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Kodiak Island Van Tours

Kodiak, Kodiak Island, AK 99615
+1 907-631-2571
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A Great Day

We had a great day with Janet as our guide! She is very knowledgeable and passionate, as well as, a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Fairbanks, Alaska

First of all we do not like doing a survey to report something negative but felt this one was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Our "Safari" is a 6 hour drive where it's possible to see Kodiak Wildlife in their natural habitat; Brown Bear, Sitka Deer, Red Fox, Nesting Bald Eagle, Buffalo, Whale, Sea Otter, many species of Bird, and the many type of Salmon that arrive throughout our summer here on Kodiak Island. Our "Safari" is approximately 80 miles round trip. Beach walks, and photo stops are along the way as we travel from the North Side, to the South Side, all the way out to the end of the island. Enjoy a light lunch while watching the "breathtaking" views at the Pacific Ocean or Pasagshak Bay. We are first aid and CPR certified, and offer the visitor the option of a morning or evening tour. Learn about Tsunamis, and historical facts as we also view wildlife. "Life is an adventure, why not start here, with Kodiak Island Van Tours."
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 21:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Kodiak, Kodiak Island, AK 99615
+1 907-631-2571
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great day with Janet as our guide! She is very knowledgeable and passionate, as well as, a lot of fun - it was such an awesome day! We would highly recommend this tour! We saw a Kodiak bear with cubs, right where...More

Thank mdmartin2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First of all we do not like doing a survey to report something negative but felt this one was necessary. We were so looking forward to this tour. Maybe expectations too high. We knew in late May was a little early for bears but when...More

Thank CJ C
kodiakgurl, Owner at Kodiak Island Van Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We want to thank this reviewer for bringing this information to our attention. We here at Kodiak Island Van Tours strive hard to keep our clients safe, and wildlife safe while conducting our tours on Kodiak Island. May is a difficult time for viewing wildlife...More

Reviewed 8 March 2017

This bear may be scary but, it loves its cubs.This bear will do anything that messes with its cubs.This bear is beautiful. If it is possible for you to go to Kodiak Island you really should should go. Most bears are scary for people with...More

Thank Kayla P
Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Being late October, we had little expectations on this side trip before heading to Fairbanks to witness the northern lights. When we first contacted Janet she was very honest with us and let us know that being late Oct, our chances at spotting bears would...More

2  Thank incorrigiblecreature
Reviewed 15 October 2016

This is a fabulous tour and we had an amazing time. I was so excited when Janet found a spot where a Kodiak mum and her two cubs were, a real highlight of our holiday in Alaska. Janet is very friendly and incredibly knowledgeable about...More

Thank Pandarsh
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Janet picked us up at our hotel right on time. We were on the hunt for Kodiak bear in no time. While searching, on a lake shore we saw numerous Bald Eagles and salmon jumping out of the water. Janet's enthusiasm for fauna and flora...More

Thank Jane B
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Janet did a fantastic job of showing us Kodiak. She told us about the island, history, plants, animals etc. She went out of her way to be sure we saw the Kodiak bears. How exciting to see a mother with her two cubs! She also...More

Thank BBS1230
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Enjoyable ½ day tour with Janet. Within 15 minutes of getting in her vehicle, we were standing watching a Kodiak bear sauntering through a small river and catching fish. Saw several eagles and other wildlife. Janet is very knowledgeable and made the tour interesting and...More

Thank BtonNaples
Reviewed 25 September 2016

I had thought about renting a car to explore Kodiak myself but I am so glad I spent the day with Janet. She is knowledgeable and fun. We had a generous lunch at a beach. I learned a lot about Kodiak and Alaska. I am...More

Thank Kay L
Reviewed 22 September 2016

We loved our day with Janet! She drove the island sharing history, personal stories and the science of the different areas! Janet is extremely knowledgable about the area, it's history and the animals. She brought us a wonderful lunch and even took us out during...More

Thank Laurie M
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Jaime R
We arrive in mid July. Is there a good chance to see wildlife at that time?
15 May 2017|
Response from kodiakgurl | Property representative |
Jaime Yes, we see wildlife in July. Good time to see Kodiak. Thanks for your inquiry. Kodiak Island Van Tours Staff
Hi, we arrive on a cruise ship on Wednesday, 9 August between 7a.m.- 2p.m. Do you have space for two?
29 April 2017|
Response from kodiakgurl | Property representative |
Sorry we are booked for cruise ship passengers on August 9th. We thank you for your inquiry, and hope you enjoy your day in Kodiak. Kodiak Island Van Tour Staff
Hi our cruise ship is in from 7am till 2 pm On my way! May 31, 2017 do you have any room for 4 then?
5 March 2017|
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Response from kodiakgurl | Property representative |
Hi This is Kodiak Island Van Tours. We only have 3 seats left on May 31, 2017, for cruise ship passengers. You may call us if you need more information. Our number is 907-631-2571. Thank you