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Expedition Black Bear Traitor’s Cove

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$ 369

Remote Black Bear Viewing in Traitor’s Cove via 30’ Aluminum Chambered Boat. Among the old growth rainforest, pristine rivers, striking mountains, and soaring eagles is the powerful black bear. Explore a nook of the Last Frontier and witness the noble black bears feasting, frolicking, or slumbering in the wild.

Saltwater Safari to remote bear viewing

In mid-summer and early fall, when the salmon arrive to spawn, Margaret Creek, in Traitor’s Cove, is host to a high concentration of black bears.

Begin your Expedition Black Bear from Ketchikan Cruise Ship Dock, Berth 3.

Traitor’s Cove is located 26 miles north of Ketchikan and approximately 60-70 minutes (one way) by boat.

Your Six-Pack Licensed Captain will guide you on a salt water safari through the Tongass Narrows, Clover Passage, and temperate rainforest to Traitor’s Cove, navigating the vessel on a path of scenic sanctuaries, stunning bays and inlets, past a majestic lighthouse, seeking marine and coastal wildlife viewing opportunities along the way. Quite often you will be able to observe the captivating behavior of whales breaching and tail-slapping, revere bear trails and salmon streams, and marvel at bald eagles feasting on salmon leftovers from the bears foraging.

At Traitor’s Cove dock, your adventure will continue together as you drive 1.25 miles by private van to the Margaret Creek trailhead. From here, you will continue on a short 250 yard walk along a rainforest trail to the bear viewing falls.

Your Captain/Guide is well equipped and very familiar with travel in bear country, as well as knowledgeable about local flora, fauna, and wildlife that inhabit the rainforest.


This company is an equal opportunity provider.

Alaska Hummer Adventures
(907) 225-9899

5191 Borch Street, Ketchikan, AK 99901

Alaska Hummer Adventures operates under a special use permit with the Tongass National Forest.