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Natron Air

619 Funny River Rd, Soldotna, AK 99669-8234
+1 907-262-8440
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Mama and cubs!!

Despite the iffy weather this was an amazing trip!! We won the bear viewing lottery, we saw a mama... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Liz T
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Jacksonville, Florida
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Up-close & Personal Bear Viewing & More

The flight crossing Cook Inlet was smooth. Tim Pope, the pilot, landed on the beach at the mouth of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Diego S
,
Horsham, Pennsylvania
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619 Funny River Rd, Soldotna, AK 99669-8234
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Despite the iffy weather this was an amazing trip!! We won the bear viewing lottery, we saw a mama and her 2 cubs!!! Tim was cautious but still got us up close to the family. Not only did we get a close up view she...More

Thank Liz T
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The flight crossing Cook Inlet was smooth. Tim Pope, the pilot, landed on the beach at the mouth of the Silver Salmon River in the Lake Clark National Park. We walked on the beach to view a mamma bear and her two cubs. We later...More

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Reviewed July 11, 2018

This was definitely an experience worth taking. Our family (2 adults, 3 kids) added this to our vacation and I'm so glad we did! It's definitely worth the money seeing this part of Alaska from the air. We flew across Cook Inlet and landed on...More

Thank Stephen P
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Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

Booking the Bearing Viewing flight was the highlight of my Alaska trip! It was a small group of us that flew out to the mouth of the Silver Salmon River and i was fortunate enough to get to ride in the co-pilot seat! The view...More

Thank cathy m
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Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend tour with Ben S. He was awesome!!! Well worth the money, priceless. Breath taking views. Definitely a trip of a lifetime

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Reviewed June 19, 2018

We scheduled a bear viewing and scenic flight with Natron Air in June 2018. We kept our eyes on the weather all week and unfortunately a big storm was moving through the day of our flight. When we arrived, Janet and Tim sat us down...More

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Reviewed June 17, 2018

We took off hoping that we would see bears. When we landed on the beach, there were bears everywhere. We walked down the beach and one of the bears walked straight towards us. Tim moved us out of the bear's way. However, reaching the beach,...More

1  Thank Todd H
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Reviewed September 14, 2017

This was a great flight across Cook's Inlet where we landed on a beach and saw bears and then flew over glaciers and gorgeous mountains and valleys I would recommend taking this flight.

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Reviewed August 27, 2017 via mobile

Came here with a party of 5. Driving down from anchorage I received a phone call that it was too rainy to fly out. We rescheduled and when we arrived we were greeted by 2 beautiful bulldogs. We got the rundown of the day and...More

Thank Cassyg89
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Reviewed August 15, 2017

We had a great time during this trip. There were some other planes in the area before we got there scouting for bears, but Tim took us right to a momma bear and her cubs, and the others followed. That was a thrill. We also...More

Thank baskervi1
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Vacationqueen1111
March 22, 2018|
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Many reserve up to a year in advance. Definitely book early
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JJCjr
January 29, 2015|
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Response from Jennifer D | Reviewed this property |
We spent about 7 hours on the ground and included a lunch (indoors) prepared by the Homestead Lodge. It was an good amount of time. I think that the time is driven by the Lodge that you visit, not Natron Air, but I am not... More
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