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Category Archive: Flightseeing

Jun 05

Volcanoes, bears, and a glacier… all in a flightsee!

Interested in seeing bears but don’t have an entire day to devote to a bear viewing trip? Join us on a volcano and bear viewing tour and see bears from the air! This 1.5 hour flightsee leaves from Beluga Lake in Homer and heads west over the Cook Inlet towards the Mt. Iliamna volcano. You …

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Mar 09

Guided rafting trip on the Wosnesenski River coming soon!

We are very excited to start offering guided trips this summer with local guide, Randy Keller with Isuma Guideworks. The first trip that we will offer is a guided rafting trip down the Wosnesenski River (locally known as the WOZ).  The trip will be 3 days, 2 nights and will include a guide, all rafting and …

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Mar 01

Early spring?

It’s been one funky winter here in Homer, Alaska.  The lake has almost completely thawed out at least twice.  Will it be an early start this year?  Will travelers be sliding in earlier in May or even April??  We’ll see!  But I do know one thing.  People from the south must be trying to escape …

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Feb 16

Alaska Fly-In fishing anyone?

Our excellent fishing guide, Brian Saunders with Kachemak Guide Bureau is back for 2014!  What does that mean for you aspiring fishermen and fisherwomen?  Well, that means that we can fly you to a remote location to fish AND provide you with one of the best guides in the business here in Alaska.  He can …

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Feb 16

July filling up fast for bear viewing at Brooks Camp!

Reservations for the 2014 season have already started piling in.  It looks like July is going to fill up fast, especially for trips to Brooks camp for bear viewing.  We already have several days completely filled. Be sure to call soon to reserve your spot! Brooks Camp is located at the mouth of the Brooks …

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Aug 25

Take a Scenic Day Trip to Dick Proenneke’s Cabin on Twin Lakes!

Proenneke Cabin on Twin Lakes, Lake Clark National Park Alaska

Dick Proenneke was a naturalist who lived alone for 30 years in Twin Lakes, in a log cabin he built himself from resources found on the land.  Proenneke documented every day in journals and video of his life in the wilderness. These recordings eventually aired on PBS in a documentary called Alone in the Wilderness, and …

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Jun 21

Visiting Dick Proenneke’s cabin in Twin Lakes

Dick Proenneke's cabin in Twin Lakes

We recently took a couple to visit Dick Proenneke’s cabin in Twin Lakes.  The husband has been a long time fan of Proenneke and his famous documentary and journals. For those of you who aren’t as familiar, Dick Proenneke was a naturalist who lived alone for 30 years in Twin Lakes, Alaska very simply in …

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Jun 12

Volcano and Bear tour anyone??

We have been selling the heck out of this trip!  It’s fairly new as we only just began offering it last summer.  A one and a half hour flight see across Cook Inlet that tours Mt. Iliamna and Chinitna Bay.  The flight across Cook Inlet slowly ascends to the 10,000 ft it takes to get …

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Sep 10

Celebrity Scenic Flight

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It’s a celebrity scenic flight day! David Putnam, who is Amelia Earhart’s step-grandson, brought his whole family on a flight see. He has interesting memories to share about his grandmother and is excited to introduce his children to the world of flight. After clearing the season’s first frost off the wings, we take the Putnams …

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Aug 10

A Good-Looking Flightsee

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A woman from Scotland booked a scenic flight but we must delay so that she can adjust her makeup. We don’t have a mirror in the office at Steller Air, but she uses the photo application on her phone so that she can see her eyelids. Fortunately, the business card holders at Steller Air just …

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