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Juneau: Whale Watching Adventure

Product ID: 234852
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Enjoy a guided bus ride through Juneau, followed by two exciting hours exploring local waters for whale watching. An onboard naturalist will ensure that you make the most of the experience!
About this activity
Duration 4.5 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Spot humpbacks, killer whales, sea lions, porpoises and bald eagles
  • Take in panoramic views of the fjords, mountains and glaciers
  • Enjoy the comfort of a small, enclosed and climate-controlled boats
Full description
You will depart from the tram area in downtown Juneau on a bus driven by a local tour guide through a scenic route to Auke Bay, where you board a comfortable jet boat. The captain and naturalist will lead the way on an unforgettable search for whales in Favorite Channel, Stephens Passage, Lynn Canal, or Saginaw Channel.

Binoculars are provided so you can see the humpbacks, killer whales, Dall’s porpoises, harbor seals, Steller sea lions, bald eagles, black bears, and towering mountains better. With the growing abundance of whales in the area and their comfort with small boats, you are bound to see many!

This tour is three hours total, including transfers between downtown and Auke Bay and two hours on the water. Included in the price of the tour are onboard refreshments including bottled water, coffee, hot chocolate, and a small snack of locally caught Alaskan salmon spread on a fresh bagel.
Includes
  • Pick up and drop off at the downtown cruise ship area
  • Binoculars provided
  • Onboard snack with hot and cold beverages
  • All taxes and fees are included in the price
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with back problems
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

We will have representatives outside the Mt. Roberts Tramway building, directly below the cable lines. They will have a blue sign with yellow letters that says "WHALE WATCHING TOUR MEETS HERE". They will take care of you and make sure you get to the correct bus. Please do not go inside the Tramway building to inquire about this tour, or try to board any buses without first speaking to our representatives.

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Important information
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• You should plan for rain and dress accordingly
• This tour requires navigating a ramp that can be steep, depending on tides
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.5 / 5
based on 4 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.3/5
Organization
4.7/5
Value for money
4.3/5
Safety
5.0/5

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Dolphin Jet Boat Tours

Product ID: 234852