Bear Viewing in Alaska


Bear Watching Alaska


Captain Mel Erickson has been guiding people on Alaskan adventures since 1989. Our Alaska bear viewing tours to Chinitna Bay in Lake Clark National Park offers some of the best Alaska grizzly bear viewing on the planet. Chinitna Bay is one of the most beautiful places in Alaska & has incredible Alaska bear viewing, and wildlife in their natural habitat. No lines, or timed platforms, no crowds, and we are the only guide service providing access by boat to Chintna Bay.


We can also access coastline & beaches that planes cant land on. Bear viewing at Chinitna Bay also has a longer season over other bear viewing locations in Alaska with bears being seen in large numbers from late May into early September. The Gamefisher our 30 foot Alaskan Custom made aluminum boat is built to navigate the shallow bays & land on the beaches of Cook Inlet which has the second largest tides in the world. The vessel has comfortable seating for up to 6 guests. Come Join us on an adventure of a lifetime for the most memorable experience nature has to offer.

We offer half, & full day trips for Alaska brown bear viewing, or multiple day  bear viewing trips with overnight lodging with meals at a remote private lodge with cabins. We also offer combo trips that include halibut fishing, salmon fishing or clam digging.

Bear Watching AlaskaFly in trips by air taxi

We charter some of the best Alaska bush pilots that depart from Kenaito accommodate groups want to fly in. We have 3-4 locations within a 15-60 minute flight to the best bear viewing locations in Alaska. In addition to exploring the Chinitna Bay wilderness, we offer guided bear viewing trips to Crescent lake also in Lake Clark National Park, Wolverine Creek at Big River Lakes, Katmai National Park,  Brooks Falls, & Hallo Bay.


Alaska Bear Viewing trips are available Mid May – early September.