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Juneau Wildlife Whale Watching & Mendenhall Glacier

Enjoy the best of Juneau's nature and wildlife on this unforgettable half-day tour. Be amazed by the 13-mile (21-kilometer) Mendenhall Glacier, and take to the water on a whale-watching cruise. As well as humpback whales, there's a good chance of spotting bald eagles, blue heron, and other animal and bird life. This is a must-do activity for travelers who appreciate the grandeur of nature.
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4 hours 30 minutes
from $139.75

Juneau Wildlife Whale Watching

Hundreds of humpback whales can be spotted along the coast of Juneau during their annual migration. On this tour, set sail around Auke Bay, look out for humpback whales and other wildlife in their natural habitats; and learn more about the magnificent sea creatures from your guide. Best of all, whale sightings are guaranteed so there’s no worry about missing out.
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3 hours 30 minutes
from $117.95
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brewing8 wrote a review Oct 2020
Redmond, Washington10 contributions1 helpful vote
We enjoyed the entire experience from the bus tour through Juneau to Mendenhall Glacier and afterward to whale watching with Captain Rich, Matt and Kenny. We went in September 2019 and the weather cooperated giving us a sunny day and beautiful snow capped mountains to enjoy. First class operation throughout. Having whales coming within feet of the boat were a highlight for us. This review is a little late in coming but we found their card and believe they deserve credit for making our visit very enjoyable.
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Date of experience: November 2019
Keith L wrote a review Jul 2020
Springboro, Ohio4 contributions
This was an amazing experience with Juneau Whale Watch. Tour started by taking a bus ride from Juneau to the area around Mendenhall Glacier, which included a hike to Nugget Falls. The second part of the tour took us on a boat tour of Auke Bay. The scenery was amazing and the tour operator Russell did an excellent job. The highlight of the tour was coming across a pod of Orca about 100 feet from our boat! The tour was top notch and would highly recommend Juneau Whale Watch for an amazing experience!
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Kirsten M wrote a review Jun 2020
Newcastle, Australia396 contributions80 helpful votes
The tour to the Glacier and Whale watching was fantastic! It was so well organised, and timing was excellent. Loved the time at the glacier, plenty of time for short walks and photographs. Did not feel rushed at all. The whale watching was amazing, we had a perfect day out on the water with humpbacks and seals! Simply amazing.
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Date of experience: July 2019
DiverseFoodie wrote a review May 2020
Welland, Canada28 contributions5 helpful votes
WE spent several hours with the crew and spotted several lazy whales, but near the end we came across a mother and her calf and the results were incredible!!! I caught a single breach by the mother and then another one from the Mother followed by the calf and it was just spectacular!! Highlight of our trip!! Highly recommended!
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Date of experience: September 2019
Bryan S wrote a review Mar 2020
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Make the time and go to this beautiful and unforgettable place. The tour group leaders Lauren, Sarah and Hannah knew so much of the history of the area, answering all of our questions. I realized how special Alaska was.
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Date of experience: September 2019