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Homer, AK 99603
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Katchemak Bay is beautiful, with a great variety of wildlife, and a trip with Bay Excursions gets you right to the action, with personal service at an affordable price. We travelled with skipper Karl as he did a taxi shuttle with other passengers to Bear...More

Thank RocketRog
Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

Capt. Karl really knows the birds and animals in these waters. He was a great guide pointing out birds, otters, bears and more. If you are in Homer this is a must do. I highly recommend bird watching with Capt. Karl. We also got a...More

Thank joyusot
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

Hubby and myself used Captain Karl to transport us to the Grewingk Glacier trail. Captain Karl responded to my email very promptly and was waiting for us at Pier 3 as planned. Very disappointed that he didn’t talk to us all the way over and...More

Thank Dawn388
Reviewed August 9, 2018

We were on the afternoon tour of the Kachemak Bay on the Discovery with Capt. Victoria. She named the birds we saw and got up close to the rocks they were nesting on. Saw two kinds of puffins, and many other kinds of birds, but...More

Thank Pattigo65
Reviewed July 12, 2018

Captain Carl is one of the most experienced and expert marine wildlife and bird guides operating along the coast of Alaska. His boat is perfect built to take small groups comfortably and safely to the best locations along Kachemak Bay and close to all the...More

Thank rellis
Reviewed June 24, 2018

I came to Alaska to see puffins with my youngest daughter, to bookend a trip I took with her sister, when we saw puffins off the coast of Maine five years ago. I learned that my best chance of seeing them was here. The vessel's...More

Thank John F
Reviewed June 8, 2018

Karl took my wife and me on an hour sightseeing tour in Kachemak Bay. We went out and around Gull Rock. Karl took us in close enough for a good view of the wildlife and was knowledgeable about every species we saw. Photography was easy....More

Thank Bob F
Reviewed October 8, 2017

We have relied on Karl for years to get us to where we are going in Kachemak Bay. We visit almost every year and need his services. He is dependable to a fault, but he might not admit, he is also an excellent birder. He...More

Thank kayaklady2
Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

Karl clearly knows his birds and enjoys sharing that informAtion. A must do for the birder looking to add to their list and an excellent trip to see wildlife. Two thumbs up!!!

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Reviewed August 13, 2016

Although the weather was less than ideal (was raining a bit), had a great 3 hour trip with Karl. He showed us around Kachemack Bay, spotting lots of birds, seals, otters, and even whales. The boat was comfortable and clean, with plenty of room for...More

Thank Andrew M
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April 5, 2017|
Response from Karl S | Property representative |
My boat can handle up to 15 passengers. I could do 2 trips but can't take all of you at once. The cost for a 2 hour trip would be $65 per adult and $35 per child 12 or less. If you all want to go together then the only... More
March 20, 2017|
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Response from Karl S | Property representative |
It is $65 each for a 2 hour trip and $75 each for a 3 hour trip
March 20, 2017|
Response from Karl S | Property representative |
I do a 2 hour marine wildlife tour that includes Gull Island. The cost is $65 per adult and $35 per child 12 or less. I also do a 3 hour bird tour that includes Gull Island and the cost for that is $75 each. --Karl