ALASKA BEARS & NATIONAL PARKS
Polar Bears, Grizzlies & Brown Bears
Alaska Triple-the-Bear Adventure
View polar bears, brown bears and most likely grizzly bears all in their natural habitat—in will be a once in a lifetime experience. This trip provides an opportunuty to experience three national parks, travel deep into Alaska bush country and then travel to the northern tip of the state to the Arctic Ocean. You will get to stay in a luxury wilderness lodge, eating gourmet local dishes by night and viewing wildlife by day.
This trips allows safely view and photograph Alaska bears, in a rare and special wildlife encounter. You will also get tof visit the Inupiat Eskimo village of Kaktovik. This village is located along the coast of the Arctic Ocean on Barter Island and is the only village within the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
Make it custom. The itinerary listed with this trip is a sample week long version of this trip and it is a very busy schedule. Please contact us if you are interested in adding on days/activities to the trip. You can opt to drop out the Denali portion and spend some viewing the Norther Lights up North or spend more time relaxing in Stonewood Lodge.
What You Will See
What You Will Experience
This itinerary is a sample overview of the week. Actual daily activities will vary by your goals and weather conditions.
Day 1 – Flight* from Anchorage to Lake Clark
Today you will catch a scenic morning flight from Anchorage to Lake Clark. Visit the Lake Clark National Park visitors center then take a short boat ride across the lake where you will move into your comfortable room in Stonewood Lodge.
Day 2 – Alaska Brown Bear Viewing in Lake Clark
Travel by bush plane to explore another area of the beautiful Lake Clark National Park and land right on coastal beaches to view the wild Alaska Brown Bears feeding on clams or salmon. Capture this amazing sight on camera and enjoy more scenic view from the air on the flight back to Stonewood Lodge.
Day 3 – Choose Your Alaska Adventure: Jet Boat, Fly Fish, Lake Tour, Waterfall Hike
Chose from wide variety of Alaska adventures at the stunning Stonewood Lodge. Opt to tour the massive Lake Clark by boat, take a jet boat ride up a tributary, do some fishing or stretch your legs with a hike to Lake Kontrashibuna and the roaring Tanalian Falls.
Day 4 – Sunrise Kayaking, Scenic Flight and Drive to Denali
Glide across the calm waters of Dice bay in a lake kayak before a gourmet breakfast then load the bush plane for a scenic flight back to Anchorage. Then enjoy a gorgeous drive up towards Denali National Park and stay the night close to the park entrance.
Day 5 – Tour Denali Park
Travel deep into Alaska most famous park and be on the look out for grizzlies, moose and wolves. The fall colors will be stunning and the big crowds will be gone. This is one of the best times to see the park and create a lifetime of memories. After the tour, head north and lodge in Fairbanks.
Day 6 – Arctic Exploration and Polar Bear Viewing
Embark on a unforgettable adventure which includes a flight over the Arctic Circle, a visit of the Inupiat Eskimo village of Kaktovik and polar bear viewing by boat in the Arctic Ocean.
Day 7 – Scenic Drive from Fairbanks to Anchorage
Drive back down to Anchorage and conclude this amazing bear and park adventure.
Options to extend the tour may be available – request add on days when reserving.
*FLIGHTS out to the lodge usually take place in the morning on the trips first day and midmorning on the final day. We recommend you fly in the night before the first day of the trip and schedule outgoing flights after 7 p.m. on the final day (or the following day).
Included* in the Cost
Excluded* from the Cost
*Please note that this trip can be run fully guided or the Polar and Grizzly Bear portion (road system) leg can be done self-guided. Thus the included and excluded items may vary accordingly. All meals and lodging are included in fully guided option (less Anchorage hotels). Partial version included Denali & Fairbanks lodging.
**Lodge Flights include a 50 pound allowance per person. A a fee of $0.50 per pound will apply to excess weight. These flights normally take place in the morning on the trips first day and midmorning on the final day.
We recommend you fly in the night before the first day of the trip and schedule outgoing flights after 7 p.m. on the final day (or the following day).
The Best Comfort and Adventure Around Our inland fishing trips are based out of our very own lodge in Lake Clark Alaska. This lodge is only accessible by float plane, yet offers a luxury accommodations and fine dining. Enjoy endless adventures by day and relax in comfort during the night. Learn more about Stonewood Lodge here.
At Stonewood Lodge, you will find all the qualities of a world class recreational and sportfishing lodge. Our lodge has a classic yet rustic feel and offers 10,000 square feet of contiguous space and all modern amenities rarely found off of the road system in Alaska. Our guests stay in the main lodge and rooms have a queen and twin in the room as well as a private in-suite bathroom. The lodge has in floor heat thermostatically controlled, 24 hour electricity, telephone services, and Wifi. We do encourage some of our remote outpost camps for some overnight accommodations on site, such as while on the river and to shorten travel times to and from the lodge. These excursions are your choice as you decide your daily routine. There is an adjoining den, library, fly-tying area, office desk, sauna, and recreational room open for conferencing and debriefing. The Lodge capacity is 28 guests, however we generally settle on groups of less than 12 guests a week.
$6,700 Part Guided/Self-guided per person – 7 days / 6 nights (minimum 2)
$8,700 Fully Guided per person – 7 days / 6 nights (minimum 2)
Dates: (based on availability. Additional dates and add on days may be available – contact us)
September & October – Sep 10-16 / 24-30 / 30-Oct 6
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This trip includes a stay at Stonewood Lodge, located on Lake Clark, just an hour flight Southwest of Anchorage. This 50 mile long lake is located in the heart of Lake Clark National Park and only accessible by plane. The second half of the trip takes place on the road system with stays outside of Denali National Park and Fairbanks and a day trip to the Arctic Ocean.
Lake Clark, AK
Barter Island, Alaska, USA
Arctic Ocean / Barter Island, Alaska
Denali National Park
Denali National Park