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Icy Strait Whale Adventures

#3 of 13 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Hoonah Features Animals
Hoonah, AK 99829
+1 907-321-7585
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Whale watching

This was a wonderful excursion we saw plenty of orcas and humpbacks. The staff was friendly and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Terry S
Tinley Park, Illinois
via mobile
The best choice in Icy Strait! You'll regret going on a bigger boat

Hello fellow cruisers! I imagine anyone reading this was just like me, trying to make the most of... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Karen M
Boston, Massachusetts
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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 yesterday 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 yesterday

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 yesterday

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 3 days 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 5 days 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 1 week 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
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a great experience! Not only did we see humpbacks and Orcas, we also saw seals, sea otters and bear. The boat was small enough to get up closer to the bank but big enough to move around in and not feel crowded. It...More

Thank Txninok
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We reserved the boat for our group of 21 after several calls with their terrific booking agent, Colleen. Captain Duane and his son Andrew drove us a short distance to the Three Wolves. Great boat for this type of trip. Comfortably seated all of us...More

Thank ACS-CA
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tyler was an amazing assistant captain! We had a great day with him and his dad. Very special day. Beautiful boat. We saw orcas, humpbacks, otters, seal lions, bears and eagles! Thank you!!!

Thank kara e
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Duane and Andrew were excellent hosts. Smooth ride pretty far out. Saw whales on 3 different occasions. One bubble feed and saw a duo of humpbacks breach. Cover boat in the middle but could view from front or back. They supplied snacks, coffee, drinks.

Thank smquinn23
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Questions & Answers
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
1 April 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
28 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