Juneau Whale Watching Excursion Reviews

Experience an intimate encounter with Humpback and Orca whales on a scenic whale watching tour around Juneau harbor.
Excellent but pricey.
Sail Date: August 2019
Excellent but pricey. Probably should have waited to get off the ship & explored options with vendors waiting at the dock.
Excellent but pricey. Probably should have waited to get off the ship & explored options with vendors waiting at the dock. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Holland America Line
The whale watching was fantastic here in the evening and we saw a lot of humpbacks.
Sail Date: August 2019
The whale watching was fantastic here in the evening and we saw a lot of humpbacks.
The whale watching was fantastic here in the evening and we saw a lot of humpbacks. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Princess Cruises
Got our moneys worth of whales, eagles, seals
Sail Date: August 2019
Got our moneys worth of whales, eagles, seals
Got our moneys worth of whales, eagles, seals Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Princess Cruises
We saw a ton of whales.
Sail Date: July 2019
We saw a ton of whales. The whale watching boat company knows what they are doing.
We saw a ton of whales. The whale watching boat company knows what they are doing. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Celebrity Cruises
This was one of the larger boats, but there was an indoor and outdoor section.
Sail Date: July 2019
This was one of the larger boats, but there was an indoor and outdoor section. A graduate student of marine biology gave an interesting presentation during the cruise. We saw whales, sea lions, otters, and bald eagles. Bus drivers to ... Read More
This was one of the larger boats, but there was an indoor and outdoor section. A graduate student of marine biology gave an interesting presentation during the cruise. We saw whales, sea lions, otters, and bald eagles. Bus drivers to and from boat and Glacier Park were informative Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Royal Caribbean International
Great operator, good experience, highly recommend for Mendenhall Glacier and Whales.
Sail Date: July 2019
Great operator, good experience, highly recommend for Mendenhall Glacier and Whales.
Great operator, good experience, highly recommend for Mendenhall Glacier and Whales. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line
Did the combo Mendenhall Glacier and Whale watching.
Sail Date: July 2019
Did the combo Mendenhall Glacier and Whale watching. It was cattle car and not intimate, but we enjoyed the whale watching especially. Likely would skip the glacier if we had to do it again as we had 1.5 hours there and only needed about ... Read More
Did the combo Mendenhall Glacier and Whale watching. It was cattle car and not intimate, but we enjoyed the whale watching especially. Likely would skip the glacier if we had to do it again as we had 1.5 hours there and only needed about 45 mins, so we just sat around waiting for the bus. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line
Excellent excursion on a relatively small boat that was not crowded, maybe 36 people total.
Sail Date: July 2019
Excellent excursion on a relatively small boat that was not crowded, maybe 36 people total. The staff was extremely safety conscious & knowledgable. Saw Killer Whales & pods of Orcas. Great experience!
Excellent excursion on a relatively small boat that was not crowded, maybe 36 people total. The staff was extremely safety conscious & knowledgable. Saw Killer Whales & pods of Orcas. Great experience! Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Holland America Line
Saw a lot of wildlife and a whale breach.
Sail Date: July 2019
Saw a lot of wildlife and a whale breach. Large stable boat
Saw a lot of wildlife and a whale breach. Large stable boat Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Princess Cruises
Our Whale Watch excursion was fantastic.
Sail Date: July 2019
Our Whale Watch excursion was fantastic. The catamaran was very comfortable and the crew was friendly and informative. We saw many whales and got some great pics and memories!
Our Whale Watch excursion was fantastic. The catamaran was very comfortable and the crew was friendly and informative. We saw many whales and got some great pics and memories! Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Celebrity Cruises
We did the Mendenhall Glacier and whale watching through Alaska Shore Excursions and highly ...
Sail Date: July 2019
We did the Mendenhall Glacier and whale watching through Alaska Shore Excursions and highly recommend it! Very knowledgeable guides who were friendly and entertaining.
We did the Mendenhall Glacier and whale watching through Alaska Shore Excursions and highly recommend it! Very knowledgeable guides who were friendly and entertaining. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Royal Caribbean International
Phenomenal bubble netting behavior.
Sail Date: July 2019
Phenomenal bubble netting behavior. Saw TONS of whales.
Phenomenal bubble netting behavior. Saw TONS of whales. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Celebrity Cruises
Incredible experience to see such majestic animals in this setting.
Sail Date: July 2019
Incredible experience to see such majestic animals in this setting. The whales were respected and we saw many against such beautiful landscape.
