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Icy Strait Whale Adventures

#3 of 14 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Hoonah Features Animals
Hoonah, AK 99829
+1 907-321-7585
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An Alaskan Highligt

Captain Duane and his son Andrew were great guides and host. Both have a keen eye for spotting... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
via mobile

Out in a fast moving boat with a captain who really knew his job. He skilfully navigated as close... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Icy Strait Whale adventures is located near Icy Strait Point in the town of Hoonah. We offer guaranteed whale watching on our brand new 2014, 40' North River Custom Built boat. Our spacious boat is very comfortable with heated cabin, restroom and large windows for viewing whales and wildlife. Captain Duane will delight in sharing the majestic beauty that is Alaska on this 3 hour whale watching tour which can take you along the coastline to either Point Adolphus, Icy Strait or up Neka Bay.
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Hoonah, AK 99829
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Captain Duane and his son Andrew were great guides and host. Both have a keen eye for spotting whales with conservation also on their mind.

Thank DavidR2000
Reviewed 5 days ago

Out in a fast moving boat with a captain who really knew his job. He skilfully navigated as close as possible to the areas where we had maximum opportunity to photograph the humpback whales. At the same time he gave a wonderful commentary. It was...More

Thank blue047
Reviewed 1 week ago

Captain Dwayne (sp?) and his son Andrew gave us the experience of a life time. A small boat, sitting close to the water. A breathtaking, intimate experience with nature. This was not your typical port tour. SOOO grateful that I booked with them! (Did not...More

Thank VikingLately
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a great time whale watching in Icy Straight. The captain and his first mate were knowledgeable, friendly and spot on when it came to finding whales. We were a little concerned when we first saw the boat knowing that 25 of us were...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a wonderful excursion we saw plenty of orcas and humpbacks. The staff was friendly and very knowledgeable. Transfers to the boat were very easy to find

Thank Terry S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hello fellow cruisers! I imagine anyone reading this was just like me, trying to make the most of my Alaska cruise and wondering which whale watch tour to pick. You might think you can't go wrong, since they all guarantee sightings, but there are some...More

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Even though the weather wasn't great, the whale watch trip was awesome. Our guides were always on the lookout for animals, and seals. In fact our captain seemed to see them first. All the other boats in the area would follow us!!! We saw so...More

Thank lynnelang
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

All ten of us enjoyed out whale watch very much. Were lucky to have seen several orca as well as humpback. Should have dressed in warmer clothing. Great day in all.

Thank skipperskinner
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was just a wonderful excursion. We started the day by seeing brown bears at two different locations. Within a short time we came upon an eagle swimming in the water hanging onto a large salmon. The eagle eventually had to release the salmon because...More

Thank jerry9483
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Dwayne and Andrew were so friendly and knowledgeable about finding the whales. We got up close to many whales, and it was amazing. We took the early morning whale watching tour so it was cold but they had hot coffee, tea and hot chocolate along...More

Thank Susan Dussell F
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25 June 2017|
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Response from IcyStraitWhaleAdv | Property representative |
Hi! Yes I have tons of room on the 11am trip. Cheers, Colleen
31 March 2016|
Response from IcyStraitWhaleAdv | Property representative |
Hello, and thank you for your interest! May is an excellent time to come see whales in Alaska. All the whales are working their way back from Hawaii now and come May they are all home and ready for a feast. They don't eat... More
Sally J
27 June 2015|
Response from IcyStraitWhaleAdv | Property representative |
Hi Sally Thank you for your interest! Our tour that day leaves at 5pm with a meet time of 4:30. The price is $165.00 per person plus 6.5% city sales tax. I have 3 spots left for that day so the fastest way to book is to log... More