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Seldovia Bay Ferry

Lot 21 - Freight Dock Road System 6, Dock JJ - Homer Small Boat Harbor, Homer, AK 99603
+1 907-435-3299
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Lovely ride and great ferry to get there.

Seldovia is a great day or overnight trip to see an historic Alaska town and enjoy history. We... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Anna W
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Lafayette
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Nice ferry ride but there is nothing on this island, few shops and the famous historical... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
maxmacy4
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Shorewood
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Lot 21 - Freight Dock Road System 6, Dock JJ - Homer Small Boat Harbor, Homer, AK 99603
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Reviewed yesterday

Seldovia is a great day or overnight trip to see an historic Alaska town and enjoy history. We enjoyed walking the main street and sitting in a small restaurant and moving with the repeated earthquakes that occurred while we were there.

Thank Anna W
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Nice ferry ride but there is nothing on this island, few shops and the famous historical boardwalk??? I must be missing something. I am very sorry I spent the money on this trip.

Thank maxmacy4
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a quick trip, very economical, and with senior rates too.. half the cost of flying. A fast, clean friendly trip, with great scenic vistas to watch on the trip. My favorite way to come or go to Seldovia.

Thank olderlady923
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

The Ferry is very clean and comfortable, the staff was very helpful. We had the best time. There was a wonderful viewing deck and seats.

1  Thank Debbie B
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

Nice Ferry Ride to Seldovia. The captain looked for sealife on the way out and despite it being a ferry would slow down and wait to see if we could catch a glimpse of the whales (we did). One time and easy ride to Seldovia....More

1  Thank Allison B
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Reviewed 19 September 2017

We took the Ferry over to Seldovia Bay to spend the afternoon. Could not believe how clean and well maintained it was, and the staff were all super friendly. They offered free coffee and cold drinks. And when humpback whales were spotted, we slowed and...More

1  Thank wv_mountaineer_proud
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

The $80 RT fare is well worth the price! Great views of Katchemak Bay, lots of marine wildlife - otters, silver salmon jumping and even Orca whales. Seldovia is quaint and renting bikes is the way to see a lot. The ferry crew was gracious...More

Thank Lucky D
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

The not-huge ferry is a treat, with whales and otters dividends of the 45-minute trip from Homer (c. $80 round trip) to this old Russian fur-hunting and fishing town. Reminded me of small islands in Maine such as Mohegan. Bayfront Hotel has good outdoor deck...More

Thank Judith D
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Reviewed 29 June 2017

Crew was friendly and outgoing. Made the trip to Seldovia and back very comfortable. Free coffee and tea. Ferry was very clean and well kept up.

1  Thank tablack14
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Reviewed 9 January 2017

We got to see orcas so close,on our drive to and from Seldovia,. Seldovia is beautiful very quiet no noise.very touristy, due to the time we spent seeing the orcas didn't get much time in Seldovia. No regrets.

2  Thank laugh34
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bynner
29 May 2017|
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Response from laugh34 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think you have the time. Also weather plays a big role on water taxis or helicopter rides. We has booked a helicopter ride which got cancelled last minute due to bad weather .there is enough to do in homer take a... More
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