BEAR AWARE SEASON FINALE - Katmai National Park & Brooks Falls

  • Published on Jan 6, 2019
  • In this video we journey to Katmai National Park to hike to Brooks Falls to view the brown bears at the waterfall. This tour was our huge Alaska bucket list item.
    We took a sea plane with Bald Mountain Air Service who took us out to Katmai NP. When we arrived at the park ... bears. Bears bears everywhere. A dream come true.
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Comments • 66

  • TIM and FIN
    TIM and FIN  11 months ago +7

    Happy New Year! Thank you for your patience on the last episode of our Alaska series!

  • John Cook
    John Cook 28 days ago

    I'm a college student that will be working in naknek, AK next summer. What was the name of the company that took you to see these bears?

  • Grandma2times
    Grandma2times Month ago

    awesome video!! I follow KYD and then came across your videos of Alaska. We are going there next summer in our RV. I would love to buy the shirts you guys have, you should think about selling them.

  • CarolinaGirl
    CarolinaGirl Month ago

    This was an amazing video. Thank you for sharing. Visiting Katmai National Park and seeing the bears at Brooks Falls is on my bucket list, at the top. They’re such beautiful animals and seeing them in their natural habitat had to be awesome.

  • Roger Diotte
    Roger Diotte 3 months ago

    Kudos to Tim's DAD...what a man...and too his Mom for creating the moment for you two to be who you are, where you are at this second and you're all together doing this!
    Omg, that closing shot! People hopefully get it...that's raw beauty bros!

  • Dan Mahony
    Dan Mahony 6 months ago

    Hi guys. Stumbled on your South Island NZ series this afternoon as I'm planning on going there next year and 4 hours later I've just finished your Canada and Alaska series as well. Love the way you take the viewer along for a ride as if we are there with you without all the IG / product placement BS. Can't wait to see where your happy smiles end up next :) PS the footage of the bears at the waterfall and lake was awesome!

    • TIM and FIN
      TIM and FIN  6 months ago

      Hey Dan- we hear you. You want more IG/ Product Placement BS. We'll get right on that ! :)
      Thanks for checking out so many of our videos. We're really proud of the NZ episodes and as for AK- the bears were a once in a lifetime thing. We literally sat and watched them for hours after we were done filming. It was super expensive to get out there but truly something that is worth every dollar. As for going Halibut fishing....thats a whole other story!

  • Lệ Lê
    Lệ Lê 6 months ago

    Mountain beauty

  • Justin Ryan
    Justin Ryan 8 months ago

    I want to get a few shirts like that, where can I buy them?

  • Where Wild Ones Roam
    Where Wild Ones Roam 9 months ago

    Hey Fin, what lens were you using this episode? Shots came out great!

    • TIM and FIN
      TIM and FIN  9 months ago +1

      Thanks! We used our tele a whole bunch. It's a Lumix 100-300 and lets us get up really close to those bears. Some of the people at the falls had camera and lens setups that cost more than any car we've ever owned! It was pretty crazy to see.

  • Kay Foreman
    Kay Foreman 9 months ago

    oh no. what now? you can't just leave us!

  • Brenda Johnson
    Brenda Johnson 11 months ago

    Will Piper travel with you?

  • 624metv
    624metv 11 months ago

    Selling the RV? Got to do what works best for you. Great video!

  • Bo Stark
    Bo Stark 11 months ago

    Had no idea you could do stuff like this.

  • GoingAwayGuide
    GoingAwayGuide 11 months ago

    What a special day for you to experience!

  • BonneFires
    BonneFires 11 months ago

    I know I may have said this once or thrice, but we love you guys so much!!! Love that the season ends with BEAR AWARE!!!

  • Rick Brown
    Rick Brown 11 months ago

    And ALWAYS carry a .44 magnum pistol at all times.

    • TIM and FIN
      TIM and FIN  11 months ago

      Or a Bear-monica (Patent Pending)

  • Cathy Fee
    Cathy Fee 11 months ago

    There are no "grizzlies" art Katmai National Park!

    • TIM and FIN
      TIM and FIN  11 months ago

      I mean...that's just totally true :) Didn't even realize we said that!

  • Dale Watkins
    Dale Watkins 11 months ago

    RV is sold, and Tim & Allison are in Florida apparently. Like everyone else, I thought the motorhome was heading straight from Alaska to Argentina, but I was obviously, we'll have to wait to hear from this amazing couple!

