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Juneau Whale Watch

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Open Now: 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Get the most out of your shore excursion in Juneau with our central port pick-up, flexible schedule at the Mendenhall Glacier Park and deluxe whale watching boats!
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Mt Roberts St, Mt. Roberts Tramway, Juneau, AK 99802
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Reviewed 14 January 2019

We traveled to the boat with a short van ride, and spent several hours viewing whales. Saw 6 or 7 whales, but they were not in deep diving mode so there were few iconic tails in the air to be seen. There were only 15...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kira L
Reviewed 9 January 2019 via mobile

This was great! They made sure we saw whales! So beautiful! Served snacks, hot cocoa & coffee! Make sure to dress warm if you want to take some really nice pics. You can sit out inside the boat where there is heat. There were panoramic...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 23 December 2018

Great guides, great knowledge of whales and the locations to find them. They are extremely good and coordiating with cruise ships.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Douglas W
Reviewed 12 December 2018

Kristy, Ryan and Ben were awesome!!!! We were lucky to see Orcas, humpbacks and seals even on a super rainy day. Very knowledgeable! Highly recommend

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Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

We did the combo Mendenhall Glacier/Whale watch as part of our cruises' stop in Juneau. As referenced on trip advisor, we booked ahead and saved $$$ as well as avoiding the cattle call of cruise excursions. They have a generous cancellation policy, so we didn't...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 5 November 2018

Booked independently. Saw whales "bubble net" feeding, a rare event where the whales work as a group to chase the fish to the surface to feed. The lead whale blows bubbles under the fish causing them to surface where other whales surround them in a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

Captain Ben, Sami and Amber were awesome on this tour. We learned all about the humpbacks and how they have identified them. We were able to see many flukes as well as blows! Thank you for the experience!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Visited on 16/09/18 on a cruise stop. The staff during the whale watching tour, Christy(up & coming Biologists Prof!), Brent and Ed to name a few were fantastic. They are clearly interested and enjoy what they do. We learnt so much about the area, environment...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 19 October 2018

We did the combo Tour of Whale watching and the Mildenhall Glacier. The weather was outstanding which helped! A whale obsessed crew comprising Brendan, Chris and Chriselle took us out at high speed (boy, can their boats shift!) to the best spots and sure enough,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 18 October 2018

The tour was amazing, the staff was friendly and accommodating. We were so happy with our guide Stephanie and Captain Mark.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Martha C
24 August 2018|
Response from serenerain | Property representative |
We do guarantee to get you back to your ship on time - if you miss your ship due to our tour being late, we will fly you to your next port of call via float plane. But don't worry it has never happened on our watch! :-)
14 August 2018|
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Response from Valerie M | Reviewed this property |
They had bottles of water and some snacks on our boat that they captain and naturalist were kind enough to bring along for us. The jet boat we were on probably only held about 20 people or so. It was nice!