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Great family adventure

We did a 3/4 day trip around Yukon island out of Homer. It was a blast. Our guide was kind and... read more

Reviewed 4 February 2018
Lori S
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Yuma, Arizona
Great way to experience Kachemak Bay State Park

We booked this tour last minute the afternoon before due to our other kayak company having to... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Daniella A
,
Illinois
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“yukon island” (47 reviews)
“elephant rock” (13 reviews)
“water taxi” (31 reviews)
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Homer, AK 99603

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Reviewed 4 February 2018

We did a 3/4 day trip around Yukon island out of Homer. It was a blast. Our guide was kind and thorough. The weather was sparkling. All in all a great day.

Thank Lori S
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

We booked this tour last minute the afternoon before due to our other kayak company having to cancel on us. I was very happy to get in last minute. We did the Eagle Nest 1/2 Day Kayak Trip, and when we arrived at the office...More

Thank Daniella A
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

Just had a true Alaskan experience kayaking around one of the islands off Homer. It was WONDERFUL! Alison, the owner, arranged a guide and kayaks for us landlocked Colorado adventure ladies with little sea/tide experience, overnight even though we were off-season. Our guide, Amber, is...More

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Reviewed 19 September 2017

We decided to try the 3/4 kayak tour with True North in early August. Two adults and two kids (ages 12 and 10). This trip is very well suited to beginners/novices. The gear was in good condition, the guide (Amber!) was very laid back but...More

1  Thank jesslathren
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Reviewed 15 September 2017

My mother (60+) and I (35+) - (first-time kayakers) took the Eagle Nest half-day kayak tour on September 5th. It was beautiful, relaxing but so much fun. We did not let the cold weather or rain slow us down and Caleb was a real trooper...More

Thank Jenna P
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

My sister and I took the Ultimate Tour and it exceeded our expectations. Our guide, Paul, was friendly and incredibly knowledgeable about the history, geography, plant life and wildlife around us. We learned a lot and felt very safe kayaking and hiking with him as...More

Thank mpilotte
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Reviewed 10 September 2017

Very professional, helpful guides great scenery great equipment Overall one of the best trips I've had here in Alaska Thank you so much True North

Thank PatrickStarfish1
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Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

True North Adventures did a great job. Their staff is knowledgeable and friendly. Shannon was a great guide on made our paddle both relaxing and interesting. The boats and other equipment was in top shape.

Thank Chucklesbro
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Reviewed 5 September 2017

I took The Ultimate Tour, and it exceeded my expectations. It ranks among the best of my outdoor adventures, and I've had many. Also, Aria was a great guide. I can't say enough good things about her. I highly recommend True North to anyone visiting...More

Thank mcclurejd
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Reviewed 2 September 2017

We enjoyed a safe, well-organized and stunningly beautiful kayak trip around the island. Thanks for a great day, Aria!!

Thank Bart S
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Response from Steve W | Reviewed this property |
Those two layers should be fine. If you are the type of person that is chilled easily, you might feel a little cool early in the morning, but if it's a sunny day and gets into high 50s or low 60s for temps you should be... More
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