    • TIM and FIN
      TIM and FIN  11 months ago

      Hey Dale! Plans changed a ton from a year ago- we were originally gonna take the RV into mexico a bit before downsizing into something like a 4Runner. We realized that we were spending so much time driving between places and not enough time really getting to know where we were visiting! We got to Sayulita MX yesterday and got to enjoy a day of downtime today. We're so pumped because we now have open schedules to make new videos, plan and go on sidetrips, and just overall get to work.
      This year we'll be hopping around MX, then Vietnam in the summer. Not sure where we'll be the second half of the year though.

  • Alejandro Ordoñez
    Alejandro Ordoñez 11 months ago

    Greetings from Venezuela Pepper, Fin and Tim, I just watched all the videos of the RV, It is amazing the way you tell this story. I'm making a Video Game about a road trip and you guys will be my biggest inspiration.
    Maybe you can add more timelapse of boring things and simple day to day stuff. I like to know all the parts involved in a trip like that.
    Wonderful job guys! 99,999,999.9999 out of 10

    • TIM and FIN
      TIM and FIN  11 months ago

      Thanks Alejandro! We do try to keep videos clipping along and edit out the "boring" stuff. We'll be putting out more content now that we're in one place for a bit so its a great time to experiment in the kind of videos we post. This one was a bit slower than usual because we were able to capture some great bear footage- we're trying to wrap up the this trip and get caught up to where we are in Mexico!

  • Kerry Loper
    Kerry Loper 11 months ago

    Wow. Some of the best footage I have ever seen. Beautiful. I got a little teary eyed when you looked at Tim’s camera and said the best thing we’ve ever done. I’m in awe of the photography and a little jealous. Lol. Maybe one day!!! Well done. ❤️

  • Karen Kroplinski
    Karen Kroplinski 11 months ago +1

    I went to Katmai Nat'l Park and Brooks Falls a while back with my mother. We studied and photographed the bears there! Yes, It was amazing and wonderful and beautiful! I would love to go back to Alaska some day!

  • Andrea Walker
    Andrea Walker 11 months ago

    Thanks for entertaining and beautiful videos.

  • Janis Aschim
    Janis Aschim 11 months ago

    So cool. Thanks for sharing. Happy New Year!!

  • papster33
    papster33 11 months ago

    Selling the RV!?!? Say it ain't so!

  • Camp and Camera
    Camp and Camera 11 months ago

    Bear aware shirts! You knuckleheads! Love it!

  • Phillydude 480
    Phillydude 480 11 months ago

    Laughed at the Jurassic Park reference, I've thought of it that way too at times - first comes the oohing and the aahing, then comes the running and the screaming - but the difference is the 'Dinos' at Brooks Falls aren't behind high voltage fences, they are already out in the open and free to roam where they want, and all the bears even the hyper dominant T-Rex sized ones are incredibly tolerant and oblivious of humans tromping around in their feeding ground, they think of people as a seagull level nuisance (Bears should wear Human Aware T-shirts because problems are always caused by a human doing something stupid) - it makes Brooks Falls a special place, glad you got to visit. :)

  • European Tour
    European Tour 11 months ago

    Hi. Great shots.

  • David Roth
    David Roth 11 months ago

    Thank you for your videos of Alaska. Really enjoyed them. Happy New Year.

  • Grant Shepherd
    Grant Shepherd 11 months ago +3

    Where you guy's been? I've been getting Tim & Fin withdrawals!! Once again, great video, beautifully shot and great backing music. You guys really should do your own travel show and sell it to the major networks. Did you all Tippy Toe past that sleeping bear? And what do you mean SELL the RV? I thought "WE" were all going to South America? Please don't tell me your pulling the pin? Noooooooooo, you can't do this to us!! I like your Dad's T shirt the best Tim.

  • Whoa Nellie RV Adventures

    Absolutely WOW! What an amazing experience!

  • Rebekah Wells
    Rebekah Wells 11 months ago +1

    Absolutely beautiful! I would be a scary cat!

  • Travel Small Live Big
    Travel Small Live Big 11 months ago

    Love the “bear aware” skit with the dog 😂😂😂 great fun! Amazing footage - love the bear ripping the salmon skin off. I have seen other videos of this amazing place - you really did a fantastic job!

  • steveo1kinevo
    steveo1kinevo 11 months ago

    Stay Alert, Stay Alive, Stay Bear Aware. Words to live by. Enjoyed the video!

