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Scenic Bear Viewing

Open Now: 12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
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Alaskan Coastal Brown Bear Viewing in Katmai National Park or Lake Clark National Park. Includes a bonus flight-seeing trip in a five passenger bush plane with a beach landing in the remote wilderness. These parks have no road access or facilities...more
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
3636 FAA Road, Homer Airport, Homer, AK 99603-7959
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Trip of a lifetime!! Martin showed our family a phenomenal trip. He is all about safety and making sure our family had a wonderful experience. He takes his time to hike around to find the bears and provide a safe and awesome time with the...More

Thank GMTX2018
Reviewed 1 week ago

With whom do you go on bear excursion, definitely with Martin !! This was the HIGHLIGHT of my travel in Alaska ,Martin is a calm, friendly man and above all a very experienced pilot , he knows what he is doing and that gives you...More

Thank glennmier
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great pilot the flight over the glacier was breathtaking close encounter with bears safe and beautiful views THANK YOU FOR THE EXPERIENCE, MARTIN!

Thank Fearless821571
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Number 1: Martin is a very good/safe pilot. Number 2: The bear viewing was AMAZING! Martin knew the best places to go, but I always felt very safe. We must have taken about a thousand photos. We were the only group at this location, so...More

Thank Lynne U
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Martin was an amazing guide as he took my wife and I (and 3 others) around a couple areas in Lake Clark. We didn't see bears on the first planned stop, so we went to another area - which resulted in us flying over a...More

Thank Jigar S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our trip was great, couldn not imagine to get so close to the bears while viewing. Awesome experience! The flight was very scenic above Lake Clark Nationalpark and Martin was a very friendly and enjoyable pilot and guide.

Thank Refugee23
Reviewed September 15, 2018

Martin is an excellent tour guide, and pilot. We saddled up on time at 0730 as advertised, and took off towards Hallo Bay. Once there, his vast experience, and knowledge provided insights and views that are unparalleled. I have been on quite a few bear...More

Thank Wings_412
Reviewed September 14, 2018

Martin is just terrific! Very personable in person. He is an ACE pilot and gave us the consummate bush flight tour and put us right on top of bears. His safety briefings and instructions were right on and made us feel well prepared for any...More

1  Thank Sightsee715734
Reviewed August 31, 2018

My wife and I went with our guide/pilot and another couple. Martin, the pilot, certainly knows the bears and how to view AND photograph them. We spent over three hours on the ground and took literally hundreds of great photos. The bears were really close...More

Thank tabutler2018
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

We absolutely made the right choice when we decided to book Scenic Bear Adventures for our bear viewing trip. Martin made our time at Silver Salmon Creek in Lake Clark National Park completely unforgettable. He did a great job as a guide, but I think...More

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