Aug 2019 - BIENVENIDO D.
The entire crew informative, attentive and friendly.
Whales at plenty. Clean, Neat and Roomy.
Aug 2019 - Velma V.
Excellent. Knowledgeable crew.
Aug 2019 - Janice S.
Very nice excursion. Staff was wonderful. Loved seeing the whales. Would definitely recommend!
Aug 2019 - Craig W.
This was am amazing excursion. The tour operator staff were very safety conscious & very knowledgeable about the various whales. The boat also had comfortable inside seating with outside viewing areas as well. We were able to see Killer Whales, which are actually part of the dolphin family. We were told that it s not often to see them in this area. We also saw pods of Orca Whales. The views were great & truly one of the highlights of our Alaska Cruise. You won't go wrong with this excursion. Also nice it wasn't a huge boat so we didn't feel crowded. I think maybe 36 people or so.
Jul 2019 - Kim M.
Very nice excursion, again our guides were very knowledgable, we had a fantastic time.
Jul 2019 - Catherine F.
Jul 2019 - Gunter F.
Very good, informative and friendly staff.
Saw whales eagles and as a bonus sea lions.
Jul 2019 - Kelly L.
Captain Luke and deckhands Aaron and Hannah were wonderful! They knew the places to go to see the humpback whales and gave us an experience we ll never forget. It was the best ever!
Jul 2019 - Marie B.
great experience! GUides were awesome! easy pick up at the port.
Jul 2019 - Jim B.
The crew was excellent and knowledgeable.
Jul 2019 - Joan H.
Such an awesome excursion. The three girls leading the excursion were fantastic! We saw the humpback whales bubble netting...such a cool sight. Would go on this excursion again.
Jul 2019 - Rosemary H.
Very nice tour but there were too many boats in the water and difficult to take pictures with all the other boats. The crew was helpful to spot a whale.
Jul 2019 - Kermit S.
Jul 2019 - Rhonda D.
We were fortunate enough to see killer whales on our tour - wonderful! The old school bus they used is a little uncomfortable because the area between the seats is small, but it wasn't too bad. Oh, it was also quite a walk from where the bus dropped us off to where we boarded the boat. It wasn't bad for me, but it was a little difficult for my 82 year old mother.
Jul 2019 - Stephen D.
Great tour. We saw orcas and humpbacks.
Jul 2019 - Jeanne S.
Fantastic! Say many whales and a baby put on a real show. Tour guides were amazing!
Jul 2019 - Catherine G.
I had a very enjoyable day out on the water with Rich, Luke and Hannah. Comfortable boat, very clean and safety rules were carefully explained and enforced. We saw a number of whales and I learned about the efforts they are making in collaboration with others to provide the best possible environment for the whales. Great day in Juneau
Jul 2019 - Cristina L.
Had a wonderful time. We saw a lot of whales also orca whales!!!!
Jul 2019 - Christine M.
Very knowledgeable guides on the boat and shared their knowledge well. Nice clean boat and glad we had good weather and actually saw a few whales.
Jul 2019 - Katherine M.
Went the extra mile to make sure we saw lots it hump backs and ORCA as well. The ship was amazing nice. Snack and water provided. Nice touch..
Jun 2019 - Gerald O.
Awesome! Made the trip for us. Saw 3 whales breach, a rarity I am told!
Jun 2019 - Alan C.
Small boat. Saw Orcas and Humpbacks really close to. Well organised with knowledgeable crew. A great trip in stunning scenery.
Jun 2019 - Beth K.
Guide was very informative and it was so exciting to see the whales.
Jun 2019 - Percy M.
Well worth it
Jun 2019 - Shaun D.
Highly recommend this company for whale watching!!! We saw a tale early on and they could have said that's it. But they took us out further for an awesome experience!!! Aaron and Luke were great!!!!
Jun 2019 - Allison E.
Our guide, Aaron, had lots of good information to share on the boat and made the whole experience a lot of fun. Even our bus driver from the docks to the boat made the ride worthwhile. I would definitely book with this company again if I
Jun 2019 - Delois W.
We loved this excursion. To be able to be right there when they come up to breathe is fantastic. We didn't get to see them breach this day other than to come up for air. They didn't put on a show for us but you can't control a huge whale either. At any rate it was awesome to see them and with the baby. Fantastic!!
Jun 2019 - Adolph M.
