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Hallo Bay Lodge Bear VIewing

Homer, AK
+1 907-235-2237
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Took me to wrong place.

I purchased a ticket to Hallo Bay at Katmai NP. It was to be the highlight of my Alaska vacation... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2016
Westminster, Colorado
The most amazing thing to do in Homer.

While I was in Homer, one of the top things to do on my list was to go bear viewing. I had no idea... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2016
Huntington Beach, California
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Reviewed 21 September 2016

I purchased a ticket to Hallo Bay at Katmai NP. It was to be the highlight of my Alaska vacation. My ticket (invoice) was for August 10, 2016, said flight to Hallo Bay but they took me to Lake Clark and there were no bears!

4  Thank pylyp2490
Reviewed 13 September 2016

While I was in Homer, one of the top things to do on my list was to go bear viewing. I had no idea what to expect. I called Hallo Bay and spoke with Sam and she was THE nicest person. She got me on...More

1  Thank hbgirl-forever
Reviewed 12 September 2016

We were really lucky and had one week of T-shirt wheater in September! We saw a lot of bears, 11 in the same spot, on some days. Lance and Hannah were great guides and fun! I recommend the overnight trips for a couple of days....More

Thank Aedsche
Reviewed 5 September 2016

This is my husband's and my fourth visit to Hallo Bay albeit the first time in the "rustic" campsite. Even though we both are not campers we decided to give it a try and are so glad we did. The guides, Lance and Hannah were...More

1  Thank Lori R
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Wonderful experience viewing bears, wolves, and eagles, not to mention the Alaskan wilderness at it's most beautiful. Mother bear with her three cubs swimming across bay to the beach in front of us was extraordinary! Encounters with the wolves were not anticipated beforehand but were...More

1  Thank Charles S
Reviewed 26 July 2016

It was the highlight of our amazing Alaska trip! We saw this young female bear and followed her as she searched for salmon, which had just started going upriver 2 days earlier. She was so focused on fishing that she moved within 30 yards of...More

Thank barber702
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Buyers beware!~~ I have been on 6 bear viewing/photographing trips in Alaska and have NEVER been disappointed until now. We never got closer than 1/4 mile from a bear with NO photo ops!! The guide says the bears weren't where they were supposed to be......More

6  Thank Patricia T
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

We have paid 1300$. We have sit 2 hours on a beach. No bears. Other guide called by walkie talkie that he spoted one but our Guide decided to sit on the beach. So we sit on the beach for 1300$

5  Thank stanislawfilip
Reviewed 24 October 2015

I have been fortunate to visit Alaska many times to view and photograph bears. Each trip has been different, but well worth the time and money. Unfortunately, Hallo Bay is the exception to my bear-viewing experiences. We had one good day of bear viewing--the weather...More

6  Thank Glenda A
Reviewed 3 October 2015

Readers of reviews of the Hallo Bay Camp should only pay attention to reviews of the 2015 season. The owners of the lodge no longer control the property that the lodge operated from. There is no permanent lodge. Tom G's review is right on the...More

9  Thank William A
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I would like to know from people who visited the camp what kind of footwear they used? We are going in August and I am shopping for boots but just haven't found the right ones? Any information about height, brand and comfort level would be greatly appreciated.
7 June 2015|
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