10 Great Benefits (+1 ) with Alaska Photo Adventures
Reason #1: Based in the heart of wildlife-rich Kenai Peninsula, where all the city-based tours come to visit
Benefits for you:More time with wildlife in great scenery and light (while the others commute back & forth to Anchorage)
Reason #2: Closest to the bears of Katmai/Lake Clark, and all the wildlife on the Kenai Peninsula
Benefits for you: Less time commuting and in transit. More time to witness great interactions among the animals and in that great, endless Alaska light!
Reason #3: All inclusive lodging, meals, transportation, park fees, shuttles, bear camps, flyouts to popular bear-salmon spots, bald eagle nests, etc.
Benefits for you:All major expenses & logistics included. The massive headache of logistics, bush-plane and helo flights, shuttles, driving, alternate backup plans, finding the wildlife hotpots — all taken care of. Relax, shoot, enjoy!
Reason #4: Helicopter & fixed wing aerials over fjords, glaciers, marine mammals and bears (doors off option)
Benefits for you:Stunning, glaciers as far as you can see. Harding icefield, Chugach Nat’l Forest, Kenai Fjords Nat’l Park. Other tours don’t include as many flights and activities as we do.
Reason #5: Dogsled riding across a remote glacier.
Benefits for you: Available as an add-on with your tour, a 20 minute helicopter flight takes you up a glacier into wild, Alaskan beauty. You land next to 40 sled dogs with whom you spend the next 1-2 hours playing and mushing on the ride of your life!
Reason #6: Long-time Alaskan pro photographer and/or former Park Ranger/EMT Guides with 40+ years of local insights, outdoor, wildlife & photography tips
Benefits for you: Expertise to answer your questions, get you to the right places at the right times, predict and deal with any emergencies in the field
Reason #7: Small groups of only 2-6 people.
Benefits for you: A HUGE benefit. More personal attention, more flexibility in our schedule, less group logistics, etc. All this leads to more time with the animals, scenery, fjords, etc., more opportunities for great light, great photos, great possibilities.
Reason #8: As a big THANK YOU for all of us on this planet, a portion of all proceeds is given to organizations that care for the land, animals and natives. A win-win for all.
Benefits for you: Insurance that the animals and land you visit have support for their habitats and lives by organizations devoted to protecting them. Setting examples for others to follow.
Reason #9: We promote ethical Photo Guidelines that minimize impact. We also use vendors who minimize their carbon footprint.
Benefits for you:You are contributing to a real-world operation and long-term commitment to protect the land and animals — not just to get great photos but because it’s the right thing to do.
Reason #10: Periodic tour discounts available for early or last-minute reservations, monthly specials, repeat guests, and more that make this an irresistibly sweet deal!
Benefits for you:SAVE even more over our great rates, and over any other Alaska photo tour of similar length, locations and activities.
BONUS #11:FREE 70+ page “APA Mobile College of Alaska Knowledge” souvenir booklet. Wildlife ecology, Pro Photo & Travel Tips, Alaska info, volcanoes, maps, etc. Updated for 2022.
Benefits for you: Invaluable tips that you can use right away — Aerial Photo Tips, How to Photograph Bears, Alaska wildlife habits, Improving your skills from mindset to field techniques, Brooks Falls, “The Ecology of Conservation Photography”, more…