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What clothing to wear in Juneau, Alaska

By | May 20th, 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|

Despite its location on the coast, Juneau enjoys a humid continental climate, where there is a zone of conflict between polar and tropical air masses. The city’s temperature extremes are moderated by the local topography and the Pacific Ocean. When it comes to appropriate clothing for Juneau weather, prepare for the worst and hope for the best. [...]

A typical whale watching tour with Juneau Whale Watch

By | August 8th, 2016|Best Whale Watching, City and Glacier and Whale Watching, Glacier and Whale Watch, Juneau, Whale Sense, Whale Watching|

Out on the peaceful pristine waters of Southeast Alaska, we invite you to a world of whale watching dreaminess. Hoping you’re a wilderness seeker in pursuit of natural beauty, Juneau is endowed with copious wildlife: more animals than people in fact. Many of these natural wonders abound in our sparkling waters: foremost the humpback whales, [...]

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Will I See Bubble-Net Feeding in Juneau, Alaska?

By | August 8th, 2016|Best Whale Watching, City and Glacier and Whale Watching, Glacier and Whale Watch, Whale Sense, Whale Watching|

The 64 million dollar question! Before offering an insider’s perspective on the likelihood of you seeing “bubble-net feeding”, firstly, just what in the watery world is bubble netting? In a nutshell, it’s a unique and complex feeding strategy employed by certain humpback whales that come to Juneau’s nutrient-rich waters in Southeast Alaska. To a humpback’s [...]

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Juneau, Alaska: Premiere Humpback Whale Watching Destination

By | December 5th, 2015|Best Whale Watching, City and Glacier and Whale Watching, City and Glacier Tour, Glacier and Whale Watch, Juneau, Whale Sense, Whale Watching|

Every year, humpback whales and their calves return to feed on Alaska’s waters teeming with fish, making Juneau a premiere humpback whale watching destination. On average, the humpbacks enjoy a feast of herring a mere 15 to 30 minutes from port, teaching their young to dive and hunt and delight in the cool Alaska waters [...]

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How Close Will I Get To The Whales?

By | July 14th, 2012|Best Whale Watching, City and Glacier and Whale Watching, Glacier and Whale Watch, Whale Sense, Whale Watching|

So, just how close will you get to the whales? A fine question indeed. Without interfering, harassing or chasing, our boats sometimes get within very good (and safe) proximity to the whales. Or rather, the whales can often get close to us! Although Mother Nature permits the whales to assume their own schedule, the humpbacks [...]

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Arrival Of Humpback Whales In Juneau, Alaska

By | May 1st, 2012|Best Whale Watching, City and Glacier and Whale Watching, Glacier and Whale Watch, Juneau, Whale Sense, Whale Watching|

When is the hot season for the arrival of humpback whales in Juneau, Alaska? Naturally, inquiring minds want to know about the exciting arrival of the humpback whales. The answer is: they are here! We’ve been spotting them all whale season long. In fact, the humpback whales are here every year throughout the summer months. [...]

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