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Juneau Shore Excursion: Whale Watching Adventure & Local Beer Tasting - with unbiased reviews

Juneau Shore Excursion: Whale Watching Adventure & Local Beer Tasting

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Experience two of Juneau’s best attractions, beer and whale watching, during your port stop at this picturesque Alaskan city. This combination tour will take you through Auke Bay with a naturalist guide to teach you about the whales and other wildlife you’ll see from the jet boat. Then you’ll scoot over to Alaskan Brewing Company for a prime tasting of their best craft brews, before returning to your ship.
Important Information
Departure Point
490 S Franklin St, Juneau, AK 99801, USA
4h 45m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Whale-watching tour
  • Round-trip transportation from the downtown tourism area
  • Use of binoculars
  • Bottled water, coffee and hot chocolate
  • Locally caught Alaskan salmon spread with fresh bagel
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Worry-free Shore Excursion Guarantee
  • Guided tasting plus more samples at the Alaskan Brewing Company
  • Entry/Admission - Dolphin Jet Boat Tours
  • Entry/Admission - Alaskan Brewing Company
  • We are unable to pick up at the specific cruise ship; please meet us at the meeting location
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • A maximum of 30 passengers per tour
  • Passengers under 21 years old must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian
  • Weather changes frequently in Juneau; be sure to prepare for any type of weather: wind, rain or shine
  • Whale-watching tour is guaranteed; if you do not see a whale, you will be refunded
  • At time of booking, cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
  • Whale-friendly boats: each boat is designed with water-jet drives to ensure quiet underwater operation without dangerous propellers that may frighten or harm the animals. Because the whales feel safe around the boats you will be able to witness their endearing social nature up close.
  • Passenger-friendly boats: all boats have comfortable, forward-facing seats, outdoor viewing decks, and restrooms that are friendly for all body types!
  • Stroller accessible
  • Pets are welcome
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Most travellers can participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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dhall0519 wrote a review Aug. 2018
6 contributions1 helpful vote
Took an American Holland cruise last week and wanted to follow up with a review for the Whales and Tales... It was amazing, saw Whales and the Ale tour to the Alaskan brewery was a great combination... Drivers, Staff for everything was A+++++. Would recommend this as a
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Date of experience: August 2018
Rachel A wrote a review Aug. 2018
41 contributions17 helpful votes
My family and I did the "Whale tales and Ales" excursion on our cruise to Alaska. The port of Juneau itself was very well kept, and we started about an hour and a half after debarking the ship. We got on a bus, drove by Mendenhall Glacier, and went to Auke Bay where Olivia and
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Date of experience: July 2018
Dino P wrote a review Jul. 2018
8 contributions5 helpful votes
Our first stop on our cruise ship was Juneau. We booked the Dolphins jets whale tails and Ale tours. We booked the tour on line and was not disappointed. The whale watching tour was phenomenal, and the tour of the Alaskan Brew Company was phenomenal!! By far the best Excursion
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Michael K wrote a review Jun. 2018
4 contributions4 helpful votes
Great excursion!!! We were lucky enough to have only six people on our boat so we were able to move freely to see the whales. The captain and tour guide were very knowledgeable about the whales and the area and they took advantage of every minute to find us whales to observe.
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Date of experience: May 2018
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