Kachemak Bay State Park Wildlife Tours
Kachemak Bay State Park Wildlife Tours are a favorite thing to do in Homer Alaska. Kachemak Bay is home to many different types of wildlife! Our Captains have years of local knowledge in Kachemak Bay and know where the local wildlife likes to hang out. Tours vary based on where the wildlife is and crafted to your pleasure!
What might I see? While touring Kachemak Bay, visitors often see many species of marine life. You may observe sea otters, seals, porpoise and whales! Take a trip to Tutka Bay to a local salmon hatchery or see local oyster farms, the quaint community of Halibut Cove, or take a trip to some of our majestic waterfalls! Land mammals you may see include moose, bear, mountain goats, coyotes and wolves.
While you’re cruising the bay, you may see many different species of birds including eagles, gyrfalcons and puffins! Our tour visits Gull Island where a plethora of different species of birds sit perched all day and use our checklist to identify many of them! You can find more info on the park here – Park Info
Whale Watching Facts
Whale watching is a favorite and must do in Alaska! Orcas and Humpback whales frequent Kachemak Bay during the summer while they follow salmon back to Alaska.
Humpback Whales can range anywhere from 48 to 62 feet and weigh up to 40 tons! You can imagine a school bus sized whale feeding on salmon merely feet from you.
Orca Whales, aka Killer Whales, grow to 23 to 32 feet and weigh up to 6 tons! Orca Whales are just smaller than a school bus.
Along with the magnificent wildlife, Kachemak Bay is known for its pristine beauty. Our water taxi will take you to the most picturesque areas and teach you about the awe-inspiring views of our Bay. Need more information about our Kachemak Bay State Park Wildlife Tours? Email Us
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