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Emerald Air Service, Inc.

1244 Lake Shore Dr, Homer, AK 99603-7931
+1 907-235-4160
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The Best Bear Viewing Adventure!!

This was the most incredible experience of our 2 month trip through Alaska and western Canada. Am... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
South Lake Tahoe, California
Best Bear Viewing Experience!

After much research, we booked Emerald Air out of Homer to Katmai and were not disappointed... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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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
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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 6 days ago

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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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.

Thank 581hiker
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Emerald Air Service took 5 of us to Katmai to view brown bears. What an awesome experience! I am not wild about flying, especially not in small planes. Our pilot, Ryan, gave us a really smooth ride with lots of glacier views. She also provided...More

Thank BGMiller
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been fortunate enough to see a lot of wildlife in my life. But I would never have guessed that I would be hiking among the brown ( grizzly ) bears. We had a perfect day with a perfect flight which included fly overs...More

Thank trop i
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you want to get close to some bears going about their business then this trip is for you. This trip was magnificent. I'm definitely a budget traveller but this was worth every penny (cent). The floatplane is beautiful (de Havilland Beaver) and the guide...More

Thank sweeperpan
Reviewed 15 June 2017

This was our second trip with Emerald Air to see the grizzly bears at Katmai National Park. The pilot was clearly experienced and we felt safe, the guide was knowledgeable and professional. We saw 14 bears in their natural habitat including a mother and two...More

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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