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Kingfisher Aviation

1829 Mill Bay Rd, Kodiak, Kodiak Island, AK 99615-6239
+1 907-486-5155
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Fantastic doesn't begin to capture the mindboggling thrill of Grizzly Bears Up Close.

On a scale of 1 - 5 (and I've occasionally given 5s), this has to be a 10. Or more. We met at... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2017
Thousand Oaks, California
The Best Bear Viewing Experience

We were not sure that we would be able to do this flight because of the low cloud, but it lifted... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2017
Sydney, Australia
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Bear Viewing Tours and Floatplane Service on Kodiak Island since 1998. We operate small custom tours in our Bush Hawk floatplanes from the city of Kodiak to the Kodiak Refuge and Katmai National Park.
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1829 Mill Bay Rd, Kodiak, Kodiak Island, AK 99615-6239
+1 907-486-5155
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Reviewed 6 October 2017

On a scale of 1 - 5 (and I've occasionally given 5s), this has to be a 10. Or more. We met at the ramp off of our cruise ship and drove 5 minutes to the Kingfisher offices. There, we were fitted with hip boots...More

Thank tonycpa
Reviewed 5 October 2017

We were not sure that we would be able to do this flight because of the low cloud, but it lifted enough for us to fly out. And what an amazing experience it was. We not only saw brown bears fishing for salmon but we...More

Thank aussiegreynomads
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Both of us had always wanted to see bears in the wild in Kodiak, as we were inspired from Discovery Channel. Finally, our dream came true. It was surreal, thrilling and unforgettable. At first, we thought we were only gonna see only a few, but...More

Thank P c
Reviewed 30 August 2017

This is certainly the trip of a lifetime. We were provided with wadesr and a waterproof jacket on arrival, then followed a one hour flight in a floatplane over some absolutely gorgeous scenery, to arrive at Geographical harbour Katmai to spend time watching these amazing...More

Thank Antonique F
Reviewed 25 August 2017

We love the great "Outdoors" with wildlife including all species of Bears ! We always wanted to see the great "Kodiak Bear" & this year had the opportunity to fly to Kodiak Island and go with Kingfisher Aviation to see those giant bears. Kyle went...More

Thank TeslaEngineersMom22
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

There's something about Kodiak island. I've only just left and I want to go back. The team at kingfisher get it. They've grown up there and deliver a day out which can truly change the way you view the world. It's a magical place and...More

Thank Sydneysider1978
Reviewed 11 August 2017

After viewing a fascinating National Geographic TV show depicting brown bears salmon fishing on Kodiak Island several years ago, I couldn't resist extending my business trip to Anchorage to include a three day visit to beautiful Kodiak Island. To relive the TV show experience, I...More

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Thank Tom K
Reviewed 1 August 2017

I extended work related travel in Kodiak by one day in order to take part in the Frazer Lake bear trip with Kingfisher Aviation. Though there was a low cloud ceiling, the trip departed on schedule, though we had to fly a more circuitous route...More

1  Thank KWRtheRed
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Kyle from Kingfisher Air flew us to view bears which was an amazing experience. We saw a mother and two cubs quite close up as well as others on the easy walk in from the float plane. Kyle provided great stories and also very bear...More

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1  Thank garyoz2017
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Had a wonderful bear viewing and floatplane flight experience! Saw 3 sows with cubs, 1 set in the river 100 feet away! Glenn was great - very patient, answering all our kids' questions. We went with our 8 and 11 year old - both had...More

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2  Thank Rita S
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Jaime R
15 May 2017|
Response from kingfisheraviation | Property representative |
Yes - this is typically a good time for our bear viewing at Frazer Lake.
20 February 2017|
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Response from stefhim | Reviewed this property |
Make direct contact with the owners. They are lovely people and very accommodating.