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Alaska Whale Watching

#21 of 44 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Juneau Features Animals
Juneau, AK 99801
+1 907-321-5859
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Jason, Emily & Alex were amazing! Great trip viewing and learning about humpbacks and Orcas! Very... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2016
Rochester, Michigan
Cheaper and better to watch on YouTube!

I'm fairly sure people that want to book an excursion has whale watching on their list. That was... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2016
Dave S
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Reviewed 7 September 2016

Jason, Emily & Alex were amazing! Great trip viewing and learning about humpbacks and Orcas! Very fun!

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Reviewed 6 September 2016

I'm fairly sure people that want to book an excursion has whale watching on their list. That was the main one on our list and we came back HUGELY disappointed. There's no guarantees when you go out but for what is charged I'd think each...More

Thank Dave S
Reviewed 31 August 2016

In Skagway, Ryan Johnson, a Juneau tours representative, was able to book a whale watching tour for Juneau and threw in a Mendenhall glacier walk. Both events proved immensely rewarding. Although the Humpback whales only showed parts of their tales and backs, the tour Guide...More

Thank youngjazz24
Reviewed 31 August 2016

This was organised by Juneau Tours and we had the most amazing experience . We were able to watch 11 humpback whales swimming close to the surface with rainbow spouts. The crew were fantastic and as excited as we were at the experience . This...More

Thank anneballard30
Reviewed 25 August 2016

After a short ride out to the area, within minutes we saw orca's. This according to our guide was a very rare treat for the area In the distance water spouts and some humps so after watching the orca's off we went. A very large...More

Thank Leslie J
Reviewed 21 August 2016

This was a last minute decision to include a whale watching tour along with the bus trip to Mendenhall Glacier. We booked at the port with Gene of Juneau Tours and Whale Watch. He was very informative and gave us a better deal than booking...More

1  Thank tompbanas4
Reviewed 18 August 2016

A well organised pick up and collection from our cruise ship . The city tour was basic and the Mendenhall Glacier was a self explore component . The Whale Watching Cruise with Captain Steve and Emily W. was just amazing. We experienced a fabulous display...More

Thank Fezo4
Reviewed 11 August 2016

After seeing only the occasional hump of some whales, we experienced watching something not often seen. One whale goes under the water about 3-4 feet and blows bubbles and then the other whales go deeper and form a circle around a school of fish and...More

Thank Linda H
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Our family (my husband, myself and 3 adult children) took in the 2:15pm tour "Best of Juneau Whale watching quest, Mendenhall Glacier & lunch at Orca Point Lodge" . The weather was sunny and between 56-66 degrees F. Very comfortable dressed in layers with wind...More

Thank Bev M
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Our Captain, John, did a super job of finding whales for us to enjoy watching. Naturalist Troy provided a running commentary which enhanced our experience and increased our knowledge. We saw lots of Orcas and Humpbacks. I was impressed with the way the boat captains...More

Thank Scott W
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Paula M
Will there still be whales in September of 2016? We are on a Princess cruise and want to know what the odds are.
10 April 2016|
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What is the best month to see the whales?
14 September 2015|
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HI, I am going with my mother in law in Sept. Is this wheel chair accessible. Thanks, Marcy
20 August 2015|
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