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Seldovia

Getting there & around

Local transport

Taxi

For rides out Jakolof Bay Rd or to the airport, try Jim's Shuttle Service (234-7848, 399-8159) or Seldovia Cab & Limousine (234-7830, 299-0831).

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Boat

Alaska Marine Highway ferries provide twice-weekly service between Homer and Seldovia ($31, 1½ hours) with connecting service throughout the peninsula and the Aleutians. The Seldovia ferry terminal (234-7886, www.ferryalaska.com) is at the north end of Main St.

Rainbow Tours (235-7272; drop-off at Homer Spit Rd; one way/round-trip $20/35) offers the inexpensive Rainbow Connection shuttle from Homer to Seldovia. It departs at 9am, gets to Seldovia an hour later, and then returns to take you back to Homer at 5pm. It'll transport your bike for $5 and your kayak for $10.

Mako's Water-taxi (235-9055; www.makoswatertaxi.com; drop-off at Homer Spit Rd; round-trip $85) offers a tour that drops you off at Jakolof Bay, from which you'll be driven to Seldovia. You return to Homer via a short flightseeing trip.

Central Charters (235-7847, 800-478-7847; www.centralcharter.com; drop-off at Homer Spit Rd, one way/round-trip $30/45) does a daily six-hour tour from Homer, leaving at 11am, circling Gull Island, and deboarding you in Seldovia to enjoy the village for the afternoon.

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Bicycle

If you didn't bring your two-wheeler over from Homer, the Boardwalk Hotel rents mountain bikes (per hour guests/nonguests $15/20). All-day rates are also available.

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