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Premium Alaska Wildlife Photography Tours

With professional photographers, former park rangers, naturalists

 

For beginning thru advanced photographers & travelers

who want more time and photo opps with wildlife and stunning Alaska landscapes

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"We just loved our Alaska wildlife photography tour with Ron. We want to come back and experience more!
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South Carolina

Alaska Photo Adventures is the ONLY photo tour with ALL these benefits:

(7-day tours, optional on shorter tours)

1) Brown bears with salmon at Brooks Falls, Katmai & Lake Clark Nat’l Parks, Kenai Peninsula

2) Helicopter flight over fjords, wildlife & glaciers (see video below)

3) Marine mammal/fjords boat cruise through Kenai Fjords NP — humpbacks, orcas, puffins, otters, lots more!

4) Anchorage wildlife photo tour: Moose, Dall sheep, bald eagles, waterfowl, bears, beavers, otters, etc.

5) Pro photographers, former NPS/USFWS rangers. We have lived, photographed and/or guided here for decades. Images & articles published by major publications, exhibited in public and corporate institutions worldwide.

6) Based on the Kenai Peninsula (pick up/return to Anchorage). Hotspot for wildlife — bears, moose, eagles, lynx. You get more morning/evening activity, less time commuting 150 miles to Anchorage like the other tours.

7) Small groups: More time shooting, less waiting for others, more flexibility, more personal attention.

8) GREAT price — Less than other tours. Family run with local connections, no costly TV ads or corporate marketing departments.

9) Optional add-ons: Dogsled ride on a glacier (helicopter ride included!), raft trips, zip lining, private custom tours available.

 

Scroll down for discount coupons, videos, and answers to 3 of our Most Common Questions

We had a terrific time with Ron and the animals. Couldn't ask for a more enjoyable tour... extremely knowledgeable about Alaska wildlife and history. We saw bears and moose (with calves!!) right in front of us on the road, and he let us shoot as long as we wanted. Highly recommended.
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S.W.
Australia
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  Red throated loon                                                         Moose cow and calves                                                 Lynx                                                            

"Ron Levy [APA Tour Director] gets the picture!”
John Morris, editor, LIFE Magazine, NY Times, WA Post, Nat'l Geographic
John Morris, editor, NY Times, WA Post, LIFE Magazine, National Geographic
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For more detailed info on each tour option, check our Tour Itineraries under the Tour Details menu on every page

"Ron, thank you so much for narrating our TV special on Bears at Brooks Falls, Alaska.
We appreciated you and your hard work!"
N. Shibata, GPA Films
Tokyo/Los Angeles

 MORE face time with animals, MORE flexibility, MORE personal attention

for LESS cost than ANY other tour (of similar duration/locations)

 
             Ron narrating a Japanese film special on Bears of Brooks Falls                                   
Included with every  7-day tour, an Alaska glacier-fjords
helicopter flight you will never forget! (optional add-on with shorter tours)

We have 2 fundamental principles:

1) Integration — We match our actions to fit the rhythms of the animals and earn their trust

2) Respect  — We respect the land, and show the same respect to you

Trust and patience lead to great photos and fantastic experiences.

See our complete Mission Statement here

"You've changed me. You've made me realize what I truly enjoy...photography”
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K.A.
United Kingdom
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"You're the man! I have chronic PTSD from Iraq and you are the best therapy I ever got! The VA can't come close to this!"
PeteRompf
P.R.
New York
“Ron SAVED MY CAMERA! Dunked in salt water, he revived it and I kept shooting next day. Thank you!” – G.D., Germany
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H.K.
Germany

3 Common Questions

1) Why not take an Alaska photo tour geared to the general public?

You won’t get the time you need at the best spots on larger photo tours.  Their agenda covers large distances in shorter time, rather than giving you the time and freedom to work a scene. They keep moving on to the “next” shot.

2) Does a wildlife photo tour in Alaska cost more?

Not with us. Compare apples to apples — ground, air & boat transport, lodging, time with animals, all meals, etc. You pay less with us than other photo tours or if you booked the activities  yourself. How can we do that?

• Low overhead. No large, corporate structures, expensive TV ads, inflated salaries. A 40-year Alaska family business with “sourdough” experience and great community connections.

• Bulk discounts from trusted operators we’ve known for years. You can’t get these as a solo tourist.

• No daily commutes back & forth to Anchorage, giving you more time with wildlife at the PREMIUM hot spots like Brooks Falls, Katmai, Lake Clark NPs.

3) Why pay for a guide when I know what I want and how to photograph?

Because a photo guide can make THE difference between getting great shots vs NO shots. 

Alaska is a big, wild place. You need more than a good camera to get great shots, like knowing local bear/animal patterns & locations, weather, Murphy’s Law, alternate options, EMT, etc. We’ve fixed broken/drenched cameras and tons of other field issues when the unexpected happens.

 

"Ron knows photography and has the ability to communicate eloquently and put people at ease”
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D.K.
Oregon

Alaska is huge. Travel can get complicated here. Your time is limited.

We’ll make your experience here, safe, comfortable and worth every penny.

Relax. You’re in good hands.

 

Ron Levy by plane on beach, We have fun, Alaska Photo Adventures

“The longer I live, the more Earth’s beauty grows on me.

If you foolishly ignore beauty, you’ll find yourself without it…

but if you wisely invest in beauty, it will remain with you all the days of your life”  

Frank Lloyd Wright        
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