Pristine blue waters, breaching whales, bald eagles soaring overhead — these are just some of the reasons to take advantage of this whale-watching tour in beautiful Juneau, Alaska. Discover why whale watching here is at the top of many outdoor adventurers’ bucket lists. Your captain and informative nature guide will show you the best wildlife viewing on Juneau’s waters.
Depart downtown Juneau on a bus driven by your guide. Take in Juneau’s majestic surroundings on the short drive to Auke Bay. Admire the stunning mountains and glassy waters, and see fishermen haul in the day’s catch. Board a jet boat and prepare to set out on Alaska’s waters. 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. At the end of your 2-hour cruise, you’ll be transferred back to the departure point.