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Harv and Marv's Outback Alaska

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Address: Juneau, AK 99803
Phone Number: 907-209-7288
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Description: Harv and Marv’s mission is to provide the highest quality, personalized...
Harv and Marv’s mission is to provide the highest quality, personalized, Alaskan outdoor experience available; and do so in an honest and sincere way.
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Highlight of a truly fabulous holiday

We visited Alaska by cruise ship and although the cruise organised trips themselves at about the same sort of price, we had opted to book this trip before we left home. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
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Coleford, United Kingdom
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Coleford, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We visited Alaska by cruise ship and although the cruise organised trips themselves at about the same sort of price, we had opted to book this trip before we left home. The booking and correspondence were brilliant, very easy and all completed online with the minimum effort. The pick-up point was easy to find and the driver gave us a... More 

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Campbell Hill, Illinois
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Harv & Marv's made sure we had the best time we could possibly have. They were extremely knowledgeable, fun, and very personable. Small groups (ours was just the 4 of us & the tour guide) on a small boat, which made it so we could ask questions & get up close to the area that they knew the whales were... More 

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Johnny R, Public Relations Manager at Harv and Marv's Outback Alaska, responded to this review

We're glad to hear you enjoyed your visit, marysmiles! Thanks for writing your review, and we hope we'll see you again soon. More 

Redwood City, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We had the pleasure of spending a fabulous day out with Capt. Liz of Harv and Marv's during our cruise ship stop in Juneau. From the beginning it was clear this is a very well run operation. A comfy van came to pick us up wand take us to the marina, the driver was informative and shared lots of information... More 

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Killingworth, Connecticut
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

On our recent cruise to Alaska, our friend, a semi-professional photographer, wanted to especially go on a whale watch. I started comparing different companies and comparing them to the ship excursions. Having been on large "party boats" for whale watching, Harv & Marv's smaller boats caught my interest. The rave reviews on Trip Advisor made the decision easy for us... More 

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East Jordan
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

After booking our cruise, the next reservation was with Harv & Marv. This was going to be the highlight of our trip! I had carefully printed out all of our reservations for the two week stay in Alaska and had them sorted in order of occurrence. It had been a fantastic trip and now we arrived in Juneau...I couldn't wait!!... More 

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New York, NY
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88 reviews 88 reviews
15 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

You know how when you read outstanding reviews, and you think, "It can't possibly be as good as everyone says?" Well, Harv & Marv's was as good as everyone says. Aside from very personal service, and our very knowledgeable captain, being in such small groups (6 to a boat) gives you an incredibly personal experience. My kids who initially balked... More 

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Manchester, Maryland, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

This is my first review ever, but felt like I had to add to the praise for Harv & Marv's whale watching tour. Each boat only holds 6 and we had 4 in our party so we had to wait for another couple from another cruise ship before we could go out to the marina where the tour leaves from.... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Made this kind of experience many times in other parts of the word, but this will stay in my memory. Everything was simply perfect, the sailor (don't remember the name) was so polite and instructed well on the surroundings in such a wild land.

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85 reviews 85 reviews
29 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We chartered a private tour as we had enough family members. So this was really special. My sister had actually used them before and was with so there was not even a question as to what company we would use. Excellent service. Personal touch. Very friendly. Very informative and scientific.Saw plenty of wildlife. They are able to get closer than... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

We had the pleasure of Captain Russell captaining our tour in September . He was an excellent tour guide. Gave us a lot of info on the whales and Juneau. We saw heaps of humpbacks and seals. We loved that there were only six of us on the tour. I must say this tour was one of highlights when visiting... More 

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