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Weather Permitting Alaska - Whale Watching

Address: 3835 Lee CT, #3, Juneau, AK 99801capta
Phone Number: +1 907-789-5843
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Ranked #20 of 88 Activities in Juneau
Owner description: We are a marine mammal education company that has incredible whale watching trips. All of our...
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Owner description: We are a marine mammal education company that has incredible whale watching trips. All of our trips are designed to fulfill your particular adventure desires. From four hours of whale watching, to a photo safari, to a two-week trek into the wilderness, we can make your dreams come true.
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Saint Charles, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

This was a wonderful experience. Lots of whales and very knowledgeable crew. The small boat made it very personalized and great for viewing. I highly recommend this tour.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

My husband and I had a free morning in Juneau. Capt Harry changed his plans and took us out. We saw tons of humpbacks and even a Minke! We saw bubble net feeding and whales breaching right next to the boat. The small passenger size made this a very personal experience. The crew was knowledgeable and shared some of the... More 

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United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Lots of whales were seen and the boat was stable, as promised. There was not enough seating for all the customers, and since it rained the entire trip everyone stayed inside in a small area for most of the trip. Captain Jon was great as a driver and spotter. While Captain Harry started out giving us good info on whales,... More 

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Maplewood, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

we contacted Captain Harry to go on a whale watchng tour. he was so accomodating and knowledgeable. we had the best time. we saw so many whales and sea lions. Captain Harry and Brekan were great. they didnt rush us out at sea. they knew just where to go as if they had control of the whales to appear and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We went on a whale watching excursion with Captain Harry in late July. We had two children under 10, two parents, and two grandparents. This was the highlight of the trip thru Alaska for all of us. We had amazing luck to witness "bubble netting", which provided spectacular whale watching. However, beyond that, the boat is very clean and well... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Highly recommend you do this!! Captain Harry is very knowledgable and we saw lots of whales. both orcas and humpbacks. We also got to see bubble-netting. The boat was perfect for our small groups (and it had a nice bathroom) and we were able to get close to the action. There were binoculars on the boat as well as drinks... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Whale watching with Weather permitting was definitely one of the highlights of the trip. From long before we even got to Juneau, Captain Harry was so nice to work with. Captain Harry was knowledgeable about whales, and other wildlife, so that it made the trip so much more than simply watching for whales. We saw (and experienced) a group of... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Our experience with Captain Harry was wonderful. This was our first time to book an excursion away from what the ship offered and it was the best thing we did! Weather Permitting Alaska was always in contact with us to keep us up to date on time and place for pickup before we arrived in port. They provided the cab... More 

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Iowa City, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Captains Harry and John did a very nice job giving us a great whale-watching tour. We were fortunate to see humpbacks bubble-netting (numerous times), and then encountering a pod of Orcas. We felt very safe and well-taken-care-of. Both captains did a wonderful job of sharing their vast knowledge. I will do this trip each time I visit Juneau!

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Ludlow, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

My wife and I were scheduled for a whale watching trip with Weather Permitting Alaska on the morning of June 7. When I contacted Captain Harry, he informed me that they had a mechanical problem with one of their engines and that he may have to place us with another captain. We decided to switch our visit to the Mendenhall... More 

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