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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“Wild Coast” Sitka Paddle & Cruise

This full-day kayaking trip exploring Sitka Sound is custom-built to give you the ideal paddling itinerary and route that will truly “float your boat”. There’s no such thing as a “typical” itinerary for a “Wild Coast” adventure – no... Read more

Chilkoot Lake Wildlife Kayaking from Haines

Meet your private wilderness guide in Haines for a half-day of fun as you set out on a seaside drive to Chilkoot Lake State Park. This park has it all: Tlingit Indian cultural sites, a salmon-filled river flowing into... Read more

Kodiak Brown Bear Center

The 1.9m acres of Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge is home to this classic Alaskan Native lodge situated on Kodiak Island in the middle of Karluk Lake. Surrounded by water, the wildlife-centered Kodiak Brown Bear Center, showcases one of the... Read more

Alaska Islands, Whales, and Glaciers

Explore Southeast Alaska aboard an intimate vessel that is high on both adventure and guest service. You’ll enjoy a casual atmosphere aboard while you depart Sitka and explore Eastern Baranof Island, Icy Strait and Glacier Bay National Park. Hike... Read more

Denali Delights

Explore the splendor and unique landscapes and wildlife that is Denali National Park on this five-day luxury adventure. Immerse yourself in this magical wilderness as you search for bear, moose and even the elusive wolf. Ride high as you... Read more

Design Your Own Sitka Day Trip

Nestled at the foot of magnificent glacial carved mountains facing the Pacific Island, Sitka’s community-rich culture and history are reflected throughout the town and its beautiful attractions. Get up close to the wildlife of Sitka Sound and enhance your... Read more

Paddling with Whales : Kayaking Fun

The waterways surrounding Channel Islands State Marine Park near Juneau are home to a diverse array of Alaskan wildlife and marine life including orca whales, harbor seals, Steller sea lions, porpoise, bald eagles, and more.  Jump in a kayak... Read more

Naturalist’s Paradise from Haines

Meet your private naturalist guide and set out on a seaside drive into Chilkoot Lake State Park. This park has it all: Tlingit Indian cultural sites, a salmon-filled river with excellent bear viewing, and a turquoise lake surrounded by... Read more

Naturalist’s Paradise from Skagway

Breakaway from the crowds of Skagway and visit a true naturalist’s paradise – Haines, Alaska. Haines boasts some of the most pristine wild country in Southeast Alaska. After ferrying over from Skagway, meet your private naturalist guide and set... Read more

Highlights of Alaska: 3 National Parks

A full week of fun. Meet the bears of Lake Clark National Park. Take in the breathtaking scenery of Turnagain Arm.  Explore Kenai Fjords National Park by private cruise to view glaciers, sea lions, puffins, and whales. Journey into... Read more

Family Fun in Alaska’s Backcountry

A privately-guided family adventure tour in Alaska’s backcountry is the perfect way for your family to bond and reconnect as you experience Alaska, together. Take the worry out of figuring out how to get where and just relax while... Read more

World Famous Bears of Alaska

Over 98% of the brown bear population in the United States call Alaska home, drawing visitors from across the world to view these magnificent creatures. You’ll visit Denali National Park to view grizzly bears and Kodiak to experience the... Read more

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