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Address: 4241 Homer Spit Rd, Homer, AK 99603-8035
Phone Number: +1 907-235-7847
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A good kayaking day

We went kayaking with this great company Central Charters & Tours in Homer , AK. The guide was great. He explained to us everything during our tour and also he answered all our... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 October 2016
yana g
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Voorhees, New Jersey

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Voorhees, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We went kayaking with this great company Central Charters & Tours in Homer , AK. The guide was great. He explained to us everything during our tour and also he answered all our questions. We also hiked in that area so it was a good combination.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Paid for a full day of halibut fishing but after only 4hrs, everyone on board caught their quota, (despite if they were happy with the size of their catch or not), Captain Rick, (who is a sub contractor in defense of Central Charters) called it a day & went in. The boat broke down twice during the outing & again,... More 

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Molly M, Manager at Central Charters and Tours, responded to this review

I am so sorry to hear that your full day fishing trip did not meet your expectations and sincerely apologize if there was any kind of misunderstanding or misrepresentation on our part. We do not book for a Captain Rick and would appreciate it if you could reach out to our office so that we can track down exactly what... More 

Lewiston, Idaho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

We booked a full day combination salmon/halibut fishing trip one day and then booked another half day halibut trip. Our experience with Central Charters could not have been better. Kathy and the staff there are very knowledgeable and made our trip fantastic! We would definitely book through Central Charters again. We enjoyed our combination fishing day the most. We liked... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

We booked a combo trip for both salmon and halibut. Captain Daniel took us straight to the king salmon. Within 1 1/2 hours everyone had their limit. We then headed out for halibut. We all caught our limits quickly. Halibut were swimming all around the boat. This was my 4th fishing trip to Homer but the first time I have... More 

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Bluffton, Indiana, USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

We walked into Central Charters and booked an immediate Homer harbor cruise. We were set up with 'Charley' in a water taxi (6 people). Charley gave us a narrated tour of the bay surrounding Homer, made sure we saw wildlife, mainly sea otters, some seals, waterfowl, and a humpback spouting. He was very personable, seemed to enjoy our back-and-forth banter,... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

We took the Kachemak Bay Tour + Seldovia. We had an excellent time during the Bay tour, as well as an excellent lunch in Seldovia. The captain did everything she could to see wildlife and the crew was great too. It is really affordable compare to other tour companies in Homer. I recommend it!

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Asheville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

The wildlife viewing was great. We were lucky enough to see a good many humpback whale in addition to sea otters, bald eagles, sea birds at the island rookery, and even a mountain goat. The captain and crew did a terrific job of finding and describing the wildlife we saw. The stop in Seldovia was nice with ample time for... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

start at 6:30am, check in and you hve to get your fishing license($20 extra) the boat (fox) was ok but not very clean! trip out there was cool and we saw a playing whale, too! at one spot we got alot of halibut and at the end of the trip everyone had 2of them caught! overall cool experience but 1/2day... More 

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South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

We spent most of the day on their cruise to Seldovia Alaska and had a wonderful time! The ship left on-time and the captain and crew were excellent. We had Captian Victoria and she is just great! We had many stops on the way to check out wildlife including Gull Island for the birds, sea otter rafts, and orcas. The... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

booked central charters because my uncle has fished with them before. went out on the morning half day halibut trip. it was easy to check in, park, and get on board. the three guys that were on board were super friendly and helpful. it took about an hour and a half to get to where we were actually going to... More 

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