We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Juneau Whale Watch

#1 of 86 Tours in Juneau
Certificate of Excellence
Features Animals
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Address: 323 Martin Way, Juneau, AK 99801-1377
Phone Number:
+1 844-494-2537
Website
Today
07:00 - 21:00
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 07:00 - 21:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
Description:

Get the most out of your shore excursion in Juneau with our central port...

Get the most out of your shore excursion in Juneau with our central port pick-up, flexible schedule at the Mendenhall Glacier Park and deluxe whale watching boats!

read more
Book In Advance
More Info
USD 135.00*
and up
Juneau Shore Excursion: Mendenhall Glacier, Whale-Watching Cruise and City Tour
More Info
USD 99.00*
and up
Juneau Shore Excursion: City and Mendenhall Glacier Tour with Seafood Lunch or...
More Info
USD 37.00*
and up
Round-Trip Mendenhall Glacier Shuttle Service

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 1,877 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 1694
    Excellent
  • 113
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
So much fun

We came in on a cruise ship but elected to go with this company for whale watching. It was amazing to see such huge creatures up next to our smaller boat. The scenery while we... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sheri K
Add Photo Write a Review

1,877 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 1,841: English reviews
Level Contributor
67 reviews
59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came in on a cruise ship but elected to go with this company for whale watching. It was amazing to see such huge creatures up next to our smaller boat. The scenery while we were boating to the viewing area was jaw-dropping. A definite must do in Alaska.

Helpful?
2 Thank Sheri K
Columbus, Indiana
Level Contributor
4 reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Fantastic tour with knowledgeable captain and mate. It was a smaller boat which we liked. Saw many whales and enjoyed a beautiful day on the water

Helpful?
Thank Diane L
Hamilton, Canada
Level Contributor
10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We saw some quite a few whales and the salmon bake was delicious - August 2016. When you arrived at the salmon bake you were greated with a great cup of clam chowder and then moved on to the picnic area and buffet line for salads, chicken (if your not a salmon lover) and the best corn bread I ever... More 

Helpful?
Thank Opposable
Level Contributor
43 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Saw quite a few whales, but didn't get as close as I have on other trips. Also many sea lions and seals. Boat was small but big enough for the younger children to move around on.

Helpful?
Thank David W
1 review
Reviewed 4 March 2017

We had a wonderful time whale watching we saw orca whales and plenty of humpbacks!!!!!!! There were 10 people in our group and we all loved it. We were in Junea for the day on our Royal Caribbean Cruise. We didn't book the trip through the curise line we booked in through the company when we ported and we saved... More 

Helpful?
Thank dave c
Grand Blanc, Michigan
Level Contributor
11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Took this excursion during the first week of August, which must be prime time for whale watching. We saw 10 - 15 humpbacks "bubble feeding" (you can llook it up) not to mention an island beach full of sea lions. Both the captain of the catamaran and the young lady doing the narration were experienced, well informed and helpful. In... More 

Helpful?
Thank Almarka
Savannah, Georgia
Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We had the great opportunity to see such an amazing sight. Our tour hosts showed us the beautiful scenery tell us terrific information. Humpback whales frolicking in the water. The baby was so active and to see him breach, flip and roll around was incredible. The team followed respectful distance allowing us to share without disturbing these amazing animals! Emily... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank lhenney
Level Contributor
33 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

My husband and I booked this trip for us and our infant. Jason and his crew were amazing! They let us sit up top with the captain and took really great care of us. Jason took us right to the action with several pods bubble net fishing. It was the experience of a lifetime. They even dropped the microphone into... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Alie82
Birmingham, Alabama
Level Contributor
25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

We were so excited to have the opportunity to see mama humpback whales with their calfs. It is amazing the size of these beautiful creatures. I can still remember those tails slowly sinking in the ice cold water. Wish I was still there and could see them everyday!

Helpful?
3 Thank picperf2036
Merritt Island, Florida
Level Contributor
5 reviews
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Best trip ever seeing killer whales, humpback whales, and sea otters! Loved the captain n first mate!

Helpful?
Thank larryw747

Been to Juneau Whale Watch? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Juneau Whale Watch and other visitors
38 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (38)

Questions? Get answers from Juneau Whale Watch staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?