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Address: Icy Strait, Juneau, AK
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Arctic Cat Rental and Self Guided Tour of Chichagof Island
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Chichagof Island Tour: Brown Bear Search

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Awesome - mommy brown bear and 2 cubs

We took a private seaplane and guide from Pack Creek Bear Tours to Chichagof island. The trip exceeded our expectations. Everything was arranged to the smallest detail. We are... read more

Reviewed September 27, 2016
FrankTibackx
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Costa Mesa, CA
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Boise, Idaho
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18 reviews
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Reviewed March 4, 2017

You can relax and watch whale feeding, or go crazy on a zip line, bear tour, catch a salmon or halibut or even take in a culture show in Hoonah. Also you should check out the micro brewery on your walk through town.

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Muskegon, Michigan
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298 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed October 9, 2016

The Island is mostly wilderness and uninhabited, therefore beautiful! Unfortunately you cannot see much of it in just a matter of a couple of hours which is all the time we had. Our ship docked in Icy Strait and we took a bus to Hoonah. It is the "wild" of the area that is amazing.

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Costa Mesa, CA
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Reviewed September 27, 2016

We took a private seaplane and guide from Pack Creek Bear Tours to Chichagof island. The trip exceeded our expectations. Everything was arranged to the smallest detail. We are city people but felt 100% secure going with our little 7 year old daughter into the Alaskan wild to see some bears. Beautiful close up viewing of 3 bears.

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Calgary, Canada
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Reviewed September 21, 2016

it wa sa great trip, we spent half a day there and it was just great.. We used the Bear Creek Outfitters...they were very helpful and Chris the guide was very informative and guided our party which consisted of a elderly and handicapped gentlemen very well...the rest were couples who could walk or wade ably...we saw two families of bears... More 

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Redlands, California
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Reviewed September 7, 2016

We flew in by float plane from Juneau with Bear Creek Outfitters, about a 30 minute flight each way. We stationed ourselves by a water fall and watched a mother brown bear and two large cubs fish for salmon. Beautiful and remote. One of the highlights of our trip to Alaska.

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Bogota, Colombia
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Reviewed July 27, 2016

to get to chichagof island from juneau you must take your own boat, or the state ferry. there is no road access... obviously. We stopped in chichagof island a few times while on a cruise. like most of alaska... it is just absolutely magnificent, grand, incredible, truly a natural work of art..... we finished our cruise in stika (on chichagof... More 

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Washington State
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Reviewed July 18, 2016

This is a very authentic Alaskan area- not a sugar coated place, and absolutely gorgeous. Whether you come on a cruise ship, hop aboard a ferry or have the adventure of flying in on a seaplane and take a short hop over to Hoonah. What a pristine area. The native carvers are so industrious and you can see their canoes... More 

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Juneau, Alaska, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed November 3, 2014

Chichagof is an excellent, resource rich island. Wildlife, and massive timber to the tune of trillions of board feet, await harvest. Access to raingear is wise. Transportation to and from can be intermittent and weather dependent. A great destination.

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Del Mar, California
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Reviewed September 20, 2014

Off Juneau is Douglas Island and then Admiralty Island; on the other side of Admiralty Island is Chichagof Island - you need a float plane and/or small boat to get here. It is definitely not an attraction IN Juneau. TA needs to look at a map and fix this !! I doubt you can get to Chichagof except by small... More 

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Howick, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed March 25, 2014

I loved the guided hike on the beach and through the forest. Feasting on Bisque made from King Crab on the jetty and learning about the culture of the Tlingit people, their customs and their respect for nature.

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