Whale sightings are guaranteed on this personalized, small group tour combining marine exploration with scientific research, interpretation and discovery. Take a short drive with your naturalist science guide where you will board a safari vessel on your quest for gathering scientific research while enjoying the antics and displays of wildlife. Custom built vessels provide a comfortable heated cabin, large opening panel windows, and an open bow perfect for observing wildlife. Your group will learn about the smallest plants and animals in the ocean and how they support the ecosystem as a whole. You will attempt to track and record the behaviors pertaining to various marine animals including 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 Southeast Alaska.
Guests receive a $100 refund if whales are not sighted on the trip. Binoculars, maps and a whale ID book are provided on the vessel. Each guest receives exclusive access to a free digital publication titled "Discover Alaska's Whales," as a memento of this special trip. Guests are eligible to enter to win cash prizes in the tour operator's Capture Juneau Photo Contest.