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Address: PO Box 2319, Homer, AK 99603
Phone Number: (907)235-0708
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Take the full day trip if you can.

True North runs half day and full day kayak trips off of Homer spit. The outfit is friendly and professional. They run you across from the spit to a nearby island where they... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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Hilo, Hawaii
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Hilo, Hawaii
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

True North runs half day and full day kayak trips off of Homer spit. The outfit is friendly and professional. They run you across from the spit to a nearby island where they gear you up and get you into your kayak. Our trip ran from 9am to 1 pm but by the time you get there, gear up, get... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Allison and Gus were amazing guides around Yukon Island. I really am a birder so don't really care about geology but they captured my attention! Lovely tour... great boats and service-- so friendly and safe and enjoyable.

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Redlands, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

If you weren't aware, a majority of Homer closes after Labor Day. I really really wanted to go kayaking in Homer and Allison, the owner of True North, took my father and me with just 2 other people despite her base camp already being broken down. She was SO nice and accommodating and I was STOKED to get to go.... More 

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Dayton, Ohio
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We had a nice kayak trip with True North. The owners daughter was very sweet. Our guide, I wish I could remember his name, was great. You could really feel his love and passion for what he does and where he lives. We saw porpoise, bald eagles and sea stars. It did rain while we were out there. If there... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Allison and the entire team were amazing. We had the best time and Alison was so great to pair up with my mom who had never kayaked before... I think they both had a great time. I highly recommend any of their trips.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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35 reviews 35 reviews
5 attraction reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We called True North in hopes of salvaging our day when our bear viewing trip was cancelled at the last minute and we were feeling a bit down in the dumps. Jan was incredibly kind on the phone, and was able to organize a customized 3/4 day kayaking trip for our family (Yukon Island/Elephant Rock). We ended up having an... More 

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Highlands, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Everything about the trip was very professional. The office staff, boat captain and guides made the excursion a very pleasant and memorable experience for our family. I would highly recommend it.

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Boulder, Colorado
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

This was our second time with alison and her gang at True North. This time we brought our ten year old twins. It was the vacation of a life time, Alison took us on a half day trip and booked cabins for us and some friends on some nearby islands. We saw otters, bald eagles, whales. True North took care... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We did the all-day kayak tour, and had our own private guide for the trip. Anders was very informative and friendly. We paddled in Sadie Cove and around Yukon Island. We saw more eagles than we did other people, even though it was July 4th weekend. This is one of the best kayak trips I have done in Alaska or... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

I've been using True North for two years for our kayak trips in Katchemak Bay. They are professional, educators, and have a great safety record. Learn about and see marine life while being active on the water!

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