Julie Dodds

Bear Viewing

Journey deep into bear territory on a wildlife-viewing charter to Brooks Falls or Katmai National Park. Fly-in adventures begin right in Anchorage. Denali National Park, Redoubt Bay, and McNeil River are all excellent places for bear viewing. That doesn’t mean you’ll have to go far to see the bears. They also live in the nearby Chugach Mountains and are occasionally spotted in Anchorage too.


Take a guided bear viewing trip from Anchorage via floatplane for an exhilarating and unforgettable experience. There’s nothing like viewing these magnificent, massive creatures in the wild. Katmai National Park & Preserve/Brooks Falls, located on the Alaska Peninsula, southwest of Anchorage, is one of the best places to watch brown bears in action.


Phew! Those bears were close! But want to get closer? For a safe look at bears eye-to-eye, head to the Alaska Zoo. Brown, black, and polar bears all call the zoo home, not to mention many other arctic and subarctic creatures.


Feast like a bear. Bears have known how tasty Alaska fish is for thousands of year, but you’ll find out tonight! Wild Alaska salmon, halibut, and shellfish are revered around the world for their superior flavor and texture. From salmon quesadillas to alder-roasted salmon, local restaurateurs provide an unequaled feast from Alaska waters.