Juneau Shore Excursion: Whale-Watching Excursion
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from $123.75
the low down
Take advantage of your next port in Juneau, Alaska, to embark on an informative whale-watching cruise. Your captain will guide you through pristine waters as you look for whales, sea lions and bald eagles. Enjoy a delicious local snack and learn about the area from an onboard naturalist. Discover the beauty below and above the blue waters in the outdoor lovers’ paradise. And don’t worry — you’ll be back at the port in time to board your cruise ship.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • Juneau, Alaska , United States of America
  • 3 hours
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The whale watching excursion was wonderful! I learn some interesting information from our guide as we searched for the whales. Our driver knew just where to go to find the feeding whales. What a spectacular sight to see a whale come up out of the water and then dive back down! Loved the whole adventure!


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what to expect

Begin your exciting port stopover in Juneau by meeting your guide at the Mt Roberts Tramway. From there, hop on a bus driven by your guide to to Auke Bay, where you’ll get on a jet boat and set out on Alaska’s waters on a 2-hour cruise.
The naturalist guide will narrate your journey across blue waters, as you brace your camera for photo-worthy moments like humpbacks breaching into the clear air, pods of killer whales searching for prey and Steller sea lions taking in the sun. Kick back with onboard refreshments, including soft drinks, water, coffee and hot chocolate. Refuel with a favorite local snack of wild-caught Alaskan salmon spread on a bagel.
Enjoy the views through the provided binoculars as the captain steers you up Favorite Channel, Stephens Passage, Lynn Canal and Saginaw Channel. Due to the growing whale population in Juneau, you’re guaranteed to see some action on these waters.

Worry-free Shore Excursion:
We will ensure your timely return back to the ship in Juneau for this activity. If your ship is delayed and you are unable attend this activity, your money will be refunded. See our terms and conditions for full details.

inclusions and exclusions

  • Whale-watching tour
  • Use of binoculars
  • Bottled water, Coke products, coffee and hot chocolate
  • Locally caught Alaskan salmon spread with fresh bagel
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Worry-free Shore Excursion Guarantee
  • Port pickup and drop-off
  • Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 5 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • A maximum of 30 passengers per tour
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Weather changes frequently in Juneau; be sure to prepare for any type of weather: wind, rain or shine
  • Whale-watching tour is guaranteed; if you do not see a whale, you will be refunded
  • At time of booking, cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
  • Whale- and Passenger-Friendly Boats
    Each boat is designed with water-jet drives to ensure quiet underwater operation without dangerous propellers that may frighten or harm the animals. Because the whales feel safe around the boats, you will receive the benefit of being able to witness their endearing social nature up close. In addition, the boats are equipped with hydrophones that are lowered into the water. These devices allow you to hear the whales communicate with each other.
cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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