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Icy Strait Whale Adventures

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“captain duane”(79 reviews)
“his son”(45 reviews)
“humpback whales”(31 reviews)
Icy Strait Whale adventures is located near Icy Strait Point in the town of Hoonah. We offer guaranteed whale watching on our 40' North River custom built boat. Our spacious boat is very comfortable with heated cabin, restroom and large windows for...more
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108 Cannery Road, Hoonah, AK 99829
+1 907-321-7585
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All reviews captain duane his son humpback whales whale watching icy strait cruise ship smaller boat safety features bubble feeding great trip bubble net knew where huge windows smaller group amazing experience snacks and drinks great viewing
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Reviewed October 15, 2018

Crew was great and got us into the places to see the whales for sure! We saw a vareity of whales while out. A great tour for sure!

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank MargieMc65
Reviewed October 10, 2018

It was a beautiful, unseasonably warm & sunny mid-September day for our whale watching trip with Captain Duane. Not only was he very experienced and informative, but having this smaller boat (about 13 passengers) allowed us to get closer to the whales compared to the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank prattmj
Reviewed September 29, 2018

We were greeted at the exact meeting spot given to us after we made reservations. We then were bused to our boat where we set out on our adventure to see whales. Yes, we saw plenty. The captain was patient and knew where to go....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jackie D
Reviewed September 25, 2018

Prior to arrival from our cruise ship. I received an email with clear directions on where to meet our guide and what to expect. Our guide did not disappoint us with his knowledge of the area and location of where to find the whales. We...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Daniel L
Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

The guide was very knowledgeable and took time to explain interesting facts about humpback whales. We saw several whales and had a great time. It was an awesome experience!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lori M
Reviewed September 21, 2018

Nice, fairly new boat that is great for whale watching. Cabin is large and enclosed to shield from any inclement weather but large windows open up for taking pictures. It was a bit rainy but we were comfortable as we watched some other boats where...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ALAN P
Reviewed September 20, 2018

I am still overwhelmed by how amazing our experience was. The captain and his crew were fantastic! Thank you so much Duane. Hearing the song of the whales, seeing them bubble feed - just incredible!!!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank freogirl66
Reviewed September 18, 2018

Took in this whale watch trip while our cruise ship was docked at Icy Strait and we were amazed with every part of the tour. Fortunate to have a beautiful day with a warm sunny & calm day on the water. Saw plenty of whales,...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed September 18, 2018

This was an awesome excursion. We saw so many whales, everywhere we turned. Captain Duane knew where to take us to see them. The boat was a very smooth ride. Highly recommend this excursion over the cruise line excursion.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank sbell2852
Reviewed September 15, 2018

Captain Duane and his crew were fantastic. The boat had 360 viewing and once the windows were raised we were right there next to the water. I would highly recommend this tour. We ended up in a pod of humpback whales. It was fantastic. Despite...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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January 19, 2019|
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Response from dollytravler | Reviewed this property |
The captain and first mate will meet you at a designated pick up just pass the docking area. They will transport you back .
January 7, 2019|
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Response from dgage30445 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, and I’m pretty sure you can book it through your ship, also.
June 10, 2018|
Response from Normienorman | Reviewed this property |
Hello Steve, Go on line and book this itinerary on your own with Cap't Duane whale excursions. It is 3 hours compared to 2 hour with the ship. AND totally amazing... 5 stars. They'll pick you up at the dock. It is a real... More