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Juneau Shore Excursion: Whale-Watching Adventure

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    What to Expect
    More than 65 humpback whales migrate annually to Auke Bay, also home to harbor seals, porpoises and bald eagles. Sign up for this shore excursion that guarantees whale sightings and includes port pickup. At Auke Bay, board a jet boat that takes you to prime wildlife viewing locations.

    Stand on the exterior observation deck or stay inside the cabin with extra-large windows—no matter where you are, take in great views of the marine life outside. Feel free to use the provided binoculars. Your naturalist guide shares fascinating facts about the humpbacks and mountain scenery you’ll snap pictures of along the way. On a clear day, you may even see Mendenhall Glacier.

    After the cruise ends, enjoy transport back to Juneau port.

    Worry-free Shore Excursion:

    We will ensure your timely return to the Juneau port for this activity. In the rare event your ship has departed, we will arrange for transportation to the next port-of-call. If your ship is delayed and you are unable to attend this activity, your money will be refunded. See our terms and conditions for full details.
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    Departure Point
    Mount Roberts Tramway, 490 S Franklin St, Juneau, AK 99801, USA
    Departure Time
    Varies -- after booking, you will be given the local operator’s contact information; you may specify a departure time in the morning or afternoon
    3h 30m
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Naturalist guide
    • Port pickup and drop-off
    • Binoculars
    • Worry-free Shore Excursion Guarantee
    • Guaranteed whale sightings. If you don't see a whale, you will get a $100 refund!
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • After booking, please contact the local tour operator to confirm your departure time
    • Subject to favorable weather conditions. If canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund.
    • Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time.
    • Children 13-17 must have a signed parental consent form to participate in the absence of a parent or guardian.
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 2 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    THIS COMPANY IS ABSOLUTELY HORRIBLE! DO NOT BOOK WITH THEM. Today is my wedding anniversary and the first and only time I am able to travel to Alaska. We take a bus to the whale watching site, and this woman comes aboard and states that...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Kendall W
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Profound entertainment, experience, and enlightenment. This was such a climactic escape. Whale watching was humbling and beautiful. Garret was an amazingly affable, well versed, and extremely considerate tour guide. Would return just to see the same sights and meet the same people.

    Date of experience: September 2019
    1  Thank Destiny W
    Reviewed 26 August 2019

    We had an excellent experience on this tour. The boat was comfortable, with large (and clean) windows for excellent viewing of the water. We also enjoyed being able to step out to the back deck of the boat to watch from outside. Sara and Captain...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank sayres1831
    AlaskaTravelAdv, Director of Sales at Alaska Travel Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2019

    Thanks for the recommendation!

    Reviewed 21 August 2019 via mobile

    Captain Alex and guide Bridget were great to keep us informed of what we were seeing and what to look for. A great way to spend the afternoon.

    Thank back2ak
    AlaskaTravelAdv, Director of Sales at Alaska Travel Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2019

    I will let them know your compliment, thanks for sharing!

    Reviewed 16 August 2019

    Captain Alex and our wonderful naturalist made the tour so much fun. They were very fun and nice, and they're enthusiasm about the whale watch made it even better :)

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank ryannelisabeth
    AlaskaTravelAdv, Director of Sales at Alaska Travel Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2019

    Thanks for sharing!

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