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Seldovia Bay Ferry

Lot 21 - Freight Dock Road System 6, Dock JJ - Homer Small Boat Harbor, Homer, AK 99603
(877) 703-3779
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Ranked #7 of 15 Attractions in Homer
Type: Ferries/ Boats
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merseyside
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3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Used this ferry often. It's reliable, clean, safe and fast. The ferry will take you down the coast to Seldovia, a quiet, isolated village with a long history. The crew are great, especially the lovely Camille. They'll help with your gear and tell you what to see in Seldovia.

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6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Do you want to get to Seldovia without flying or riding on a small vessel? Then the Seldovia Bay Ferry is the best choice for you. This catamaran style ship has an upper and lower deck, both that are enclosed with plenty of seating for the whole family. Keep your eyes out for marine life such as marine birds, sea... More

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Knox, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

When we go to Seldovia we usually use the ferry at least one way. Clean and a dependable schedule. Not crowded plus free coffee. Parking is free right by the dock.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Really enjoyed the trip on the ferry to Seldovia always nice wildlife to see. Nice way to see Seldovia and just spend the day at the shops and trails. If you can take the longer sightseeing trip it is worth it.

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Juneau, Alaska
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27 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 via mobile

Nice Day, great boat ride from homer to Seldovia. Arrived about noon, stayed 4.5 hours. Hiked trails, picked up beach glass, visited shops just had fun. Ride home was sunny and we saw a lot of sea otters and a few whales. Great day, nice crew, clean facilities

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Central Mississippi
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26 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

The vessel looks brand new, and reservations aren't required (we used a TourSaver coupon). Complimentary coffee and tea are available. The captain and crew were adept at spotting marine life and the captain was quite gracious about stopping so we could oooh and aaaah over the sights. During our round trip we saw both humpback and orca whales, as well... More

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Anchorage, Alaska
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7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

We decided to travel to the Sleepy town of Seldovia for a couple of hours. We took the Selodvia Bay Ferry, which had plenty of space and was kid friendly (we had a 9 year old and a 1.5 year old). The double hull catamaran made the 45 minute trip comfortable. But the best part of the trip was that... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Incredibly fast! Beautiful views of the ocean, Homer and Seldovia. The crew were great and rather comical, dancing the "Whale Dance" on the bow to attract the whales, (didn't work this time). The ferry cut through the waves like butter.

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Homer, Alaska
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6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

If you're looking for a quick ride to Seldovia this ferry is great. Clean boat, friendly staff, plenty of room, and a fast ride with great views. What more can you ask for?

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Oregon
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

The passenger ferry is nearly new (4 years old) and offers a scenic, fast, and comfortable trip. Seldovia is fun to visit with its excellent museum, shops, eateries, eagles, beaches, old boardwalk, and quiet marina.

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