Homer is a wonderful place to spend a day for sightseeing in Alaska, with its many gift shops, cafes, and rapidly growing artistic community. This drive takes you along many miles of Kenai Peninsula coastline, with spectacular views of the active volcanoes, Mt. Spurr, Mt. Redoubt, Mt. Illiamna and Mt. Augustine across Cook Inlet.
The Kenai area has beautiful, sandy beaches that are wonderful places to walk, fly a kite or just take in the awe-inspiring beauty of the bay.
If you choose to head south for your Alaska sightseeing excursion, Ninilchick, an Old Russian fishing village, is home to some of the best Razor Clam digging in the world; you’ll need minus tides to dig clams. This little village is well worth visiting, with its 19th century hand hewn log buildings and Russian Orthodox Church on the bluff overlooking Cook Inlet. Another 40 miles South, nd you’ll pass through Anchor Point, which boasts the Western most stretch of highway in the North America. Finally, you will wind up in Homer, the “End of the Road”.
The Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, which is home to a variety of wildlife and fishing opportunities for Alaska sightseeing excursions, encompasses 1.3 million acres and over 100 miles of canoe trails, with 70 pristine lakes. Fully guided and outfitted Alaska excursions, with top-of-the-line equipment and skilled and knowledgeable guides, is a wilderness experience that can be enjoyed by the whole family. Day trips and overnight adventure tours are offered.
Besides fishing in Kenai, there are also many trails to be explored throughout the region, where you can expect to see moose and other wildlife.
An hour-long plane ride around our area will treat you to some of the most breathtaking scenery our planet has to offer. Brown Bears in particular are in abundance, and are best viewed at established locations such as “Halo Bay” in Katmai National Park, and Lake Clark. There is an excellent chance of seeing bears from the air, as well as along the rivers that are just a short distance across Cook Inlet. A day trip of fly-out fishing is an adventure into remote, bush country Alaska with the comfort of civilization just a short ride away.
Arrangements can also be made for overnight Alaska excursions and hunting trips. We trust that you will enjoy your stay while fishing in Kenai.