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Alaska Galore Tours

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8513 Mendenhall Loop Rd, Juneau, AK 99801-9230
+1 877-794-2537
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Alaska Galore Tours is a locally owned and operated tour business based in Juneau. Owners, Louis Juergens and Jamie Letterman, have over 17 years of combined experience in the tourism industry. We have experience and expertise in all aspects of fishing and whale watching for groups, families, individuals, and corporate needs.
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Hours Today: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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8513 Mendenhall Loop Rd, Juneau, AK 99801-9230
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"captain ray"
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"whale watching tour"
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"mendenhall glacier"
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"small craft"
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"tail shots"
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"great whale watching"
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"would highly recommend this tour"
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"wonderful afternoon"
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Reviewed yesterday

Captain Ray and naturalist Rebecca gave our small group (18 total) a phenomenal excursion on July 12, 2018 (from the Norwegian Jewel). We saw orcas, sea lions, and two humpbacks. The transportation from the pier was efficient and comfortable, and everything ran very smoothly. The...More

Thank Catherine D
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Our tour was on July 8, 2018. The tour was about four hours including transport to and from the cruise pier. This tour was one of the highlights of our Alaska trip. The company has various size boats for tours. The boat easily accommodated our...More

Thank Dennis M
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We were delighted with our Whale Watch trip with Captain Ray on July 3. There were only 15 of us on the boat which made it very comfortable to view the whales from either the front or the back when we stopped. Our Naturalist, Andrea...More

Thank Arlene W
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Captain Ray and New Zealand-native Naturalist Conor provided the best excursion of our Alaskan Cruise! In their capable company, we were mesmerized by a pod of feeding orcas, several sea lions, and amazing views feeding humpback whales. Transport to and from the port was well-coordinated,...More

Thank missamarsh
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Captain Ray and Naturalist Andrea gave us a wonderful day of whale watching. Andrea has an amazing amount of knowledge she’s happy to patiently share with all and Captain Ray quickly got us to some amazing views of whales feeding. It was like being n...More

Thank wineandtravellover
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Captain Ray and Naturalist Rebecca guided our group of family and friends on June 26 and it was amazing! We had a close encounter that excited even our guides which showed how special our experience was. We had two small children, 4 & 6, that...More

Thank Tina R
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had an amazing whale watching cruise with Drea & Ray on June 10, 2018. We have a large family (8 of us) with kids ranging in age from 8 to 18. The whales came SO close to our boat and we saw about 5...More

Thank Brooke L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had a great time on this excursion, got to see several humpbacks, including thrilling pectoral slapping just off our boat. Saw lots of sea lions and eagles ad well. Captian Ray and Naturalist Andrea were both quite knowledgeable and professional. The...More

Thank Mark H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a beautiful sunny afternoon for our very successful whale watching excursion. Tour included pier pickup and return to our cruise ship. We went out on an 18 passenger boat (which would have been comfortable in rain or sun) with Captain Ray and naturalist...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whale watching with humor and great information. These two were so amazing. Gabe is a hoot....very gregarious, full of great information, and an excellent skipper. I absolutely LOVED Drew, he's a complete sweetheart, but with the most amazing information and knowledge....what a gem. Take this...More

1  Thank Jacqueline C
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judy m
17 April 2016|
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Response from alaskagaloretours | Property representative |
Our whale watch excursions are 2.5 hours on the water. Add an hour for transport from your cruise ship or local lodging. Total cost per person is $151.20 (tour, city tax, fee). Our captains & naturalists will take you out... More
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