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Best things to do in Juneau!

By | July 5th, 2018|City and Glacier Tour, City Trolley, Cruise Ships, Glacier and Whale Watch, Juneau, Juneau Cruises|

There are so many fun and exciting things to do in Juneau, and that is why we complied this list to fit everyone’s needs! Whale Watching Juneau is THE place for whale watching, and we even offer a 100% guarantee. You never know what you are going to see once you are out on our boats. [...]

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Mendenhall Glacier, Is It Still There?

By | May 24th, 2018|City and Glacier Tour, Cruise Ships, Glacier and Whale Watch, Juneau, Juneau Cruises|

Yes! Don't worry; the glacier is still here. An estimated 1 million people will visit it this year. Will you be one of the lucky ones? Did you know the glacier is actually advancing around 2 feet per day? Although, it does melt a little faster than that. If you have visited Juneau before then the [...]

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Tongass National Forest Explained

By | August 29th, 2017|City and Glacier Tour, City Trolley, Cruise Ships, Glacier and Whale Watch, Juneau, Juneau Cruises|

Tongass National Forest Explained Introduction The moment you step off your cruise ship or aircraft in Juneau, you will be immediately treated to stunning views of the Tongass National Forest. Fact. Unsurprising to most, the region is often referred to as the “Inside Passage” or the gateway to Alaska. Undeniably, it’s one of the country’s—even [...]

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The British have commandeered our newest boat!

By | July 26th, 2017|City and Glacier Tour, City Trolley, Cruise Ships, Glacier and Whale Watch, Humpback Whales, Juneau, Juneau Cruises, Uncategorized, Whale Sense, Whale Watching|

Wild Alaska Live has turned one of our boats (the newest and shiniest!) into a floating studio. SPOILER ALERT: We'll be featured in the final episode that airs this Sunday. Tune in or stream the second show tonight on PBS. Yesterday, after a great day of whale watching, the BBC crew settled in on the 49-passenger Atlin boat after [...]

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Juneau Tours and Whale Watch does a little behind the scene walk-about at the Mendenhall Glacier before the first episode of WILD ALASKA LIVE airs. Spoiler Alert: Juneau Tours and Whale Watch is featured in the third and final segment airing next Sunday!

By | July 23rd, 2017|City and Glacier Tour, City Trolley, Cruise Ships, Glacier and Whale Watch, Humpback Whales, Juneau, Juneau Cruises, Offers, Uncategorized, Whale Sense, Whale Watching|

Juneau Tours and Whale Watch does a little behind the scene walk-about at the Mendenhall Glacier before the first episode of Wild Alaska Live airs. Spoiler Alert: Juneau Tours and Whale Watch is featured in the third and final segment airing next Sunday! Jessica Schalkowsi, who manages special-use permits for the Tongass National Forest, including Mendenhall [...]

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Amenities in Juneau, Alaska

By | May 20th, 2017|City and Glacier Tour, City Trolley, Cruise Ships, Glacier and Whale Watch, Humpback Whales, Juneau, Juneau Cruises, Offers, Uncategorized, Whale Sense, Whale Watching|

Amenities in Juneau, Alaska It’s always good to familiarize yourself with new surroundings. Maximize your time in a spot packed with places to see, activities and excursions to enjoy, and food on which to dine. Know where the local amenities in Juneau are: the public restrooms; where to meet your tour bus; the nearest ATM; and [...]

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What clothing to wear in Juneau, Alaska

By | May 20th, 2017|City and Glacier Tour, City Trolley, Cruise Ships, Glacier and Whale Watch, Humpback Whales, Juneau, Juneau Cruises, Offers, Uncategorized, Whale Sense, Whale Watching|

What clothing to wear in Juneau, Alaska Despite its location on the coast, Juneau enjoys a humid continental climate, where there is a zone of conflict between polar and tropical air masses. The city's temperature extremes are moderated by the local topography and the Pacific Ocean. When it comes to appropriate clothing for Juneau weather, prepare for [...]

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The founding of the City of Juneau, Alaska

By | May 20th, 2017|City and Glacier Tour, City Trolley, Cruise Ships, Juneau, Juneau Cruises, Uncategorized|

The founding of the City of Juneau, Alaska Introduction George Pilz, a German immigrant and mining engineer from Sitka took a crucial role in the founding of the city of Juneau. Born in 1845, he enjoyed a fine start with an education at the distinguished mining academy of Freiberg. Pilz departed Germany in 1867 to [...]

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Native peoples of Juneau, Alaska

By | May 20th, 2017|City and Glacier Tour, City Trolley, Cruise Ships, Juneau, Juneau Cruises, Uncategorized|

Native peoples of Juneau, Alaska Introduction Ancestors of the Alaska Natives are known to have migrated into the area thousands of years ago, in at least two different waves. They have developed a way of life that ebbs and flows with the seasons of abundance and have established many ways to capitalize on the summer audience [...]

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Local events in Juneau, Alaska

By | May 20th, 2017|City and Glacier Tour, City Trolley, Cruise Ships, Juneau, Juneau Cruises, Uncategorized|

Local events in Juneau, Alaska Look for the following local events and festivals taking place in Juneau in 2017! NB: If you’re an independent traveler, it’s worth noting that the tour operators in Juneau run from May 1 to September 25, 2017. As well, taxi drivers can organize year-round tours for you upon request. 17th [...]

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