Monthly Archives: June 2017

Meet the Atlin: our shiny new boat!

By | June 21st, 2017|Best Whale Watching, City and Glacier and Whale Watching, Glacier and Whale Watch, Uncategorized, Whale Watching|

Meet the Atlin: our shiny new boat! It's with great excitement that we introduce our newest boat, the Atlin. Our latest addition to the fleet. Proudly keeping business in Alaska, Coastwise Corporations produced its striking design, layout and smart ergonomics expected in a custom whale watching Catamaran. In conjunction, Homer based Bay Welding constructed the Alaskan marine [...]

What Wildlife Will I See In Juneau?

By | June 9th, 2017|Best Whale Watching, City and Glacier and Whale Watching, City and Glacier Tour, Glacier and Whale Watch, Juneau, Uncategorized, Whale Sense, Whale Watching|

Introduction to wildlife in Juneau Here in Juneau, you'll find a wealth of wildlife: there are more animals than people! On the water, expect to see humpback whales and the occasional orca (killer whale). Our whale-rich waters are also home to Dall's porpoises and harbor porpoises, Steller sea lions and harbor seals, sea otters and [...]

The Humpback Whale Explained

By | June 9th, 2017|Glacier and Whale Watch, Juneau, Uncategorized, Whale Sense, Whale Watching|

Introduction The North Pacific population of humpback whales are enormous creatures: akin to the size of a school bus! Namely 40 to 45 feet, reaching up to 60 feet. They typically weigh 25 to 50 tons of stout whale, about a ton per square foot! They can live up to between 45 to 50 years, and are scientifically [...]

Photo and camera tips for whale watching in Juneau, Alaska

By | June 7th, 2017|Best Whale Watching, City and Glacier and Whale Watching, Glacier and Whale Watch, Juneau, Uncategorized, Whale Watching|

Introduction Before setting off on your whale watching trip of a lifetime, you may be in a quandary as to which camera to invest in or bring with you. And ask yourself: “Do I really need to spend $5K on a professional camera with a 100-400mm lens, tripod and the latest editing suite to match?” [...]