Coldwater Alaska Boats

Travel by boat across Kachemak Bay

Haul your gear and supplies easily from Homer to anywhere across Kachemak Bay or further out on the Alaskan Coast. Our boats can each transport up to 6,000 lbs of your gear, supplies, equipment, or whatever you need transported, including up to 6 passengers.

Customize how you want to use our boats!

North Cape
The North Cape

The North Cape is an aluminum 36ft catamaran/landing craft that is an inspected coast guard vessel. She has a large spacious cabin and is able to carry up to 18 passengers. The North Cape is a brand new vessel designed and custom built for Coldwater.


• Builder: Bay Welding
• Type: Catamaran/Landing Craft
• Number of passengers: 23
• Deck width: 13′
• Deck Length: 16′
• 60” wide bow gate
• Enclosed Heated cabin
• Dry storage in cabin
• Wheelchair accessible via ramp
• Power: Twin 300HP Outboard

SAFETY Certifications

• US Coast Guard Inspected Passenger Vessel

Other Safety

• Adult and Child Life jackets
• 25 man Life Raft
• 2ea VHF radio
• USCG Safety Equipment

Castle CAPE
The Granite Cape

The Castle Cape is an aluminum 32ft landing craft that is a a sister ship to the Granite Cape.  She has a more spacious cabin and is able to haul an additional 1500lbs of freight. We recently updated her interior and electronics.


• Builder: Bay Welding
• Type: Landing Craft
• Number of passengers: 6
• Deck width: 8′
• Deck Length: 16′
• 65” wide bow gate
• Enclosed heated cabin
• Dry storage in cabin
• Wheelchair Accessible via Ramp
• Power: Twin 225hp Outboards

SAFETY Certifications

• US Coast Guard OUPV Safety Inspection

Other Safety

• Life jackets
• VHF radio
• USCG Safety Equipment

Locally Owned & Operated

Owned and operated by a husband-and-wife team of Homer natives, every aspect of the Coldwater Alaska business is infused with Brad and Lisa’s lifelong love of the water and Alaska. They focus on bringing flexible services to the water taxi and tour business, encouraging you to reach out and share your needs as they share their knowledge of the area, season, and boating business.

Our History

Wanting to share the rich beauty of their home, while also serving a community need to access areas of Kachemak Bay from Homer, Brad and Lisa bought a boat and entered the water taxi business in 2016. Now they’ve expanded their fleet and services to show more travelers and adventurers the unique beauty and wildlife surrounding their hometown.

Our Crew

We hire local, experienced captains and crew who are experts in Kachemak Bay. They ensure your safe and comfortable travel. When leading tours, they strive to tailor it to your interests and share their knowledge. We think they’re great, but don’t just take our word for it, see what our customers have to say on Trip Advisor!


“Captain Scotty took us across the bay and made the experience so special for all of us. He pointed out wildlife, took the time to tell us all about the area, and was so kind and informative. We had such a blast and appreciated our time with Scotty and Coldwater Taxi.”

Martin S

“All of the staff are friendly, knowledgeable, organized, passionate, and dedicated to what they do, and they go the extra mile to make sure each guest has a quality experience.”


“Captains Brad and Brian couldn’t be more accommodating and professional… I will definitely be booking them again. Highly recommended!”


“Captain Brian was a lovely man- very knowledgeable about the wildlife around the Homer Spit.”


Coldwater Alaska provides water taxi and guided tours throughout the Kachemak Bay. We offer access to the bay and the surrounding areas for those who seek to adventure, transport goods, or otherwise get out and see this amazing part of Alaska.

Contact Us

4241 Homer Spit Rd
Homer, AK 99603

Phone: 907-299-2346

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