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Alaska Whale Watching

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8513 Mendenhall Loop Rd, Juneau, AK 99803
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Great value

Booked a whale watching trip with Whale Tales by the dockside in Juneau. Cheaper than booking thru... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Pixiep92
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Sandbach, United Kingdom
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Best Excursion Ever!!!

My husband and I did this excursion on our honeymoon and had a blast! The co captain was very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Megan R
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  • Average4%
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“see whales” (11 reviews)
“whale watching” (32 reviews)
“sea lions” (15 reviews)
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8513 Mendenhall Loop Rd, Juneau, AK 99803
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"pod of killer whales"
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"professional photographer"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Booked a whale watching trip with Whale Tales by the dockside in Juneau. Cheaper than booking thru the cruise on that day, because it was a 'quiet' day. Leaves by bus from Mt Roberts Tramway right by the dock. 25 min journey so you see...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I did this excursion on our honeymoon and had a blast! The co captain was very knowledgeable and the captain got us as close as possible to the whales without scaring them off. Would do it again tomorrow!

Thank Megan R
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Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

My kids came to visit and I took them on their first whale watching trip. My daughter loves whales and everything about them. During our voyage towards the North pass, an employee on the boat started talking to my daughter(my daughter is very shy). She...More

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Reviewed 29 September 2017

It's not often you get to see a humpback whale swimming right next to your boat. How fun. The are HUGE but quite graceful. On this trip we actually saw dozens of them and got the unlikely chance to see one breach.

Thank Pete H
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

We booked this excursion together with Mendenhall Glacier via Alaskan Shore excursions. The Glacier tour was nice; the whale watching was fantastic. Guaranteed whale watching; and you don't feel hurried. I'd do it again with them.

1  Thank SweetnessinSeattle
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Reviewed 14 September 2017

Both my wife and I are above average photographers with upper end cameras. With that being said, we booked this photo tour off a Princess cruise. We were not disappointed. Photo tours are usually less crowded and aimed more towards the photographers wanting some quality...More

Thank Warom
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Reviewed 11 September 2017

We were not disappointed on this sight seeing cruise to see whales. It was raining non stop and cold however this didn't stop the whales from displaying their tails and photo opportunities. The cruise we were on offered a dinner which was very welcome and...More

Thank christine c
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Reviewed 26 July 2017

We booked the whale watching tour as a Juneau shore excursion on our cruise to Alaska. We were not disappointed! We say many humpback whales, seals/sea lions, and orcas! The tour guide said that they only see orcas about 10% of the time! The complimentary...More

1  Thank RonnieS22
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Reviewed 23 July 2017

trip was outstanding, only regret was this is the second time in a row that we have watched people fish and catch ALOT right next to where we were salmon fishing. I wish we would have booked a fishing charter like we have done in...More

Thank CAtravelerCA
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Reviewed 20 July 2017

Four of us booked the whale watching and Mendenhall Glacier tour a couple of weeks back and were very pleased with the experience. A short bus ride took us to the harbor where we boarded a jet boat staffed by three very capable young women...More

1  Thank dougpenn
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