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Mako's Water Taxi

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We are a company that takes Hikers across Kachemak Bay State Park. We also take clients out on eco tours involving viewing wildlife, whales, sea birds and incredible landscapes. These are custom tours developed around the individual needs of each...more
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4308 Homer Spit Rd # 9, Homer, AK 99603-8005
+1 907-235-9055
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Reviewed 6 October 2018

We did the Seldovia Water / Land / Air trip and could not be more pleased. The trip across to Jakolof Bay was smooth and filled with wildlife sightings, the boat slowed / stopped in order for us to get great views. A "cab" was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Oxford23
Reviewed 2 October 2018

We did a day trip to do the Grewingk Glacier across the bay - Mako will drop you off at the trailhead (well, give or take tides you might have to walk a little) and then pick you up at the Saddle Trailhead which is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Eric C
Reviewed 28 September 2018

This is our second ride along on Homer Spit. We had just read a novel that was placed in this area and it was fun to ride along as others were dropped/picked up from hiking. It was a bit chilly but it was a lovely...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Climber188924
Reviewed 24 September 2018

They took us from Homer to the park across the bay with no problems. Picked us up right on time, where they said they would. It was a little precarious getting on and off the boat with the rocks and no pier, but all part...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Loribeth C
Reviewed 22 September 2018

Great outfit do what they say. Took us across the bay dropped us off and picked us up right on time later in the day around at another bay

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank mmem7
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

We rented sea kayaks from Mako and a Mako water taxi took us to Peterson Bay. We also paddled to China Poot bay. Things we saw: otters eating shellfish were within five feet of us, seals were playing in our wake, bald eagles, harbor porpoise,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lynne A
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Really looked forward to Kachemak Bay sightseeing by boat on the way to Seldovia, but the boat arrived a half hour late and the transport was hurried. Seldovia was quaint but small, fortunately there were festivities for the 4th of July: parade, egg and salmon...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ccksmra
Reviewed 17 September 2018

We booked a day trip to Seldovia and back to Homer during our recent trip to Alaska. It was wonderful. We road a water taxi to Jakolof Landing where we were picked up by a local taxi cab from Seldovia. The driver was wonderful, gave...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Pamela R
Reviewed 13 September 2018

We met our four hiking buddies on our Mako Water Taxi trip over to Kachemak Bay State Park. The water taxi had ample space and both drivers were extremely welcoming and shared lots of local tips re: fishing, hiking and how to keep safe from...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Katelyn S
Reviewed 27 August 2018

My husband & I booked a ride on one of the small water taxis. Ours held 6 passengers. We went over to Kachemak Bay State Park to hike. Mako provided us with a map with some of the trails. We hiked to the glacier &...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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16 August 2018|
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Response from 488curtisj | Property representative |
Mako’s is glad to have pets aboard the boats! They often have more dogs aboard than people! 😄