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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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Breathtaking Whale Watching Experience

Such a memorable tour. Our boat driver, Jen and our naturalist Jackie took a wonderful excursion and kicked it up to the next level. The boat was small and ideally suited for... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
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Tampa, Florida
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Tampa, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Such a memorable tour. Our boat driver, Jen and our naturalist Jackie took a wonderful excursion and kicked it up to the next level. The boat was small and ideally suited for whale watching on Auke Bay. There were only 6 passengers in addition to Jen and Jackie which made for a very personal experience. There were at least 10... More 

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Burlington, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

We had the best time! The Humpback whales were in the area - in fact we could have almost reached out and touched them! It was THE most amazing excursion we have ever been on! Absolutely thrilling!

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Bradenton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

LOVED this excursion from our AK cruise. We saw about 10 Orcas in a pod. We also saw several Humpback Whales. Our captain, Liz, was fun and entertaining. We spent no time looking for whales but headed straight for them. It was the highlight of my trip. I would definitely book this again.

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Herriman, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

We were on a cruise but booked with Harv and Marv independently based on reviews. I couldn't be happier with this experience. They emailed us ahead of time exactly what to expect (where they would meet us and when and what the person would be wearing- yellow). They were timely and the staff throughout was extremely pleasant. We had a... More 

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San Marcos, Texas, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Booked with Harv and Marv's for a stop during an Alaska cruise. Great communication throughout the booking process and we met them as described when we left the ship. We had a verbal tour of Juneau on the way to the boat which was very interesting. Jenn and Jackie did an outstanding job on the tour. Both very knowledgeable and... More 

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somers, new york
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

We had a great time whale watching with Captain Alex. The H & M operation to top notch. And we saw a whale 100% out of the water. And we had unbelievable weather. We were happy when we saw some whales with tails, then we had a pair of whales fully upright out of the water at the same time.... More 

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Bakersfield, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

We were a group of 12 (6 couples) traveling on an Alaska Cruise with a stop in Juneau. Harv & Marv's came highly recommended so we did a private charter on the MV Alaskan. Our captain Jeff was awesome! Very personable and funny. He knew a lot about the area and found quite a few whales for us to see.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

Based on a recommendation from my cousin, we booked the whale watching trip with Harv & Marv. What an experience! We saw several different whales including a mom and calf, multiple times! This is a very well run operation, they picked us up at our hotel, very convenient. The driver is a naturalist who gave us great information on the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We set this up separate of the ship with 6 of us we were all on one boat. We had the most amazing day with Alex. Lots of whales. We had one baby that just kept giving us a show and a seal that kept egging him on he would jump then the seal would jump and he would jump... More 

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Cleves, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

This was our fourth visit to Alaska. We always enjoy a whale excursion while in Juneau and we weren't disappointed this time! We had the expertise of both Capt. Steve and Capt. Jen. We had an absolutely perfect day on May 13 with warm and sunny weather. The intimacy of being on a boat with four people was outstanding. We... More 

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