Kodiak Brown Bear Center
The Kodiak Brown Bear Center (KBBC) offers a true Alaskan Bear Viewing Experience for the legendary Kodiak Brown Bear without boardwalks or large group of tourists. The Kodiak Bears are considered the largest bears in the world, tipping the scale at 1,500 pounds. Deluxe lodge based guided Kodiak Brown Bear viewing experience in the heart of the 1.9 million acre Kodiak National Wildlife Refuge on Karluk Lake. KBBC’s small group size of 6 have exclusive access to over 112,000 privately owned acres within the Refuge. Unparalleled opportunities to photograph, observe & study the legendary Kodiak Brown Bear in their natural habitat. Each guest cabin incorporates all the luxuries of a 5-Star Resort and has it’s own private deck overlooking Karluk Lake. Gourmet meals to fuel your days & evenings are prepared by our Executive Chef, Natasha Panamarioff. Everyone on our staff at the KBBC was either born or raised in Kodiak or has decades of experience in the Kodiak Archipelago. All have an intimate knowledge and passion for the island, its plants, animals, history and its unique Native Alutiiq Culture.