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Creatures of the Dock

Take a tour of the amazing intertidal life right under your feet at Homer Harbor docks. Based out of the CACS Yurt on the Spit, a trained naturalist will guide you through an incredible exploration of invertebrate life living on and around the Homer Harbor Docks.

Creatures of the Dock tour is the most fun you can have on the Homer Spit for $10! Fun for the whole family.

Tour Dates: June- August, Daily at 1pm & 3pm                                        

Price: $10 per participant, $25 for a family of 4-6

How to Book: Pre-register for your Creatures of the Dock Tour by clicking on the 'Book Now' button as space is limited or call 907-235-6667 to book. On the day of your tour, please arrive at the CACS Yurt on the Spit 15 minutes prior to tour time. 

*School & Organized Groups: Arrange a tour from April to October at a time suited to your needs. (Times subject to staff availability). Call 907-235-6667 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.*

Ocean Connection

All senses will be filled on this 3-hour boat tour. View seabirds & marine mammals, Visit an oyster farm & enjoy a tasting! Learn about ocean research. Visit our Peterson Bay Field Station & visit Intertidal Creature Touch Tanks on the deck of our Peterson Bay Field Station. Our onboard Naturalist will answer all your questions! 

Tour Days: Most Mondays, Wednesdays & Saturdays from June to September

Rates: Adults (ages 12+): $125 l Children (ages 2- 11): $90 l Infant (ages 2 and under): $35

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