Alaska Whale Watching Tours

Icy Strait Premier Whale Watching Adventure

Every summer, humpback whales come to Hoonah in huge numbers to feed on the nutrient rich waters before migrating south again in the winter. On this tour, you'll have the chance to spot humpback and orcas in the beautiful Alaskan waters.

Duration: 3 hours

Price: $181 per person

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Icy Strait Whale Watching Tour

Surround yourself in the majestic wildlife of Icy Strait! You'll enjoy a 2.5-hour cruise through the waters of Icy Strait, where you are guaranteed to spot at least one whale. Icy Strait is home to a wide array of wildlife, including orcas, sea lions, sea otters, harbor seals, porpoise, and the majestic humpback whale.

Duration: 3 hours

Price: $181 per person

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Juneau Whale Watching & Mendenhall Glacier Tour

This combo is the best way to make the most of your day in Juneau! While out on the water, there is no doubt that you'll see humpback whales - this is the time of year they travel to Alaska to feed on thousands of pounds of krill a day. The Mendenhall Glacier Visitor's Center offers unique views and trails for guests to get as close to the glacier as possible!

Duration: 4.5 hours

Price: $165 per person

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Juneau Whale Watching & Mendenhall Glacier Tour Private Charter

**2023 TOUR SCHEDULE COMING SOON**

For a truly memorable whale watching experience, our exclusive private jet boat adventure is right for you and your family! Holding up to 14 guests, you can avoid the crowded whale watching boats and enjoy the amazing marine life Juneau has to offer. Combine this with a visit to the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor's Center for an excursion of a lifetime.

Please note: prices are per boat, which holds 1-14 passengers.

Duration: 4.5 hours

Price: $2,310 per person

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Juneau Whale Watching Adventure Tour

Come cruise with us in a fully enclosed and heated cabin onboard our mammal friendly boat on your way to the whales' playgrounds. Here you can experience a close encounter with these beautiful marine mammals for the ultimate whale watching tour! The humpback whales spend their summers feeding in Alaska while they fill their bellies with thousands of pounds of krill a day.

Duration: 3-3.5 hours

Price: $139 per person

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Juneau Whale Watching Adventure Tour Private Charter

**2023 TOUR SCHEDULE COMING SOON**

Experience this whale watching adventure from the comfort of your own private high-speed jetboat, dedicated to you and your guests. Not only you are guaranteed to see whales on this tour, but will also want to keep an eye out for sealions, bald eagles, and other wildlife native to Southeast Alaska. Your knowledgeable crew and captain will attentively guide you throughout this exclusive and unforgettable adventure!

Please note: prices are per boat, which holds 1-14 passengers.

Duration: 3-3.5 hours

Price: $1,700 per person

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Juneau Whale Watching Tour & Salmon Bake Combo

**THIS TOUR IS NO LONGER TAKING NEW RESERVATIONS FOR THE 2022 SEASON**

Humpback and orca whales are actively feeding while they are in southeast Alaska waters, so chances are you see whales breach, play, and maybe bubble net feed! You will savor wild Alaska salmon amidst amazing scenery at the Gold Creek Salmon Bake. This easy, full-day tour combines a thrilling whale-watching cruise with a relaxing Alaska Salmon Bake for the best of picturesque Juneau!

Duration: 5 hours

Price: $179 per person

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Juneau Whale Watching, Mendenhall Glacier & Salmon Bake

**THIS TOUR IS NO LONGER TAKING NEW RESERVATIONS FOR THE 2022 SEASON**

Experience three of Juneau's most popular attractions with this three-in-one excursion! This tour begins with a narrated transfer to the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor's Center. You'll have plenty of time to take in the majestic views of the famous Mendenhall Glacier. After your time at the Mendenhall, you'll join a naturalist onboard a small whale watching vessel for guaranteed whale sightings. Once your whale watching cruise is finished, you will be shuttled to the Juneau Salmon Bake. This all-you-can-eat salmon buffet was made famous on the Food Network and has been grilling up perfection since 1978.

Duration: 6.25 hours

Price: $219 per person

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Seward Orca Quest Cruise

From May to June orcas are well known to frequent the waters of Seward in search of food. Embark on this 4-hour cruise with your experienced captains and guides to search for these amazing creatures. With no set route, your captain will communicate with other vessels for any leads on the closest orca pods! PLEASE NOTE: THIS EXCURSION OPERATES MAY - JUNE ONLY.

Duration: 4 hours

Price: $119 per person

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Seward Spring Wildlife Cruise

Join our experienced crew for a boat ride through Resurrection Bay to the Gulf of Alaska in search of some hungry migrating whales. Your captains will teach you all about their interesting social behaviors, attitudes, and feeding techniques of not only the returning gray whales but about all of the local flora and fauna. PLEASE NOTE: THIS EXCURSION OPERATES MARCH - MAY ONLY.

Duration: 4 hours

Price: $109 per person

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Sitka Marine Wildlife Exploration by Boat

This small capacity (up to 6 guests) marine tour takes guests to some of the most stunning locales for whale watching and wildlife viewing. Guests will want to keep an eye out for seals, otters, and birds in addition to whales. Due to the intimate capacity of the tour, the captain can often accommodate special interests and highlights along the way.

Duration: 2 hours

Price: $150 per person

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Sitka Marine Wildlife Exploration Private Charter

This small-capacity privately chartered marine tour takes guests to some of the most stunning locales for whale watching and wildlife viewing. Keep an eye out for seals, otters, and birds in addition to whales. This private chartered marine adventure allows you and your travel companions to decide what to focus on and for how long, making each tour customized to your needs and preferences. Please note: prices are per BOAT. (Each boat holds 1-6 passengers).

Duration: 2 hours

Price: $895 per person

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Sitka Whale Watching & Marine Adventure

In the waters between the Tongass Rainforest and the Alexander Archipelago, set out to explore coves and islands in search of a vast array of Alaskan wildlife. Your experienced guides will take you through the southeastern waters of the state, searching out seals, sea lions, otters, birds, and making stops for humpback whales and orcas.

Duration: 2 hours

Price: $172 per person

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Sitka Whale Watching & Marine Adventure Private Charter

In the waters between the Tongass Rainforest and the Alexander Archipelago, set out to explore coves and islands in search of a vast array of Alaskan wildlife. Your experienced guides will take your private group through the southeastern waters of the state, searching out seals, sea lions, otters, birds, and making stops for humpback whales and orcas. (Each boat holds up to 5~6 passengers).

Duration: 2 hours

Price: $877 per person

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About Alaska Whale Watching Tours

The best ports to view whales are Juneau and Icy Strait point, where seeing whales is 100% guaranteed. View all of our Juneau whale watching tours here.


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