City and Glacier and Whale Watching

Insider’s guide to the Mendenhall Glacier

By | March 21st, 2019|City and Glacier and Whale Watching, City and Glacier Tour, Glacier and Whale Watch, Juneau|

We’ve launched our podcast Cruising in Alaska. On this first episode we talked to John Neary, who works for the U.S. Forest Service and is the director of the Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. He’s been in Juneau for 36 years, but spent 30 of those years working in the back country. “I really got a [...]

The mystery of the bubble-net!

By | August 27th, 2018|Best Whale Watching, City and Glacier and Whale Watching, Glacier and Whale Watch, Juneau, Whale Sense, Whale Watching|

It’s a rare and quite a special sight. If you are lucky enough to be one of the few to witness a bubble-netting, consider yourself blessed. This rare phenomenon does not happen every day. It actually only happens for a short time during our whale watching season in Southeast Alaska. Those facts alone make it [...]

Meet our incredible whales!

By | July 5th, 2018|Best Whale Watching, City and Glacier and Whale Watching, Glacier and Whale Watch, Juneau, Whale Sense, Whale Watching|

It's a whale of a time! Whales are all around the world, but here in Juneau we have the best whales. We pride ourselves on our summer humpback whale population. If you did not know already, it is estimated that 10% of the world’s humpback whales’ population resides in the waters around Juneau during our [...]

Can You Really Guarantee Whale Sightings?

By | May 24th, 2018|Best Whale Watching, City and Glacier and Whale Watching, Glacier and Whale Watch, Juneau, Whale Sense, Whale Watching|

Yes, we can! We have a 100% guarantee that you will see a humpback whale during our whale watching season. Really! We will personally give you back your money if you do not see a humpback whale on our whale watching tour. The majority of tourists come to Juneau for glaciers or WHALES, and we know [...]

Ten Must Know Facts on the Humpback Whale

By | August 28th, 2017|Best Whale Watching, City and Glacier and Whale Watching, Glacier and Whale Watch, Juneau, Whale Sense, Whale Watching|

Ten Must Know Facts on the Humpback Whale With a global humpback population at a minimum of 60,000, a study estimates that there are 18,000-20,000 humpback individuals in the North Pacific, with a growth rate at 4-7 per cent per year, where 3,000-5,000 return on their yearly migration to feed in southeast Alaskan waters each [...]

Tongass National Forest Explained

By | August 28th, 2017|City and Glacier and Whale Watching, City and Glacier Tour, Juneau, Uncategorized|

Tongass National Forest Explained Introduction The moment you step off your cruise ship or aircraft in Juneau, you will be immediately treated to stunning views of the Tongass National Forest. Fact. Unsurprising to most, the region is often referred to as the “Inside Passage” or the gateway to Alaska. Undeniably, it’s one of the country’s—even [...]

Latest Juneau Whale Watch movie: Whales of 2017

By | August 24th, 2017|Best Whale Watching, City and Glacier and Whale Watching, City and Glacier Tour, Glacier and Whale Watch, Juneau, Offers, Uncategorized, Whale Sense, Whale Watching|

Latest Juneau Whale Watch movie: Whales of 2017 Join us in getting wide-eyed on whales with the incredible influx of whales that visited us (and still are!) in Juneau, Alaska during the 2017 humpback whale watching season. Look out for the orcas (killer whales), too!

Juneau Tours and Whale Watch Competition 2017: The results are in!

By | August 1st, 2017|Best Whale Watching, City and Glacier and Whale Watching, City and Glacier Tour, Glacier and Whale Watch, Juneau, Whale Sense, Whale Watching|

Juneau Tours and Whale Watch Competition 2017: The results are in! We’re very excited to announce the five lucky winners of the Juneau Tours and Whale Watch T-Shirt competition. Our brand new T-Shirt design (available for purchase from the Juneau Tours and Whale Watch office or whale watching tours). Big congratulations go to: [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]