Photo Credit: Ashore Water Taxi

Homer Whale Watching Tours

Whale Watching Tours

A fam­i­ly-run oper­a­tion since 2005, Ashore offers a few basic tours — wildlife and bird view­ing — but also takes trav­el­ers to the camp­ing sites, cab­ins and activ­i­ties all around Kachemak State Park. The 24-foot Black­fish seats up to six. The water-taxi cap­tain is the com­pa­ny’s own­er, Dave Lyon, who gives an authen­tic insid­er’s tour: Lyon has more than 20 years’ pro­fes­sion­al expe­ri­ence on local waters. Feel­ing adven­tur­ous? Rent a stand-up paddle  ...more