What To Expect
Viewing polar bears in the wild is one of the most unique experiences in the world. Take a walk on the wild side and see polar bears in their natural habitat. Safely view and photograph polar bears, in a rare and special wildlife encounter.
Visit the Inupiat Eskimo village of Kaktovik, which is located along the coast of the Arctic Ocean on Barter Island and is the only village within the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.
07:00 Depart Fairbanks by air.
09:15 Arrive in Deadhorse. Have a short break while pilot is refueling.
09:30 - 09:45 Depart from Deadhorse.
11:00 Arrive in Kaktovik. Van transfer from plane to Marsh Creek Inn.
16:00 Depart from Kaktovik for Fairbanks.
18:00 - 19:00 Arrive in Fairbanks.
Round trip flights from Fairbanks to Kaktovik
Guided Polar bear viewing by boat
Tips and gratuities
Optional activity costs
While visiting Kaktovic, please be respectful of the community and the people.
Due to the inclement weather on Barter Island, flights may be delayed or cancelled.
Up to 30 days prior to departure - 100% cancellation fee
31 to 45 days prior to departure - 75% cancellation fee
A minimum cancellation fee per person after 60 days applies. Additional cancellation fees may be imposed.
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