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Rainbow Tours

#8 of 53 Tours in Homer
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Address: Homer, AK 99603
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Full Day Whale Watching Adventure exploring Kachemak Bay, Homer Alaska....

Full Day Whale Watching Adventure exploring Kachemak Bay, Homer Alaska. Come spend the day learning and seeing Humpback whales, Orcas and many pelagic seabirds. $125 Ad and lunch is included. We also offer a 1/2 Day Halibut fishing adventure $95 Ad. Please call us for any questions or reservations.

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We had a great day on this tour. We saw so much wildlife, but the best was Orca's near our boat for about an hour. It was so amazing. I know that it is no guarantee, but when... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2016
New Mexico
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New Mexico
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93 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016

We had a great day on this tour. We saw so much wildlife, but the best was Orca's near our boat for about an hour. It was so amazing. I know that it is no guarantee, but when we did see the Orca's, the captain was so good and allowed extra time, even arriving back to Homer late, but it... More 

Thank levelsix
Baltimore, Maryland
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Very reasonably priced tour to Seldovia. This ride was great for wildlife viewing. We saw many whales, otters and birds along the way. Once in Seldovia we had plenty of time to enjoy lunch and walk around town. The crew was very accommodating when we saw wildlife- stopping to give us the maximum time to enjoy! Highly recommend.

Thank chammer932
Spartanburg, South Carolina
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5 reviews
Reviewed 5 September 2016

We had a great day on this boat tour from Homer to Seldovia and back. Our captain and guides helped us spot tons of wildlife including whales, groups of sea otters having fun clumping together and forming "rafts", and bald eagles. We had a nice stroll around Seldovia on a beautiful sunny day.

Thank 4chromedome
Rochester, New York
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26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016

A good thorough exploration of Kenai waters for marine and bird activity. A nice stop in Seldovia for lunch and then back onto the water. It was a good day at sea.

Thank Mike M
Charlotte, North Carolina
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11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Spent a half day trip with Dave and Jenna fishing. We saw more marine life than we did on an expensive 8 hour trip in Seward. Dave and Jenna were both friendly and helpful to all of the guests. The boat had ample space so we weren't getting tangled up in each others lines. We will definitely be contacting them... More 

Thank Natalie K
Portland, Oregon
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50 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Great wildlife viewing--whales, eagles, peregrine falcon, otters. Excellent guides and lots of good information but without too much talking. Seldovia is a very different kind of place to see and a good lunch stop but 3 hours is too long there. The boat was comfortable enough without being a cattle call.

Thank mossyrocks
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73 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

This was a great excursion to Seldovia. The captain and crew had their eyes peeled for wildlife the entire trip and we saw quite a bit. It was our first water excursion on our Alaskan adventure and I am so glad we took this one first. The captain and her mates pointed out all the tips to find the wildlife.... More 

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Odell, Oregon
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4 reviews
Reviewed 22 August 2016

We did the Seldovia Tour as a family, including a 4 yr old and an 8 month old, all of us enjoyed the trip very much. The captain and crew were very nice, the Captain even let our son (4) sit in the captains chair. The scenery was beautiful and the crew were knowledgeable about the animals, and the area.... More 

Thank Simeon S
Bonner Springs, KAnsas
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44 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Captain Monica spotted humpback whales and Orcas on the way to our stop in the quaint little sea town of Seldovia. We got great photos and video. She also spottd otters and many different species of birds. On our way back to Homer from Seldovia, we saw the killer whales again. This time she had to shut off the motor... More 

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Norman, Oklahoma
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32 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016

We had 2 trips out to halibut fish through the lodge we stayed at. Our boat was the Jackpot for halibut fishing. This was a boat with 20 people fishing. The captain and crew were efficient and happy to help and explain things. Most of us had never fished for halibut before but with the excellent explanations we all caught... More 

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