Juneau, Alaska, US
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Approximately 4 Hours
Meals not included
This sightseeing cruise features guaranteed whale watching. Following a short motorcoach ride to scenic Auke Bay, you'll board a waterjet-powered catamaran designed for wildlife viewing.
Relax in the warm, comfortable cabin surrounded by large windows as you ply the island-studded waters of Stephens Passage. This area is world-renowned as a favored summer feeding ground for humpback whales.
Once whales have been sighted, your skipper will gently maneuver the vessel to allow exceptional viewing and photo opportunities as these graceful ocean giants slowly arc their massive tail flukes into the air. The whales are often close enough to hear them breathe. An onboard naturalist will explain the behavior and habitat of the humpback whale and other wildlife you may encounter, including killer whales, Steller sea lions, Dall's porpoise, harbor seals, bald eagles and Sitka black-tail deer.
Dress warmly in layers with a wind- and waterproof outer layer; bring gloves, a scarf and a warm hat. The operator of this tour guarantees that a whale will be sighted on this excursion. If not, you will receive a $100 cash refund from the tour operator after the tour. In the past 15 years, whales have been sighted on every tour. The vessel is restroom-equipped.