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Smokey Bay Air

2100 Kachemak Dr, Suite 1, Homer, AK 99603-8034
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AWESOME TO SAY THE LEAST!!

Andrew,Ben,Tom, and the staff could not have been more attentive, knowledgeable, helping and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
pjbuller7
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Amazing!

The tour guides were very knowledgeable about the location and the bears. They brought us to a... read more

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Reviewed 3 days ago
Krissy H
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2100 Kachemak Dr, Suite 1, Homer, AK 99603-8034
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"lake clark national park"
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"bear viewing"
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"coastal brown bears"
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"pilot guide"
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"fantastic flight"
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"safe distance"
in 3 reviews
"clams"
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"felt very safe"
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"amazing pilot"
in 3 reviews
"bear trip"
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"money well spent"
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"great pictures"
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"salmon"
in 8 reviews
"beach landing"
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"active volcano"
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"their natural habitat"
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"great tour"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Andrew,Ben,Tom, and the staff could not have been more attentive, knowledgeable, helping and friendly. The entire experience was over the top and well worth doing. Especially noted was their respect for the bears and the environment. Thanks for the adventure. Karen and Phil Buller

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Thomas S, Director of Operations at Smokey Bay Air, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We're glad we were able to take you to see the bears on such a nice day! Enjoy the rest of your Alaska vacation.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

The tour guides were very knowledgeable about the location and the bears. They brought us to a beautiful spot where we saw multiple bears playing. This was a once in a life time experience and i would recommend to anyone looking for an adventure!

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Thank Krissy H
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Thomas S, Director of Operations at Smokey Bay Air, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you, we are glad you were able to enjoy some nice weather too over in bear country!

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Reviewed 5 days ago

My family of four booked a bear viewing trip with Smokey Bay and I was very impressed with the way they run their tours. They were easy to contact, even outside of normal business hours for questions, provided reminders and concise instructions on logistics. The...More

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Thomas S, Director of Operations at Smokey Bay Air, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

I'm very happy you and your family got so much out of the tour. Please come and visit again!

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Just returned from an amazing flight seeing/ bear viewing trip with Smokey Bay Air!! My husband and I were on the fence as to whether we were going to add this bear viewing adventure to our vacation. We called Smokey Bay Air and spoke with...More

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Thomas S, Director of Operations at Smokey Bay Air, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Wow! What a great, and detailed review! We here at Smokey Bay Air all work hard to give our guests the very best. Please come back at some point and let us take you on a glacier flightsee tour or a trip over to explore...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Highly professional group...contacted me ahead of time to ensure my husband and I (senior citizens) were well prepared. Ian our pilot did an outstanding job of smooth take off and touch down on bear viewing beach. Flight over and back was spectacular. But the absolute...More

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Thomas S, Director of Operations at Smokey Bay Air, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks Peggy--we were so glad to have you and your husband as our guests. We love showing people the bears!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I can’t say enough great things about Smokey Bay. We flew across the bay to Seldovia and flew back several days later. On our flight over, the weather shifted and our pilot was on top of it to make sure we had a safe flight....More

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Thomas S, Director of Operations at Smokey Bay Air, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you Tanya, for the very kind words. All of us ay Smokey Bay Air work hard to provide the best possible service, and we're very happy when it is appreciated. We look forward to seeing you again!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We flew with Ben on a magnificent flight across mountain peaks covered in snow and the Harding Ice Field. We flew over bays, inlets and rivers. This is the best flightseeing trip I've been on......and I've been on many. Great job! They are conveniently based...More

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Thomas S, Director of Operations at Smokey Bay Air, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks Stephen--very glad you had such great time! We are so fortunate to have such magnificent scenery to show..

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went with Smokey bay Air today on a bear observing trip the trip was awesome first trip of the year we saw nine bears guide was very professional and the pilots were awesome would highly recommend him to anyone and would definitely use them...More

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Thomas S, Dir of Operations at Smokey Bay Air, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the review. We work hard to provide the best possible experience and are truly gratified when it is appreciated. We hope to see you again--enjoy the rest of your Alaska experience!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had family in early, before season and hoped to get a flight in. The weather was gloomy for weeks..... and Tom gave us his professional opinion to go another time. We could have gone and had an OK experience, but we now look forward...More

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Thomas S, Director of Operations at Smokey Bay Air, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank your Laurie--we look forward to seeing you soon!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Smokey Bay Air is the REAL deal. They are experienced, knowledgeable and fun! Bear-Viewing doesn't start until June, so we did a Flightseeing trip over the Harding Ice Field. What a trip. If this is any indication of what the Bear Viewing experience will be...More

Thank Linda B
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Thomas S, Director of Operations at Smokey Bay Air, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Glad you enjoyed your tour! Yes, our glaciers are amazing.. The bear viewing tour--even more so!

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The Z
9 March 2016|
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Response from Smokeybayair |
Good afternoon! Thanks for contacting Smokey Bay Air! Our minimum number of passengers for our bear viewing trips is 2, and at this time we do have several openings in the end of June, however without an exact date, I cannot... More
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13 April 2015|
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Response from Tim206 | Property representative |
Thanks for your interest in Smokey Bay Air! I want to apologize first for my delay in responding to your inquiry. It is best to book your trip with us as soon as you know your dates that you will be in Homer, as we do tend... More
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