Alaska: Ocean Wildlife to Interior Wilderness Adventure

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Join BrushBuck Wildlife Tours for an exclusive 11 day Alaska wildland adventure from the shores to the interior of America’s largest and most remote state in the union.

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS:

Alaska’s Big 5: Moose, Caribou, Gray Wolf, Grizzly/Brown Bear, Dall Sheep
Brown bears of Lake Clark National Park (one of the best places in the world to see brown bears)
Whales and glaciers of Kenai Fjords National Park
Prince William Sound
Wrangell-Saint Elias National Park & Preserve
Denali National Park
Visits to the picturesque Alaskan towns of Anchorage, Seward, Whittier, Valdez & Talkeetna

Day 1: Your Adventure Begins in Anchorage

When your flight (booked on your own) arrives at the Anchorage International Airport,  our guide will greet you at Baggage Claim to assist you with your luggage. You’ll head to your hotel in Anchorage then enjoy dinner at a local Anchorage Restaurant and turn in for the night.
Accommodations: Overnight at Hotel Captain Cook in Anchorage
Meals: Dinner

Day 2: Fly out to Bear Mountain Lodge / Brown Bear Observation

You’ll depart with your guide by plane and fly through the beautiful Cooke Inlet where we will see grand views of volcanoes, ocean and mountains. You’ll check into the Bear Mountain Lodge, then enjoy the day with short walks, bear viewing and sitting by the fire in one of the best places in the world to see brown bears.
Accommodations: Overnight at Bear Mountain Lodge on Chinitna Bay
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3: Lake Clark National Park / Brown Bear Observation

Wake up to one of the most beautiful and remote places in the world, Lake Clark National Park. We will be the only guests in the area viewing bears and the scenery around our remote and comfortable lodge. Our Alaskan guides will take you around the area for the best bear, salmon and wildlife viewing to be had in the area. You may see as many as 40 different bears in a day!
Accommodations: Overnight at Bear Mountain Lodge on Chinitna Bay
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 4: Lake Clark National Park to Seward

We say goodbye to Bear Mountain Lodge by flying out through the Cooke Inlet and back to Anchorage. You will then take a beautiful scenic drive to Seward, where we will spend the night. Time permitting; we will visit the Alaska Sealife Center, Alaska’s only public aquarium and ocean wildlife rescue center. On the shores of Resurrection Bay, visitors to this “window on the sea” have close encounters with puffins, octopus, sea lions and other sea life.
Accommodations: Overnight at Hotel Seward/Holiday Inn Seward
Meals: Breakfast

Day 5: Kenai Fjords & Free Day To Choose Activities

Day 5 includes the breathtaking scenery at Kenai Fjords National Park boasts which abundant wildlife as well as alpine and tidewater glaciers. Orcas, humpback whales, harbor seals, sea otters, Steller sea lions, Dall’s porpoise, black bears, brown bears, bald eagle, mountain goat, puffins, along with countless other species of marine birds can all be seen within this picturesque national park.

Activities To Choose From:

Sea kayaking
Kenai Fjords day cruise
Kenai Fjords dinner cruise
Glacier hikes
Ocean fishing trip
Helicopter tours
Horseback rides
Accommodations: Overnight at Hotel Seward/Holiday Inn Seward
Meals: Breakfast

Day 6: Seward to Valdez via Ferry Cruise

You’ll depart beautiful Seward and travel to Valdez on a ferry boat cruise through the Prince William Sound. Calving glaciers, orcas, humpback whales, porpoise, sea otters and eagles can all be observed on this full day cruise. You’ll arrive in Valdez with enough time to shop, eat, and experience this important port city for the evening.
Accommodations: Overnight at Best Western Valdez or Mountain Sky Valdez
Meals: Breakfast

Day 7: Valdez to Wrangell St. Elias National Park & Preserve

Enjoy a free morning in the beautiful harbor town of Valdez, before departing for the largest national park in the United States, Wrangell St. Elias National Park and Preserve. On our way over Thompson Pass we will stop to take in the beautiful scenery, wildlife, waterfalls, and glaciers before settling into the Currant Ridge Cabins or similar for the night.
Accommodations: Overnight at Currant Ridge Cabins or similar
Meals: Breakfast

Day 8: A day in Wrangell St. Elias National Park / Kennicott, Alaska

Choose your FUN!! Guests may book on their own one of the many activities listed below:
Half Day or Full Day Guided Hike
Guided Rafting
Scenic Flights
Kennicott Mine Area Tour
Ice Climbing
Guided Glacier Walk

Day 9: Wrangell Saint Elias to Denali National Park

Day 9 begins with a cruise to the remote region of Alaska’s interior. We will view many miles of huge vistas, lakes, mountains and wildlife, arriving in the Denali National Park area in time for dinner. Common animals to see on this drive are caribou, moose, eagles, grizzly and black bear.
Accommodations: Overnight at Denali Cabins or similar
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 10: Denali National Park Interior

We’ll catch the first bus into the park to see wildlife in the pristine wilderness known as Denali. Weather permitting, we may see North America’s tallest mountain topping off at 20,237 feet. Common sightings may include wolves, grizzly bears, red fox, coyote, moose, dall sheep, caribou, ptarmigan, sandhill cranes, and bald eagles. BrushBuck customers will have the opportunity to jump on and off the bus as they choose along the park’s road — just make sure you’re back for dinner.
Accommodations Overnight at Denali Cabins or similar
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 11: Denali National Park to Anchorage

As we end our tour of the Alaska wilderness, we’ll enjoy lunch and shopping in the historic village of Talkeetna, nestled at the base of Mt. McKinley. This charming town provides a stellar panoramic view of the Alaska Range before returning to Anchorage where we will say our goodbyes.
Meals: Breakfast

TOUR MAP:

Alaska Tour Map

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PUBLIC TOUR PRICING

 $6599.00/person (based on double occupancy)
Single traveler    $7599.00

The maximum occupancy for this excursion is 12 guests.
TOUR EXCLUDES:  Airfare to and from Anchorage, Alaska, Day Five (5) add-on activities

Tour Includes

  • All transfers, luggage handling, all applicable taxes
  • Meals where stated in the itinerary
  • Lodging listed throughout the tour
  • Tour transportation throughout
  • Park entrance fees

Tour Availability

2017 DATES

June 6th-16th
July  19th-29th
August 16th-26th

2018 DATES

June 6th-16th
July 18th-28th
August 15th-25th

Cancellation Policy

50% of the price of the tour will be withheld outside of 60 days; within 60 days, 100% of the total price of the tour will be charged.

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