Whale sightings are guaranteed on this personalized, small group whale watching tour, which combines marine exploration with scientific research, interpretation and discovery. Once you’re in Juneau, get ready to discover Alaska’s whales as you take a short drive with your naturalist science guide and prepare to board a safari vessel on your whale watching quest. You’ll soon learn why this Alaskan shore excursion is a cut above the rest, as you gather scientific research while enjoying the antics and displays of the Juneau wildlife. Custom-built vessels provide a comfortable heated cabin, large opening panel windows, and an open bow perfect for your whale watching.
Your group will discover Alaska by learning about the smallest plants and animals in the ocean and how these support the ecosystem as a whole. You will attempt to track and record the behaviors pertaining to various marine animals—including, of course, humpback whales. In addition to an amazing tour experience, you will have the satisfaction of knowing your efforts made a contribution towards safeguarding and deepening our understanding of the delicate marine environments of Juneau and Southeast Alaska. In other words, this may be the most feel-good shore excursion during your cruise to Alaska. One to remember for years to come.