Special Events

2020 Shorebird Festival 

All tours start with a water taxi cruse to Gull I. during Shorebird Festival.

See list of what to bring at the bottom of this page.

The Wise & Wonderful Journey Departing daily during Shorebird Festival

Join experienced guide & local bird expert Willy Dunne on a journey of discovery. Visit Gull Island, opportunities for up-close viewing, Horned & tufted puffins, pigeon guillemots, cormorants, kittiwake's & murres. The journey cruise's to Willys special birding places where we may encounter Aleutian terns, rednecked phalaropes & murrelets. The rich biodiversity of Kachemak Bay supports marine mammals, nesting eagles, loons, sea ducks and many other species that are common sightings.

Everyday from the harbor
Departure is 8:am.
Returning at 10:am.

$75pp limit 6.

Guided Wildlife Tour & Hike to Grewingk Glacier Lake Departing daily during Shorebird Festival

Captain Willy Dunne experienced guide & local bird expert will cruise to Gull Island, opportunities for up-close viewing of horned & tufted puffins, pigeon guillemots, cormorants, kittiwake's & murrelets. Then following the coast viewing sea ducks, otters and wildlife. The hike begins on Glacier spit. Your guide will lead you on a easy trail up the glacier moraine to the open beaches of Grewingk Glacier Lake, icebergs and mountain peaks. Returning on the Saddle trail with views of Halibut Cove.

Everyday from the harbor
Departure is 10:30:am.
Returning at 4:00pm.

$85pp Limit 6.

Flow With The Birds: Half Day Kayak Tour St Augustine's Kayak & Tours

Let the tide carry you through the calm waters of China Poot Bay as you glimpse stunning scenery and wildlife from a kayak. Listen for black oystercatchers, watch for bald eagles pursuing the next meal, and keep a look out for harlequin ducks foraging along the shore. Abundant biodiversity with up-close viewing opportunity for puffins, guillemots, cormorants, kittiwake's & murrelets. Explore the bay’s unique rose-colored rock formations that illustrate ancient tectonic forces. Morning & afternoon tours.

Two Half Day Tours Everyday
Morning 9:am - 1:30pm Limit 12.
Afternoon 12:30 - 5:00pm Limit 12.

$90pp

Tides

What to bring on the wildlife tour:

  • Full water bottle
  • Warm clothes
  • Sunglasses
  • binoculars
  • Camera

If you are going on the self the guided hike include;

  • Hiking shoes
  • Lunch or snacks
  • Day pack

Where to meet:

Meet in the Homer Harbor at the top of Ramp 2, Alan's Water Taxi Office.

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