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Seldovia Bay Ferry

Lot 21 - Freight Dock Road System 6, Dock JJ - Homer Small Boat Harbor, Homer, AK 99603
+1 907-435-3299
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Homer to Seldovia

The $80 RT fare is well worth the price! Great views of Katchemak Bay, lots of marine wildlife... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Lucky D
Seldovia worth a day trip -- bring hiking sticks!

The not-huge ferry is a treat, with whales and otters dividends of the 45-minute trip from Homer... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Judith D
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Lot 21 - Freight Dock Road System 6, Dock JJ - Homer Small Boat Harbor, Homer, AK 99603
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The $80 RT fare is well worth the price! Great views of Katchemak Bay, lots of marine wildlife - otters, silver salmon jumping and even Orca whales. Seldovia is quaint and renting bikes is the way to see a lot. The ferry crew was gracious...More

Thank Lucky D
Reviewed 1 week ago

The not-huge ferry is a treat, with whales and otters dividends of the 45-minute trip from Homer (c. $80 round trip) to this old Russian fur-hunting and fishing town. Reminded me of small islands in Maine such as Mohegan. Bayfront Hotel has good outdoor deck...More

Thank Judith D
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Crew was friendly and outgoing. Made the trip to Seldovia and back very comfortable. Free coffee and tea. Ferry was very clean and well kept up.

1  Thank tablack14
Reviewed 9 January 2017

We got to see orcas so close,on our drive to and from Seldovia,. Seldovia is beautiful very quiet no noise.very touristy, due to the time we spent seeing the orcas didn't get much time in Seldovia. No regrets.

1  Thank laugh34
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

We went from homer to Seldovia for a birthday trip. The ferry is large and has adequate seating and bathrooms. The views are amazing as well and if there happens to be whales they will slow down.

2  Thank Momof4nak
Reviewed 9 September 2016

We had a very good trip from Homer to Seldovia on Sept 4, 2016 - departing at 6:30 PM. Enroute, the water was calm, the weather mostly clear, and we sighted two Orcas and may seabirds. The captain slowed to allow maximum viewing of the...More

3  Thank CraigCHS63
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

I was so happy to be able to travel to Seldovia on the Ferry rather than a smaller vessel. I am not a good sailer and was anxious about getting from Homer to Seldovia without being motion sick and the ferry is the way to...More

1  Thank EnBee60
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Nice trip to Seldovia, would of been better with better weather of course. Spent about a half a day and went back to Homer

Thank Bud B
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Loved it! Captain looked for whales but no luck. Did see lots of otters. Nice crew. Would definitely recommend! Have fun.

1  Thank Marna K
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Quick! Clean ferry. Met great people who helped us out getting back to our car. Staff very professional.

Thank 2013nicki
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bynner
29 May 2017|
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Response from laugh34 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think you have the time. Also weather plays a big role on water taxis or helicopter rides. We has booked a helicopter ride which got cancelled last minute due to bad weather .there is enough to do in homer take a... More
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KenaiJim2016
7 May 2016|
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Response from Lindsay M | Reviewed this property |
This year (2016) it looks like... 9:00 AM Departs Seldovia 11:00 AM Departs Homer Ramp 7 4:30 PM Departs Seldovia 6:30 PM Departs Homer Ramp 7 Hope that helps! I would make sure to check their official website (TripAdvisor... More
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