Mcneil River Bears
Photo by: Kerry Tintzman
Access to McNeil River is by permit only. Permits are distributed by the AK Department of Fish and Game on a lottery basis. If you are a permit winner congratulations! You are about to embark on a truly unique experience.
Flights to and from the McNeil River are available on a per-seat fare basis. There is no minimum group size required for us to fly.
McNeil River bear-viewing is known to be an extraordinary experience! Individuals from all over the world apply for permits to go to McNeil, and those who are lucky enough to get drawn rave about the adventures, beautiful scenery, stunning photography, and of course, the majestic brown bears! McNeil River holds a special place in the hearts of those who have gone!