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Ashore Water Taxi, now in our tenth year of operation, is a family owned business providing boat tours, kayak tours, SUP rentals and transportation to Kachemak Bay State Park and surrounding communities.We are always ready to book hikers, campers...more
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4246 Homer Spit Rd, Harborview Boardwalk, Unit H, Homer, AK 99603-8026
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Reviewed August 2, 2018

Ashore Water Taxi was so much more than a water taxi service. As I planned my trip to the Homer area I found Louise to be a most willing resource. She offered a good deal of specific recommendations to consider. Dave provided absolutely prompt and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank greg c
Reviewed June 30, 2018

Our bear viewing tour got cancelled due to weather and we found ourselves with some unexpected extra time in Homer. Despite the very short notice, Ashore Water Taxi offered to take us to the Glacier Spit trailhead and pick us up 4h later at the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Louise S, Owner at Ashore Water Taxi, responded to this reviewResponded July 23, 2018

Thanks for your kind words, you guys, and glad you had such a good time, it's what keeps us going! Ashore

Reviewed June 7, 2018

I would highly recommend Ashore Water Taxi. My friend and I made a last minute trip to Homer and were trying to make our way to Halibut Cove and Ashore went out of their way to help us get to our destination.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed June 1, 2018 via mobile

Lovely trip to Kachemack Bay with this taxi service. Customer service oriented and safety a priority. Will use again

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank MidNiteSunAK
Reviewed September 15, 2017 via mobile

Being a tourist, I assumed a water taxi worked just like a regular taxi...you call and someone comes to pick you up. Wrong. Apparently with the main water taxi service in Homer you need reservations days in advance, even in the off season. Thank goodness...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed August 8, 2017

Wow, Captain Jim owner of his boat, Quickwater was just great. He took us for two ours (4 of us) on a personal wildlife expedition. We went about 10 am on a Saturday morning, the water was calm. We saw up close otters, puffins, seals,...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Diane P
Reviewed July 25, 2017

Our family of four took an hour tour to see the different birds on Gull island. The otters stole the show! It was great to get out on the Bay. Our driver Jim was knowledgeable. I highly recommend it!

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed July 23, 2017

We used the water taxi for our trip to and from Humpy Creek. The captain was very informative, pleasant and courteous. I would use them again in the future.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank mtfuge1984
Reviewed July 21, 2017

Dave Lyon takes care of his customers. The boat has a mascot, Pika who loves popcorn. We took the water taxi to Seaside Adventure and was also taken on a guided tour of 60 " Rock and Gull Island. Dave also spotted Rock Sandpiper on...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank bfcantwell
Reviewed June 26, 2017

Water taxi was easy to find, arrived on time. Pilot Dave was friendly and there were seats out of the wind. Dave's travel companion was very interesting.

Date of experience: June 2017
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