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Icy Strait Whale Adventures

#3 of 13 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Hoonah Features Animals
Hoonah, AK 99829
+1 907-321-7585
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Family Whale Watch

All ten of us enjoyed out whale watch very much. Were lucky to have seen several orca as well as... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Bolton, Massachusetts
Wonderful whale watching experience.

This was just a wonderful excursion. We started the day by seeing brown bears at two different... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Derby, Kansas
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Icy Strait Whale adventures is located near Icy Strait Point in the town of Hoonah. We offer guaranteed whale watching on our brand new 2014, 40' North River Custom Built boat. Our spacious boat is very comfortable with heated cabin, restroom and large windows for viewing whales and wildlife. Captain Duane will delight in sharing the majestic beauty that is Alaska on this 3 hour whale watching tour which can take you along the coastline to either Point Adolphus, Icy Strait or up Neka Bay.
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Hoonah, AK 99829
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Reviewed 2 days ago

All ten of us enjoyed out whale watch very much. Were lucky to have seen several orca as well as humpback. Should have dressed in warmer clothing. Great day in all.

Thank skipperskinner
Reviewed 4 days ago

This was just a wonderful excursion. We started the day by seeing brown bears at two different locations. Within a short time we came upon an eagle swimming in the water hanging onto a large salmon. The eagle eventually had to release the salmon because...More

Thank jerry9483
Reviewed 6 days ago

Dwayne and Andrew were so friendly and knowledgeable about finding the whales. We got up close to many whales, and it was amazing. We took the early morning whale watching tour so it was cold but they had hot coffee, tea and hot chocolate along...More

Thank Susan Dussell F
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a great experience! Not only did we see humpbacks and Orcas, we also saw seals, sea otters and bear. The boat was small enough to get up closer to the bank but big enough to move around in and not feel crowded. It...More

Thank Txninok
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We reserved the boat for our group of 21 after several calls with their terrific booking agent, Colleen. Captain Duane and his son Andrew drove us a short distance to the Three Wolves. Great boat for this type of trip. Comfortably seated all of us...More

Thank ACS-CA
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tyler was an amazing assistant captain! We had a great day with him and his dad. Very special day. Beautiful boat. We saw orcas, humpbacks, otters, seal lions, bears and eagles! Thank you!!!

Thank kara e
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Duane and Andrew were excellent hosts. Smooth ride pretty far out. Saw whales on 3 different occasions. One bubble feed and saw a duo of humpbacks breach. Cover boat in the middle but could view from front or back. They supplied snacks, coffee, drinks.

Thank smquinn23
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went whale watching in Icy Strait Point on June 26, 2017. It was an amazing experience seeing those majestic sea creatures up close. The crew was very nice and informative. We loved every minute of it. We have never experienced anything like it. My...More

Thank Camille V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Icy Strait Whale Adventures was the number one thrill of our Alaskan cruise. My husband and I booked with Captain Duane & his son, Andrew, natives of Hoonah, Alaska. We met Captain Duane just a short walk from the visitor center, drove to the boat,...More

Thank BMS507
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Capt Duane and his son Andrew were great tour guides! They are both native to Hoonah and know the area so well. There were multiple times during the tour that we were the closest of all the boats to the whales, as our guides could...More

Thank cufan88
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24 June 2017|
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Response from IcyStraitWhaleAdv | Property representative |
Hi! Yes I have tons of room on the 11am trip. Cheers, Colleen
31 March 2016|
Response from IcyStraitWhaleAdv | Property representative |
Hello, and thank you for your interest! May is an excellent time to come see whales in Alaska. All the whales are working their way back from Hawaii now and come May they are all home and ready for a feast. They don't eat... More
Sally J
27 June 2015|
Response from IcyStraitWhaleAdv | Property representative |
Hi Sally Thank you for your interest! Our tour that day leaves at 5pm with a meet time of 4:30. The price is $165.00 per person plus 6.5% city sales tax. I have 3 spots left for that day so the fastest way to book is to log... More