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Gastineau Guiding Company - Juneau's Premier Guiding Company

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1330 Eastaugh Way Ste 2, Juneau, AK 99801-7744
+1 907-586-8231
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Alaskan Rainforest & Whale Watching

Tour guides extremely knowledgeable and energetic. Once in a lifetime experience for my family. If... read more

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realshimano
Guided hike to view glacier through native bus

Our guides Nic and Kyle were very informative and easy to understand making this hike enjoyable... read more

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Gastineau Guiding has been offering small-group fully-guided wilderness experiences to Juneau travelers for over 20 years. Step into Alaska with a passionate and professional Certified Interpretive Guide. Our guiding mission is to provide each guest with a sense of wonder about this special place we call home. Our modern fleet of custom built safari vessels provides the best vantage for viewing and photographing marine wildlife - whale sightings are guaranteed. Join us on a specialty trip by land & sea tailored to your interests: Juneau's original - Whale Watching & Mendenhall Glacier Photo Safari; Tour of the Year - Alaska's Whales, Glaciers & Rainforest Trails; The science behind the scenery - Discover Alaska's Whales (Science Adventure). Guided rainforest hikes with glacier views and alpine treks for active visitors are also available. Custom Group Tours and Charters are also available for those traveling to Juneau independent of a cruise line.
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1330 Eastaugh Way Ste 2, Juneau, AK 99801-7744
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Reviewed yesterday

Tour guides extremely knowledgeable and energetic. Once in a lifetime experience for my family. If anyone asks me what tour companies to recommend. Gastineau Guiding Company definitely!

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Our guides Nic and Kyle were very informative and easy to understand making this hike enjoyable educational and interesting. Kyles knowledge of the native bush surroundings and plants was very expressive. The hike was not too hard and I would definitely recommend it to visitors...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

our hike to Mendenhall glacier was great. Our guide Sama did a wonderful job. Her knowledge of the area made the hike all the more interesting. We enjoyed her flute playing while on one of our breaks to enjoy the scenery. We would heartily recommend...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

The guides were great and gave a lot of information. Plus the sites they took us to were amazing and they were fun and outgoing as well. Best part of our Alaskan Cruise was this excursion.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We had such a wonderful experience starting with the drive through Juneau to find the Harbor and our boat waiting. We saw so many whales and had a great time zipping around and even seeing seals on a cliff as a bonus. Next we learned...More

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Thank Terri F
Reviewed 3 days ago

Highly recommend their tours - guides were personable and accommodating to those that struggled with the hike. Would definitely do this again.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

This excursion, in Juneau from the Holland American Noordam on July 19, 2017, was the very best of the 3 shore excursions we did (and the others were both very good). The name was 'Alaska's Whales, Glacier & Rain Forest Trails.' We started with a...More

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Thank forr51
Reviewed 3 days ago

We enjoyed the whale watching and photo safari trip very much and we’re lucky enough to see Orcas! The trip is well organized and the guides were great. You also learn a lot about photography. I highly recommend it!

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Thank Manuel V
Reviewed 4 days ago

Our tour guide, Brian, shared his vast knowledge of taking different photo shots on the bus, and was personable and professional. We then caught a boat where we practiced what we'd learned, and we all got great shots, especially after a whale emerged about 20...More

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Thank Shula116
Reviewed 4 days ago

Gastineau & Matt Menke-excellent guide and very knowledgeable photographer. Above & beyond to find whales. Great boat for whale pics. Highly recommend.

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worthew8
18 September 2016|
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Response from gguiding | Property representative |
Hello Worthew, I'm so glad to hear you enjoyed your time with us back in 2009. We would be pleased if you decided to join us again! If we have a guest who would like to opt out of the walking portion of the tour we do... More
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Beverly M
4 August 2016|
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Response from gguiding | Property representative |
Hello Beverly, Thank you for your interest in Gastineau Guiding Company and our Cruise Shore Excursions. While we are a locally owned and operated company we are also a wholesaler to the cruise lines which frequent our... More
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ldrrnc
27 July 2016|
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Response from Michele R | Reviewed this property |
I know our cruise line delineated which excursions were and were not wheelchair accessible. Otherwise, I would check with the company directly about accessibility.
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