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Rum Runner Charters

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Auke Bay, Juneau, AK 99821
+1 907-789-5482
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GREAT fishing and fun

We went three days with Captain Chris and his crew this summer. Fun crew with lots of spunk and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Christal W
Santa Rosa, California
One of the BEST excursions out there

I wanted to write this sooner, however, upon our return home, we had 4 feet of water thanks to... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2017
Lakeland, Florida
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Avoid the crowds, Rum Runner Charters specializes in affordable, private, premiere family and small group charters for both Whale Watching and Sport Fishing in some of the most beautiful wilderness and wildlife areas in South East Alaska. Cruise ship passengers and independent groups are welcome. Transportation is provided from your cruise ship or hotel. Local owned and operated for 25 years and going.
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Hours Today: 07:00 - 20:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Auke Bay, Juneau, AK 99821
+1 907-789-5482

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went three days with Captain Chris and his crew this summer. Fun crew with lots of spunk and spirit! ; ) We had a fantastic time with family and kids.

Thank Christal W
Reviewed 2 November 2017

I wanted to write this sooner, however, upon our return home, we had 4 feet of water thanks to Irma. We did this tour way back early sept. We were met promptly, at the Docks by Captain Chris , however, the other group going on...More

Thank firerunner1965
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Captain Chris met us at the ship and drove us to the marina to start our whale watching tour. Daniel, his shipmate, was there to assist, together with Brandi, the famous four legged crew member. We saw bald eagles, sea lions and pods of humpback...More

Thank ShonaYYC
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

When we booked our trip with Capt. Chris and Rum Runner Charters, I was nervous because this was the one experience my wife and family were most looking forward to for our whole cruise and I wanted it to be great. It exceeded all expectations!...More

Thank mshepherd79
Reviewed 1 October 2017

My son & I went Whale watching with Captain Chris on September 18th. Had a fantastic time. Chris picked us up as soon as the cruise ship docked and took us to his vessel. When we boarded, we were offered hot coffee, tea or hot...More

Thank Carol G
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

We had a great experience with Chris. We got into a bunch of salmon even in the late season. Chris picked us up on time at the cruise ship and dropped us off at an awesome restaurant he recommended. The following is the only reason...More

Thank Leaming45
Reviewed 21 September 2017

We went on the "Captain's Choice" wildlife and whale watching tour. Capt. Chris arranged for transportation from our dock and met us at the marina along with Naturalist Erin and Brandi the dog. We saw an absolute ton of whales and the absolute highlight of...More

Thank Korey B
Reviewed 20 September 2017

We were excited to book this tour because we got a whole boat for three couples instead of being packed in the ship excursion boat like sardines. We were able to see a ton of whales, sea lions, seals and eagles. It was awesome! Cpt...More

Thank Ali M
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

We had an 8-hour fishing and photo excursion with Captain Troy and deckhand Daniel and it was the highlight of our cruise and our vacation. We started the day out with seeing some sea lions and then a couple huge pods of orcas. We spent...More

Thank Stefani B
Reviewed 20 September 2017

these guys are so awesome. Picked us up at the cruise ship on time Chris actually picked us up and Troy was the Captain for the day along with Erin his deck hand and very knowlegable mate I can go on but why bother this...More

Thank ddonchecz
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Gladys C
24 July 2016|
Response from Gerry D | Reviewed this property |
This is their peak season. Good chance they are all booked. You will have to check with Capt. Chris on cost. Usually it's a 6 hour charter with a light lunch. Very good experience.
James H
29 June 2016|
Response from CaptChrisAK | Property representative |
We do have some rain gear on board, but I recommend that you bring your own, South East Alaska is a rainforest, so you expect rain at some point(s) during your cruise/vacation. Dress in layers. It can be quite cool on cloudy... More
Helen K
2 May 2016|
Response from CaptChrisAK | Property representative |
Hi Helen, We would pick you up at your ship. As a private company we can adjust our schedule to fit yours and your ships