  • Tarar Support
    Tarar Support 11 months ago

    You are great

  • Sonyia Egland
    Sonyia Egland 11 months ago +2

    If you sell the RV, what will you drive thru South America? And, why? Inquiring minds want to know!

    • TIM and FIN
      TIM and FIN  11 months ago +2

      Hey All! While the RV is sold we're continuing on. We were spending way too much time driving and not enough time getting to know places. We're going to be hopping around MX the first half of 2019, then a sidetrip to Vietnam, and not really sure what the second half of the year is gonna look like!

    • Pete Ashli Noah Noelle Rouw
      Pete Ashli Noah Noelle Rouw 11 months ago

      Same thoughts!!!! Let me know if you find out!

    • Joy-Fully Living
      Joy-Fully Living 11 months ago +1

      Yes! I thought this exact thing!

    • Amy Trostle
      Amy Trostle 11 months ago +1

      Sonyia Egland I was wondering the same thing. Has the plan changed?

  • BillByrd74
    BillByrd74 11 months ago +1

    Sell the RV???

  • 1987Rlee
    1987Rlee 11 months ago +4

    wait they are selling the Rv? What happened to them driving across north and south America?

  • Tyler Berryhill
    Tyler Berryhill 11 months ago

    The video quality in your vlogs is so good! Are you still primarily using the Lumix G7?

    • TIM and FIN
      TIM and FIN  11 months ago

      Tyler Berryhill upgraded to a GH5 and added a telephoto lens for those close-up bear shots. It’s a game changer!

  • Robbie Wendt
    Robbie Wendt 11 months ago

    Wow! Great video. Thanks so much for sharing your travels with us!

  • John Humphries
    John Humphries 11 months ago

    Wow, what a wonderful, beautiful video and loved seeing the bears. I have truly enjoyed y’alls adventures. Remember, stay BEAR AWARE!! LOL

  • 603Rydes
    603Rydes 11 months ago

    Great video but I have to wonder if there is a bear out there with a "tourist aware" t-shirt on. Would make a great photo-shop...

    • TIM and FIN
      TIM and FIN  11 months ago +1

      603Rydes hah! And those bears SHOULD be tourist aware... you never know what they’re gonna do

  • Kristi McElroy
    Kristi McElroy 11 months ago

    Happy New Year! What a great season 😊 So happy you were finally able to have your ‘bear aware adventure ‘ !! Can’t wait for Mexico!!!!

  • Strolling Through Life
    Strolling Through Life 11 months ago

    LOL! The bear aware tees are perfect! 👌

  • keystone Baggers
    keystone Baggers 11 months ago

    That was such a cool shoot of the bear walking on his back legs..Nice shoot..

  • Makalapua Megs
    Makalapua Megs 11 months ago

    Definitely putting this on my bucket list. Happy New Year 🎆

  • Asha Miller
    Asha Miller 11 months ago

    Great video!!

  • Garry Shirreffs
    Garry Shirreffs 11 months ago

    Great vid thanks for posting , loving your channel 😀

  • Izzy Boyce
    Izzy Boyce 11 months ago

    This is awesome!! Definitely a subscriber!

  • Benji Hulett
    Benji Hulett 11 months ago

    Thank you! Happy New Year! I just came back from Alaska to Vermont on December 31. Looking forward to visiting Katmia, The Arctic Circle and everything in between while my son is up there for the next three years. Great video, brought tears to my eyes.

  • Amber Vega
    Amber Vega 11 months ago

    Those shirts are awesome! This video was great to watch and makes me want to travel all the way to Alaska just to go see the bears and be BEAR AWARE haha! Can’t wait for what’s next 😁

  • Wilco van der Spek
    Wilco van der Spek 11 months ago

    YES YES YES A NEW TIM & FIN VIDEO!!! YEEHAAA ok this one was super fun to see. Great examples to live life to the fullest! ooh and RV'ing also a big dream!

  • RogerC68
    RogerC68 11 months ago

    That was pretty cool!! We are planning our trip to Alaska in 2020 and will definitely be keeping an eye on this tour. Thanks for sharing your journey with us!

  • Fernando Correia
    Fernando Correia 11 months ago

    I just recently came across your channel, and immediately was hooked.
    Can't wait to see you r next adventure.

    • TIM and FIN
      TIM and FIN  11 months ago +2

      Fernando Correia thanks! Happy you’re here😊