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Rainbow Tours

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Rainbow Tours offers daily departures for wildlife viewing and fishing trips! Explore the unique coastline of Kachemak Bay en route to the remote and charming community of Seldovia. Our knowledgeable captain and crew will narrate and guide your tour...more
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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4287 Homer Spit Rd, #2, Homer, AK 99603-8033
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+1 907-235-7272
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We started the day in Homer with lots of rain and loads of cloud. A perfect day to cuddle and enjoy the sound of rain... But we were in Homer for only three days. Had to get this tour. Very affordable price with so much...More

Thank Raihan K
Reviewed September 6, 2018

We went on this tour as a last minute excursion and had a wonderful day. We saw lots of Sea Otters, Birds and beautiful scenery. We had lunch in the little village of Seldovia, and then returned to Kodiak. Victoria our captain. Jenna, and Lacy...More

Thank Nancy K
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

We took this tour to visit Seldovia from Home. It included narrated tour of the gull and a couple of other islands on the way. The captain and his crew were awesome, quite knowledgeable and friendly. Saw puffins, sea otters, seagulls and other wildlife. On...More

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Reviewed August 24, 2018

Great job by the staff, but not too much wildlife on this tour, when advertised as wildlife tour... But apart from that, a very nice trip to the little village of Seldovia, which is well worth the price.More

Thank Anders S
Rainbow T, Front Office Manager at Rainbow Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 26, 2018

Hello there. Thank you for taking the time to write us a review. Wildlife sightings do vary from day to day. Some days, we see more wildlife and some days we see less. In spite of the fact that there weren't as many wildlife sightings...More

Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

great captain good deckhands caught limit cleaned fish on way in decent rods and reels. no halibut fishing on Wednesdays

Thank tjdhv123
Rainbow T, Front Office Manager at Rainbow Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 26, 2018

Hi there! Thanks so much for the review. I'm glad to hear you enjoyed your fishing trip. Take care!

Reviewed August 15, 2018

This is an all day trip up the coast from Homer to Seldovia a lovely village nestled between the mountains and the sea. Although it is also a ferry the ferry is a tour too. We slowed down to watch wildlife and when we saw...More

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Rainbow T, Front Office Manager at Rainbow Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 26, 2018

Hello! Thanks so much for taking the time to write us this thoughtful and helpful review. It's always exciting when the orcas show up, and the crew tries to take as much time as possible giving everyone a great encounter and experience. I'm so glad...More

Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

We took the day tour to Soldovia with our Captain, Emma (who’s last day was today) and Madeline. They took excellent care of their passengers showing us the scenery and wildlife when out of the blue a whale shows up. We were able to delay...More

Thank Debbie S
Rainbow T, Front Office Manager at Rainbow Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 26, 2018

Hi there! Thank you for writing us this review. It's always exciting when we are lucky enough to spot whales onboard the Seldovia tours. I'll be sure to pass your compliments on to the crew, and hope you choose to travel with us again if...More

Reviewed August 9, 2018

Booked a last minute tour with Rainbow tours to Sladovia, and had a great time. The crew was attentive and knew their stuff. The fishing village was a step back in time, and the people there were very nice. The way back, we saw a...More

Thank walster75
Rainbow T, Front Office Manager at Rainbow Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 24, 2018

Hi there! We're so glad to hear you enjoyed your tour to Seldovia. Our crew works very hard to be knowledgeable and attentive. I'm glad to see this was reflected during your trip. I'll be sure to pass your comments on to the crew, and...More

Reviewed August 8, 2018

We loved this trip. It was mid July 2018. (7/16/18). The weather was good but the ship rolled pretty good in the open water. You should be prepared if you are or think you may be sensitive. The crew was excellant and kept us all...More

Thank Themainpoint
Rainbow T, Front Office Manager at Rainbow Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 24, 2018

Hello! Thank you so much for sharing your experience. We do get lucky and see orcas from time to time, and definitely, want to keep everyone engaged throughout the day as the crew diligently searches for wildlife. I'm so glad to hear you enjoyed your...More

Reviewed August 6, 2018

I can only say this was a wonderful tour. We did a one way and stayed in Seldovia then the discovery brought us back to Home in a few days. So glad I took this to Seldovia. The crew and Captain were wonderful. I learned...More

Thank Charlie J
Rainbow T, Front Office Manager at Rainbow Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 24, 2018

Hi there! Thank you so much for taking the time to write us a review. I'm so glad to hear you enjoyed both our tour over to Seldovia, and your time in the town. Thank you for choosing Rainbow tours, and we hope to see...More

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tunarie63
August 11, 2017|
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Response from Rainbow T | Property representative |
Hello! Well behaved, leashed dogs are absolutely welcome on the tour. So long as they are both boat and people friendly, we are more than happy to accommodate pets onboard. Thank you, and we look forward to having you as... More
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Kschloem8
October 3, 2016|
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Response from goldenramoth | Reviewed this property |
Your best bet would be to contact their office for verification. My understanding is the season runs from may through the end of september
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lefko
September 19, 2016|
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Response from thepetalpusher | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea. This particular tour, Rainbow Tours, is in Alaska.
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