Wildlife “Meet & Greets”

Many often compare visits to America’s 49th state to going on a safari in Africa. And we can see why. The feeling you get staring down at Denali’s summit on your chartered flight, the first time you look that bear right in the eye, the thrill of that first bite on your fishing rod in a remote glacier-fed stream, these are the moments which will take your breath away. Suddenly you will feel so small in comparison to all that surrounds you in Alaska.

A private, guided adventure into Alaska’s wilderness gives you unparalleled opportunities to experience abundant wildlife in their natural state, thriving in their habitats and behaving just as bears, moose, whales, Dall Sheep and arctic foxes do.

Here are great ways to “meet and greet” Alaska wildlife “up, close and personally…

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Whale Tails and Rainforest Trails

Your Juneau-based outdoor adventure begins with a hike through Alaska rainforests in Tongass National Forest followed by your own private, naturalist-guided exploration of Mendenhall Glacier.  Continue to Auke Bay to board your exclusive, private whale-watching cruise for some of... Read more

All the Colors of Alaska in Autumn

Enjoy the colors of Alaska’s late summer and autumn season, seacoast to tundra, while you explore Kenai Fjords National Park by cruise, Denali National Park’s wildlife and the Arctic Circle. Best of all? Watch the skies as color explodes... Read more

Chilkoot Lake Wildlife Kayaking from Skagway

Travel from Skagway to Haines on a scenic ferry ride for your private guided kayaking exploration of Chilkoot Lake State Park.  This lake is surrounded by scenic waterfalls, lush green rainforests, and attracts a myriad of wildlife. Spend your... Read more

An Evening with Bears (Skagway)

The months of August and September provide unique opportunities in Haines for bear viewing. Travel from Skagway to Haines by ferry, then meet your naturalist guide for an evening wildlife “safari” to see Alaskan brown bears. Photograph these majestic... Read more

Crystal Creek Lodge

Located on a bluff overlooking the Naknek River on the Alaska Peninsula, you have arrived at the lodge world famous for extraordinary river and stream fishing, wildlife viewing, photography, hiking, and scenery. Discover Alaska wildness near Bristol Bay and... Read more

A Private Cruise Aboard the M/V Sea Mist

Your own personal cruise into Prince William Sound awaits as you explore its waters in Southcentral Alaska aboard The Sea Mist.  A private yacht charter is the ideal way to explore Alaska for families of all ages. With a... Read more

Prince of Wales Bear Viewing

Begin your Ketchikan-based adventure by boarding your bush plane for a brief flight into Prince of Wales, the heart of Alaska’s black bear country.  Once you land and disembark, you’ll learn from your pilot and guide all about these... Read more

Photographing the Chilkat Valley (Haines)

Step off your Alaska cruise in Haines and meet your professional photography guide for a 4-hour adventure into the scenic Chilkat Valley for prime wildife and landscape photography. Your private photography guide will select their favorite locations for the... Read more

Discover South Central Alaska Treasures

With the resort community of Girdwood in South Central Alaska as your base camp, explore Kenai Fjords National Park and witness calving glaciers; travel by the Alaska Railroad through a coastal mountain range; paddle by kayak across a glacier-fed... Read more

Whale Watching and Mendenhall Glacier Photo Safari

Grab your camera and explore Juneau’s most enticing natural attractions.  Capture that perfect shot of Alaska landscapes and wildlife as you as you explore the hiking trails near Mendenhall Glacier.  Then enjoy a guided whale watching cruise on a... Read more

Photographing the Chilkat Valley (Skagway)

If getting that perfect photograph is one of your goals during your Alaskan cruise, then this is the Skagway day tour for you! Take the ferry from Skagway to Haines with marinelife views then leave Skagway behind as you... Read more

Whales and Wilderness Exploration

Juneau offers some of the most reliable whale watching for humpbacks and orcas, anywhere in Alaska.  On your 4-hour private Juneau whale watching day tour, you’ll board your exclusive small-ship cruising vessel to learn about, photograph and listen to... Read more

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