What to Pack for Your Brown Bear Adventure. Once you’ve booked your brown bear adventure and made your travel arrangements to Homer, it’s time to figure out what to pack! While your brown bear tour will only last for the day, you’ll still be embarking on a big journey. Flying across the Cook Inlet will bring you into a different geography and climate than that of Homer. As is true with all Alaskan activities, it’s critical to make sure you’re prepared!