Whales and Wilderness Exploration

(c) Reinhard Pantke. All rights reserved.

(c) Reinhard Pantke. All rights reserved.

Up Close and Personal with Alaska Whales

Juneau offers some of the most reliable whale watching for humpbacks and orcas, anywhere in Alaska.  On your 4-hour private Juneau whale watching day tour, you’ll board your exclusive small-ship cruising vessel to learn about, photograph and listen to these magnificent mammals frolic in the waters around you. What could be better?

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Day 1

This private tour shows Southeast Alaska as a spectacular place of islands, glaciers, and rugged mountain peaks. These stunning features cradle diverse natural habitats that are home to fascinating animals. This private exploratory journey through coastal fiords introduces you to this wilderness in an intimate setting with a certified naturalist and experienced captain.

Search out wildlife viewing opportunities, including humpback whales, orca whales, Steller sea lions, and Dahl’s Porpoise. You may also see bald eagles and ravens soaring gracefully above the treetops, and ducks and harbor seals near the shoreline of famed Admiralty Island National Monument, also known as “fortress of the bears”.

As you watch, listen to the underwater sounds of these whales through the boat’s hydrophone as you drift peacefully alongside (when conditions allow). Bring your camera and be ready to capture great shots of these gentle giants.

Amenities, nearby adventures and more...

  • Services of professional naturalist/guide
  • Roundtrip private transportation from cruise ship terminal
  • Approximately 2.75 hours of whale watching on a private vessel
  • Healthy snack and bottled water

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