We are a locally owned and operated family business with extensive knowledge and experience seeking adventure in Kachemak Bay.

Our team of local guides and water taxi captains are biologist, educators and commercial fishermen knowledgeable in the rich marine biodiversity of Kachemak Bay and the people who live here. We are grateful to be able to call this place home and find great joy in sharing this place with you.

Our Team - Dedicated and Adventurous

Willy Dunn

Boat Captain and Guide

Willy is a retired biologist with over 40 years of professional experience conducting research on a variety of wild fish, mammals and birds. He has been navigating the waters of Southcentral Alaska since 1987 and became a Coast Guard licensed captain in 1995. He has worked and traveled around Alaska and the world, but he knows and loves Kachemak Bay, the place he calls home, better than anywhere else.

Alan Parks

Boat Captain and Guide

In 1976, Alan arrived in Kachemak Bay beginning a career commercial fishing lasting almost four decades. His knowledge of fisheries and the marine environment coupled with a passion for marine conservation and stewardship is unique in the commercial fishing industry. His thirst for adventure has taken him to many parts of the world to ski, hike, bike and explore among diverse peoples and cultures. He is always happy to return home to Kachemak Bay where another adventure always awaits.

Hoxie Parks

Boat Captain and Guide

Hoxie Parks was born and raised in Homer. He is the captain for the businesses main boat, the Billyhawk. He is currently attending the University of Alaska Anchorage and is pursuing a degree in Aviation. He is passionate about the outdoors whether he’s traveling by boat on the Kachemak Bay or flying above the Chugiak Mountain Range. He is excited to show each traveler just a glimpse of the fantastic experiences that Kachemak Bay has to offer and the place he calls home.

Jackson Theobald


Jackson Theobald is a long way from home in the high desert of New Mexico.  He is currently studying for a career in aviation at the University of Alaska in Anchorage.  He loves the outdoors, and spends his free time camping, skiing, snowboarding mountain biking, and kayaking.  He was also a Ski Patroller at Sandia Peak Ski Area. He looks forward to sharing this beautiful part of the world with you.

Kachemak Bay Adventures - Alan's Water Taxi - St. Augustine Kayak & Tours - Discover Starfish in Kachemak Bay while tide pooling or kayaking

St. Augustine's Kayak & Tours, Alan's Water Taxi & Kachemak Bay Adventures, and the Parks family support conservation organizations by volunteering our time and contributing part of our income to environmental and conservation issues.