Reservations

Alaska Wilderness Charters, Alaska Photography Workshop, Alaska Paddleboard
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The Glacier Bear is perfect for individuals and couples who wish to participate in a kayak, paddleboard or photography expedition. Our most popular charters are Family/Group Charter charters, accomodating up to eight adults and children.

We offer four separate staterooms, each featuring a private bathroom.

  • Master Suite. Queen Bed, Private Bathroom
  • Master Stateroom. Queen Bed, Private Bathroom
  • Twin Stateroom. Two Twin Beds, Private Bathroom
  • Twin + One. Two Twin Beds, with a bonus Bunk Bed. Private Bathroom

Please complete the form below to start your Reservation.

Which Paddleboard adventure are you interested in?

 Jun 15 – Jun 22, 2019.
 May 24 – May 31, 2020.

Which Photography expedition are you interested in?

 Jun 25 – Jul 2, 2019.
 Jun 24 – Jul 1, 2020.

Which Family/Group charter are you interested in?

 May 25 – June 1, 2019 Charter.
 A 2020 Charter.

What is your Accommodation preference?

 Master Suite
 Master Stateroom
 Twin Stateroom
 Twin Plus One

Families and Groups can charter the Glacier Bear for one of Family/Group Charter sailings.

 Family/Group Charter. 2019 Sailings
 Family/Group Charter. 2020 Sailings

Additional details:

Alaska Wilderness Charters, Alaska Photography Workshop, Alaska Paddleboard
Trip Deposit

The Glacier Bear is perfect for couple who wish to join a kayak, paddleboard and photography expedition, and for "Family Charters" groups of up to eight adults and children.

What's Included?

Charters are all-inclusive, except for fishing licenses and crew gratuity (normally 15-18% of the charter fee). Here's what we normally include in each type of charter:

  • Family/Group Charter trips include the For Reel, our 28' fishing tender, which lets our guests fish and explore in locations that Glacier Bear can't reach. These trips also include our 16.5' Lund skiff, two kayaks, and two paddleboards.
  • The Kayaking, Paddleboard and Photography charters include our 16.5' Lund skiff, two tandem kayaks, and two paddleboards.
  • Our 16.5' Lund skiff allows guests to set crab pots and shrimp pots, and lets us ferry guests to shore.
  • Gourmet meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) plus snacks and appetizers
  • A reasonable quantity of beer and wine
  • Your "catch of the day" superbly prepared
  • Processing and freezing of fish you've caught, for the flight back home
  • An experienced crew of four or five, depending on the requirements of the charter:
    • our captain
    • our chef
    • an engineer
    • a fishing guide
    • a kayak guide
    • a paddleboard guide
    • a photography guide
  • A hot tub!

Deposit

Trip Deposit: We require a deposit of 50% of the total trip cost at time of booking. The full balance is due 90 days prior to the trip departure date.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation Policy: Please be sure to buy trip insurance at the time of your booking. A good option is www.insuremytrip.com. The majority of our trips are planned and booked several months in advance of departure. With the limited operating season in Alaska, we must strictly adhere to the following cancellation/refund policy:

  • Cancellation 151 days or more prior to scheduled departure date — You will receive a Refund of 80% of the Deposit. Your loss is equivalent to 10% of the total trip cost.
  • Cancellation 91-150 days prior to scheduled departure date — You will receive a Refund of 50% of the Deposit. Your loss is equivalent to 25% of the total trip cost.
  • Cancellation 31-89 days prior to scheduled departure date — Forfeiture of the entire Deposit. Your loss is equivalent to 50% of the total trip cost.
  • Cancellation 1-30 days prior to departure date — Forfeiture of the entire Cost of Charter.

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