Wildlife and Whale Watching Cruise

Wildlife and Whale Watching Cruise

Whale Watching

The Juneau and Chilkat icefields rim the shorelines between the port cities of Skagway, Juneau and Haines Alaska. Glacial nutrients kick start the food chain in these waters. This summer bloom provides for concentrating marine life on your route through the deep fjord of Lynn Canal. For many, drifting and quietly observing humpback whale behavior will be a highlight of the voyage. Keep a camera handy as we quickly navigate the shorelines of these fertile waters and watch for wildlife.

Lynn Canal

Depart Skagway and Haines in the morning and head south through Lynn Canal, the continent’s longest and deepest glacial fjord. Lynn Canal stretches over 100 miles long and is over 2000 feet deep. We will see many hanging glaciers high on the mountainside and cascading waterfalls on our route.

Marine life abounds in these waters, and a fully-narrated wildlife and whale watching cruise will highlight the roundtrip voyage. You’ll see hanging glaciers, nesting bald eagles, harbor seals, and humpback or killer whales. We’ll stop at a rookery where hundreds of Steller sea lions gather in the summer to breed and pup. Make a Reservation…

The Fjordland makes a stop at Sea Lion Rock, a Stellar sea lion rookery.

The Fjordland

Travel to Juneau aboard the Fjordland, our new 65-foot, state-of-the-art, fast-hulled catamaran specially designed for the waters of Lynn Canal. The Fjordland offers comfortable, indoor seating with 360-degree views. Step onto our outdoor deck to experience breathtaking scenery up-close. Meet the crew…

Sea Lions on the Fjord Express to Juneau Whale Watching on the Fjord Express to Juneau

Triplet Humpback whales all sound in unison. #Triple Tails

Bubble-net feeding humpback whales.

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