Pack Creek Bear Tours

 

Journey into the wild on a guided, fly-out wilderness adventure to see Alaskan brown bears with a private naturalist-guide in a classic Alaskan bush plane. 

Now taking reservations for Pack Creek and Waterfall Creek for summer 2018. Space is extremely limited, contact us with your questions: 907-209-5432 or info@packcreekbeartours.com

To make a reservation or check availability, please fill out the form at right. Based in Juneau, Alaska. We are proud to operate personalized trips and place a high premium on the experience of exploring Alaskan wilderness in a small group. Step off the plane’s float and into the wild home of the bears.

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Pack Creek Tour

Follow in the bear’s footprints as you walk the shores and forest trails. Look out over the meadow where the creek meets the sea and bears come to feed. The Pack Creek Bear Tour is a premium guided and fully-outfitted package. We take just 2-5 people to explore Admiralty Island, or “Fortress of the Bears,” and to observe these amazing animals in their natural surroundings.

 

Pack Creek Tour highlights:

  • Excellent chances to view and photograph brown bears along the creek, meadow and beaches.
  • 25-minute float plane flight to Pack Creek Bear Viewing Area, Admiralty Island National Monument, inside the Kootznoowoo Wilderness
  • Approximately Five hours on the ground gives us time to explore, with a possible one mile interpretive hike on a moderate trail 
  • Maximum of five participants 
  • Guided by professional naturalists specializing in bear behavior and temperate rain forest natural history. Your guide is focused on your experience and stays with you through the entire tour 
  • Fully outfitted, with rubber boots, rain gear (if needed), day pack, binoculars, and healthy lunch with snacks
  • $829/person July 5 – August 25. $789/person outside of peak season (Customary Guide Gratuity not included)
  • Trips May 10 – September 15.
  • No regularly scheduled trips June 10-25. Call for special arrangements.

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Waterfall Creek Tour

From the shores of the peaceful cove, you can hear the roar of the waterfall. Follow the sound to where the salmon navigate between rocks and bears. The Waterfall Creek Bear Tour is a premium guided and fully-outfitted package. We take just 2-5 people to explore prime bear habitat and to observe these amazing animals in their natural surroundings. 

  • Waterfall Creek offers excellent chances of viewing bears
  • Maximum of five participants on every tour, however, larger custom group sizes may be accommodated
  • Guided by Alaskan professional naturalists specializing in bear behavior and temperate rain forest natural history
  • Fully outfitted, with rubber boots, rain gear (if needed), day pack, binoculars, and healthy snacks
  • Shorter overall tour length, compared to our Pack Creek Tour, with less walking but similar time spent in position for viewing
  • Short and easy walk along the rocky beach
  • $729/person, all inclusive price from the Juneau airport (Guide Gratuity not included)
  • Trips Mid-July through August

To check availability and make reservations, click the button below. If the date you want is not available, call us at 907-209-5432.  We may be able to arrange other permits and flights to accommodate you.

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Detailed Tour Information

We offer both Packaged Tours as well as Custom Charters, Yacht Services, and even Custom Film and Research Services. Click the buttons below to learn more detailed information!

Pack Creek Bear Tour

The Pack Creek Bear Sanctuary is one of Alaska’s most accessible, and yet most wild, bear viewing areas. We walk the same ground as the bears and generations of respectful visitors have preserved the opportunity to see the lives of these bears unfold as though we weren’t there. The Pack Creek Bear Tour is a premium guided and fully-outfitted package. We take just 2-5 people […]

Waterfall Creek Bear Tour

As the sound of the plane fades, you can hear the roar of the waterfall. Follow the sound to where the salmon navigate between rocks and bears. Chichagof Island is relatively unknown compared to Admiralty Island/Kootznoowoo, but has a similarly dense population of brown bears.  Starting on July 20, when the salmon run should be in full swing, we schedule tours to catch the bear activity […]

Custom Charters

Pack Creek Bear Tours provides specialized services and experienced bear guides for custom tours, private or corporate yacht charters as well as the film industry. Yacht Services Have us meet your yacht or charter vessel for a guided excursion into bear country. Guides can accompany your family or group ashore using your vessel’s tender, or we can take you flightseeing and bearviewing. Our guides may […]

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