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Bears, bears, bears, but not always salmon

If you want to get closer to lots of bears than you would ever want to in the wild, and not in a... read more

Reviewed August 11, 2018
Daniel W
Cincinnati, Ohio
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Its trilled

Its trilled and excited to see so many brown bears so close to you. Thanks to the rangers for... read more

Reviewed September 22, 2017
Toh A
Singapore, Singapore
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The southern part of the Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia
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Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

If you want to get closer to lots of bears than you would ever want to in the wild, and not in a zoo. The tour takes you to a salmon hatchery. You first go by boat along a lake shore and see bears of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 22, 2017

Its trilled and excited to see so many brown bears so close to you. Thanks to the rangers for keeping us safe too.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed September 20, 2017

This is not to be missed. A must while in the region. The brown bear activity here is world class. You will be walking right next to them and the scenery for the area is breathtaking. The chef at the lodge was excellent but they...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed September 7, 2017

We reached Kurile Lake by helicopter, as most tourists do, both locals and foreigners in mixed groups, to the guide repeats each explanation twice - in Russian the English. They take you by boat to see the bears feeding at the river's mouth and then...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed September 20, 2015 via mobile

Boys and girls - these trips teach me sacrifice - how parents live their children and pay their debts forward to their parents into their grandchildren. It's a story of swims up and down thousands of kilometers , from Lake Kurile into the ozyernest river...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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Reviewed August 18, 2015 via mobile

The weather had prevented this tour from happening for a week so everyone visiting Kamchatka who signed up for this helicopter tour went on the same day. Over one hundred people with four helicopters full of 22 each were circulating into the lake area at...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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Response from agrant1942 | Reviewed this property |
Hi again Iris My recommendation i to contact Marth Madsen at Explore Kamchatka ( explorekam at gmail ). She can tailor a visit to your needs as she did for us. And yes, August is a good time, probably best, to visit Kamchatka