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Alaska Tales

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  • Very good2%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“smaller boat”(7 reviews)
“see whales”(8 reviews)
“aluminum boat”(2 reviews)
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Marine Park, Downtown Juneau, Juneau, AK 99801
+1 907-419-3098
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed August 20, 2017 via mobile

decided to book shoreside for our tour in juneau instead booking onboard. luckily we were booked with whale tales for the whalewatching part of the tour. the crew were professional, friendly and a lot of fun to be with. they offered money back guarantee if...More

1  Thank allan_y1965
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed July 21, 2017 via mobile

We were sold a ride to and from the Mendelhall Glacier by Mark C from Whale Tales at the kiosk near downtown Juneau. We asked how much it would cost for a ride to and from the glacier. We were told it was $144 for...More

2  Thank indru k
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were scheduled to fly over a glacier but the weather was too bad so we substituted this whale tour instead. We were skeptical because we thought we had seen all of the whales that we need to see in Alaska. We were wrong! The...More

Thank Garvin D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a fabulous tour First we went to Medenhall glacier where we saw a mother bear and two cubs The glacier was pretty awesome as well Then another bus took us to the boat. The scenery was beautiful and we saw lots of whales....More

Thank jennywilla
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

What a trip! So humpback whales for the first time. Our Captain Rich and Brandi knew where to take us and they were both very knowledgeable and friendly. Explained about how they could recognise individual whales by their tale as each whale is different. Offered...More

Thank travelalotjules
Reviewed October 5, 2018

My wife and my two adult kids off the Princess Ruby found this great tour and got really lucky to have Captain Rich and his lovely wife Brandi ! what an awesome team ... I highly recommend them ! Enzo

Thank Mrnapoli
Reviewed September 30, 2018

We opted to book this tour on our own instead of going through Holland America. The cost was about the same, but we had a much more personal tour with Alaska Tales. There were 10 people on board plus our captain, Luke and our guide,...More

Thank Paula S
Reviewed September 28, 2018

Picked this tour on the dock from our cruise ship. It was a very nice experience, and we saw 5 whales at the same time. Got some nice photos. Thank you.

1  Thank Michael K
Reviewed September 26, 2018

The weather was beautiful and the staff took great effort making sure that we would see a lot of whale, which we did. They were very informed and considerate.

Thank Bob K
Reviewed September 25, 2018

The bus drivers to the destinations were very friendly and gave information about the area as we drove. Rich, Brandi, And Aaron were great for the whale watching; informative and ready to answer questions. Saw lots of Humpback Whales!

Thank pfshelley
Reviewed September 23, 2018

Capt Rich and Brandi were awesome guides. They were both very knowledgeable and courteous and did everything possible to ensure we got a glimpse of the whales. This was a great day! Thank you both!

Thank Coastal296947
Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

WOW! Over 100% met my expectations after being on a cruise ship and everything provided, I wasn't looking for anything but a post office. The gal who sold us the tickets said we would have a great time, we even had a better time than...More

Thank pklayson
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