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Gastineau Guiding Company

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Open today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Absolutely amazing! Becca and Emma were so knowledgeable and fun. We learned so much about... read more

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We saw Orcas for about 1 hour. They were amazing. They came almost under our boat Then we searched... read more

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Gastineau Guiding has been offering small-group fully-guided whale watching and hiking experiences to Juneau travelers for over 20 years. Step into Alaska with a passionate and professional Certified Interpretive Guide. Our guiding mission is to...more
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1330 Eastaugh Way Ste 2, Juneau, AK 99801-7744
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Absolutely amazing! Becca and Emma were so knowledgeable and fun. We learned so much about climate, plants, glaciers and wildlife in Alaska. I would absolutely recommend this trip for anyone who wants to experience true Alaska nature.

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We saw Orcas for about 1 hour. They were amazing. They came almost under our boat Then we searched for humpbacks. Found one far away. Slowly got closer and the whale breached twice. It was just fantastic Our guide Kim was just awesome. Captain Lee...More

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Capt Dan and Caitlin were knowledgeable, friendly, and made for an awesome experience. They were awesome.

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This was such a fun tour! Guide Kim provided a relaxed day full of wildlife, information, humor and memories we will never forget! We started the tour learning about the area and whales. We saw countless bald eagles along the way. Capt Annette was waiting...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Jake Meyer and Captain Logan of Gastineau Guiding Co. took us on a whale watching adventure that was both informative and very productive. They know the waters and they know the animals and seeing and hearing about the humpback whales, the stellar sea lions, and...More

Thank Pat M
Reviewed yesterday

I was impressed with the naturalist guides Tayler and Jake's biology and geology knowledge. They were personable and shared the history of the area, as well as facts of the flora and fauna, with authority and humor. Our hike to the Mendenhall Glacier was on...More

Thank Kim H
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Absolutely awesome trip with Captain Mac! Very knowledgeable and friendly! Saw a pod of Orcas and some humpbacks. The captain made sure we had the best photo opportunity possible!

Thank Sally W
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We did the whale watch which supports research for the university of Alaska and others. The guides are well educated and knowledgeable about Alaska .

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We took the Mendenhall Glacier trail hike. Our guide, Gene Miller, was knowledgeable and friendly. His insights into the local ecology from 50(!) years with the US Forest Service in Alaska were extremely valuable. We took guided tours at all our stops in Alaska, but...More

Thank Michael S
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The knowledge, patience, and care taken by Matt and Captain Bob during our visit to Mendall Hall glacier and Whale watching was excellent. Our hike to the Mendall Hall glacier was exhilarating. Whale watching was superb. Thanks Matt and Captain Bob. From Maya and Joe

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June 11, 2018|
Response from Jerry C | Reviewed this property |
Sorry - my personal numbers not available. Suggest you contact the company directly for any questions.
September 18, 2016|
Response from Tour G | Property representative |
Hello Worthew, I'm so glad to hear you enjoyed your time with us back in 2009. We would be pleased if you decided to join us again! If we have a guest who would like to opt out of the walking portion of the tour we do... More
Beverly M
August 4, 2016|
Response from Tour G | Property representative |
Hello Beverly, Thank you for your interest in Gastineau Guiding Company and our Cruise Shore Excursions. While we are a locally owned and operated company we are also a wholesaler to the cruise lines which frequent our... More