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Wouldn’t have missed this beautiful adventure

We absolutely loved the Danny J and Halibut Cove. The best meal of our whole Alaska trip. Beautiful... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
beverlypedigo
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Glasgow, Kentucky
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Chilly but fun

The ferry is open air except that 8 people can sit inside. The rest are out on top. They provide... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2018
shperry
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Minnesota
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We absolutely loved the Danny J and Halibut Cove. The best meal of our whole Alaska trip. Beautiful beyond words. Yes we got wet on way back but that is Alaska weather. That provided us with ponchos to wear to help. We did not let...More

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Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Hands up I booked the wrong month for the trip. A frazzled mum trying to juggle too many balls typed an 8, instead of a 7!!! Turned up with my party of 7 a month early. Genuine mistake! The lady, sorry woman, in the Danny...More

1  Thank shonakenne
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

The ferry is open air except that 8 people can sit inside. The rest are out on top. They provide nice rain ponchos that helped with the cold and rain.

Thank shperry
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

You WILL get wet! We thought this was a regular ferry - that is one with seating inside of a cabin. Nope. Only room for about 8 inside with the rest of the 30+ people outside on the deck. We were given yellow slickers but...More

1  Thank Lovetotravel7559
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

The boat tour was not spectacular, just a boat tour to an island to have lunch. This is typical all over the world. Now the female crew running the boat and running everyone else, a great hit. Well versed, friendly, handling all the physicality of...More

Thank Nelson C
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

We took the Danny J out to the island and had a wonderful dinner of black cod and halibut cheeks. After dinner we walked the boardwalk and trails. The captain and first mate aboard the Danny J did a great job narrating the trip over...More

1  Thank James S
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Getting to the Saltry restaurant is half the fun on the Danny J. Enjoy a 45 min boat trip and the accompanying wildlife as you prepare yourself for an amazing meal!

1  Thank Bob E
Reviewed 29 July 2017

We took the Danny J on 7/25/17. The boat ride was our favorite part (wish it would have been longer and taken us around the island); the crew was fun, laid back, and very friendly; they were there to have fun and make sure you...More

1  Thank Chris P
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We took the dinner ferry over to Halibut cove. It was wonderful. The Halibut Cove booking team made reservations for us at The Saltry Restaurant. The island is beautiful and the birds are abundant. While eating our delicious dinner, we were able to watch the...More

1  Thank Amgiboney
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

The Danny J ferries visitors to Halibut Cove, Alaska with a "boat by" Gull Island showing passengers the island covered in nesting birds: murlets, puffins, kittiwakes, gulls. The boat is a World War II era wood hull. The captain and deckhands are all knowledgeable about...More

1  Thank SuperBear2
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