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Fjord Express is running until September 15th!

Fjord Express is running until September 15th!

The Fjord Express to Juneau will be operating until September 15th! All the highlights of Lynn Canal that make this trip so amazing are at their peak this time of the season! We look forward to seeing you on board! Anna and Libby Jacobson grab a selfie in front of...

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Fjordland raised… and taking the wheel.

Fjordland raised… and taking the wheel.

Captain Glen Jacobson hands the wheel over to his daughter Captain Libby Jacobson for her first run  to Skagway from Haines on the Fjord Express. Captain Glen Jacobson with his 3 "First Mates", Anna, Libby and Ketch.

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Why Alaska Sightseeing is Best from a Boat 

Many people venture to the pacific northwest for the wealth of natural beauty and specifically, Alaska sightseeing. There is a great deal to admire and explore from cuisine to the ocean and the wildlife to the native history. How best to see it all? Some people do the...

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Amazing hosts, incredible experience…….

Amazing hosts, incredible experience “We joined the Fjordlines crew in Skagway for day travel to Juneau Alaska. Our goal was to be on the ocean to experience all we could of ocean wildlife and scenery. The crew was friendly, professional, engaged, willing to share...

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Tips For Finding The Best Whale Watching Tours in Juneau

Whale watching is one of the most incredible experiences you can have and looking for whale watching tours in Juneau is the first step in that majestic adventure. While you may think that the only difference in whale watching tours is price, there is more to it than...

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Great Tour!

Great tour! Whales, Bear, Sea Lions, Eagles and Porpoises against an amazing backdrop of mountains, glaciers and water.

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“Great trip and lots of wildlife!!”

"Highly recommended! We had two great trips with Alaska Fjordlines (Juneau-Haines and Skagway-Juneau) George the captain and deckhands Libby and Lexia were great telling us about the landscape and wildlife we saw along the way. We were lucky enough to see Dall’s...

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Waterfalls of Lynn Canal

Waterfalls of Lynn Canal: Sawmill Falls, Long Falls, Stair Step Falls, Ribbon Falls, Mermaid Falls, and Trumpet Falls Why are there so many waterfalls in Lynn Canal? Lynn Canal is our continents longest and deepest glacial fjord. A  fjord is formed when a glacier...

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We are on “Whale Time” at Alaska Fjordlines.

What is Whale Time? We build in "whale stops" into our Fjord Express to Juneau schedule. The Fjordland cruises at 28 knots (30 mph) which allows us time to stop for whales, sea lions, seals, nesting eagles, waterfalls and the Eldred Rock Lighthouse. Ride the Fjord...

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Orcas in Lynn Canal!

What is more exciting than seeing Orca or Killer Whales? One of the most iconic symbols of the ocean, the Orca is known by its tall dorsal fin and characteristic black and white color pattern. It is always a treat to see them on our Fjord Express to Juneau cruises.

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Sea Lion City on Lynn Canal.

On a recent charter between Haines and Juneau the crew counted over 1,000 Steller Sea Lions hauled out on the rocks near "Sea Lion Rock".  During the spring and summer the sea lions gather to rookeries to breed and pup. They use haulouts on land to rest and suckle...

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What a Mouthful…Humpback Whale Lunge Feeding.

Humpback whales are filter feeders and have baleen plates that line the roof of their mouth.  The whale lunge feeds and engulfs an enormous volume of water and fish which extends its throat pleats out. The baleen acts like a comb or strainer and the whale pushes the...

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