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Whale Watching Cruise

Price: $159.00
Infants (ages 2 and under) are free but must be accounted for below.
This tour operates from May to September.
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Whale Watching in Juneau

Your Whale Watching Cruise adventure begins with a short drive to a scenic harbor. Here, you will board a mammal-friendly jet boat equipped with water jet drives to ensure a quiet underwater operation without dangerous propellers that may frighten or harm the animals. The boats have an enclosed and heated cabin, complete with indoor plumbing. In addition, the boat only holds a maximum of 40 guests. There are large viewing windows and an outdoor viewing deck that provide an up-close and personal experience while you observe and photograph the animals in their natural surroundings.

You will be on the boat for approximately two hours on this Juneau cruise excursion, in an area that the whales frequent every summer. After the whale watching tour, your transportation will take you back to downtown Juneau.

Shore Excursion Size
Standard
Shore Excursion Type
Scenic
Shore Excursion Duration
3 Hours 15 Minutes
Activity Level
Moderate
Shore Excursion Leaves From
The Ship Pier Area. (Full details will be provided in your electronic ticket)
Food/Beverage Provided
A snack and coffee is included.
Recommended Dress
For all tours in Alaska, we recommend dressing in layers with the top layer being waterproof. Participants should dress in warm layers appropriate for changing weather conditions and temperatures, and comfortable waterproofed walking shoes.
Restrictions
Guests must be able to navigate a ramp that leads to a floating dock to access the boat. Due to dramatic tidal changes, this ramp may be steep. Guests 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult of 18 or older.
4.5 Stars4.5Based On 135 Reviews Review This Tour
5 StarsAwesome experience!!September 25, 2019

Reviewer: E Tobin
The native, female shuttle driver to the boat was excellent and provided many interesting anecdotes while pointing out landmarks, etc.! The two young women who operated this tour boat (captain and naturalist) were great and you could tell that they know their stuff and LOVE their jobs! We had 9 sightings (they knew the name of each whale) and got to see Mendenhall and several other glaciers from the water! Exactly what I wanted!!

5 StarsThese guys are good!September 24, 2019

Reviewer: Rick Brogden
They were cool. They were full of information. They have a network of friends doing the same thing and they talk to each other so they can find and make sure you see whales. On our excursion we saw 7-8 whales including 2 sets of mamas and cub. One of the sets dived at the same time, with tails submersing as if the 2 were trained synchronized swimmers. FANTASTIC!!

5 StarsNice boat trip September 23, 2019

Reviewer: Joseph Samide
My family and I had a great time. We saw numerous whales. The staff was very friendly and informative. The boat was on the smaller side, but very comfortable. We had the ability to get up and exit to the deck for better views and picture taking.

3 StarsWhale watching tourSeptember 11, 2019

Reviewer: MICHAEL H STEPHENS
A bit bouncy, but it made it fun. We were lucky to get out, bad weather was approaching. Saw many whales but at a great distance.

4 StarsBumpy funAugust 30, 2019

Reviewer: Michelle Smart
The day we went out the water was very choppy. Our Captain was determined we were going to get to the whales and we did. I think I was disappointed with the timing, it seemed very short that we were seeing the whales a very long on the way out and in. But I would still recommend this trip because where are you going to see whales all around like we did.

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