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Bald Mountain Air Service

Spit Road, Homer, AK 99603
+1 800-478-7969
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Lots of Bears

Bald Mountain Air provides a fantastic trip to Brooks Falls in Katmai National Park. The staff... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Florence, South Carolina
Highlight of our Alaskan trip!

We took twelve of our family including a nine year old to Katmai National Park to see the bears... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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Your Alaskan brown bear adventure begins with Bald Mountain Air Your floatplane trip is over some of the most scenic country Alaska has to offer. Prepare for the awe-inspiring beauty awaiting you on this amazing adventure. And, if it's bears you want to see ... we guarantee it! It doesn't get better than this: a fabulous floatplane ride with eye-popping views; landing in a pristine Alaskan wilderness on a floatplane with an honest-to-goodness lifelong Alaskan bush pilot, followed by the best day of your life watching nature's most magnificent creatures, the Alaskan brown bear.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Spit Road, Homer, AK 99603
+1 800-478-7969

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Bald Mountain Air provides a fantastic trip to Brooks Falls in Katmai National Park. The staff were very nice and informative. The top priority of the staff and rangers at Katmai was the safety of visitors. You get up close to many of the bears...More

Thank mrkmpayne
Reviewed 2 days ago

We took twelve of our family including a nine year old to Katmai National Park to see the bears with Bald Mountain Air. The company is terrific. Our pilot, Rick, was really, really good.,,, a perfect landing twice! It was an experience of a lifetime....More

Thank maestro2017
Reviewed 5 days ago

This company provides air service to Katmai Park for the famous viewing of bears catching salmon, among other destinations. A single one of their aircraft, well-maintained Otters, carries 10 passsengers. The pilot we had did a great job of flying smoothly and steadily in both...More

Thank Triumph3A
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Don't let weather dampen your enthusiasm for this trip. On July 19, we flew with Bald Mountain Air to Brooks Falls. My first suggestion is to take a book in case you are in clouds. There were nine of us on our flight. There are...More

Thank Janette W
Reviewed 1 week ago

The trip was amazing. We had a rare, perfect weather day. Gary was our pilot. His experience and humor during the briefing had us smiling right away. We took the trip to Katmai and just as promised, there were bears everywhere. On the flight back,...More

1  Thank highlandlight42
Reviewed 1 week ago

Outstanding trip, The flight was enjoyable. The pilot and staff were very knowledgeable and professional. We saw at least 35 brown bears. We will definitely come back and do this adventure again. What a day!!

Thank Dee K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have flown with Bald Mountain Air several times. Good people. Friendly and safe. A trip to Brooks Falls in Katmai National Park, Alaska is a very unique experience for all.

Thank JPS2006
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The entire day was fantastic. Great people. Nice safe plan. Gary's experience as a pilot made the tripmworry free. He is a great story teller and knows the landscape top to bottom. We saw tons of bears at Katmai on a beautiful sunny day. I'd...More

Thank two-guysSeattle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fly in a seaplane to see bears at Brooks Lodge in Katmai National Park. The pilots are great at pointing out interesting things during the flight. The bears just have to be seen to be believed. Five stars!

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked our flight to Brooks Falls about 6 months in advance of coming....as a suggestion of the company. It appeared that they had two float planes that fly to Brooks Falls daily. The cost is about $750 for the flight. You leave about 9:30AM,...More

1  Thank maggieminn
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27 March 2016|
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Response from Les R | Reviewed this property |
Also I wouldn't wait too long to book your trip on Bald Mountain. If you are going in July that period usually books up first as that is perhaps the busiest tourist month on the Peninsula. Having said that, IMHO, the best... More
13 April 2015|
Response from whaledetective | Reviewed this property |
Book as early as you can! These get filled up. I know its a struggle to figure out days etc. but the weather can be really variable in the Katmai area and some days they cancel.