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16 Aug 2018
“A Great Day with Sean!”
7 Aug 2018
“Photo/ Nature/Wilderness Tour”
I provide half and full day tours of Glacier Bay and Gustavus. I build each tour around whatever the visitors wishes. We can go on a bird walk, tour the temperate rain forest, or walk the beach. If you are interested in photography, I'm happy to...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Gustavus, AK 99826
+1 907-697-2140
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Reviewed 16 August 2018

My son William (not a teen as stated below!) and I spent a fascinating day with Sean exploring the forest and shore around Barlett Cove in Glacier Bay. Sean is a naturalist and photographer with extensive knowledge of the area and we learnt a great...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2018

Sean Neilson is the best thing that could happen to us in Glacier Bay. He gave us a dedicated day tour around the area of Gustavus and Glacier Bay Wilderness Park, the shore and the forest. Amazing place! Sean is a scientist and photographer very...More

1  Thank Manuel Z
Sean N, Owner at Glacier Bay Photo Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2018

Many thanks for those kind words Manuel. It was a real pleasure to share the day with you and your family.

Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

My wife and I spent a wonderful afternoon with Sean touring Glacier Bay National Park. He was extremely knowledgeable and very interesting to be with, which really enhanced our visit to the park. He also gave great photo tips and even got us close range...More

1  Thank kenm5002018
Sean N, Owner at Glacier Bay Photo Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2018

Thank so much for that! I had a fun time with you both and was nice to bump into you the next day as well.

Reviewed 26 October 2017

Sean did a great job taking us for a tour of the tidal zone, as well as an area where we did some birding. Knowledgeable, patient, and cheerful. My son (9) and I really enjoyed this. Good on you, Sean.

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Sean N, Owner at Glacier Bay Photo Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2017

Thanks for that! That was a fun time. I enjoyed it is well. Thanks for sharing Glacier Bay with me. :)

Reviewed 28 August 2017

We spent half a day with Sean in Bartlett Cove in Glacier Bay National Park. Sean gave my husband excellent help with his photography of both vertebrates and invertebrates in the bay. He knows the natural history, local history and also a lot about national...More

Thank Jean_Bu
Reviewed 9 July 2017

I spent an afternoon in Gustavus with Sean and he helped me look at things in a whole new way, maximizing the impact and storytelling quality of my photos. Not only is he incredibly knowledgable about the area, the history, and all of the plants...More

1  Thank StAndre4
Sean N, Owner at Glacier Bay Photo Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2017

Thanks for that Liz. I had a great time meeting you and your family and sharing Gustavus with you. I look forward to your next visit. Feel free to contact me with any of your photography questions.

Reviewed 19 June 2017

We spent a day with Sean visiting a number of good birding areas around Gustavus and enjoying a beautiful walk along the Bartlett River. The scenery was fantastic and Sean knew all of the good spots to find wildlife. Not only did Sean share his...More

Thank Jennifer B
Sean N, Owner at Glacier Bay Photo Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2017

Thanks Jenn, It was great to hike around with you. I really appreciated your keen attention to all of the bird sightings. Wish I had seen the osprey!

Reviewed 16 June 2017

I was late in discovering Glacier Bay Photo Tours and did not contact them until the day before we left on our vacation. I was worried that it was too late to schedule anything. Sean eliminated such worries by calling me several days before we...More

1  Thank Trav5316
Sean N, Owner at Glacier Bay Photo Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2017

Thanks for your kind words Jack. It was a pleasure to share Glacier Bay with you and Ginger!

Reviewed 19 September 2016

Sean collected me from my accommodation and we walked around Lester Island. Sean selected this as being a great place for me to get the experience I was after. After extensive experience as a Ranger in a number of national parks, Sean's knowledge of the...More

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Reviewed 10 September 2016

We went on a 4 hour walk with Sean Neilson and learned lots of interesting facts about the wildlife and nature of Glacier Bay. Sean is a very likeable and knowledgeable guy and we could have walked on for hours. Would definitely recommend! The Wells...More

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