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Dolphin Jet Boat Tours

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490 S Franklin St, Juneau, AK 99801
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100% money-back guaranteed whale sightings in an intimate setting and at close range! We are operated and staffed by locals who are anxious to share their love and knowledge with you; a professional naturalist and experienced captain will take you through the sea life-rich waters in an enclosed, climate-controlled boat with outside decks for those who want to experience the spray! Hot and cold beverages, snack, and an onboard restroom are included for your comfort and enjoyment.
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“bagels” (62 reviews)
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“whale watching” (267 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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490 S Franklin St, Juneau, AK 99801
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Reviewed May 31, 2017

We decided to book a Whale Watching tour on our own (rather than through our cruise ship) and could not be more pleased with the choice of Dolphin Jet Boat Tours. The overall experience was excellent. We had a friendly bus driver taking us to...More

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Reviewed May 30, 2017

Gary, Bri, Captain Larry, and the whole crew was so informative, friendly, and great! We were on a Celebrity Cruise and easily made our way to the pier where the trip started. They checked us in, we boarded on time, and went on a comfortable...More

Thank danalapan
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Reviewed May 30, 2017 via mobile

We were all hyped about being able to see wild whales, however it was a bit of disappointment given we only managed to see it's tail from a distance away most of the time. Managed so see some killer whales too, similarly we could only...More

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Reviewed May 30, 2017

The boat was nicely appointed and the guides where very knowledgeable. The boat captain worked hard to get us in position to view the whales perfectly.

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Reviewed May 30, 2017

First trip to watch the whales - great boat driver and exceptional hostess Saw about 6 or 7 whales - it was a wonderful excursion!! Had a fantastic time at the Alaskan brewery after the boat trip - great bus driver!! Don't miss this trip...More

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Reviewed May 29, 2017

The overall experience was very good from beginning to end. The bus operator bringing us to and from the Jet Boat gave a very nice history of the glaciers and areas we were driving through. Once on board, the Captain and her crew were very...More

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1  Thank Joe V
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Reviewed May 29, 2017

Staff were professional throughout the trip, attentive to both safely and passenger experience. There were many whale sitings with the captain making sure there was an opportunity for all to view.

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Reviewed May 29, 2017

We had a great time on Dolphin Jet Boat Tours. They were fun, helpful, and attentive. And we saw a good number of whales.

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Reviewed May 29, 2017

Our captain Julie and crew were excellent. The staff that met us off the ship were friendly and informative during our bus ride to the dock. There were 30 of us on the bus and they split us up into two groups. They could have...More

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Reviewed May 26, 2017 via mobile

Captain Larry was so informative and knowledgeable. We learned so much from him. My husband called him the "whale whisperer"! He was so respectful of the whales as he approached them. He wanted us to see them but he would try to go beside them...More

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mokiemokiemokie
April 29, 2018|
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Response from Robyn S | Property representative |
Hi, thanks for contacting us! Our boats hold 18, 30 and 36 passengers. We choose which boats to use at which times based on various factors including number of bookings and what the weather is doing - for instance, we won't... More
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Midge S
April 3, 2018|
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Response from Robyn S | Property representative |
Hi Midge! That will be no problem, we often have guests on scooters or foldable wheelchairs. As long as he can walk a few steps he'll be fine. Please let me know if you have any other questions! Thank you, Robyn at Dolphin
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