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Whale Watch and Mendenhall Glacier Combo Tour

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Overview
Experience Alaskan wildlife and wilderness with ease on a half-day group tour. Begin with a cruise to view Humpback whales and other marine life from a picture perfect vantage point. The adventure continues to Mendenhall Glacier, where you can choose from a variety of activities before a relaxing return journey to Mt. Roberts Tramway.
Highlights
  • Observe Humpback whales in their natural habitat
  • Get up close to the famous Mendenhall Glacier.
  • Stay warm and enjoy great views in the cabin
  • Enjoy commentary on the whales and wildlife
Important Information
Departure Point
Mount Roberts Tramway, 490 S Franklin St, Juneau, AK 99801, USA
Duration
5h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Round-trip transportation between port and boat harbor
  • 2-hour whale watching tour on 24-passenger jet boat or 49-passenger catamaran
  • Heated cabin with wide viewing windows, spacious decks for whale watching, and bathrooms on board
  • Informative professional driver guide during transfers
  • Naturalist on whale tour
  • Water and a light snack aboard the whale boat
  • Flexible shuttle return from glacier to downtown Juneau port
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Tour time is a check-in time; departure is within 15 to 30 minutes.
  • The meeting place is under the cables in front of the Mt. Roberts Tramway.
  • All ports or docks are within 10 minutes walking distances, except one - the A Dock - which provides a “Downtown” shuttle to the Mt. Roberts Tramway.
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • At time of booking, cruise ship passengers must provide the name of their ship
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved.
  • No food is allowed at the Mendenhall Glacier.
  • Tour operates in all weather conditions, so please dress appropriately in layers and for the likely chance of rain. It is recommended that you wear warm layered clothing, a waterproof jacket and comfortable slip-proof shoes
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • *This combination tour does not work for any Norweigan Joy passengers due to the early all aboard and also major construction in Juneau
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Marilyn W wrote a review Feb 2020
seattle, wa18 contributions14 helpful votes
The whale watching was by far the best part of this tour. The food was fantastic along with the views. Tour guides were great. We very much recommend this tour!
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Date of experience: July 2019
Chip S wrote a review Dec 2019
2 contributions2 helpful votes
My family came in on a Disney cruise to Juneau for the day and we had Brett as our guide. We were absolutely amazed at how knowledgeable he was about both photography and nature itself. Brett was a marine biology major so it was a spectacular educational experience about
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Date of experience: July 2019
sylvanite wrote a review Nov 2019
3 contributions1 helpful vote
We were on a cruise in July 2019 and decided to book through trip advisor rather than through our cruise ship. It was lovely to come off the boat and avoid the hustle and bustle to find our guide quietly and get on the bus. The bus driver narrated interesting tidbits about
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Date of experience: July 2019
Leandra wrote a review Nov 2019
2 contributions4 helpful votes
My husband and I went on September 23. We could not believe how many whales we saw. It was spectacular. We saw a baby humpback with its mother. Russell, Daniel and James were amazing tour guides on the trip!
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Date of experience: September 2019
SAMBBOO wrote a review Oct 2019
Bennett, North Carolina141 contributions44 helpful votes
We were booked with Harv and Marv on a small boat. Our tour with them was canceled due to weather. I was so very disappointed that I was almost in tears. We found Juneau tours at the pier and they were able to get us on a larger boat and a trip to Mendenhall Glacier. It was
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Date of experience: August 2019
About the operator
By: Juneau Tours
Steve
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Terrific
Knowledgeable informative & great all around naturalists. Spectacular scenery! Loved it! With out a doubt, we
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Marilyn W
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We loved this tour!
The whale watching was by far the best part of this tour. The food was fantastic along with the views. Tour guides
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Chip S
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Very educational and beautiful
My family came in on a Disney cruise to Juneau for the day and we had Brett as our guide. We were absolutely
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EnjoyingLIfe205
Riverside, California
2214
Beautiful
My main reason for going on this cruise...to see a glacier and waterfall...I wasn’t disappointed. Also got to see
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sylvanite
31
Awesome Experience
We were on a cruise in July 2019 and decided to book through trip advisor rather than through our cruise ship. It
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Leandra
24
Amazing breathtaking experience
My husband and I went on September 23. We could not believe how many whales we saw. It was spectacular. We saw
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Barbara M
Ashburn, Virginia
31
Alaska Cruise
This was a great excursion. As a bonus on our what watching boat, we got to see a pod of killer whales and lots
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SAMBBOO
Bennett, North Carolina
9144
Very pleased with this last minute decision
We were booked with Harv and Marv on a small boat. Our tour with them was canceled due to weather. I was so very
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Linda P
Lombard, Illinois
202
Boating Alaska
Went on this whale watching tour last minute as our original helicopter tour was cancelled. This trip was
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義雄 周
299
Economy and convenience
We used this service to visit Mendenhall Glacier and Nugget Falls. The pick-up place was at the Mt. Roberts
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Key Details
  • Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center, Goldbelt Mount Roberts Tramway, and 3 more
  • Duration: 5h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Hotel Pickup
  • Languages Offered: English
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