Homer Floatplane Lodge

1244 Lakeshore Drive, Homer, Alaska, 99603, United States | Lodge
Prices starting from $139.00

Travel Blogs from Homer

Halibut Cove

A travel blog entry by travelswithduke


... in the area are built on stilts. The dinner was great and there were several hiking trails on the island, and even a few horse until our boat left at 9. It is a beautiful area and would be a great place to spend a week. Halibut Cove and Seldovia (an old Russian town about 30 miles south) are the only towns on the eastern coast of Kachemak Bay and are reachable by boat. The rest of that peninsular is entirely wildlife refuge. ...

Of Halibut and Bears

A travel blog entry by rodk


... an animated door- more a grunt, lift and wind than the flashy tail-walking of our Australian barramundi. But the fish are plentiful and with Ilse periodically ‘chumming’ over the side, all 20 fishers have their permitted two fish within 2 hours of fishing of the first hook hitting the water. Although not the barn door size fish depicted in the brochure, my two cupboard door sized halibut was a respectable first innings – and added some 10kg ...

Unbelievable View

A travel blog entry by chuckschatter


... Nice group of people in the office so I am really looking forward to Halibut fishing tomorrow.

We are staying in the Baycrest RV Park just outside of Homer. The view from the park is without a doubt the most spectacular so far on this trip. We are at least 600 feet above the ocean on an actual cliff/bluff. Fantastic!

After setup we went into town to get a flavor of what Homer is all about. In someways ...

A most spectacular day

A travel blog entry by 2bestfriends


... again, we have pictures if you are interested). We did come across some bear poo that was disturbing to Marie as she believed it may have been a brown bear, so she insisted we keep talking. Once again, thanks to Jonathan and Katie, we happily brought out the “bear bell” out to make as much noise as possible. Now it may seem easy to keep talking, but when you are slightly terrified you may come across a grizzly it is hard to do that ...

Big mountains, bears, sea otters and giant halibut

A travel blog entry by ronamoon


... only bit of privately owned land in the park (a hangover from the gold rush days and where about four privately lodges are located).

While there are shorter bus/shuttle rides that go as far as the Eldson Visitor Centre (about 55 miles in), we opted for the 12 hour round trip bus ride to Kantishna. It was a long day, with a few stops along the way as well as the Visitor Centre, and further on at Wonder Lake for about 30-40 mins. At both you could get ...

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