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Alaska Whale Watching

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8513 Mendenhall Loop Rd, Juneau, AK 99803
+1 907-321-5859
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Whales feeding

We saw about 10-12 Hump whales moving in a deep fjord then stopped to feed using the bubble method... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
billsL3234EK
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Thayer, Illinois
Incredible Day of Whale Watching

We were lucky, it was a clear day and we couldn't stop seeing whales. They got close enough... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Glenn H
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Haskins
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  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“see whales” (11 reviews)
“whale watching” (32 reviews)
“sea lions” (16 reviews)
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8513 Mendenhall Loop Rd, Juneau, AK 99803
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+1 907-321-5859
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"see whales"
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"snails"
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"mendenhall glacier"
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"gastineau guiding"
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"great pictures"
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"hot chocolate"
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"bubble net feeding"
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"killer whales"
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"photo tour"
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"whale activity"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We saw about 10-12 Hump whales moving in a deep fjord then stopped to feed using the bubble method, where a whale blows bubbles below a school of small fish to collect them in a ball then they all swim up to the surface with...More

Thank billsL3234EK
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were lucky, it was a clear day and we couldn't stop seeing whales. They got close enough, probably just 30 feet, for great pictures. We spent quite a bit of time with them. We then went to see the sea lions on their little...More

Thank Glenn H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were not disappointed. We did the Evening Whale Watching Quest Tour departing at 5.30pm. The drive from Juneau to the dock was pleasant with sights to see and narration. We saw Hump backs and Orcas. You also get to see a wonderful glacier. The...More

Thank eliza836
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Reviewed June 19, 2018

we first saw an orcas and watch it for hale an hour or so it travelled along side at a steady pace beautiful , further on came across a humpback from a distance but still wonderful sight the oh my god a seal colony of...More

Thank Bill M
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Reviewed June 16, 2018 via mobile

Booked a whale watching trip with Whale Tales by the dockside in Juneau. Cheaper than booking thru the cruise on that day, because it was a 'quiet' day. Leaves by bus from Mt Roberts Tramway right by the dock. 25 min journey so you see...More

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Reviewed June 2, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I did this excursion on our honeymoon and had a blast! The co captain was very knowledgeable and the captain got us as close as possible to the whales without scaring them off. Would do it again tomorrow!

Thank Megan R
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Reviewed May 2, 2018 via mobile

My kids came to visit and I took them on their first whale watching trip. My daughter loves whales and everything about them. During our voyage towards the North pass, an employee on the boat started talking to my daughter(my daughter is very shy). She...More

Thank Thacallmetim
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Reviewed September 29, 2017

It's not often you get to see a humpback whale swimming right next to your boat. How fun. The are HUGE but quite graceful. On this trip we actually saw dozens of them and got the unlikely chance to see one breach.

Thank Pete H
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Reviewed September 13, 2017

We booked this excursion together with Mendenhall Glacier via Alaskan Shore excursions. The Glacier tour was nice; the whale watching was fantastic. Guaranteed whale watching; and you don't feel hurried. I'd do it again with them.

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Reviewed September 13, 2017

Both my wife and I are above average photographers with upper end cameras. With that being said, we booked this photo tour off a Princess cruise. We were not disappointed. Photo tours are usually less crowded and aimed more towards the photographers wanting some quality...More

Thank Warom
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