Grizzly Brown Bears in a river feeding on salmon at Brooks Falls, Katmai National Park, Alaska

Katmai Bear Tours

Grizzly Bear Viewing at Katmai National Park Katmai National Park is famous for many things; from the valleys and lakes carved out by glaciers, to the active volcanoes and the Valley of Ten Thousand Smokes. However, arguably the biggest attraction for people from all over the world is the chance to see grizzly bears up close. Katmai National Park is …

Photo of the landscape surrounding Exit Glacier in Alaska on Gondwana Ecotour's Glaciers & Grizzlies Adventure.

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Going on an Alaskan Coastal Adventure

Before you plan your trip to Alaska, check out these little-known facts about Alaska’s colorful coastal region.  Alaska is Full of Beaches! When you picture a beach, you might imagine a crowded vacation spot in Florida or California that is filled to the brim with sunbathers building sandcastles. It might surprise you to know, however, that Alaska actually has more …

Best time to see the aurora borealis

When to See the Northern Lights In Alaska

Best Time to See Aurora Borealis In Alaska Simply put, the best time to see the aurora borealis is during cold months. This time usually ranges from September to March. Areas near the magnetic north pole see the most brilliant displays, which become more intense as the temperature drops. Although the aurora technically occurs year-round, dark, cold night skies provide …

Picture of the shipping pier in Homer, Alaska.

The “End of the Road,” Your Homer, Alaska, Trip Guide

Homer, Alaska, the small town at the “End of the Road,” is a fascinating place where the east meets the west and the old meets the new. It’s located at the very end of the US Highway system “where the land ends and the sea begins”. It’s mostly known as the starting point for travelers looking to embark on grizzly …

Flowers blooming in front of a mountain landscape in Alaska for the Gondwana Ecotour's post, "The Best Time to go to Alaska."

The Best Time to go to Alaska

A vast land of stark beauty, Alaska is one of the top travel destinations for people who are looking to explore “The Last Frontier.” Some travelers venture north in the winter to view the great Northern Lights, but few people realize that there are amazing things to see and do all year round. Visit Alaska only in the winter months …

Photo of Exit Glacier in Alaska on Gondwana Ecotour's Glaciers & Grizzlies Adventure.

Top 10 Facts About Alaska’s Exit Glacier

Exit Glacier in Kenai Fjords National Park is not the largest nor the oldest glacier in Alaska, but it’s arguably one of the most famous. The landscape is captivating and it has become a symbol of the environmental impact of climate change. It’s also an important and favorite stop on our Glaciers & Grizzlies Adventure tour. Which is why we’d …

Grizzly Bear catching salmon in Brooks River Alaska on Gondwana Ecotours' Glaciers & Grizzlies Adventure tour!

Brooks Falls Live Grizzly Bear Cam In Katmai National Park, Alaska

Calling all wildlife lovers! Do you want to view a live bear camera of bears in Alaska? Did you know that you can watch one of North America’s largest predators in action online anytime you want? If you want to see a live bear cam in Alaska, then we have access for you below. The grizzly bears of Katmai National …

Photo of the Northern Lights during a full moon on Gondwana Ecotour's Northern Lights Adventure!

Can You Still See the Northern Lights During a Full Moon?

The Northern Lights is one of the most stunning sights of the natural world. Unfortunately, planning a trip to see it isn’t always easy. Not only do you have to make the trek up north to Alaska or Canada but once you get there, you still might not see them due to a lack of solar activity or inclement weather. …