Pack Creek Bear Tours

Explore the home of the Alaskan brown bear on a wilderness Alaska bear eco-tour adventure from Juneau.

Join an intimate small group and an expert guide at one of the premiere Alaskan brown bear viewing sites. A short, scenic seaplane flight from Juneau.

We are proud to operate small-group bear viewing trips to see Alaskan brown bears. After a gorgeous sea plane flight, we’ll hike and explore the wilderness home of these massive Alaskan grizzly bears (Alaskan brown bears). Our Alaskan bear tours are based in Juneau and we love talking about Alaska. Click here to watch a video about our Alaska bear viewing tours, or call us to learn more about this exciting eco-tourism experience:

To make an eco-tour reservation or check availability of our Alaska bear viewing tours, please select a date on the form at right.

Pack Creek Tour

Come explore Admiralty Island, or “Fortress of the Bears,” where we hope to observe these amazing animals in their wilderness home. Follow in the bear’s footprints as you walk the shoreline and forest trails. Look out over the meadow, where the creek meets the sea. Come to the home of the iconic Alaskan brown bear.

We visit Admiralty Island with grateful thanks to the Tlingit village of Angoon for allowing us to share this part of their homeland with you.


Pack Creek Tour highlights:

  • Excellent chances to view and photograph brown bears
  • Wilderness experience opportunity for old growth forest hike
  • 25-minute scenic float plane flight
  • Intimate small group experience: maximum of five people
  • Guided by professional naturalists with years of experience in Alaskan wilderness.
  • Fully outfitted, with rubber boots, rain gear, binoculars, and healthy lunch with snacks;
  • $849/person July 5 – August 25. $799/person outside of peak season (Customary Guide Gratuity not included);
  • Trips May 10 – September 15. No regularly scheduled trips June 10-25. Call for special arrangements.

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Waterfall Creek Tour

From the shores of the peaceful cove, you can hear the roar of the waterfall. Follow the sound to where the salmon navigate between rocks and bears. Come observe these amazing animals in their natural surroundings.

  • Excellent opportunities for viewing bears
  • 25 minute scenic float plane flight
  • Small groups, though larger groups may be accommodated
  • Shorter overall tour length
  • Guided by professional naturalists
  • Fully outfitted, with rubber boots, rain gear (if needed), day pack, binoculars, and healthy snacks
  • $739/person, all inclusive price from the Juneau airport (Guide Gratuity not included)
  • Trips Mid-July through August

To check availability and make reservations, click the button below. If the date you want is not available, call us at 907-209-5432.  We may be able to arrange other permits and flights to accommodate you.

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Detailed Tour Information

We offer both Packaged Tours as well as Custom Charters, Yacht Services, and even Custom Film and Research Services. Click the buttons below to learn more detailed information!

Pack Creek Bear Tour

Pack Creek on Admiralty Island is one of Alaska’s premiere bear viewing areas. A short, scenic flight from Juneau. Visitation is limited, allowing us to enjoy a wilderness bear viewing experience. An unspoiled wilderness, wild Alaskan brown bears, a great adventure. Pack Creek Bear Tours’ Admiralty Island Bear Tours are the place to see brown bears in Southeast Alaska and one of the best places […]

Waterfall Creek Bear Tour

See Alaska brown (grizzly) bears catch salmon beneath a dramatic waterfall during the peak of the summer season Feel the energy of the Alaskan summer as bears chase salmon in the rapids in late-July and August. Chichagof Island is the fifth-largest island in the U.S. Like Admiralty Island, it’s home to dense populations of large coastal brown bears; therefore you’re likely to get a great […]

Custom Charters

Pack Creek Bear Tours provides specialized services and experienced guides for custom tours, Alaskan yacht guiding charters, wilderness bear tours, and the film industry. Custom Tours We offer custom expeditions to wilderness areas throughout Southeast Alaska. Groups of five are welcome to make custom arrangements for food options, flight seeing additions and tour length for these custom wilderness bear tours or yacht charters. In addition, […]



5 star ratingLookin’ for bears This was a rough July: zero inches rain means rivers not running, salmon not running, bears laying in wait (and out of site). We went to an alternate location in search of said furry critters (half-day trip). Everything was great,... read more

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5 star ratingBears up close!!! Jeff was our guide and Alec was our pilot in the float plane that took us to and from the island. Jeff guided us along the water during high tide to get to the viewing area, an area that... read more

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5 star ratingYOU WILL NOT FORGET THIS TRIP! Our entire two week trip to Alaska was centered around the Pack Creek Bear Tour

We booked it with Ken Leghorn (who has since passed) approximately a year in advance...This is suggested as slots are extremely limited

Our float plane trip with...
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5 star ratingSuperb viewing The initial briefing done by our guide for the day was comprehensive and addressed all safety issues. The rides on the floatplane were smooth and it was fascinating to be able to see the scenery from not too high... read more

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