Jun 2019 - CHARLES R.
Great crew. Brand new very comfortable boat. Crew seemed to know where to find the whales.
Jun 2019 - Amylia B.
This excursion was amazing! We were able to see a humpback whale jumping in and out of the water multiple times, slapping the water with it's fins and a couple others feeding. It was great!
Jun 2019 - Dennis M.
excellent crew and boat...........whales kind of scarce
Jun 2019 - Reginald T.
Excellent trip, saw whales, orcas, seals, sea lions etc. Crew were excellent, very knowledgable. Thoroughly recommend this trip
May 2019 - Richard C.
The boat trip with Capt. Rich and Libby and Aaron was very well-done. They were all very knowledgeable about the subject of whales and did everything they could to get us some good sightings. They freely shared what they knew about what we were seeing. The transportation to and from was not of the same quality. We had to do a lot of extra driving to pick people up that should not have been necessary.
May 2019 - Michael L.
Really enjoyed. Saw whales. Crew very helpful.
May 2019 - Maryann C.
Our tour was amazing.
May 2019 - Charles L.
I know I'm missing someone, but Libbie, Ron were very knowledgeable of their duties and did a great job interacting with us visitors. Well Done!
May 2019 - Tonya W.
Gor a rare double shot of killer and humpback whales. The enthusiasm and knowledge of the boat crew were outstanding.
May 2019 - David M.
"Captain! There be whales here!" We had an awesome time! Great comfortable boat with a great informative crew. We got really close to multiple Humpbacks and close enough to a pod of Orcas to get some good pictures with my zoom lens camera. People on our cruise ship were asking for a copy of one of the videos my wife took on her cell phone because we were that close. Our cruise ship changed the arrival time twice but it was not a problem.
Sep 2018 - Saverio C.
Well organized and rendezvous on pier went perfect. Very nice boat and we saw plenty of whales and seals.
Sep 2018 - Robin H.
The whale watch was incredible! We saw many whales, the captain and crew were great, and the ship was nice as well. The bus driver who brought us out there was very engaging too, and it was a bonus that he had to pick up some people at Mendenhall Glacier since we had planned on going there before the whale watch but it didn't work out. We came prepared with binoculars, but I felt bad for those who didn't have them since the excursion information indicated binoculars would be handed out. I highly recommend this tour - it is well worth the money.
Sep 2018 - Mitchell V.
Great tour. Saw lots of wildlife along with whales. Capt. Rich and Brandi were very informative.
Sep 2018 - Karen C.
Whales! Awsome to see them and we saw several. Knowledgeable staff and learned a lot about whales. We were not disappointed.
Sep 2018 - Richard H.
It's a nice trip out in the water. If the weather's good, it's great.
Aug 2018 - John B.
Excellent! Great knowledge & thought the trip was awesome!
Aug 2018 - Paul A.
Captain Rick and Brandi made the excursion very enjoyable. They were able to find whales and get us into position to take pictures. They were very knowledgeable about the wildlife and surrounding areas. When we were told we were getting the best captain and naturalist, we can see why they are considered the best. We were able to see quite a lot and made it back in time.
Aug 2018 - Ruthann K.
Wonderful staff. Knowledgeable and professional. would highly recommend this tour.
Aug 2018 - Mark G.
We enjoyed the trip and were able to see many whales and also this amazing bubble feeding. Thank you
Aug 2018 - Roberto P.
Despite the rain we had a wonderful experience the crew was very informed and helpful. It was a wonderful adventure for the whole family and we really got to see a few whales and seals.
Aug 2018 - William C.
We had a wonderful time on our whale watching tour. It was an exciting time when the whales were spotted. Highly recommend this tour to anyone.
Aug 2018 - Mark D.
Was so choppy, was hard to take pictures. Saw a few whales, but passed by bouy with sea lines on it and no one pointed it out so didn't get pictures! I would not do it again. However, your crew were friendly and engaging!
Aug 2018 - Con M.
We liked the small size boat and loved the captain and naturalist. We went directly to watch a large group of humpback whales bubble net feeding. Then encountered a few orca whales on our return. Action packed 2 hours that were well worth the money.
Jul 2018 - Stephen L.
Awesome trip! Captain Laura and the crew did a great job getting us to the site to see 17 Humpback Whales bubble feeding! That was followed up by seeing four Killer Whales on the way back to port. Truly a once in a lifetime experience.
