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Harv and Marv's Outback Alaska

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Harv and Marv’s mission is to provide the highest quality, personalized, Alaskan outdoor experience available; and do so in an honest and sincere way.
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What an amazing time the female Captain of out boat( Cant remember her name ) was so energetic, she found her friendly whales, and a surprise visit from a trio of Orca's. The 7 metre boat carried only 8 passengers and everyone always had great...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Simpson56789
harvandmarvs, Public Relations Manager at Harv and Marv's Outback Alaska, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are so glad you enjoyed your time on the water with us! Thank you for sharing and we hope to see you again in the future!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They guaranteed and they delivered. We had an amazing time and met a whale in a very personal way (right under out boat)! Experience of a lifetime!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Judy C
harvandmarvs, Public Relations Manager at Harv and Marv's Outback Alaska, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We are so glad you enjoyed the tour. Thank you for choosing us for your Juneau Adventure!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My daughter and I took this trip in August of 2018 on recommendation from a friend. We booked the slightly shortened tour (I think it was 2.5 hours instead of 3) and I believe this shortened time is what led to the miserable part of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed December 1, 2018

We got on a small boat on a rough sea day, I felt sick and managed to see a whale and breach in the first 15 mins of a 2 hours tour. Then I got worse, had severe headache and felt dizzy, felt my brain...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed November 3, 2018

This is a very belated review and I apologize for that. Our Captain was Gabe and with him was Caitlin and they did everything you could ask for and more to make sure we had a wonderful and successful whale watching expedition. They were thoroughly...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Sunny W
harvandmarvs, Public Relations Manager at Harv and Marv's Outback Alaska, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Sunny, we greatly appreciate your feedback and are so glad to hear you had a fantastic trip. This is what we always strive for! Hope to see you again someday.

Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

There were 6 of us on the boat. Lots of sightings of hump backs , orcas and sealions. Christina was very knowledgeable and really wanted to get be us the best possible experience. Glad we avoided the larger boats and followed recommendations. An excellent trip

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Bluebird2306
harvandmarvs, Public Relations Manager at Harv and Marv's Outback Alaska, responded to this reviewResponded October 6, 2018

So glad you enjoyed your trip with Captain Christine. Humpbacks, Orcas and Sea Lions - you hit the trifecta! Thank you so much for sharing!

Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

We were picked up at the ship on time We booked a tour on the 18 passenger boat and we ended up as just a party of 4. Lots of room to move around. Very attentive captain who managed to find lots of whales and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mary A
harvandmarvs, Public Relations Manager at Harv and Marv's Outback Alaska, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

Mary, Thank you for joining us this summer. We are excited to hear that you still had an amazing experience, even with the foggy start. Your feedback is important for us and others and we sincerely appreciate the time you took to share.

Reviewed September 25, 2018

This is the 2nd time we've used Harv & Marv's to go whale watching. We booked a private excursion for our family of 12. (Including a 2 year old) Had an amazing time. Saw humpbacks and orcas, and not just in the distance. I highly...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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harvandmarvs, Public Relations Manager at Harv and Marv's Outback Alaska, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2018

We are so glad you enjoyed your trips with us! Thank you for letting us help make such great memories for you and your family. Hopefully we will see you again for future whale watches!

Reviewed September 20, 2018

It is amazing to hear the whales when they come up for air. We saw quite a few whales with Brandon as our captain. He got us to the whales as we spotted the water from the blow holes, after he taught us what to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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harvandmarvs, Public Relations Manager at Harv and Marv's Outback Alaska, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2018

Glad to hear Captain Brandon set you up for success. There is truly nothing better than experiencing these whales in their natural habitat. Thank you for coming out with us!

Reviewed September 19, 2018

We did the 6 person tour. It was amazing. Harv & Marv does a great job with their smaller boats overall and the 6 person was wonderful. Our captain was great, so knowledgeable and friendly. We had a wonderful time. 6 different humpbacks, 2 bald...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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harvandmarvs, Public Relations Manager at Harv and Marv's Outback Alaska, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2018

So much wildlife! We are so glad you had a great trip. Thank you so much for sharing your experience. Hope to see you back for more adventure in the future!

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mlb4830
January 11, 2019|
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Response from harvandmarvs | Property representative |
Hi there! Yes, there are marine heads (bathrooms) on all of our vessels. Thank you for reaching out. Let us know if you have any other questions.
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NyMazpaz
July 27, 2018|
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Response from harvandmarvs | Property representative |
We are so glad to hear about what an amazing trip you had! Unfortunately, we are not familiar with this story. Orca are very intelligent and exhibit a wide variety of behaviors, some of which could be seen as Humpback-like... More
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Pickypapa
June 29, 2018|
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Yes, they served snacks.
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