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Rainbow Tours

PO Box 1526, Homer, AK 99603
907-235-7272
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Ranked #18 of 44 Activities in Homer
Type: Tours
Owner description: Full Day Whale Watching Adventure exploring Kachemak Bay, Homer Alaska. Come spend the day learning and seeing Humpback whales, Orcas and many pelagic... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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San Antonio, Texas
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109 reviews 109 reviews
29 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We took the 7-hour Seldovia Wildlife Tour on Labor Day weekend and had a great time, seeing sea otters and eagles along the way to the small village across Kachemak Bay. The knowledgeable staff provided informative narration, and took the time to talk to travelers individually to suggest options during the three-hour stopover in Seldovia. The boat was full of... More

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Austin, Texas
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74 reviews 74 reviews
32 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Looking for a way to enjoy the next day without worrying about the inclement weather, we wandered into the office of the Rainbow Tours. The young woman who helped us guaranteed we would love the Gull Island - Seldovia day tour. Ron, Victoria and Madeline were delightful - a perfect mixture of information and good humor. We saw rafts of... More

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Wirral, United Kingdom
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92 reviews 92 reviews
54 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We booked this trip from the UK with the very helpful Cassy. We were fortunate that on the outward journey there where only a couple of dozen people so plenty of room for moving around the boat. We stayed outside the whole trip even through the rain which started as we left Gull Island and continued all day. Hundreds of... More

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Cody, Wyoming, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We booked the Seldovia tour on our first day in Homer. The crew was excellent..Madeline and Victoria were exceptionally nice especially to our 9 year old. On Tuesday we did a half day halibut fishing trip and again it dis not disappoint. We caught our limit , the crew filleted our fish and we packaged as recommended. When we go... More

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Cleveland, Ohio
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

This was a fabulous day! The staff was quite knowledgeable and extremely friendly and helpful. We were thrilled with the abundance of wildlife viewed. Seldovia was a quiet town. We had a average meal, (surprisingly no seafood on the menu), saving ourselves for the bakery and it was closed! Highlight was talking with the local fishermen as they changed their... More

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Crescent City, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

The captain took time to enjoy the sights on the way to Seldovia. We were extremely blessed with great weather and lots of wild-life along the way!

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Hayward, WI
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72 reviews 72 reviews
12 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Booked with Central Charter, expecting their 75-foot Discovery. But the Discovery sat idle at the dock while we boarded the Rainbow Connection. Staff was very welcoming. It was a packed cruise. The usual bad tourist behavior ... Taking up seating space with your backpack when there was a disabled passenger that had no other place to sit, or "reserving" some... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

This is a great way to spend an afternoon. I am pretty fond of birding so I really enjoyed the looks at Gull island of the nesting birds. We saw a lot of sea otters on the trip as well. The boat is a nice size with a snack bar and clean "facilities". The ladies were very knowledgable and friendly,... More

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UK
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84 reviews 84 reviews
11 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Great morning on the water - half day is more than enough for halibut fishing. They jump onto the hook, and you can only catch 2. Rainbow tours were efficient, hard working and knowledgeable. We booked this through Bob's trophy charters. Next time we would book direct.

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Pampa, Texas, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We weren't really fishing just catching. Throw your line over and haul up your halibut. We shipped home 27 & 1/2 pounds. It was great. The boat had 21 people on board. The crew was great. I would rather be in a six passenger boat but the cost on this boat fit our budget better. We were out just the... More

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