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Address: Cruise Port Dock, Hoonah, AK 99829
Phone Number: +1 907-945-3150
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Great tour!

We heard about Kenny from Glacier Wind Charters who we had booked a whale watching tour with for the same day. I wanted a bear/wildlife tour for afterwards and we had a great... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 September 2016
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NJ
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

We heard about Kenny from Glacier Wind Charters who we had booked a whale watching tour with for the same day. I wanted a bear/wildlife tour for afterwards and we had a great time. Our driver was Mike, a very nice local man who is related to the whole town I believe! We had so much fun. He took us... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

I truly can't say enough about this magnificent little village nestled in on the shoreline of Alaskas Wilderness,I could practically write a book describing the experience we had but to sum it up this place is a sportsmens paradise!!! Kenny and his crew make sure that you get the experience that you had hoped for.i seriously can't say enough.

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Toowoomba, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

We booked our bear and wildlife search independently on the internet before we went on our cruise. Our guide, Luke, was very informative and was able to point out things of interest. We saw some salmon in a couple of rivers, but it was the end of the season so there wasn't a lot of them. Luke did his best... More 

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Thank Robyn M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

The room was impeccably clean. The bed was comfortable and warm. The hospitality was beyond expectations. Kenny made sure we had all we wanted to do and made sure we got to all the places on our five day stay. We hated to leave. His tours and tour operators are the BEST!

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Thank Nancy D
Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

I am an avid fisherman from Miami, as a kid I always watched fishing shows and was always blown away when I would see those guys fishing in streams full of salmon and said I want to do this one day. Well that day has come my 50th birthday it took some convincing with my family and finally got them... More 

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Thank stevenbarimo
Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

There were 7 in our group ranging from 25 to 80. Everyone had a great time. Our guides, Jacob and Horis were very accomadating and all of us caught salmon . We even saw a brown bear and 2 black bears. Best adventure ever and fish and bear stories to go with it .🐻 Thank you brown bear lodge and... More 

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Thank Dbarimo
Milford, DE
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2015

This excursion was by far one of the best we have taken....mostly due to the articulation, knowledge and competence of our guide, Ray. Ray was extremely interesting to listen to and totally unpretentious in his manner. He is part Tlingit, and has lived in Hoonah most of his life, where he has a wife and three children. Being a bit... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2014

Ray, our guide, was AMAZING. Very knowledgable about the area, culture and history. We had a 9 year old, a 79 year old and 4 between 40 and 59. He made all of us feel important and tuned into interests. We walked on a bog (not the local word), 9year old loved that. He knew geology, plants, local color and... More 

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2 Thank CMB00055
Sidney, Montana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2013

I went to Hoonah in the last week of August and the 1st week of sept to fish with Phil Jones. This was my 2nd trip and like before it was Awesome. Phil and my family have become best friends over the years and we caught a ton of silver salmon and halibut this year and the crab fishing was... More 

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Beverly Hills, California
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2013 via mobile

I am writing this review here as Shore Excursion Group won't let you write a non-biased review unless it is 4-5 stars (out if 5). I could NOT wait to come home and review this tour! I went with this tour based on the 5 star reviews on Shoreexcursiongroup.com, who this lodge has a contract with! First and foremost Phil... More 

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