Embark on a mesmerising journey through the enchanting wildlife of 's with our specially designed Summer Wildlife of Alaska's Kachemak Bay photography holiday. Witness the awe-inspiring beauty of nature as you encounter majestic Bald Eagles soaring high above, playful sea otters frolicking in the waters, graceful humpback whales breaching the surface, & the magnificent presence of orcas in their natural habitat.

Immerse yourself in the captivating world of puffins & cormorants as they grace the skies with their colourful plumage & elegant flight patterns. Spend five unforgettable nights surrounded by the pristine beauty of , with the opportunity to stay in the iconic town of for a truly unique coastal experience.

A Humpback Whale Flukes As It Dives Into The Alaskan Waters Photographed In The Location For The Natureslens Wildlife Of Alaska'S Kachemak Bay In Summer Photography Holiday

This incredible photography photography holiday starts with a stay in Anchorage & includes a six-night stay on the iconic Spit, where you can unwind comfortably after a day of thrilling wildlife encounters. Explore the wonders of Homer Bay with expert local boat captains & guides who will ensure you have the most enriching & educational experience possible – David will be on hand to provide photographic guidance & advice.

Capture spectacular moments with your camera or bask in the serenity of this untouched paradise. Get ready to create memories that will last a lifetime during our ‘Summer Wildlife of Kachemak Bay' photography holiday. Book now & let nature's wonders unfold before your eyes.

Take advantage of this opportunity to connect with nature in one of 's most pristine & captivating locations. Book onto the “Summer Wildlife of Alaska's Kachemak Bay” today & create memories that will last a lifetime.

Where is Kachemak Bay?

Kachemak Bay is located in the southern region of Alaska, . The bay stretches approximately 40 miles from the Kachemak Bay State Park at its head to where it meets the open waters of the Cook Inlet. The area around Kachemak Bay is renowned for its stunning natural beauty, diverse marine life, & opportunities for outdoor activities such as kayaking, fishing, & wildlife viewing. The charming town of Homer serves as the gateway to Kachemak Bay & is a popular destination for visitors looking to explore this picturesque & ecologically rich area of Alaska.

What wildlife is found in Alaska's Kachemak Bay?

Kachemak Bay, located in Alaska, is a diverse & abundant ecosystem that is home to a wide variety of wildlife species. This area is known for its rich biodiversity, attracting visitors & researchers alike. Some of the wildlife commonly found in Kachemak Bay includes sea otters, seals, sea lions, porpoises, & various species of whales. The bay also hosts a plethora of bird species, such as bald eagles, puffins, cormorants, & many more. Additionally, Kachemak Bay supports a variety of fish species, including salmon, halibut, & rockfish. The unique combination of marine & terrestrial habitats in this region makes it a prime location for observing & studying diverse wildlife populations in their natural environment.

Horned Puffins which live in Alaskan waters - photographed in the location for the NaturesLens Wildlife of Kachemak Bay in Summer photography holiday

Wildlife of Kachemak Bay in Summer Photography Holiday Itinerary

The following is the proposed itinerary for this photography holiday, it should be considered provisional & subject to change.
  • Day 1 - Assemble Anchorage - overnight Anchorage
  • Day 2 - transfer to Kachemak Bay - overnight Homer
  • Day 3 - Full-day on the boat seeking out wildlife on Kachemak Bay - overnight Homer
  • Day 4 - Full-day on the boat seeking out wildlife on Kachemak Bay - overnight Homer
  • Day 5 - Full-day on the boat seeking out wildlife on Kachemak Bay - overnight Homer
  • Day 6 - Full-day on the boat seeking out wildlife on Kachemak Bay - overnight Homer
  • Day 7 - Full-day on the boat seeking out wildlife on Kachemak Bay - overnight Homer
  • Day 8 - transfer to Anchorage
A Pair Of Immature Bald Eagles Perched On Rocks Photographed In The Location For The Natureslens Wildlife Of Kachemak Bay In Summer Photography Holiday

Wildlife of Kachemak Bay in Summer Photography Holiday Highlights

We have taken care to refine the itinerary for this wildlife photography holiday; as such, we consider the following to be amongst the highlights of this tour.
  • Five full days in Homer photographing the wildlife on & around Kachemak Bay
  • Daily excursions on shore & making use of water taxi to traverse the bay
  • A flexible itinerary to allow photography of other native wildlife as well as landscape shots
  • Accommodation in a comfortable hotel in the Alaskan town of Homer
  • Single occupancy accommodation is provided at no extra cost to you
  • No need for long lenses to get incredible images
  • A great guide to client ratio of no more than 1:5
  • Guided by David Miles for NatureLens
An island packed with Alaskan Steller Sea Lions - photographed in the location for the NaturesLens Wildlife of Kachemak Bay in Summer photography holiday
A Steller Sea Lion which has hauled itself high on a rock - photographed in the location for the NaturesLens Wildlife of Kachemak Bay in Summer photography holiday

What Is Included & Excluded on the Wildlife of Alaska’s Kachemak Bay in Summer photography holiday?

If you have any questions about the following, please contact us prior to making a booking.

