Glacier Bay Lodge & Whale Watching
Glacier Bay National Park Cruise
See whales, porpoises, pufifns, orcas and other exotic animals
Travel by plane from Juneau or Skagway to your accommodation at Glacier Bay Lodge, which is set inside Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve. Enjoy fun activities like biking, sea kayaking and fishing. Discover the area’s natural history and get to taste fresh-caught seafood, such as halibut and salmon. Cruise across Glacier Bay to see fascinating glaciers, humpback whales, stellar sea lions, thousands of harbour seals, and other exotic wildlife. Witness whales’ unique feeding techniques and be amazed with their vocalizations.
This tour departs daily and starts/ends in either Juneau or Skagway.
Flight from Skagway or Juneau over Inside Passage to Gustavus. Transfer to Glacier Bay Lodge. Afternoon/evening free for optional activities, such as free national park talks, sea kayaking, biking or saltwater fishing.
Glacier Bay Cruise to the face of the calving Margerie and Grand Pacific Glaciers. Rising 76m above the waterline and stretching another 30m below the water. Several whale species feed extensively in the bay, including the endangered Humpback whales and the threatened Steller Sea Lion. Thousands of harbour seals breed and nurture their pups. Minke and Killer whales as well as Harbour and Dall’s porpoises feed in the park’s productive, near-shore waters. Sea otters are colonizing the bay.
Today, cruise aboard the 45′ M/V TAZ, into Alaska’s most famous whale feeding grounds - Icy Strait and Point Adolphus. Their unique feeding techniques, acrobatics, and vocalizations make every tour unique. Observe Humpback whales, plus other marine mammals, including Minke and Orca, Steller sea lions, sea otters, Dall and Harbour porpoises. Observe Bald Eagles, Puffins, a variety of sea birds, and occasionally an Alaskan Brown Bear can be seen strolling on the beach. After the cruise, transfer back to the airport for your return flight to Skagway or Juneau.
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