Bucket List Experiences in Alaska

The Must-Do Bucket List Experiences in Alaska

September 26, 2022

Are you looking for an unforgettable, once-in-a-lifetime experience to make the most of your Alaska trip? You’ve come to the right place! As you embark on a full-day adventure to see wild bears, kayak through the fjords, and soar over the mountains in a helicopter, you are sure to have an unbelievable time. These bucket list experiences in Alaska will leave you with memories to last a lifetime.

 Bear Viewing Adventure in Lake Clark National Park
#1 – Go on a Bear Viewing Adventure

Location: Lake Clark National Park

Calling all thrill-seekers, this one’s for you! Come discover the stunning beauty of Lake Clark on your Bear Viewing Adventure. Lake Clark National Park is only accessible by plane, so you’ll board your bush plane and soar over mountains, wildlife, and volcanoes. Follow your experienced bear guide through the forest, keeping quiet to observe the bears in their natural environment.

For departure from Kenai, see this Bear Viewing Adventure.

Seward Departure | Private, Custom Tour

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Helicopter and Glacier Dogsled Tour
#2 – Ultimate Helicopter, Dogsled, & Glacier Adventure

Location: Knik River

Looking for a bit of winter in the summer?  You’ll soar through the skies in your helicopter, with one-of-a-kind views of mountains, wildlife, glaciers, and more. Land on a glacier, where you’ll meet your dogs, and head out for a dogsled ride through the snow! Grab a photo with your favorite dog then head to tour the lower glacier. Don’t miss out on this all-in-one Alaska Adventure.

All Ages Welcome | Small Group Tours

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Harding Icefield Trail Hike
#3 – Hike the Harding Icefield Trail

Location: Seward

For the hike of a lifetime, check out the Harding Icefield Trail Hike. This full-day adventure will take you on a rigorous hike through the Kenai Fjords National Park. Your efforts will be rewarded with unforgettable views of the stunning Harding Icefield at the top. You may even see a bear along the way!

Rigorous Hike | Full Day Trip

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Ultimate Aialik Day Kayaking
#4 – Kayak Adventure through Aialik Bay

Location: Kenai Fjords National Park

Imagine paddling through the beautiful fjords and rainforests of Aialik Bay. You’ll be surrounded by local wildlife, sea lions and whales splashing in the water, eagles flying above you, and black bears lounging in the trees. You’ll experience all this and more on your full-day kayaking adventure in Kenai Fjords National park. This once-in-a-lifetime experience will open your eyes to the stunning beauty of the fjords and get you up close to the abundant wildlife.

Seward Departure | Includes Picnic Lunch

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Denali Photo Excursion
#5 – Capture Incredible Photos of the Sunset

Location: Denali

Whether you are a smartphone photographer or you have all the fancy photography equipment, you will love this Photography Tour! You’ll travel through Denali, stopping for the best views of the sunset. The sunset in Denali often lasts for an hour, giving you time to take photos of the sunset from a few locations. By the end of the tour, you’ll be a better photographer and have some incredible photos to remember your trip to Alaska.

Professional Photographer Guide | Snacks & Water Included

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Chugach Mountain Bike Tour
#6 – Mountian Biking through the Chugach Mountains

Location: Anchorage

Chugach State Park is one of the largest state parks in the United States and is home to lakes, glaciers, and ice fields. A Mountain Biking Tour is the perfect way to explore this park and see the incredible views the mountain boasts. Bring your camera to take photos of the stunning views from the mountain and the wildlife you see along the way!

Snacks Included | See Wildlife

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