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Private Luxury Whale Watch

Private Luxury Whale Watch
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Private Luxury Whale Watch
Private. Exclusive. Luxury. Just as the name suggests, luxury is the difference.  If crowds, buses and packed boats aren't your thing then you've found the right tour for you! This 4 hour experience gives you more time on the water and top notch service. There is no comparison. 
What to Expect
Your 4 hour private adventure begins with a personal greeting at your ship/hotel (you will receive a text upon our arrival). Our time together has been carefully designed to ensure you experience the very best Alaska's capital city and the inside passage has to offer.

Cruise into the pristine waters off Auke Bay in a whale-watching yacht that combines pure luxury with the opportunity to spot humpback whales breaching the water’s surface.

After departing from the pier in a private Mercedes Sprinter, you will head toward Auke Bay and board the only whale-watching yacht in Alaska. You can expect a first-class experience the entire time, as this excursion offers the most luxurious means possible to view nature.

As you cruise into the surrounding waters, be sure to scan the shoreline for harbor seals, Stellar sea lions and bears. Don’t forget to look up, as bald eagles are frequently spotted soaring overhead and in the trees along the coast. A naturalist will accompany you on the yacht, so feel free to ask questions about the wildlife and marine animals.

Of course, humpback whales are the star attractions. You may see these majestic creatures breaching the water’s surface, waving their flukes up and down as they dive, and feeding voraciously to fatten up for their winter migration south.

You might even spot them bubble-net feeding, a unique technique in which several whales swim in an ever-shrinking circle while blowing bubbles below a school of fish. The bubbles force the fish upwards and cluster them into a column, presenting the perfect opportunity for the whales to gorge themselves. It’s a mesmerizing sight you will not soon forget.

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1 - 5 of 8 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
A cherished experience

I am beyond blown away by the service of this luxury team. Captains Brent and Steve, and naturalists Amanda and Katie, are very knowledgeable and passionate about providing the best service to guests. We had a rare sighting of 2 merging orca pods and 3...More

Thank Amanda M
akluxtours, Manager at Alaska Luxury Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for the great review! We’re happy you came out with us!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I’m going to start by saying we had an AMAZING time! We wanted a private whale watching experience with our family, with just the 7 of us (Grandparents, kids, and grandkids) and the super awesome lady at our hotel hooked us up, kudos to her....More

Thank Jen N
akluxtours, Manager at Alaska Luxury Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Wow! Thank you so much for the amazing review! Your family was super fun and nice, we appreciate you coming out with us! Hope you enjoyed the hike up to the tram as well! Tell MN hello for us!

Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile
Great tour!

Everything was fabulous, from the ride to the yach, the yacht, the people! Brent, katie and Steven, the food, drinks and most important whales... thank you so much... totally worth it!

Thank Gloria C
akluxtours, Manager at Alaska Luxury Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you!! We're glad it was worth it, we love hearing that you had a great time!!

Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile
Whale of a time!

First off let me say that Brent and Steve were an amazing crew. They were right on time to pick us up. They found multiple whale watching sites and were knowledgeable about what we were watching even sharing research information on the amazing whales which...More

Thank Kubari E
akluxtours, Manager at Alaska Luxury Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2018

Kubari thank you so much for the kind review! Local Oysters out of Icy Strait Point in Hoonah are incredible for sure! You 4 were amazing guests and a lot of fun, thank you so much for coming out with us!

Reviewed 1 July 2018
The only way to go!

When the group whale watching tour we originally booked called to say that the cruise line was "code red" with a disease, and that we might be out of luck, I panicked and went to Kris (the concierge at the Four Points hotel) who said...More

Thank Laurel C
akluxtours, Manager at Alaska Luxury Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2018

Thank you for the review! We were glad you told us about your vegetarian needs, we are always happy to cater to you! Glad you enjoyed your trip with us!

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