Sep 11, 2023
Learn about Dick Proenneke, Port Alsworth, and volcanoes
We begin our bear viewing season the 1st of June ensuring the snow has melted and the bears have the opportunity to arrive at the meadow.
Jun 29, 2023
Bear viewing, fishing, hiking, packrafting, and more. You’ll want to do your research ahead of time to get the most out of your adventure.
Jun 1, 2023
Learn about marine debris, how it affects the environment, and what you can do about it.
May 5, 2023
Join us as we sit down with Jacob Caldwell where he tells us more about Kenai Aviation.
Mar 8, 2023
This article is to encourage visitors and Alaskan residents who don’t have bush aviation as a part of their lives.
Dec 23, 2022
Salmon are the bedrock and foundation of the ecosystems in which they live.
Nov 15, 2022
Although sockeye salmon are undoubtedly the most abundant in Katmai, you can find all five species of Pacific salmon.
May 11, 2022
From the Alaskan Natives who called this place home for thousands of years, to the eruption of Novarupta, we briefly look at Katmai's history.
Apr 29, 2021
From hiking and camping to local cuisine and culture, Homer has all sorts of adventures to offer visitors.
Jul 24, 2020
In Alaska, the magnitude of the tides requires us to plan around the movements of the ocean.
May 28, 2020
Here you can find our policies for mitigating COVID-19 among our guests and staff.
May 19, 2020
What is a glacier and how do they form?
May 4, 2020
What is a bear viewing guarantee and how does it play out on days when bears are hard to find?
Apr 24, 2020
Alaska's weather is unpredictable, but you can prepare for it by wearing layers.
Apr 21, 2020
Join us for part two of our interview with Emerald Air Service's bear guide, Lance Bassett!
Apr 7, 2020
We sit down to ask a few questions to our in-house bear guide, Lance Bassett.
Mar 30, 2020
This wolf, part of the Kaguyak pack, came trotting through the meadow directly towards us at a good clip, stopping occasionally...
Mar 23, 2020
Our mission here at Emerald Air Service is to share the treasures of Katmai National Park, and we believe the Pebble Mine will harm Katmai's beautiful wildlife.
Mar 18, 2020
Friends, We would like to announce that we have amended our cancellation policy for those whose 2020 travel will be affected by COVID-19
Feb 17, 2020
Two cubs venture into Katmai for their first fishing trip with mom.
Feb 11, 2020
Distinguish between Alaska's different spruce while you're out in Katmai.
Jan 30, 2020
Hear another exciting story from our guide, Lance, about a wolf encounter in Katmai.
Jan 23, 2020
Learn more about our blog contributors in this introduction article.
Jan 17, 2020
Hear the exciting story of a moose calf during one of Emerald Air Service's guided expeditions into Katmai National Park.
Jan 9, 2020
In part two of this interview, we sit down with Chris Day to talk more about the history of Emerald Air Service and guided bear viewing.
Jan 6, 2020
In this interview, we sit down with Chris Day to talk more about the history of Emerald Air Service and guided bear viewing.
Dec 11, 2019
Here are three compelling reasons why Brooks Falls is incredible bear viewing you should experience.
Dec 3, 2019
In this article, we explore some of the questions to ask so you can make a more informed decision before your Alaskan bush flight.
Nov 25, 2019
Each season has its drama, but who can be calm when you see the first cubs of the season, or cubs in general?
Nov 19, 2019
Emerald Air Service flies the DHC-3 Otter because it provides the classic Alaska bush experience.
Nov 9, 2019
Flying in a sea plane into the wilderness of Katmai to watch the Alaskan Coastal Brown Bear is a one-of-a-kind adventure.
Oct 29, 2019
Proper bear viewing etiquette helps to keep bear viewing a sustainable enterprise in Katmai National Park and Preserve.
Oct 28, 2019
This particular one has drama, tension, heart strings being tugged, sadness, and elation all in a matter of 10 minutes, truly exhausting.
Oct 22, 2019
While bears are certainly the pinnacle of our bear viewing adventures, bear viewing is about so much more.
In this article, we take a look at the different months during the bear viewing season to give you a better idea of what to expect.
Virtually anyone can go bear viewing nowadays. Join Emerald Air Service's expert guides and pilots on a bear viewing adventure in Katmai.