Monthly Archives: July 2017

Juneau: Front and Center in Tonight’s Final WILD ALASKA LIVE Segment

By | July 30th, 2017|Uncategorized|

What a great week! The BBC and PBS have been in Juneau preparing for Wild Alaska's final segment that will feature whales and other marine life. The week started with retrofitting our new boat, the Atlin, to become a floating studio. Then we took the crew out for a joy ride on another boat to see [...]

The British have commandeered our newest boat!

By | July 26th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Wild Alaska Live has turned one of our boats (the newest and shiniest!) into a floating studio. SPOILER ALERT: We'll be featured in the final episode that airs this Sunday. Tune in or stream the second show tonight on PBS. Yesterday, after a great day of whale watching, the BBC crew settled in on the [...]

Juneau Tours and Whale Watch does a little behind the scene walk-about at the Mendenhall Glacier before the first episode of WILD ALASKA LIVE airs. Spoiler Alert: Juneau Tours and Whale Watch is featured in the third and final segment airing next Sunday!

By | July 23rd, 2017|City and Glacier Tour, Glacier and Whale Watch, Juneau, Offers, Uncategorized, Whale Sense, Whale Watching|

Juneau Tours and Whale Watch does a little behind the scene walk-about at the Mendenhall Glacier before the first episode of Wild Alaska Live airs. Spoiler Alert: Juneau Tours and Whale Watch is featured in the third and final segment airing next Sunday! Jessica Schalkowsi, who manages special-use permits for the Tongass National Forest, including Mendenhall glacier. Spending the afternoon [...]

Are Whales Like Hippos?

By | July 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|

Are Whales Like Hippos? Although hippos and whales physically seem as different as night and day, wouldn’t it be mad as a box of frogs to learn that the hippos’ closest living relatives are whales! Admittedly, hippos don’t resemble whales, nor live nearby (and presumably never call), and in many ways, are more like polar [...]

25 Crazy Factoids about the Humpback Whale!

By | July 3rd, 2017|Best Whale Watching, City and Glacier and Whale Watching, Glacier and Whale Watch, Juneau, Whale Sense, Whale Watching|

25 Crazy Factoids about the Humpback Whale! While it's fascinating to learn about the science behind humpback whales—see our post on ‘The Humpback Whale Explained’—it’s also fun to find out the crazy stuff about the largest mammal that migrates to Juneau’s waters every summer. Granted, there is still a lot of mystery that surrounds this enigmatic [...]