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Address: 506 Trident Way, Kodiak, Kodiak Island, AK 99615-7401
Phone Number: +1 907-486-8282
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A high quality seaplane service for Kodiak Island and the Alaska Peninsula....

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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What an experience!

We live in Kodiak, Ak and see bears frequently but when family came to visit we decided to take a float plane tour to see bears. Yes. The Bears are big and it is always exciting... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Kodiak Island, Alaska
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Kodiak Island, Alaska
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We live in Kodiak, Ak and see bears frequently but when family came to visit we decided to take a float plane tour to see bears. Yes. The Bears are big and it is always exciting to see them but I was so excited just seeing parts of the island we don't ever get to see. The pilot was so... More 

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Rego Park, New York
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45 reviews
16 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a fabulous trip on Sea Hawk Air to see the Kodiak bears. Jo, our guide, was extremely informative and made sure our small group moved around and stayed "small" so that we could get the best views while staying safe. If you come to Kodiak and want to see bears, make sure to fly with Sea Hawk Air.

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Thank Susan H
London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic trip. Our guide jo was a fountain of knowledge on the Bears at Frazer lake and was great company. Seahawk were great to deal with throughout and the whole trip including the flight was marvellous - spotted some whales in way out and watched the Bears at the lake at a safe but close range. Feel privileged to... More 

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Thank whitepelle
United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

Friends of ours travelled to Alaska last year and recommended a stop in Kodiak and a trip with Sea Hawk Air - we are so glad they did! This truly was an experience of a life time! The trip started with an amazing flight on a float plane over Kodiak and across the sea to Hallo Bay, taking in views... More 

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North Port, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

Roland flew us to and from a vessel we stayed on for a week in the Katmai area. He was so professional, knowledgeable and friendly (not to mention great pilot). He even circled some whales for us on the flight in so we could get a better look. Flying with Roland was the perfect way to begin and end our... More 

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Adelajde
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

Visiting Kodiak from Australia we had one aim - to have a complete bear experience. Sea Hawk air provided this with professionalism, friendliness, care and expertise. The staff were friendly and efficient, but it was Jo and Rolan who made the day one to remember! Roland's piloting skills were second to none when delivering us to Hallo Bay in Katmai... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

The trip was fantastic from beginning to end. We meet Jo and Roland, owner's of Sea Hawk Air at their sea plane base where we were fitted for hip boots and a brief overview of bear viewing and Jo did explain that as we were a little early in the season she would not guarantee any bear sightings but lucky... More 

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New Jersey
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

We were first-timers. . . in Alaska, and in a small plane.... and the people of Sea Hawk Air made this once-in-a-lifetime experience even more memorable. My husband and I (who are in our 60s and not the most outdoorsy of folks) were on a cruise that stopped at a few Alaska ports (Dutch Harbor, Kodiak, Homer). We had planned... More 

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Kodiak, Alaska
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110 reviews
44 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

Roland has been flying for decades on Kodiak and we wouldn't fly with any other pilot! Great company, great staff - go with Sea Hawk and you won't be disappointed.

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Kodiak Island, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

From the first phone call to Sea Hawk air, to when the prop stops spinning at the end of your flight. You will go WOW! What a pleasure working with this air Taxi. Rolan & Jo, have a first class operation. Office staff Jeannie, and who ever else may be holding down the fort, go out of there way to... More 

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