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Bald Mountain Air Service

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Address: Spit Road, Homer, AK 99603
Phone Number: 800-478-7969
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

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I Cannot Imagine a Better Bear Viewing Experience

We walked into the Homer Spit office around 8:00 a.m. on Friday morning. Even though the office wasn't scheduled to be open that early, we were greeted warmly by Charlotte, who... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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Tucson, Arizona
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Tucson, Arizona
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

We walked into the Homer Spit office around 8:00 a.m. on Friday morning. Even though the office wasn't scheduled to be open that early, we were greeted warmly by Charlotte, who told us that they had two cancellations for that mornings flight to Katmai. We were able to book those two spots and thanks to Charlotte's efforts made it to... More 

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Bear L, Guest Relations Manager at Bald Mountain Air Service, responded to this review

We heard about your adventure! We are so happy all worked out for you! Thank you again for joining us. It has been a pleasure to have you with us! More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Fantastic organisation. Safe and thorough with their H&S briefing. Knowledgeable staff. You get to Brooks Falls about 10 am and leave about 15.30 pm. Expensive but so definitely worth it

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Hi there, thank you so much for the review! Lovely greetings to the UK! More 

Kenai, Alaska
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

The DeHavilland Otter flight from Homer, AK to Naknek Lake (Brooks Camp) was memorable. The aircraft was in excellent condition with complete IFR equipment. The pilot gave an excellent preflight explaining safety issues and the schedule for the day. The day of bear viewing at Brooks Falls was stunning. My photographs of bears fishing, eating, and loafing bring back wonderful... More 

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Bear L, Guest Relations Manager at Bald Mountain Air Service, responded to this review

Dear Allen, Thank you so much for joining our trip and taking the time to share your experience with the trip advisory community. It is very much appreciated! More 

Phoenix, Arizona
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Everything was well planned by this company The right equipment, detailed talk before taking off, First rate pilot/guide, constantly working to give us the best experience. We also chose them because of their DeHavilland Single Turbine Otters on floats.

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Thank you so much for the review! It is much appreciated. Hope you had safe travels home. More 

Ringe, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Our fly-in to Katmai Nationalpark with Bald Mountain Air Service was fantastic, amazing, wonderful, windy, informative, extra ordinary. Our bush pilot was a perfect guide with a solid knowledge about the grizzly bears. We will never forget this awesome lifetime tour..

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Dear Hendrik, Thank you so much for your review. It was a pleasure to have you with us! More 

California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

What a terrific day. the day before we checked in at the Bald Mountain office on the Spit, signed the lawyer forms, checked our weight, etc. Reported to their flight office on Beluga lake at 8:00. Got fitted with wader boots and got a briefing. Our party of 6 each had a backpack with extra clothing, lunch and water. Found... More 

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Bear L, Guest Relations Manager at Bald Mountain Air Service, responded to this review

Bill, thank you so much for your detailed review. It is good to read it from our guest's perspective. We very much appreciate you taking the time to share your experience with the Trip Advisor community. It was a pleasure to have you with us! More 

France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Great excursion! Everything with Bald Mountain Air was well planned from the moment of our briefing on Homer Spit to take off, bear sightings, scenery and our return landing on Beluga Lake. We were aware there would be a lot of walking. We did not know if our sightings would be along the boardwalk at Brooks Falls or the isolated... More 

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Thank you so much for taking the time to give us this valuable feed/back. Thank you also for the lovely photograph of our bear guide Tony. We are sure he will love it! More 

Canton of Ticino, Switzerland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

We would like to comment Erin K's review of Aug 11, 2015. We were on the same trip with Erin. The comments and complaints about the lacking fitness level of one participant we find unfair. It was unbelievable how elegantly and professionally Tony and John handled the situation. While Tony guided the group, John quietly took care of the troubled... More 

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Liebe Ute! Thank you so much for reviewing our services and your feed-back about our trip. We so much appreciate your input. We hope you had safe travels back to Switzerland. It was lovely to meet you! More 

Epping, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

My father, 7 year old son and I visited Brooks Lodge with Bald Mountain. The staff was courteous and knowledgeable, and we had a blast! It was the experience of a lifetime, there aren't many places you can get photos of bears that look like they come from National Geographic, but we did. I like how Bald Mountain flies larger... More 

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Thank you so much for taking the time to review our services. We are very happy you could join us to go to Brooks Falls! What a great father-son experience :) More 

CT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Words really can't describe this amazing experience! John and Tony were great pilots and great guides who clearly knew the Katmai area and bear behavior. We saw 15-20 bears during the day trip, some very close catching and eating salmon, then playing and some sleeping. Seeing them in their natural environment is not to be missed if you're in the... More 

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Thank you so much for your review. It is much appreciated. It was a pleasure to meet you! More 

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