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Alaska: Ocean Wildlife to Interior Wilderness Adventure

  • Destination: Alaska
  • Duration: Multi-Day Tour: 11 Day / 10 Night
  • Availability: June-August
  • Group Options: Public Group Tour
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$6,599

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.

Itinerary

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.

Meals: Dinner
Accommodations: Overnight at Hotel Captain Cook in Anchorage (or similar)

Accommodations

Hotel Captain Cook

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.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodations: Overnight at Bear Mountain Lodge on Chinitna Bay (or similar)

Accommodations

Bear Mountain Lodge

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!

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodations:
Overnight at Bear Mountain Lodge on Chinitna Bay (or similar)

Accommodations

Bear Mountain Lodge

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.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodations: Overnight at Hotel Seward/Holiday Inn Seward (or similar)

Accommodations

Hotel Seward

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

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodations: Overnight at Hotel Seward/Holiday Inn Seward (or similar)

Accommodations

Hotel Seward

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.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodations:
Overnight at Best Western Valdez or Mountain Sky Valdez (or similar)

Accommodations

Best Western Valdez

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.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodations: Overnight at Currant Ridge Cabins (or similar)

Accommodations

Currant Ridge Cabins

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

Accommodations: Overnight at Currant Ridge Cabins (or similar)

Accommodations

Currant Ridge Cabins

DAY 9: WRANGELL ST. 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.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodations: Overnight at Denali Cabins (or similar)

Accommodations

Denali Cabins

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.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodations: Overnight at Denali Cabins (or similar)

Accommodations

Denali Cabins

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

*End Tour*

TOUR MAP

Alaska Tour Map

Tour Dates

Tour Availability

2021
June 2nd – 12th
July 14th – 24th
August 11th-21st

2022
June 1st – 11th
June 15th – 15th
June 29th – July 9th
July 13th – July 23rd
July 27th – August 6th
August 10th – August 20th
August 24th – September 3rd

2023
June 7th – 17th
June 14th – 24th
June 21st – July 1st
July 5th – 15th
July 19th – 29th
August 2nd – 12th
August 16th – 26th

* Accommodations subject to change and availability.

What's Included

  • All transfers, luggage handling, all applicable taxes
  • Meals where stated in the itinerary
  • Lodging listed throughout the tour
  • Tour transportation throughout
  • Park entrance fees
  • Guide gratuity (10-15% of tour price recommended)
  • Airfare to and from Anchorage, Alaska
  • Day Five (5) add-on activities
  • Day Eight (8) add-on activities

Public Tour Pricing

  • Double Occupancy$6,599 / person
  • Single Occupancy$7,599 / person

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