What Is IncludeD In The Cost Of This PHOTOGRAPHY HOLIDAY

What ExcludeD FROM THE COST OF THIS Wildlife PHOTOGRAPHY HOLIDAY

A humpback whale breaks the surface of the Alaskan waters - photographed in the location for the NaturesLens Wildlife of Kachemak Bay in Summer photography holiday

Travel Insurance

Travel Insurance – it is a requirement when booking on any wildlife photography holiday scheduled by NaturesLens that you have adequate travel insurance, we suggest a policy from TrailFinders or Campbell Irvine.

Camera Insurance

Insuring your camera equipment before embarking on any wildlife photographic holiday is crucial. Our trips often involve venturing into remote, & sometimes unpredictable environments where accidents & unexpected incidents occur. Insuring your camera gear provides financial protection against theft, loss, or damage, ensuring your investment is safeguarded.

Wildlife photography involves capturing unique & irreplaceable moments, & without proper insurance, any unforeseen mishap could result in significant monetary losses. By insuring your equipment, you can enjoy peace of mind, knowing that you’re covered in case of any unfortunate events, allowing you to fully immerse yourself in the awe-inspiring world of wildlife & capture stunning photographs without worry.

We recommend PhotoGuard for amateur photographers or Glover Howe, who we use.

A bear found in one of the coves of Kachemak Bay - Kachemak Bay os the location for the NaturesLens Wildlife of Kachemak Bay in Summer photography holiday

Join us for an amazing adventure to witness some of Alaska's most iconic birds & mammals in their natural habitat during August 2025!

The Wildlife of Alaska’s Kachemak Bay in Summer photography holiday is a seven-night duration event, that costs £5999 & takes place in Homer in United States, between the dates of 9th - 16th August 2026. It is ideal for photographing Wildlife of Kachemak Bay. This photography holiday is led by David Miles for NaturesLens.

The Wildlife of Alaska’s Kachemak Bay in Summer photography holiday is offered on a half board, single occupancy with no single supplement payable basis.

Group size for this photography holiday is a minimum of 4 participants & a maximum of 5, plus David.

We consider this to be a photography holiday requiring medium effort or exertion, if you have any questions about your suitability for this photography holiday, please contact us before making a booking enquiry.

The Wildlife of Alaska’s Kachemak Bay in Summer photography holiday starts & ends at Anchorage. Transfers are included between Anchorage & Homer.

The Wildlife of Alaska’s Kachemak Bay in Summer photography holiday requires a deposit of £1200 to secure a place.

The Wildlife of Alaska’s Kachemak Bay in Summer photography holiday is a seven-night duration event, that costs £5999 & takes place in Homer in United States, between the dates of 9th - 16th August 2026. It is ideal for photographing Wildlife of Kachemak Bay. This photography holiday is led by David Miles for NaturesLens.

The Wildlife of Alaska’s Kachemak Bay in Summer photography holiday is offered on a half board, single occupancy with no single supplement payable basis.

Group size for this photography holiday is a minimum of 4 participants & a maximum of 5, plus David.

We consider this to be a photography holiday requiring medium effort or exertion, if you have any questions about your suitability for this photography holiday, please contact us before making a booking enquiry.

The Wildlife of Alaska’s Kachemak Bay in Summer photography holiday starts & ends at Anchorage. Transfers are included between Anchorage & Homer.

The Wildlife of Alaska’s Kachemak Bay in Summer photography holiday requires a deposit of £1200 to secure a place.

NaturesLens photography holidays do not include flights unless it is explicitly stated on the event page. When it is time to book your flights, we will send you the details in plenty of time to allow for bookings at the best available price.

The photography holiday itinerary is subject to change & is to be considered provisional.

NaturesLens photography holidays require a minimum number of participants in order to be viable. If this minimum number is not met, the photography holiday may not go ahead.

In the event that the minimum number for a photography holiday to go ahead is not reached, NaturesLens reserves the right to cancel any given photography holiday. In that event 100% of monies received will be returned. However, NaturesLens is not responsible for expenses incurred by its customers.

Not all mentioned wildlife can be observed & photographed at all times of the year, thus some activities may be considered seasonal & not available.

Please note the cuisine on many of the NaturesLens photography holidays is authentic & typical of the region in which you are travelling. International or western cuisine is often NOT available. If you have any concerns over the food arrangements or have any special dietary requirements, please contact us prior to making a booking.

All personal luggage are the responsibility of the owner & we request that photography holiday participants limit their luggage to the equivalent of one suitcase, one flight bag, one camera bag & tripod. We do not wish to appear dictatorial in this matter & the request is made to ensure space & comfort for everyone in our vehicles.

NaturesLens & its agents act only as agents for the passenger in all matters relating to travel arrangements, & as such, do not assume responsibility for injury, accident, damage, loss, delay or irregularity which may occur via defect of transportation or any other cause.

NaturesLens reserves the right to substitute hotels, & other previously outlined arrangements as necessary, to either improve or equal the travel experience.

NaturesLens reserves the right to pass on to photography holiday participants any additional & unplanned expenditure incurred during a photography holiday, via events beyond the control of NaturesLens. NaturesLens reserves the right to accept or decline any person as a member of any photography holiday.

Payment of deposit by photography holiday participants or their representative constitutes their acceptance of all conditions contained herein.

All bookings are made subject to our terms & conditions.

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