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Icy Strait Whale Adventures

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Hoonah, AK 99829
+1 907-321-7585
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Once in a lifetime experience with bubble-net-feeding whales!

Just adding our accolades to the previous immediate reviews. We were among the last of Duane and... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2017
David J
Don't bother with any other tour!

Thanks to the expertise of Captain Duane and his son Andrew, we had an unbelievable viewing of... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2017
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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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Reviewed 16 October 2017

Just adding our accolades to the previous immediate reviews. We were among the last of Duane and Andrew's whale-watch outings this year. It was a gift-of-a-day (weather-wise, etc.), and the whales were close in by an island (vs. farther out at sea) -- still don't...More

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Reviewed 5 October 2017

Thanks to the expertise of Captain Duane and his son Andrew, we had an unbelievable viewing of whales, up close and personal. Despite it being the end of the season, Captain Duane was able to locate an amazing group of whales that entertained us for...More

Thank labtechOhio
Reviewed 1 October 2017

We had the most beautiful weather and saw close to 20 humpbacks. Delightful crew- captain Duane and his son Andrew. We have some amazing photos and memories

Thank Jody S
Reviewed 27 September 2017

My wife and I book Icy Strait Whale adventures for when our cruise ship was docked at Hoonah. When we started out on the Foggy morning, we had hopes the fog would burn off quickly but it only seemed to get thicker. With visibility of...More

Thank Driftwood-65K
Reviewed 25 September 2017

I am so glad we chose this adventure. The boat has plenty of room. You have a great view, even if you choose to stay inside the cabin of the boat. They open up all of the windows and everyone has a great view. The...More

Thank MissMuffinTop22
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Have been on many whale watching trips, 1st time I've actually got to see whales!!! I loved the smaller boat, and thought the flip up windows were the best. It meant you could stay inside out of the weather but still have unhindered views. The...More

Thank das612017
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Captain Duane and his son and first mate Andrew were excellent guides to the best whale watching areas. They were also very informative about the local culture and history of the area. We saw fantastic humpback activity, and got beautiful photos. I highly recommend this...More

Thank Carol S
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Really enjoyed the trip. Clean boat with windows that flipped up for easy viewing. Captain and his son were locals with a wealth of information and made sure we saw whales, sea otters, salmon jumping, sea lions and bears on the coastline.

Thank Joy43323
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Took this adventure Sept 5. Could see whales as we boarded Captain Duane's boat at the dock. After traveling less than a mile on glassy smooth seas, we were amidst the bubble-feeding humpbacks. One feeding pod surfaced so close to the front of the boat...More

Thank lucas m
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Captain Duane and son Andrew were great. The were very knowledgable on the whales and new exactly where to position the boat for optimum viewing. We saw many whales. The boat was not crowded and very comfortable. I would recommend Icy Strait Whale Adventures to...More

Thank 536ralphw
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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