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Alaska Bear Adventures

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“k bay air”(86 reviews)
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Bears Are Our Passion! At Alaska Bear Adventures with K-BAY AIR we focus all our considerable knowledge and experience EXCLUSIVELY on Your Alaska Bear Adventure. Others offer Bear Viewing as a sideline.... As a family operated business, we "live...more
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4287 Homer Spit Rd Ste 9, Homer, AK 99603-8033
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Reviewed October 30, 2018

Nothing can beat this trip on a sunny day! Incredible bear experience and beautiful scenery. We sat 25 yards from a mama nursing her cub. Saw about 15 bears in 3 hours...playing, fishing and relaxing. I could have stayed for days. For more info and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 30, 2018

Spur of the moment trip that turned into life long memories. Our adventure did not start with the bear viewing but really started at the orientation. The staff and the pilots, Derrick, Alex and Ben were all great. Our pilot/guide was Derrick but we were...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 21, 2018

This is a must!!! The ladies in the office were super friendly and very helpful. Our pilot, Meed, was a GREAT guide! We saw a total of 13 bears, 2 being yearlings. It's incredible how close you will get to these beautiful bears! Truly loved...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank capistol88
Reviewed September 19, 2018

What a great experience! We met at their office at the airport and flew for a little over an hour to Village Bay in Katmai National Park. The flight itself was wonderful, Ben, our pilot and guide, was outstanding - very personable and knowledgable. His...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank d49woods
Reviewed September 19, 2018

First I want to say, that our guide/ pilot Alec was superb. He was very informative about the bears. After we landed on the beach and moved over the dune, we immediatly saw a bear in the river fishing for salmon. It was amazing! We...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank TomRoGe
Reviewed September 10, 2018

we had a wonderful experience!!! the pilot/tour guide Ben was the best! He was very helpful and informative about the bears, super sweet! would love to fly again with him. I feel like we really got our money's worth in this trip.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

Meant to do this review a few weeks ago but just getting around to it. I went with alaska bear adventures to lake Clark and saw more bears than I have seen the entire time I have been in Alaska. The crew were all super...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Amber H
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

Insane way to wrap up our great trip to Homer, Alaska. While expensive, the operation is world class and the experiences are once in a lifetime. Ask for Meed, as he was an awesome pilot and guide, who went above and beyond to make sure...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank MascasaFL
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

This bear viewing adventure exceeded my expectations times 10. Pilot/guide Meed was extremely attentive to safety yet very calm and reassuring. I felt totally at ease in the plane, crossing a knee-deep waterway and even within 20 feet of two bears. We landed on a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank brendabrown
Reviewed September 8, 2018

Joe was our pilot and guide and was great and professional as is the whole operation. When the time of 3 hours on the ground was up and while walking toward our plane. A mama Brown bear with 3 healthy cubs marched her bear family...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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EmptyNester447
August 22, 2018|
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Response from Jolie C | Reviewed this property |
I read the other answers, and I agree with all of them. I suppose you could see bears while driving. But I doubt very much whether you will see the number of bears that you will see on this trip.
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laurull
August 10, 2018|
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Response from Bill V V | Reviewed this property |
I think it would depend on your level of claustrophobia. If you can ride in a compact car I think you might be OK in the plane. Visibility is good and we had plenty of space in a 6 seat plane. Just remember that once you... More
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Amy M
August 8, 2018|
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Response from LMC828 | Reviewed this property |
I used my iPad.
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