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Alaska wildlife tour visiting Juneau, Katmai and the Pribilof Islands

15 days from £6560*

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Overview

This bespoke Alaska wildlife tour focuses on three different geographic areas within Alaska to maximise you wildlife viewing. During July you have the best chance to see Humpbacks breeching and possibly bubble netting in Auke Bay; accessed by boat safari (maximum of 6 people in the boat) from Juneau. From Juneau you will fly northwest to Anchorage where you will catch a scheduled flight to St Paul; the most productive bird watching location in the Pribilof Islands. Saving the best to last you will travel via Anchorage and then Kodiak to the spectacular Katmai national park, which has some of the best grizzly bear viewing in North America. A spectacular float plane journey from Kodiak will drop you off at the only lodge permited within the park, With a maximum of 12 guests, world leading bear guides and amazing food, you are sure to enjoy a spectacular Alaska wildlife holiday.

Itinerary

This is a Private Tour

  1. Day 1

    Arrive into Juneau and overnight at a quality B&B

  2. Days 2-3

    3 hour whale watching tours from the harbour in Juneau to Auke Bay, looking for Hummpbacks and Orcas

  3. Day 4

    Fly from Juneau to Anchorage and overnight at a mid-range airport hotel

  4. Day 5

    Scheduled flight from Anchorage to St Paul. The best of the Pribilof Islands for bird watching

  5. Days 6&7

    Two full days out in the field (short breaks for meals) looking for birds with an expert guide - sometimes private

  6. Day 8

    Return flight back to Anchorage and overnight at same airport hotel

  7. Day 9

    Morning flight to Kodiak and free shuttle to Best Western hotel. Afternoon free for own activities

  8. Day 10

    Full day free to explore Kodiak with opportunities for fly-in bear viewing to Kodiak Island or half-day whale watching (book direct)

  9. Day 11

    Stunning afternoon floatplane transfer from Kodiak to Katmai wilderness lodge

  10. Day 12-13

    Two full intense days out in the field with the objective to maximise bear encounters. Maximum of 12 guests accommodated.

  11. Day 14

    Floatplane transfer back to Kodiak where you will connect with a flight to Anchorage. Overnight at mid-range airport hotel

  12. Day 15

    When appropriate you will connect with your onward international flight

Meals

Best Alaska wildlife lodges: a private tour throughout, good quality tried and tested lodges. All meals included at Pribilof and Katmai and Bed and Breakfast at Juneau - room only elsewhere.

Cost: from £6560 per person based on two people sharing (excludes international flights)

Best Dates: July/August 2018

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* Based on 2 persons and not including flights

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