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Juneau Whale Watch

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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!
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Hours Today: 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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323 Martin Way, Juneau, AK 99801-1377
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+1 844-494-2537
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 29 December 2016

I am a professional photographer specializing in photographing humpback whales. I have been on over 1,000 whale watching trips in Juneau, Alaska and Maui, Hawaii. My first choice for whale watching in Alaska is Juneau Whale Watch! I spent the summer of 2016 in Juneau...More

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Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 7 October 2012

On September 17, my husband and I booked a combined whale-watching and Glacier tour in Juneau based on the reviews we read on Trip Advisor. I'm writing to complain that we did not receive what was indicated on our ticket. We checked in at 1:30...More

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serenerain, Manager at Juneau Whale Watch, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2013

We are so sorry that you had a disappoinitng tour. The most important thing to know is that you can call me 907.723.9209 at anytime if you have an issue. The driver should have offered you my number. At the end of the season as...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thought this was to be an excellent trip but was a total flop. The boat was that packed by the time our bus arrived we needed to stand. We saw a couple of whales over 600 meters away. Hopeless. Also the lunch was a letdown...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did the combo Mendenhall Glacier/Whale watch as part of our cruises' stop in Juneau. As referenced on trip advisor, we booked ahead and saved $$$ as well as avoiding the cattle call of cruise excursions. They have a generous cancellation policy, so we didn't...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked independently. Saw whales "bubble net" feeding, a rare event where the whales work as a group to chase the fish to the surface to feed. The lead whale blows bubbles under the fish causing them to surface where other whales surround them in a...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Captain Ben, Sami and Amber were awesome on this tour. We learned all about the humpbacks and how they have identified them. We were able to see many flukes as well as blows! Thank you for the experience!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on 16/09/18 on a cruise stop. The staff during the whale watching tour, Christy(up & coming Biologists Prof!), Brent and Ed to name a few were fantastic. They are clearly interested and enjoy what they do. We learnt so much about the area, environment...More

Thank Diamonddog
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did the combo Tour of Whale watching and the Mildenhall Glacier. The weather was outstanding which helped! A whale obsessed crew comprising Brendan, Chris and Chriselle took us out at high speed (boy, can their boats shift!) to the best spots and sure enough,...More

1  Thank Tog666
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The tour was amazing, the staff was friendly and accommodating. We were so happy with our guide Stephanie and Captain Mark.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We saw many whales. The boat captains talk with each other in locating the whales. Lots of great information about whales are provided. Did not know, the whales surface for about a minute and then go deep and stay under water for 10-15 minutes. So...More

Thank 2casagatos
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We booked a whale watching trip while visiting Juneau on a cruise the first week in September. We had a beautiful day with fairly calm water, and saw several humpback whales. The boat was small enough that everyone could move around and get a spot...More

Thank OBwan49
Reviewed 11 October 2018

My family and I had an incredible time on our whale watching tour. Captain Brendon and his crew of Chris and Dustin were great. They were knowledgeable and a lot of fun. We didn't have to travel far and we were able to several whales....More

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They had bottles of water and some snacks on our boat that they captain and naturalist were kind enough to bring along for us. The jet boat we were on probably only held about 20 people or so. It was nice!
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