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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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Whale Watching

Great photo opportunity; saw lots of whales; toured the bay for other sea life; great hike to the... read more

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Reviewed 2 days ago
lbp185
Leaves one breathless

The hike itself doesn't leave you breathless although there was one difficult area where we climbed... read more

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Reviewed 4 days ago
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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 2 days ago

Great photo opportunity; saw lots of whales; toured the bay for other sea life; great hike to the glacier; many opportunities for great photography of the forest and glacier

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Reviewed 4 days ago

The hike itself doesn't leave you breathless although there was one difficult area where we climbed up a rock wall area as a shortcut. All along the hike there are many memorable sights--the woods, the vegetation, the streams, the wildlife and then you reach a...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

The afternoon whale sighting and the nature walk defies description. The humpbacks provided unbelievable picture opportunities. The guide was very helpful and knowledgeable and the boat driver was expert in getting us breathtaking views.

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Reviewed 5 days ago

I went on the photo tour of whale watching and a nice hike in the forest. The guide (Tawny) was pretty good except for one thing... At the last minute before we hit the trail, she casually mentioned that we need to rid our packs...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

I've gotta say Whale watching wasn't the greatest saw more Whales off of our cruise ship. Seas were rough, multiple boats trying to spot and race over to observe a glimmer of a Whale. Our captain really tried to locate something for us to observe....More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We really enjoyed this tour with Captain Jen. We saw several whales and other wildlife. Highly recommend.

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Reviewed 5 days ago

We had a great time on the tour. Saw humpbacks and orcas as well as sea lions. Our guide Andrew was great with his photo journalist background. He was the absolute best and most knowledgeable guide we had. The captain was also great and the...More

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Thank Cliff M
Reviewed 6 days ago

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 1 week 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 1 week 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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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
5 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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