Incredible experience to see such majestic animals in this setting. The whales were respected and we saw many against such beautiful landscape. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Princess Cruises
We enjoyed our time time whale watching, the crew provided us with informative commentary and ...
Sail Date: July 2019
We enjoyed our time time whale watching, the crew provided us with informative commentary and enough time to capture memories of the wildlife to share with family and friends.
We enjoyed our time time whale watching, the crew provided us with informative commentary and enough time to capture memories of the wildlife to share with family and friends. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Princess Cruises
Saw a lot of whales.
Sail Date: July 2019
Saw a lot of whales. Great family adventure.
Saw a lot of whales. Great family adventure. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Princess Cruises
Spotted momma/baby whales, and a sea lion!
Sail Date: July 2019
Spotted momma/baby whales, and a sea lion! Wonderful tour.
Spotted momma/baby whales, and a sea lion! Wonderful tour. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line
Whales & dolphins plus flying fishes ...
Sail Date: July 2019
Whales & dolphins plus flying fishes ... comfy boat, clean restrooms & informative crew!
Whales & dolphins plus flying fishes ... comfy boat, clean restrooms & informative crew! Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line
Whale watching was fun, no as lively as we thought, but no ones fault.
Sail Date: July 2019
Whale watching was fun, no as lively as we thought, but no ones fault. Dinner at the lodge was not what I expected, although good food. We were rushed onto the island and back to the boat.
Whale watching was fun, no as lively as we thought, but no ones fault. Dinner at the lodge was not what I expected, although good food. We were rushed onto the island and back to the boat. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line
This was a great excursion.
Sail Date: July 2019
This was a great excursion. We went on the boat and out in the water and saw a mother whale with her baby whale. What a beautiful site to see. We took pictures and there were other boats around following the whale as she came up and go ... Read More
This was a great excursion. We went on the boat and out in the water and saw a mother whale with her baby whale. What a beautiful site to see. We took pictures and there were other boats around following the whale as she came up and go down with her baby whale. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line
Great way to start your day, relaxing on a boat searching for whales.
Sail Date: July 2019
Great way to start your day, relaxing on a boat searching for whales. We saw around 5 - 6 whales. It was amazing to be floating on the water with such large beasts.
Great way to start your day, relaxing on a boat searching for whales. We saw around 5 - 6 whales. It was amazing to be floating on the water with such large beasts. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Princess Cruises
We saw whales so close you could smell their breath.
Sail Date: July 2019
We saw whales so close you could smell their breath.
We saw whales so close you could smell their breath. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Princess Cruises
Saw a number of wells but crew kind of goes overboard on requesting Trip Advisor reviews
Sail Date: July 2019
Saw a number of wells but crew kind of goes overboard on requesting Trip Advisor reviews
Saw a number of wells but crew kind of goes overboard on requesting Trip Advisor reviews Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Celebrity Cruises
we took the Mendenhall Glaciet and Whale-watching tour.
Sail Date: July 2019
we took the Mendenhall Glaciet and Whale-watching tour. We saw whales breaching. We also saw their flukes and spouts. It was wonderful. Then we were driven to the magnificent Mendenhall Glacier. It was gradually melting into a pretty ... Read More
we took the Mendenhall Glaciet and Whale-watching tour. We saw whales breaching. We also saw their flukes and spouts. It was wonderful. Then we were driven to the magnificent Mendenhall Glacier. It was gradually melting into a pretty lake. There was a tall waterfall there as well. The walk through the woods to the waterfall was very uplifting. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Crystal Cruises
Booked directly with The Local Guy, who came highly recommended.
Sail Date: June 2019
Booked directly with The Local Guy, who came highly recommended. We had Captain Samantha and Alan, and we saw 4 whales, some huge sea lions and bald eagles. 2.5 hours was long enough for our crew, and we had a great time.
Booked directly with The Local Guy, who came highly recommended. We had Captain Samantha and Alan, and we saw 4 whales, some huge sea lions and bald eagles. 2.5 hours was long enough for our crew, and we had a great time. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Norwegian Cruise Line
Outstanding tour with Gastineau Guiding Co.
Sail Date: June 2019
Outstanding tour with Gastineau Guiding Co. Small group. We saw lots of whales and enjoyed the short hike to see Mendenhall Glacier. Great tour guide.
Outstanding tour with Gastineau Guiding Co. Small group. We saw lots of whales and enjoyed the short hike to see Mendenhall Glacier. Great tour guide. Read Less
Shore Excursion Provider: Royal Caribbean International