Jul 2018 - Maria C.
Fantastic crew enthusiastically chasing whales for us . We saw some Orcas and humpback whales. Recommend this +++
Jul 2018 - Garry C.
Well organized! All of the guides worked hard to make this experience a memorable one. They accommodated all of our needs and were very friendly! It was a great afternoon of whale watching!
Jul 2018 - Chuan Q.
The whale watching tour was amazing!!! We saw several groups of humpback swimming and bubble netting, as well as killer whales (orca) swimming around the boat.
Jul 2018 - Ashley A.
Great excursion! Exceeded expectations!
Jul 2018 - Jodi T.
Jul 2018 - Victor T.
This tour was beautiful. We saw orcas and humpbacks. Lauren, Eric, and Justin made sure we received great views of the whales!
The water and granola bars were an extremely nice touch. Definitely a class act!
I adored our bus driver, Juan or Jose. I wrote down many names and autocorrect changed this lovely gentleman's name to Joe.
Jul 2018 - Elizabeth T.
Had a great time. Brandy was wonderful in teaching us about the whales and tidbits about Juneau in general. i would definitely recommend this tour to anyone else who asked. Saw whales, sea lions, and Bald Eagles. Learned a lot and saw some great sights.
Jul 2018 - Theresa L.
We enjoyed the tour and the Captain and crew on the boat were very friendly and informative.
Jul 2018 - Loraine R.
Capt. Rich and Brandi were excellent guides. We were able to zip across the water following the blow holes, seeing whales and eagles.
Jun 2018 - Kae-Chy C.
Very knowledgeable and friendly crew. They got us to areas where we saw a total of 6 whales.
Jun 2018 - Anthony R.
Our captain and guide (his wife) were fantastic
Jun 2018 - Betsy M.
This trip was everything we hoped for and more. Rich was our captain and Brandi was our guide. Both were very professional and did everything they could to make our experience all it could be. Rich was very committed to following the rules, which he explained in detail to us, at the same time, he was in communication with other boats for news of sightings. We were lucky, we saw plenty of orca and humpbacks. Brandi was very knowledgeable and answered many of my questions completely and patiently. As I said, they were both very professional and respectful of the environment. A very positive experience. The boat was clean, offered great viewing opportunities. Nice to be in a small group.
Jun 2018 - Susan N.
Tour bus driver wasn't the best. But boat crew made up for it.
Jun 2018 - James M.
So much fun. Eric was the naturalist on board and he was excellent. Chad was the boat driver and handled the rough water with ease. They were very knowledgeable about the location of the whales and sea lions and orcas. They were aware of the rules about required distances from the whales and we saw breaches (whales jumping out of the water) and also one rolling on top of water with flipper fins flapping. It was amazing . .....one of my best experiences ever....
Jun 2018 - Kristina D.
Saw everything on our bucket list! Orca's, lots of whale sightings, and even a humback jumping out of the water. It was truly amazing and worth every penny spent! Thanks for an amazing excursion!
Jun 2018 - Ashley W.
Awesome Awesome tour!! We ended up getting to see humpback whales and Orcas! The tour guide did a great job of finding the best spots to observe the whales. Our tour guide even was able to find a spot near the shore where we watched a mother Orca teaching her baby Orca how to lunge feed, which was an amazing experience! We learned so much about whales and saw so many types of ocean life. We also saw sea lions basking in the sun on a bouy in the ocean. Don't miss this great tour!
Jun 2018 - Cheryl P.
Excellent. The local tour operator was great. The boat was clean and the tour guides were friendly and knowledgeable. The bus driver provided us with all kinds of information on the ride to the boat. And we saw lots of whales. Excellent
Jun 2018 - Michael M.
Our driver to the boat, captain and first mate were extremely knowledgeable and polite. We did find about 8 humpback whales in our two hours out there.
Jun 2018 - Gregory J.
Fantastic time. Capt. Lauren, Luke and Jamie were friendly and knowledgeable. We would have liked to have seen more whales but unfortunately somethings are unpredictable. all in all a good experience.
Jun 2018 - STANLEY S.
Got to see what we came for and the crew is great
Jun 2018 - Gregory C.
Really enjoyed this excursion. The weather was great which helped. Small boat and excellent guides. Saw humpbacks, but the real show stopper was 7 Killer Whales coming straight for us and then going under the boat - so close you could almost touch them! Expensive trip but good value compared to others.
