Alaska's "Big Five"

Bear, Moose, Caribou, Wolf, Dall Sheep

Do you know the Alaska animals which comprise the “Big 5”? Well you should if you’re coming to Alaska! Alaska has her own counterpart to Africa’s famous quintuplet and ours are just as fascinating. They’ve got lions, elephants, cape buffalo, rhino, leopards and hippos…but WE’VE got grizzly bears, moose, caribou, wolf and Dall sheep!

Wouldn’t you love an Alaska tour to see all five animals in our “big 5”? Below are some tours where your chances are good for catching a glimpse of these amazing creatures.

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Duration: 11 Days
Starting at: $2959 / per person

See all the best places: Anchorage, Seward, Kenai Fjords National Park, Denali National Park, Talkeetna and Fairbanks in a relaxed pace. Sit back and enjoy the scenery as you travel... Read more.

Unique Itinerary
Duration: 10 Days
Starting at: $3379 / per person

Create your own Alaskan odyssey! Enjoy a fascinating overland journey across the state from the glacier-filled shores of the Pacific Ocean to the vast tundra of the Arctic. This... Read more.

Duration: 9 Days
Starting at: $2179 / per person

Travel on the Alaska Railroad, take a comfortable scheduled bus transfer and visit Anchorage, Denali, Fairbanks and Talkeetna. Begin your Alaska adventure with a cruise into the world... Read more.

Duration: Day Tour
Starting at: $179 / per person

On this Anchorage day trip, take a small group tour along Turnagain Arm, one of the most scenic drives in the country. Your driver will pick you up from your hotel and take you south... Read more.

Duration: Day Tour
Starting at: $499 / per person

This Denali area heli-hiking tour allows visitors to experience the backcountry of Alaska with a guided hike through Yanert Valley! A naturalist guide will lead you on a 3 hour... Read more.

Duration: 4 Days
Starting at: $2025 / per person

Founded in 1951, Camp Denali is Alaska’s original vacation lodge and nature center, which strives to help Alaska visitors gain a personal knowledge and appreciation for the... Read more.

Escorted Tour
Duration: 8 Days
Starting at: $2588 / per person

On our fully-guided Alaska Highlights land tour you will experience Alaska’s best wilderness and cultural attractions. Travel by small cruise ship, glass-domed railroad car, and... Read more.

Duration: 3 Days
Starting at: $759 / per person

Visiting Denali National Park is a top highlight of any Alaska vacation! Tour includes scenic bus and rail travel between Anchorage and Denali and a day inside Denali National Park.... Read more.