause
Reviewed 16 July 2017

After much research, we booked Emerald Air out of Homer to Katmai and were not disappointed. Chrissy was our guide and she was outstanding - very knowledgeable and knew exactly where to go in this vast park to see bears, and where to be in...More

Thank samingo43
Reviewed 12 July 2017

This trip was exactly what we were looking for. Having gone to the amazing Brooks Falls the day before and being with the "crowd" a small group tour to a more remote part of the park was a fantastic change. This was a much "wilder"...More

Thank Vincent A
Reviewed 12 July 2017

We were a family of four-two adults and two teens. Trip far exceeded anything I could have imagined. Guide Crissy and pilot Ryan are top notch. After being fitted with hip boots we headed out. We had perfect weather, and flights over and back were...More

Thank Kathy S
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

This was an adventure of a lifetime for me. I love bears and we saw more than 20 grizzly bears. We got to watch them all day. Loved our guide. Crissy. She was fantastic. Perfect adventure for an animal lover

Thank Z2165IScarolinep
Reviewed 9 July 2017

We went on a wonderful bear viewing trip with them on July 1st. They provided us and the other family with an amazing experience with the bears.

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Response from Adventurers8 | Reviewed this property |
We have been to Hallo Bay twice, haven't been to Brooks Falls. We plan to go to Brooks Falls next time. We went to Hallo Bay again because we had such a great experience the first time, and did again on the second visit... More