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Address: 506 Trident Way, Kodiak Island, AK 99615
Phone Number: +1 907-486-8282
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Description: A high quality seaplane service for Kodiak Island and the Alaska...
A high quality seaplane service for Kodiak Island and the Alaska Peninsula. Since 1987, Rolan Ruoss has been flying sportsmen, tourists, and local Alaskans throughout our Islands, serving their recreational, business, and personal flying needs year-round. Offering the highest quality Bear Viewing Tours around, let Jo Murphy and Rolan Ruoss guide you through this once in a lifetime experience with their insurmountable knowledge.
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Jo and Roland deserved a 6 star rating :-)))

The fact spoke for itself. We spent 7 nights in Kodiak. Went out with Sea Hawk for the first time on Day 2 for a 6-hour tour, went out again on Day 4 for another 6-hour tour and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 16, 2015
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Hong Kong
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

The fact spoke for itself. We spent 7 nights in Kodiak. Went out with Sea Hawk for the first time on Day 2 for a 6-hour tour, went out again on Day 4 for another 6-hour tour and went out for the 3rd time on a 1-hour fightseeing tour on Day 7. If we had stayed longer, we would have... More 

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USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

A fabulous flight over to Geographic Harbor with Roland and Jo giving us history and geographical information as well as spotting whales was both very interesting and exciting. The weather was beautiful and the scenery spectacular! I've been a resident of Kodiak for over 30 years, and have seen bears, but not as up close as this time. We were... More 

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DeLand, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Our family was very fortunate to get to fly with Sea Hawk Air out to Shuyak Island State Park for 4 days kayaking and hiking in the Alaska backcountry. Not only did they provide the flights to and returning from Shuyak, but we were also able to rent their kayaks at the park. First, the staff is first class in... More 

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Hereford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

We did a fabulous morning flight with Roland, Jo and 3 others to Hallo bay. On the way out we were lucky to see many whales, otters & jellyfish - but that was nothing compared to the Bears there....... Brilliant & sensitive guiding by Jo meant we got really close to these giants and were privileged to see amazing natural... More 

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Kasane, Botswana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

An excellent outing - great flight, pilot and then a great guide on the ground. Roland (Pilot) and Jo (Guide) were wonderful characters, experienced and knowledgeable in their fields and knowledge of Kodiak Island and its environs. What a wonderful day. We were lucky to have arguably the best weather we could wish for, but the experience of the scenic... More 

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Carson City, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Jo and Rowland run a perfectly organized business. Jo is full of knowledge of the wildlife an the area. She is so at home with the bears that you always feel secure. Rowland is an awesome float plane pilot. He goes out of his way to make sure you saw what you came to see. You can't go wrong with... More 

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Inver Grove Heights, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I always wanted to know what it was like to be in the bears backyard. I've seen them out hiking before, but always observed them at a distance, or just got a fleeting glimpse of them. This was different. It was Me and them. If they wanted to have me for lunch, there was nothing stopping them. The cool thing... More 

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Teignmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

My wife and I took an Alaskan cruise with Holland America that made a brief stop in kodiak on the 8th of July. Our stop was from 7am until 2pm. We really wanted to see bears during our trip to Alaska so contacted sea hawk to see if a trip was possible during the limited time we had in port.... More 

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Lake Tahoe (California), California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We started out with very high expectations, this being a dream of my husbands since he was a little kid. The first day we went to Frazier Lake to see the bears feed on salmon, it was so cool that we were sure what we had seen and done could not be rivaled. Well, the next trip we did with... More 

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Templeton, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

It has been a year since I had the great adventure with Sea Hawk Air on the Katmai Peninsula. What a grand, amazing treat that was! Jo's expertise calmed my unsettled nerves within the first 10 minutes of landing. Especially when our pilot, Willy, proclaimed, "See you in four hours..." and left us there! Her knowledge and desire to calmly... More 

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