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Address: Spit Road, Homer, AK 99603
Phone Number: 800-478-7969
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Hallo Bay bear viewing experience

This was a great trip. Even before we landed I had lost count of how many Bears I'd seen. On the ground, the Pilot/Guide was great. We saw lot's of Bears close up. They basically... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2015
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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

This was a great trip. Even before we landed I had lost count of how many Bears I'd seen. On the ground, the Pilot/Guide was great. We saw lot's of Bears close up. They basically ignored us for the most part. One grazing male approached to about 25 yards, not even slightly interested in the tour group. We also saw... More 

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Gainesville, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Went out on the first trip of the year, June 1, to Swikshak Lagoon in Katmai National Park. Tony, our pilot and guide, flew the plane brilliantly and always made us feel safe and under control, even during a beautiful between-the-peaks fly out over the glaciers. Experience of seeing the grizzlies so close and having them seem so comfortable with... More 

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Homer, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

It's pricey but so worth it. Spend the day with a bunch of bruins and have Gary Porter fly you and show you the world of the brown bear.

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Narberth, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We hesitated because of the cost and we would be travelling in August, past the time to view bears at Brooks River Falls. We are so glad we made the trip. JR took us to the Funnel Creek area where we saw numerous bears & cubs so preoccupied w/ the salman that they didn't mind our being 30 feet from... More 

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Sierra Vista, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

What can we say other than no regrets, loved every minute. We are not rich, nor are we aspiring photographers, but we do love bears and felt it was even better than we had hoped and expected. Tony the pilot was amazing, and even let my husband ride shotgun on the way back, a real thrill for him. We went... More 

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Calgary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We booked our trip to Katmai National Park (Brooks Camp) and were very pressed with our trip. Our flights were such a great part of the bear viewing experience. Our pilot (AJ) was a professional pilot in every way. He was courteous and patient with all passengers. Safety was a priority and the planes were clean and well maintained. It... More 

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London, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We’ve had a lifetime of amazing wildlife encounters on every continent and we rank our bear-watching experience with Bald Mountain Air as one of the best ever. We went out with them on 2 different days at the end of July to Funnel Creek in Katmai and it was extraordinary. We would have been happy seeing just a few bears,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

It has been three weeks since my bear viewing and I still look at the pictures and pinch myself. We flew to Katmai National Park from Homer and landed on a small plane that held 10 passengers. I was able to sit up front with the pilot on the way there and it was breathtakingly beautiful and exciting. Landing on... More 

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Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

I went on this trip with my 18 y old son. We had the time of our life. Before making reservations we got a lot of info and advice by e-mail from Bald Mountain Air. They answered every question we had. The day before the flight we went to check in and got a warm welcome from Heidi at their... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

My sixth time to Alaska and without a doubt I think the most memorable and rewarding thing to do is a bear safari, and I have to say I've been extremely impressed with BMA both times! J.R., our pilot (and stand-up comic hopeful) was fun and professional. The tundra and the bears are incredible! If you're only going to Alaska... More 

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Address: Address: Spit Road, Homer, AK 99603
Phone Number: 800-478-7969
Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Homer

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