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Moose Photo Safari

men on moose photo safari in Anchorage, AK
PRICE STARTS AT
$295
Sep 15 – Oct 15
Daily
6-8 Hrs
Moose Photo Safari

OVERVIEW

For this tour, we are selecting the best time of year and the best location to see and photograph moose in the vicinity of Anchorage. You will be transported to the hillside above Anchorage, where your guide will take you on a hike into the heart of the moose rutting area in Chugach State Park  and Kincaid Park. The Moose Photo Safari is photographic fun for the dedicated wildlife photographer who wants to capture this magnificent animal in its prime habitat while moose are engaging in a variety of mating behavior. Departure times vary according to sunrise. Throughout the tour, you’ll be offered creative and technical support by your Alaska Photo Treks guide. If you are traveling to Alaska to photograph wildlife, this is one of the best ways to spend time with and photograph our magnificent moose! The price is $450 for a solo tour or $275 per person in a group of 2-10.

moose in wild in Anchorage, AK

Departure Times

Duration is 6-8 hours, with departure 30 minutes before sunrise. Due to the constantly changing sunrise times at this latitude, departures are adjusted in 15-minute increments throughout the duration of the tour.

  • Sep 15-22: 7:00 a.m.
  • Sep 23-29: 7:15 a.m.
  • Sep 30-Oct 6: 7:30 a.m.
  • Oct 7-15: 7:45 a.m.

Conditions

This is a sometimes strenuous activity that involves walking approximately 5-6 miles up and downhill with approximately 500-foot elevation gain on the return leg of the trip, on gravel trail and uneven, sometimes boggy terrain. Carrying your camera gear over this distance adds to the physical activity. Weather conditions may range from rain, wind, and sun, and temperatures from 25°F [-4 °C] to 50°F [10°C]. This Anchorage photo tour departs in all weather (barring a weather advisory). Some of the best photo ops happen during rain, snow or fog, and wildlife tends to be more active in cool, wet weather.

What's Included

Creative and technical photography instruction is offered by your professional, local guide.
Natural history narrative en route.
Hotel pick up in Anchorage only (not Girdwood).
Hot drinks and snacks

What To Bring

CAMERA GEAR [recommended]
Camera with manual settings
At least 128GB memory card
Lenses ranging from 200-600mm
Lenses ranging from 24-500mm
Tripod or monopod
Camera with manual settings
At least 128GB memory card
Lenses ranging from 200-600mm
Lenses ranging from 24-500mm
Tripod or monopod
Layers appropriate for the season and weather, including short sleeve shirt, thermal layers, fleece jacket, and wind/waterproof jacket
Hat and gloves for colder temperatures
Mud boots at least knee-height or water-proof hiking boots
Rain jacket and pants

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