About Homer

Alaska Dream Vacations Begin Here!

Homer, Alaska is the Halibut Fishing Capitol of the World but it is also a thriving arts community, a commercial fishing port, and a hub for Alaskan adventure of every variety.  The options below should all be considered starting points for Homer-based vacations. If you need suggestions for what to do when you aren't fishing, don't hesitate to call Homer Ocean Charters. We are always happy to help visitors to Homer find the best that our beautiful seaside hamlet has to offer. 

Lodging - A wide variety of lodging options are available for your stay. There are hotels, B&BS, cabins, houses, apartments, etc. Lodging in Homer and across the Bay is also available. 

Halibut fishing – Full day or Three-quarter day fishing in Kachemak Bay and beyond. 

Multi-Species fishing – Spend some extra time trolling for salmon or jigging for rockfish and bring home a seafood smorgasbord. 

Custom Cruise- Make Homer your first stop on a multi-day Custom Yacht Cruise. Visit glaciers, hidden coves and havens for marine wildlife aboard a luxurious 82ft yacht. 

Flightseeing - See the beauty of Alaska from the air. There are flights ranging from 30 minutes to several hours of viewing glaciers, volcanoes, and brown bears.

Bear Viewing - Fly across Cook Inlet to Katmai National Park and spend the day watching brown bears in their natural habitat feeding on salmon or grazing for food on the beach or tundra.

Sea Kayaking - Whether it is a half-day or multi-day excursion, sea kayaking in Kachemak Bay is an experience you will never forget. 

Photography - Homer has a wide variety of truly unique photography options! The scenery, as well as an abundance of wildlife, has made this town debut in a few places such as the TV series "Alaska the Last Frontier" and a few episodes of National Geographic.

Boat tours - Learn the history of the area and feast your eyes on marine wildlife such as otters, whales, puffins, or other sea birds.

Art Galleries-Spend a day touring Homer's galleries featuring local talent. Learn about nationally and internationally known artists who call Alaska home. 

Food and Wine-Sample locally crafted beer, wine, or even mead at one of Homer's fine dining establishments. Stop by a hometown favorite food truck or one of our many restaurants on the Homer Spit offering locally-sourced seafood. 

Hiking – For a great addition to your Homer, Alaska vacation you may want to take a water taxi across the bay for a hike on one of the trails in Kachemak Bay State Park. Or stay on this side of the bay and visit one of several trails or nature centers with a wide variety of flora, fauna and breathtaking views. 

T-shirt and hat shopping – Have we mentioned that we have a nice selection of t-shirts and hats right in our office? Yes, we also ship! 

Homer, Alaska has so much to offer including great beaches, galleries, wineries, fishing, beautiful scenery, friendly people, and much more! You don't have to just fish to enjoy what many people call the highlight of their trip to Alaska--Homer! For more information on how to get to Homer, visit our "Contact Us" page. Speak to our friendly staff, and they will be happy to assist you with planning your Homer, Alaska vacation.




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