From Homer to Seldovia – Why You Should Visit

Looking for a new place to visit in Alaska? Look no further than Seldovia! Learn about all the great things you can see, do, and explore in Seldovia, AK, when you take a trip from Homer to Seldovia, AK!

Looking for other ways to occupy your time in Alaska? Browse our Things to Do page for some inspiration. You will find it packed with local insight into the best spots to visit during your trip to our area.

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How to Get from Homer to Seldovia

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The easiest route from Homer, AK to Seldovia is by ferry! The Seldovia Bay Ferry takes 45 minutes and operates 4 times a day, 6 days a week! One-way fares cost $45 for adults (ages 13-64), $35 for those 65+, $30 for children ages 3-12, and kids two years old and younger are free. Please keep in mind that the ferry only runs from May to September.

What to Do and See in Seldovia

The city of Seldovia traces its roots to a late 1700s Russian fur trading post that became a town known as “Seldevoy,” meaning Herring Bay. The current city only has a population of around 250 people and is known for its proximity to Kachemak Bay State Park and Kenai Fjords National Park.

Some of our favorite things to do are:

  • Visiting Kenai Fjords National Park – Whether you want to take a day trip kayaking in Aialik Glacier, hike through Exit Glacier, or conquer the Harding Icefield Trail, there is no shortage of great adventures to be had when you set out to conquer the Kenai Fjords National Park.
  • Visiting Kachemak Bay State Park – Full of unspoiled, natural beauty, Kachemak Bay State Park is a great place to see wildlife, enjoy a good hike, and go fishing in the namesake bay.
  • Explore the town of Seldovia – The bay views are stunning, and the historical city is quaint in its small-town charm.

Stay at The Driftwood Inn

Enjoy beautiful sunsets every day of your stay at the Driftwood Inn. We offer various lodging options, including Modern LodgesOld Town CottagesWoodside Lodge SuitesHistoric Inn RoomsTiny Houses, and an RV Park. Our accommodations are near the Homer Spit, Bishop’s Beach, and the Baycrest Overlook, so you can experience all the best places to watch the sunset. Or, simply step outside your front door to watch the sunset. No matter where you go, you can’t escape the beauty Homer has to offer! 

Check our availability to start planning your trip!