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The guided bear tours consist of a 30-75 minute scenic flight to either Lake Clark or Katmai National Parks. We spend 3 hours walking through the park, where we guarantee you will see bears. You will be with your guide as you walk along the coast and see these magnificent animals. The pilot decides the location each day depending on the bear activity and weather.
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Chris took us to Kachemak Bay state park to see some beautiful bears and other wild life. This was a great trip and we saw 7 bears including a sow with 2 first year cubs. The cubs played while mom guided them along the path....More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank edS1761AH
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a must-do activity! Its the most unforgettable experience - watching the bear close up hunting for fish! Chris is amazing, from the sightseeing/commentary during the flight, to following the bears, photo-taking and providing a video of our trip. Thank you so much Chris...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Trilday
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked with J Bear Tours at the last minute when another tour group had to cancel due to weather and could not accommodate us another day. We had an incredible day! Chris was knowledgeable and skilled as a pilot and guide. Being so close...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank adk123456
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved our bear viewing trip with J Bear Tours on September 5, 2019! We stayed 2 nights in a great AirBnB right above J Bear Tours office on Home Spit. Before checking in, we walked in the office for some recon. Chris showed us...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank samsterdance
Chris B, Owner at J Bear Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the kind words and great description of your trip. I love to see that our customers are happy with their trip.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We LOVED our trip with Chris. Flightseeing over Lake Clark National Park was simply amazing and we saw and followed two bears. From start to finish we were very, very happy with our trip. Memories and pictures to last a lifetime. Thank you Chris!

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Jill T
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Chris piloted us from Homer to Clark area for bear viewing. The day started with bears fishing in a stream and ended watching mama and her 3 cubs. Chris is a accomplished guide and pilot. You will feel safe and secure so just concentrate on...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Debera N
Chris B, Owner at J Bear Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are so glad you were able to get out on a trip during your cruise. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed September 7, 2019 via mobile

Was able to go on 2 trips recently with owner Chris Bracken. He made the beach landings feel like smooth runway! On 1 trip we saw 2 bears (including 1 within 20ft). We were able to spend over an hour with them total out of...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Steven f
Reviewed September 3, 2019 via mobile

Spent a wonderful day with Cris , the owner and Guide. Extremely knowledgeable, safe. Saw 7 bears including 3 cubs . The flight was smooth , about 40 minutes to the beach he landed on . So cool . It’s a must and he was...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed September 1, 2019 via mobile

We could attest to Chris’ integrity and skill! The plane rides were smooth, especially the landing on beach. While it’s very disappointing we barely spotted any bears, Chris tried every way possible! We could feel his sincerity. Go with Chris, a stand-up man!

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank yzhao28
Reviewed August 28, 2019

We had a great time with Chris - we were close to large bears and never felt unsafe. It was unbelievable to see these bears in their natural habitat. I would definitely go again if I have the chance.

Date of experience: August 2019
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