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Exclusive Pack Creek Bear Viewing from Juneau

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USD 849.00
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You'll start at
Mount Roberts Tramway
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  • 1
    Pack Creek on Admiralty Island
    Stop: 8 hours - Admission included
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  • 2
    Above & Beyond Alaska
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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You'll return to the starting point
Highlights
    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Mount Roberts Tramway, 490 S Franklin St, Juneau, AK 99801, USA

    Traveler pickup is offered
    For cruise ship passengers and clients staying in the downtown area, the centralized meeting location is the “C” Sign located between Taku Smokeries (Green Building) and the Mt. Roberts Tramway. (Please have clients look for a person holding a sign with “Above & Beyond Alaska”.)
    *Clients staying at major hotels in the Mendenhall Valley may be picked up directly from their hotel.
    *Clients off cruise ships docking at the AJ Dock with 30 minutes or less between their ship’s arrival time and trip departure time will be picked up directly from the AJ Dock.

    Ports

    • Juneau Alaska
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    Duration
    8h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Certified guide
    • All necessary equipment
    • Round-trip transportation via van and floatplane
    • Rain gear, jackets and rubber boots provided - please advise supplier of sizing
    • Snacks (bagels, water, granola and more)
    • National Park fees
    • Bottled water
    • Lunch
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
    • Port pickup and drop-off
    • Entry/Admission - Pack Creek on Admiralty Island
    • Entry/Admission - Above & Beyond Alaska
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • You must include the following in the comments section when booking: raingear & shoe sizes for each passenger, (for adult men and women, S-XXL and youth, S-L) and any pertinent medical information
    • Maximum weight per person is 250 pounds (113 kilograms)
    • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
    • A maximum of 10 people per booking (5 to 1, passenger to guide ratio)
    • Minimum age is 12 years
    • Operates in all weather conditions
    • There is a $50 non-refundable booking fee once this trip is reserved. This is non-refundable for any reason, including weather cancellations
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
    7Reviews1Q&A
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    Best ladies weekend getaway by float plane to Windfall Island and Pack creek/ Admiralty Island for camping , Kayaking ,Grizzly Bears and girl time ! Above and Beyond Alaska did a fabulous job providing the best guide we could ever ask for and made sure everyone stayed safe
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    Response from Caitlin M, Manager at Exclusive Pack Creek Bear Viewing from Juneau
    Responded 11 Jun. 2019
    Woo hoo! Thanks Lexi! We are so happy we could take you and your friends on a tour of this special and unique area of Pack Creek. Especially being able to spend the night in such a remote place is a one in life experience. Thank you again for joining us and please come join us again soon!
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    This was certainly the best day of our six in Alaska (although the glacier trekking was a close second). I highly recommend this excursion and ABAK. It really was a once-in-a-lifetime experience. I went with my husband and two teenagers (age 14 and 16). Our guide, Liz, was
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    Response from Cait M, Manager at Exclusive Pack Creek Bear Viewing from Juneau
    Responded 13 Aug. 2018
    Thank you Liz!! We really appreciate you providing this detailed feedback. Pack Creek is so unique and special, definitely worth the trip! I will make sure to pass your kind words onto our Liz as well. Excellent tip for some guests - this is a more passive wildlife and scenery watching tour than our other tours. There is more down time and observation, sometimes 3 to 4 hours of sitting peacefully watching bears, eagles, and other wildlife. With no cell service, this can be especially hard on some guests so please consider that when picking your tour. For many of us though, 4 hours of wildlife watching is an amazing day and the best way to spend a vacation. Please let us know if you have any questions about what tour is best for your group. Thanks again Liz and have a great rest of your vacation!
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    This was an Amazing Experience from the Float Plane to the Bear Viewing. Our Guide, Wade, was very easygoing, helpful and accommodating. The Ranger on the Island was very knowledgeable. I would definitely do it again. Everything was provided, boots, rain gear and Lunch.
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    Response from Liz B, Manager at Exclusive Pack Creek Bear Viewing from Juneau
    Responded 14 Jul. 2018
    Thank you for your review Deborah! I will be sure to let Wade know. Feel free to come back any time and do the tour again; very happy you enjoyed yourself and had such an amazing trip!
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    We were accompanied by Curt for this excursion. We travelled via the Douglas Island ranges in a float plane to where the kayaks were stashed on Swan Island. The views from the plane were stunning. We then kayaked to Pack Creek bear sanctuary. We had three bear sightings.
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    Response from Cait M, Manager at Exclusive Pack Creek Bear Viewing from Juneau
    Responded 30 Jun. 2018
    WOW!!! That sounds like an amazing day at Pack Creek! I have never seen deer swimming in the ocean let alone in this amazingly beautiful location so that is very special. Everyday is different at Pack Creek, because it is truly "Wild Alaska," we regularly see bears, a huge variety of birds, deer, and some marine life. This tour is perfect for anyone wanting to see true wilderness and experience the uncertainty of that as well. Some days we see nothing but beautiful scenery and hear nothing but the wind, other days are filled with unexpected sights throughout. Come prepared for the unknown! Thank you for joining us and we loved taking you on an adventure!
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    About the operator
    By: Above & Beyond Alaska
    FellowTraveler556985
    20
    Coolest and most fun tour ever
    While on an Inside Passage cruise my son picked out the Paddle and Trek tour on Mendenhall Glacier as the
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    Mario F
    10
    Mendenhall Trek
    Hey, This review is long overdue, but we finally got to sit down and organize the pictures from our trip to AK.
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    Barbara B
    Fenton, Missouri
    195
    AWESOME!!!
    Our family of 4, including 2 teenagers will remember this for the rest of our lives. The paddle was more of a
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    Birthdaygirl0x0x
    Hemet, California
    20
    Best Tour Ever!!!
    Want to give a shout out to Boy Casey. We had a wonderful tour. He went out of his way, was very safe minded and
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    KZexplorer
    Sydney, Australia
    20
    Great glacier & ice climbing experience !
    Above & Beyond Alaska are a really great company - professional, friendly, helpful, locally owned by guides (with
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    traveling mama
    10
    Kayak and gourmet tour
    Absolutely lovely. Our tour guide Miles was very informative, very friendly, and very helpful. Our group had young
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    DMGG
    10
    It was an incredible and amazing experience!
    We went on the Mendenhall glacier paddling and trek and it was amazing! We were a group of 7 and all of us enjoy
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    vanlifez
    93
    Incredible Tour - Such a Unique & Fun Trip!
    We had an incredible trip paddling Mendenhall Lake and trekking on Mendenhall Glacier! It was our first time
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    Jeff S
    10
    wonderful experience!
    This was by far one of the best things we did while in Alaska. Our guides were the best and very knowledgable
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    Dan F
    30
    Great active, educational, safe...and unique...experience
    Even though we were on a cruise we made our reservations directly with ABAK; it saved money and most of the others
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    Key Details
    • Duration: 8h
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Hotel Pickup
    • Languages Offered: English
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