Know Before You Go
FAQs | Grizzly Encounter Itinerary
When to Go—The Ebbs and Flows of Grizzly Bear Season
A Closer Look at the Natural
Alaskan Wilderness Trivia
Alaska's Bears and Climate Change
Alaska Weather | Alaska Grizzly Encounter Itinerary
Alaska Packing List | Alaska Grizzly Encounter Itinerary
New Nat Hab Short Film Offers Mesmerizing Portrait of Alaska’s Brown Bears
Watch Nat Hab's short film, The Bear Coast: An Alaska Conservation Story, directed by Andrew Ackerman!
Traveler Story: Photographing Katmai’s Grizzlies & Winning The Washington Post’s Photo Contest
Guided by our Expedition Leader into the wilds of Alaska’s Katmai National Park, Wes Tomer witnessed a tender moment shared between three grizzly cubs. He picked up his camera and took this photo, earning him a second place title and a lifetime of memories.
Sights and Sounds of Alaska
We both have long anticipated traveling to Alaska. It is one of those places on every nature-lover’s bucket list. But while many dreams of encountering the broad mountains of the North, we never imagined it would be on a trip as special as this Alaska Grizzly Encounter.
A Wildlife Photographer on Social Media, Saving the Planet and Getting the Perfect Grizzly Shot
Good Nature Travel caught up with Nat Hab's Social Media Manager Dana Cama soon after she returned from her first adventure, our Alaska Grizzly Encounter: Kodiak to Katmai.
5 Memorable Ways to Explore Alaska by Air, Land and Sea
Discover five of our favorite ways to explore Alaska by land, air and sea! Our naturalist guides can’t wait to share lesser-known Alaska with you.
Salmon-Fed Flowers, Sockeye-Rich Shores and Self-Aware Fish
Salmon carcasses play an important role in the functioning of healthy ecosystems. The remains provide food for many carrion-eating species and their nutrients also contribute to the growth of surrounding plants.
See Alaska’s Big Five: Brown Bear, Moose, Gray Wolf, Caribou & Dall Sheep
There’s a new “Big Five” in town. Well, in Alaska, that is. Go beyond the famous quintuplet of creatures found on an African safari and head north, instead, to the Great Land. There you’ll meet Alaska’s brown bears, moose, gray wolves, caribou and Dall sheep—the “other” Big Five.
Mothers & Cubs: Grizzly Photo Roundup
Few things are more powerful than witnessing the bond between mother and child—or in this case, cub! In the wilds of Alaska, travelers will observe and photograph fascinating bear behavior and will be treated to affectionate displays between protective mothers and playful cubs.
Wildflower Season in Alaska
Experience Alaska’s summer splendor as we survey a tapestry of mixed forest and the wildlife within, glacier-fed lakes and rivers, ice-crowned peaks and the wonderous wildflower meadows of this glorious state.
Traveler Story: Memories of Alaska
Some of our best memories of our journey are of the new friends we made and, of course, our fantastic guide from Nat Hab. By the end of the two weeks, we felt that we had all been friends for years.
Coastal Bears of Katmai
Walking past fresh bear tracks in Katmai is an exhilarating experience, with each footstep bringing us closer to that once-in-a-lifetime photograph of the bears at close range.
Traveler Story: Surrounded by Bears in Alaska
A mother grizzly bear and her two cubs were walking about 5 feet in front of our line of travelers in Katmai National Park, Alaska. There was a small...
Traveler Story: Grizzly Bear Drama in Katmai
I had so many fond memories from our trip to Katmai National Park, but one of my favorite stories was when we went...
When Is the Best Time to Go to Alaska to See Grizzly Bears?
An excursion into Katmai National Park and Preserve varies widely from one month to the next due to...
The Coastal Grizzlies of Alaska: A Photo Journal
Having the opportunity to spend time with Alaska’s big brown bears is one of the most authentic wildlife experiences any...