Touch, See, and Experience the
Real Kachemak Bay
The Kachemak Bay area is a very special place. The area is known for its spectacular scenery, diversity and abundance of wildlife, fascinating human history, and its world-renown recreational and education opportunities. Kachemak Bay is great place to experience and explore, something you can only begin to really appreciate after several days of exploration. We focus on quality, not quantity, to provide the best trips. We encourage you to contact us to help plan a trip of a lifetime.
Seaman's Ecotour Adventures strives to give you a diverse experience in Kachemak Bay, customized to meet your needs and interests. This small, family-oriented business is owned by Glenn and Bette Seaman. We are a three-season business -- from March through October, and are often available in winter months. Both are 41+ year residents of Alaska, beginning their stay in Fairbanks, moving to Anchorage in 1980, and then to Homer in 1999. Both are passionate about Kachemak Bay and Homer, and know that this will be their home.
Bette enjoys life's simple pleasures. On the water, she loves those quiet days in a protected bay, cruising slowly along the shoreline to view wildlife and other aspects of Kachemak Bay's natural beauty. She is a self-taught naturalist, with a particular interest in the bay's mammal and bird life. One of her her favorite outdoor activities is hiking, going at an easy pace to take in and appreciate the areas natural beauty and wildlife.
Glenn is also an outdoor enthusiast, and passionate about fishing, wildlife biology and photography, hiking, and exploring the bay and adjacent wildlands. His goal is life-long learning, and sharing the wonders of the Bay and its different culture with others. He is a very engaged in the Native and western history and culture. As a marine biologist and social scientist, he continues to keep current on the latest science Kachemak Bay, regularly attending science seminars by University of Alaska, Kachemak Bay Research Reserve, and other organizations.
Glenn Seaman is the principal guide/naturalist for Seaman's Adventures, which has been in business since 2006. He has a BS in Biology (Marine Biology emphasis) from the University of Alaska Fairbanks, and a MA in Cross-Cultural Studies. He worked for Alaska Department of Fish and Game for 28 years, before retiring from the department in 2003. Then he worked for NOAA as a consultant for 6 years. His professional experience includes:
Kachemak Bay/Lower Cook Inlet has been his lab and classroom for the past 18 years. He has learned much about the Kachemak Bay region through his efforts to designate and build the Kachemak Bay Research Reserve. Since moving to Homer in 1999, Glenn has spent a great deal of his free time fishing and exploring Kachemak Bay, Kachemak Bay State Park, and outer Kenai coast to the south.
Glenn with man's best friend overlooking Grewingk Glacier and lake.
Glenn has learned much about the natural and cultural history of the bay on his own and through graduate research, as well as taken college courses (e.g., Cook Inlet Anthropology, Marine Invertebrates for Educators, and Cycles of Change). Whenever he gets a chance, he continues to read literature on the region and people, as well as talk to "old timers" to absorb further knowledge of the Kachemak Bay area.
Glenn has a 50 Ton Masters License from the U.S. Coast Guard. Their boat is a 26 foot Glasply the Pinbone. The boat is classified at "six pack," and may transport up to 6 passengers. The boat includes a 4 passenger Zodiac boat with a hard fiberglass bottom for jaunts the shore. The Pinbone is heated, and has a head, fresh water and sink on boat, plus a table and seat that comfortably seat four adults in cabin. The back deck has large cooler with seating for two, and we can bring out some folding chairs. All together, the boat is a comfortable place to view spectacular wildlife and scenery of the Kachemak at any time of year.
Kachemak Bay Ecotours, Hiking and Trekking, Alaska Culture and History,
Wildlife Photography, and Tidepooling in the Kachemak Bay and Homer Alaska Area
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