Jun 2018 - Crystal G.
I want to do it again!!!!!!
What a great experience and opportunity to take beautiful photos of whales and seals with an awesome back drop.
Boat captain did his job perfectly and that made the tour a want to do again experience.
Ken and Crystal
May 2018 - MaryLynn L.
The Whale Watching Adventure tour was an amazing experience! Brandy and Rich were excellent and a lot of fun. They were excited about finding whales and providing a full and fabulous experience. We enjoyed it and will definitely recommend them!!
May 2018 - Trevor P.
A treat. Well worthwhile.
May 2018 - Jenny S.
We were very glad we booked the first tour of the day as it seems most people want to sleep in! (Later tours were all full). We had only 14 on our boat so everyone had a phenomenal view both inside and outside. We saw numerous humpback whales as well as sea lions. I was able to get the quintessential Alaskan photo - a whale swimming past a glacier! The Naturalist on board, Aaron, was very knowledgeable and the entire crew was passionate about the whales and Alaska. I would highly recommend this experience.
May 2018 - Jill B.
Great tour despite poor weather, several sightings of whales. Boat very modern and comfortable. Rich, Jamie & Aaron our crew were great very informative always on the lookout for whales and to make the trip memorable. Yes we did see several whales. Also the driver who took us to the boat was great.
May 2018 - Kathleen S.
What an awesome trip! We stayed out about 2 1/2 hours, and followed the whales! One did a full breach out of the water. Incredible!!! The highlight of our trip!
May 2018 - Janis B.
We saw lots of humpback whales on our tour. Rick & Brandi were knowledgeable & very nice. The boat holds a couple dozen people so not crowded.
Oct 2017 - Sharon E.
Boat design helped abate sea sickness. Guides were great
Sep 2017 - Cathy O.
This was a thrilling experience! Guaranteed humpbacks all around us,so exciting to spot them with their spouts. And just before we were about to turn by the five-minute warning to head back to shore, a magnificent massive humpback whale arched it's beautiful tale that was larger than our boat out of the water and proceeded to hang by the side of the boat and roll around! We could hear it's beautiful singing and spouting. It was so awe inspiring that I could not even hit the button on my camera,though it was in my hands. I was so overwhelmed by the beauty and joy of seeing such a magnificent creature so very close. Your staff were fantastic! The naturalist used her props of the animals and shared her vast knowledge and understanding of the marine life in Alaska. She was patient,intelligent,and answered questions from everyone on the boat. The captain was very focused and adept at helping each and every person get the photo they were hoping for and gave us some ample time to be close to and to enjoy the creatures. He was professional,intuitive,and clearly in charge of our experience. The boat was so clean and comfortable and seemed big until that humpback whale pulled up alongside of us. Thank you so much for a fantastic experience and I would highly recommend you to any and all travelers to Alaska!
Sep 2017 - Amy D.
You're guaranteed to see whales and yes you actually see whales. Tour was awesome
Sep 2017 - Carol G.
Wonderful experience and very professional and knowledgeable staff.
Sep 2017 - John B.
had a great time. weather was great, out boat captain and guide were great. We got to get up close and see a few whales. Learned more about Juneau's history/town.
Sep 2017 - Diana B.
How could watching beautiful graceful creatures like whales be anything but wonderful. Got to see a few whales and one came very close to the boat! Great exciting experience every time! Guides were very knowledgeable and friendly. It was wonderful
Sep 2017 - Judith F.
So happy I found this website! Cheaper than the cruise line with multiple time options. Captain and first mate were great and showed us more than just the whales.
Sep 2017 - Cindy L.
Sep 2017 - Arthur R.
Enjoyed the tour. Excellent and informative guides - and we did see whales. At least one other group that went out with another company at the sasme time did not do so!
One minor complaint. The information on my ticket advised that snacks and binoculars would be proveided. They were not. I only noticed the omission when I got back to my cruise ship so a bit late to complain direct.
Sep 2017 - Catherine M.
This was an excellent excursion. The boat was brand new, the crew was very knowledgeable, personable and accommodating. They brought us to the whales quickly, knew the timing and where to look.
Sep 2017 - David T.
Good operation and well orchestrated by the captain
Sep 2017 - Suzanne L.
Fantastic...we saw two humpback whales about 20 yards from the boat. Was lucky enough to video for two minutes.
