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Juneau Shore Excursion: Whale Watching Adventure provided by Dolphin Jet Boat Tours

Juneau Shore Excursion: Whale Watching Adventure

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Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Mount Roberts Tramway
    490 S Franklin St, Juneau, AK 99801, USA
    Find us at the base of the Mt. Roberts Tramway, DIRECTLY UNDER THE CABLES, with a large blue and yellow sign that says “WHALE WATCHING TOUR MEETS HERE”.
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    Dolphin Jet Boat Tours
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
    Our local guide will take you by bus/coach out to the harbor, where we'll meet you and introduce your local naturalist/deckhand. Spend an amazing 2 hours zipping through the fjords spotting humpback and killer whales, sea lions, harbor seals, porpoises, bald eagles and more!
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    Pass by
    Auke Bay
  • You'll end at
    Mount Roberts Tramway
    490 S Franklin St, Juneau, AK 99801, USA
    Find us at the base of the Mt. Roberts Tramway, DIRECTLY UNDER THE CABLES, with a large blue and yellow sign that says “WHALE WATCHING TOUR MEETS HERE”.
    See address & details
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Departure Point
Mount Roberts Tramway, 490 S Franklin St, Juneau, AK 99801, USA
Duration
3h 15m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Whale-watching tour
  • Use of binoculars
  • Bottled water, coffee and hot chocolate
  • Locally caught Alaskan salmon spread with fresh bagel
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Worry-free Shore Excursion Guarantee
  • Round-trip transportation from the downtown tourism area
  • Entry/Admission - Dolphin Jet Boat Tours
Exclusions
  • We are unable to pick up at the specific cruise ship; please meet us at the meeting location
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A maximum of 30 passengers per tour
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Weather changes frequently in Juneau; be sure to prepare for any type of weather: wind, rain or shine
  • Whale-watching tour is guaranteed; if you do not see a whale, you will be refunded
  • At time of booking, cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
  • Whale-friendly boats: each boat is designed with water-jet drives to ensure quiet underwater operation without dangerous propellers that may frighten or harm the animals. Because the whales feel safe around the boats you will be able to witness their endearing social nature up close
  • Passenger-friendly boats: all boats have comfortable, forward-facing seats, outdoor viewing decks, and restrooms that are friendly for all body types!
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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gg1258 wrote a review Sep 2019
Salem, Massachusetts3 contributions
The crew was friendly and informative. We learned a lot of interesting facts about the whales. We were treated to a performance from a baby Whale. It was spectacular.
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Erin T wrote a review Sep 2019
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The two young ladies who did the tour, the Naturalist and Boat Captain, were professional, highly knowledgeable and obviously love their jobs!! Thank you, ladies, for a memorable day!
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Doug J wrote a review Sep 2019
Sacramento, California5 contributions2 helpful votes
This excursion was one of the best on our cruise in Alaska. The naturalists were very knowledgeable and easy to approach with questions. The boat was very comfortable and had lots of room for watching whales, and we saw lots! One whale even breached right next to our boat! The
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Jim wrote a review Aug 2019
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It was an ok tour. Saw a couple whales, some porpoises and Sea Lions. Naturalist was more interested in getting pictures than helping guests. Wouldn’t do it again.
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Steve Elliott wrote a review Aug 2019
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It was awesome!!!! Not only plenty of cool whales giving us full flukes and a pectoral fin wave but a great crew. We enjoyed all the info they threw out on the whales.
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Date of experience: August 2019
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gkolanchick
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Choose a small venue to get the intimate experience you deserve
Went out on a boat for 15 people and watched folks on the larger craft cramming the railings to get a peak while we
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Donna M
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Great trip. The crew was very knowledgeable and courteous. Saw lots of whales. They went out of their way to get us
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MattH528
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Very fun tour!
Dolphin jet boat tour was very enjoyable. The tour guide was friendly and full of fun facts. We enjoyed seeing se
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Mark W
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Great tour with excellent guides
We didn't see any whales breaching, but lots of moms and calves, and beautiful surroundings. The crew was excellent
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pgabriel1390
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Best tour in Juneau!
Mike and Matt were great tour guides. We saw whales and orcas. Definitely would go back for a third time.
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52claudian
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Whale watching adventure tour
The tour with Dolphin Jet Boat tours was awesome. We saw lots of whales. Small boat for fewer people providing lots
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LindaCY
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Once in a Lifetime Whale Watch Experience
When we booked our cruise, we knew we wanted to look for whales and see Mendenhall Glacier. After reading many revi
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David L
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Awesome Excursion
Awesome excursion to watch whales. Very friendly and knowledgeable staff. Short ride to find the whales. Once we ar
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BenWest1234
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Top Notch
Dolphin Jet Boat Tours was excellent! They provided great service, small group setting, and very knowledgeable staf
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pamelamL7044XM
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whale watching
we saw several whales. The crew worked very hard to make our experience a memorable one.. We were able to get man
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Karen L
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Great Tour
Love this company. We have worked with them many times over the years and they always deliver an outstanding tour!
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Dahary1
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GREAT time
This was our 2nd trip with Dolphin and this time we took along my Sister. There were a few more people than on our
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AJCallaham
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Whale Tour
A group of 7 plus a baby went on this tour and it was wonderful. The transportation to the tour went smoothly and w
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SJCMW
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Great excursion
The guys got us out there really fast and had us seeing whales in no time. Even in the rain it was a fun time. Ext
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TheGallaghertrip
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Whale-watching !
Captain Nick and Matt were awesome ! They are funny and informative. Got us on some whales right away and answered
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Key Details
  • Duration: 3h 15m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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