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How to Plan the Ideal Homer Wildlife Tour

Are you looking for an adventure in Alaska chocked full of wildlife and wonder? Homer, AK is your ideal destination! From Bear Viewing to Fishing, there’s always something fun to do in Homer. Learn more about Homer Wildlife Tours below.

Let us help you make every vacation day count. We will provide a map of the best drives, sights, and locations of activities all around Kachemak Bay during your stay with us.  We are happy to point you in the direction of your preferences regarding restaurants, sights to see, art galleries, bear viewing tours, fishing charters, boating trips & sailing excursions, and much more.  Check out our 5-day itinerary and see Homer and Kachemak Bay like a local!


Homer Wildlife Tours

Bear Viewing Tours

Brooks Falls Bear Viewing Tour

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At Brooke Falls, you’re guaranteed to see bears. This iconic bear viewing platform is only available June 1 – Sept 18. This excursion includes a plane ride to Katmai National Park, a Bear Orientation, an easy, one-mile hike, and prime bear viewing! Visit their site and see all the available add-ons and experiences.

Fun fact: “During the peak of the season, it’s not uncommon for visitors to see bears within minutes of arrival.”

Homer Fishing Charters

Did you know that Homer is the halibut fishing capital of the world? At the Driftwood Inn, we want to extend Homer’s amazing, unique features to our guests year-round. Embark on one of our fishing charters and learn everything there is to know about our area’s world-class fishing from experts. Our packages include Homer halibut charters, Homer salmon fishing, or a combination. Explore them all!

Hiking & Boat Excursions

If hiking is more your speed, check out the Glacier Lake Hike! This popular family hike is perfect for those who want a little of everything. The scenic cruise by water taxi across Kachemak Bay to Glacier Lake Trailhead will give you the opportunity to watch bald eagles, puffins, sea otters, and whales. Your self-guided hike will lead you along the quiet state park trails with beautiful views. This is an easy and enjoyable hike with a gradual elevation gain that makes it accessible to many.  After, enjoy shopping and dining at the boardwalks on the spit!

Stay at the Driftwood Inn

After a long day in the wilderness, you’ll want to unwind in your Homer accommodations. Our lodging options boast a warm and cozy ambiance that’s perfect for relaxing. Choose from Modern LodgesOld Town CottagesWoodside Lodge SuitesHistoric Inn Rooms, and Tiny Houses. All our accommodations are a stone’s throw away from Old Town Homer, which situates you near the best things to do in the area.

Check out availability to start planning your Alaska adventure!