Sep 2017 - Stefanie B.
Loved this excursion! !!! Saw several whales, seals,and sea lions. The crew were very knowledgeable and friendly. The boat was perfect. We only had 12 people on board so there was lots of room. We could stay inside where it was warm then go outside when we saw the whales. Would recommend this excursion! !!!!
Sep 2017 - Thomas S.
Great boat, lots of whales up close, professional crew
Sep 2017 - Jeffrey L.
Awesome.We saw 20+whales and sea lion with bald eagles as we docked.Best trip for us
Sep 2017 - Glenda S.
Enjoyed everything. Would recommend this to friends.
Sep 2017 - Chris R.
It was a great experience to see the whales up close.
Sep 2017 - MICHAEL I.
Good sightings of both Orca and hump back whales. Vessel not crowded.
Sep 2017 - Theresa M.
The crew was fantastic and we saw humpbacks and lots of sea lions! Very smooth, the entire trip. We would highly recommend using this company.
Aug 2017 - Miriam V.
Just like the photo! We had a wonderful time with the team. The sightseeing was incredible and the whales were everywhere.
Aug 2017 - Martin W.
Well run trip. Knowledgeable staff
Not many whales co-operated!
Jul 2017 - Samuel E N.
Such a great excursion. Saw numerous whales. Had such a great experience.
Jul 2017 - Beth J.
Saw a few whales.
Jul 2017 - Jeffrey W.
Excellent watching experience! Would definitely recommend to anyone who wants to see the most whales for the money and have an experienced crew to explain what is going on throughout the tour.
Jul 2017 - Christeen B.
Our crew of two were awesome. Skilled at handling the tour boat and sharing knowledge. One never knows when or if a whale will be spotted...but we saw several hump back feeding. No Orca but the trip was still very much worth while. Scenery is worth the trip. Absolutely beautiful area of the world. You need to do this. Finally I must say Alaska Shore Excursions made it easy to be picked up with nifty group location technics, took care of all transportation, used skilled drivers and top notch facilities. I rate ASE 5 stars as well and would use them again.
Jul 2017 - Roy V.
The whale watching was interesting but we didn't see any whales really jump out of the water. Not much you can do about that. I would probably go again.
Jul 2017 - Joanne R.
While we didn't see as many whales as I would have liked, I would recommend this tour. The staff were friendly and accommodating, the ship was well maintained and they tried really hard to find us a lot of whales (we saw 4). I was worried about becoming seasick, but I was fine.
Jul 2017 - ALBERT B.
The captain of our boat was said to be the most veteran. Yes, we saw two humpback whales, but we stayed with the first for entirely too much time. The second spotting was much more interesting. Seems the time spent with the first whale could have been used more efficiently in searching for additional wildlife.
Jul 2017 - Tonya H.
The boat ride was a bit choppy but the Captain and crew were amazing!! They were also very friendly and knowledgable. We were also able to see some whales =)
Jul 2017 - Huiya L.
This tour is amazing. Captain Julia operated the ship perfectly that it goes fast but also smoothly. All the other girls on the ship are super helpful. They actually went extra miles to go chase the whales as they heard that they were there. We saw a lot of whales , at least 5 , that day. I highly recommend this tour!
Jun 2017 - Chad C.
The captain took extra time to ensure we were able to not only get a glimpse of these beautiful creatures but watch them in their natural environment!!
Jun 2017 - Howard P.
A great trip out in the clear Alaskan "summer". Friendly knowledgeable staff. Saw around 6 whales, with tail flips when diving. If you're on a cruise, save your excursion $ and book this trip
Jun 2017 - Jayne M.
The all girl crew was wonderful. Our captain was knowledgeable and knew how to find the whales. She was able to find Orcas.
Jun 2017 - Dennis P. M.
Boat crew was great
May 2017 - James C.
I recommend this tour !!! They are very friendly, interactive and informative!! They work hard to show u whales and other wildlife in the area.
May 2017 - James F.
Great tour. Our guide and captain was great. Seen several whales and Orcas
May 2017 - KENT B.
Verry enjoyable. We were greated at all steps by friendly and enthusiastic staff. Our naturalis was very knowledgeable and informative. The Captain was great to talk to and knew his waters well. We saw several whales including a full breach, What a thrill. One of the nicest features of the excursion was the intimate size of the group. No one got lost in a crowd. I highly recomend this excursion.