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Whale Watching Cruises in Homer, Alaska: A Guide

Homer, Alaska is a small town on the coast of the Kenai Peninsula. The town overlooks Kachemak Bay, which is teaming with wildlife, including a few different kinds of whales. The whale watching opportunities are limited, and in fact there really isn't a specific whale watching cruise you can book, but there are wildlife tours and charter boat companies, so there are ways to see whales while visiting Homer. Since the options are limited, we explored the topic in some depth and compiled our findings in a concise guide to whale watching in Homer, Alaska. Read more [...]
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Whale Watching Cruises in Alaska: A Guide

Given its enormous shoreline and the pristine waters off its coast, Alaska is a natural place for whale watching. If you are near the coast and some sign of civilization, there is a decent chance that a company nearby is operating whale watching cruises. However, Alaska is a massive state whose shoreline is exposed to a vast swath of the Pacific Ocean, so it is hard to keep track of all the whale watching opportunities in the state. A search for "whale watching cruises in Alaska" will bring up a crippling flood of information. For this reason, we thought it would be helpful to organize some of the basics about whale watching in Alaska in one brief article, covering what whales you can see and some of the general places you can whale watch. Read more [...]