A completely unscripted, freestyle adventure with the famous Bears of Alaska

Unleash Your Adventurous Spirit: Join Our Epic Alaskan Bear Viewing Experience and Witness the Majesty of These Magnificent Bears in Their Natural Habitat!

Experience the thrill of witnessing majestic Alaskan bears in their natural habitat with our exclusive Alaska Bear Viewing Experience. Led by expert Bear Guides, hike deep into the heart of bear country and witness these incredible creatures up close and personal while ensuring the safety of both you and the bears. Our unscripted tour is all about experiencing the bears in their natural environment, giving you the opportunity to observe their behavior and interactions. Departing exclusively from the Kenai Peninsula, our tour promises to be an unforgettable adventure of a lifetime. Book now and discover why we are the best in the business!

Alaska Bear Viewing Experience

From: $1,250 per person

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PLEASE NOTE: This tour regularly sells out… We highly recommend booking as soon as possible to avoid missing out!

Tour Details


Early-Season – Late May to end of July
— Kenai departure: $1,250 per person,
plus tax

— Seward departure: $1,349 per person, plus tax

Late-Season – Beginning of August to end of September
— Kenai departure: $1,350 per person, plus tax
— Seward departure: $1,449 per person, plus tax


6 Hours – from Kenai
12 Hours – from Seward

Meeting/End Location

11724 Seward Hwy, Suite A, Seward, AK 99664
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45495 Citabria Street, Nikiski, AK 99611

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Max Group Size

5-6 guests per plane
*2 person minimum is required per tour (early season)
*4 person minimum is required per tour (late season)
**Overall weight of the group may be a factor in how many guests, and/or how much gear, we can take per plane. 


Minimum age is 5 years old

Tour Location

Lake Clark National Park coastline. We choose the best location based on the timing of your tour.


  • Fascinating Bear Viewing Experience in Lake Clark National Park. 
  • Discover interesting bear facts, stories, and local history from your friendly guide
  • Spot Alaska’s iconic volcanoes along the way and see the wilderness in entirely new ways
  • Stunning waterfalls, snowcapped mountains, and bears all around


  • This tour is rated as Moderate
  • Some people may find this terrain difficult to travel in
  • We regularly walk distances of 1-3+ miles during the tour
  • The further you can hike the more opportunities we have to access different parts of the area
  • The terrain is soft sandy beach, muddy and slippery estuaries, and lots of stepping up and down and over muddy, slippery sloughs, possible small creek crossings.

What’s Included

  • Professional Bear Guide
  • Round-trip bush flights to the backcountry
  • Deli-style lunch – turkey wrap, granola bar, and piece of fruit (dietary options available)
  • Interpretive guided hiking on this small group tour
  • Rubber boots or hip boots (not needed for all areas)

What’s Not Included

  • Gratuities for your guide
  • Travel Insurance is *Required* for this tour

Important Notes

  • Please arrive 60 minutes early to check-in and get set up
  • There are no bathrooms in the plane, or in the backcountry, though facilities are available before and after your tour
  • You must have a reasonable level of fitness and be able to walk the distances listed on soft, muddy, slippery, and uneven terrain
  • Children/Youth must be able to hike the distances listed, and must be well behaved and mindful of guide/parent/guardian instruction. For families with young children consider booking a private trip (call for details). Under 18 years old must be accompanied by an adult.

What to Bring

  • Bring snacks, and a water bottle (water can be filled at our office)
  • Sturdy, well broken-in hiking boots or shoes
  • Waterproof rain jacket required, rain pants highly recommended
  • Dress for current weather conditions
  • Camera, sunglasses, sunscreen, bug spray, and any personal items
  • Cash or Venmo for pilot & guide gratuities (recommended!)

Cancellation Policy

  • Free Cancellation up to 60 days in advance 
  • Tours run rain or shine


While we do accept last-minute bookings, our tours regularly sell out. To get your preferred choice and to avoid missing out, we highly recommend booking as soon as possible. 

Tour Overview

Get ready for an unforgettable Alaskan adventure, unlike any other! Join us for the ultimate Alaska Bear Viewing Experience and witness the natural beauty and power of these majestic creatures in their undisturbed habitat.

With our exclusive and unscripted tour, you’ll hike deep into the heart of Alaska’s bear country, surrounded by the pristine wilderness and untamed nature that makes Alaska so unique. Our expert Bear Guides will lead you on an unforgettable journey, showing you the best spots to witness these incredible creatures up close and personal, all while ensuring your safety and the safety of the bears.

Unlike other tours that may focus on getting you up close for a quick photo opportunity, our tour is all about experiencing the bears in their natural environment, observing their behavior and interactions with each other and the world around them. This is an adventure like no other, and we promise that you will never forget the thrill of seeing these magnificent creatures.

Our Alaska Bear Viewing Experience departs exclusively from the Kenai Peninsula, where you’ll board our private aircraft with our experienced pilots. Once you arrive at our remote location, you’ll be immersed in the world of Alaska’s bears, and you’ll quickly understand why we are the best in the business. Our Bear Guides are true experts in their field, and they are passionate about sharing their knowledge and love of bears with you.

If you’re looking for an unforgettable Alaskan adventure, join us for the Alaska Bear Viewing Experience. We promise that this will be an experience of a lifetime, and one that you’ll never forget. Book now and discover why we do bear viewing better than anyone else!

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Kenai Backcountry Adventures | Flight Office
45495 Citabria Street,
Nikiski, AK 99611

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