Air Transportation for Overnight Guests

Check In

It is very important that you check in with our Hallo Bay office by 4:00 pm the day before your scheduled flight to camp. 

Flight Information

Your flight to a Hallo Bay Wilderness camp will be provided by an FAA certified Bush Plane air service within the camp. The flight is approximately one hour in length. 

Weight Information

All guests and their luggage will be weighed at the office before being loaded onto the plane. Each guest traveling to camp on our wilderness camp tours will be limited to one back pack, one day pack and camera gear. When booking your trip, please talk to our Hallo Bay office staff regarding luggage types and weight.  Small Alaska Bush planes have limited space and cannot accommodate large pieces of luggage.

Anyone that has luggage over the size limit will need to make arrangements to leave any excess baggage in Homer. It is a good idea to make prior arrangements in Homer to store any excess luggage. It is also wise to inquire of specific requirements regarding the weight allowances and handling of excess luggage or freight items well in advance. Do not wait until the day you fly to address excess weight issues.

Passenger Rights:

Arrival at Hallo Bay  Camp

With the luggage and camera gear that you bring, please remember when you land at our camp, you will need to be able to carry all of your gear from the landing point to the camp in one trip. The staff at Hallo Bay are not allowed to help the guests carry any of their gear.

Packing for Your Flight

Alaska bush planes do not have the flexibility of taking unplanned additional weight, baggage or passengers. When traveling by bush planes one must understand that bush planes are designed to land on primitive landing strips, thus weight and seat limitations of the aircraft are strictly enforced by safety conscious pilots who will not vary from this.

Luggage and carry on in small bush planes is stored for transport in two areas of the aircraft, in the belly pod and in a small cargo area. Soft duffel bags are best suited for most of your luggage and carry on when you travel in Alaska. A good shoulder strap on your duffle bag makes carrying your bags to and from the camp much easier as well. Our  recommended size for all duffle bags is no larger than 25″ long by 15″ in diameter. Cameras should have a proper case which will protect them.

Passengers will be allowed to carry a small bag or camera which they may keep near them and easily accessible. Small being considered something in the size of a fanny pack, anything larger will need to go into the pod or under the cargo netting.

What Not To Bring

__Do not bring any type of Bear spray, pepper spray or Bear mace (any guest caught bringing these items will have their trip terminated immediately).
__Absolutely no firearms of any kind.
__Do not bring coolers or back packs full of alcohol.
__The pilot of the air charter will cancel your trip immediately if anyone shows up at the office or plane drunk, drinking, intoxicate by alcohol or drugs.

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