Day Tour

Whale Watching & Mendenhall Glacier Photo Safari (5 Hours)

Entrée Alaska

Juneau, AK United States

Valid for Travel Now Through: 02 Oct 2018

Whale Watching & Mendenhall Glacier Photo Safari (5 Hours )

Juneau, AK United States

Tour Features

Experience(s)

  • Adventure
  • Cruises & Water Tours
  • Sightseeing
  • Walking & Biking
  • Wildlife & Nature

Meals

Lunch

Recommended Ages

All Ages

Activity Level

Easy

Description

Step into Alaska with a naturalist photography guide. You will capture Juneau`s top sites and abundant marine wildlife on the same excursion! Your naturalist photography guide will lead you to local photo hot spots while sharing tips and techniques to help enhance your images. You'll enjoy a professional instructional slide show in the vehicle en route to the Mendenhall Glacier. Your photo guide works to inspire and educate while leading you to explore the Trail of Time capturing the natural history of the lacier. Walk an easy permitted trail through the shelter of the forest to photograph the signs of glaciation. Your guide assists in having you step away from the crowds and capture the area`s hidden places before stopping to shoot the glacier itself. The itinerary is personalized and kept flexible in order to allow for those unexpected events that often become the highlights of an Alaskan experience.Next you will board a safari vessel for an unforgettable journey as you learn about life and living in the waterways of Stephens Passage. These boats are designed to get you up close and personal with the environment. The sheltered cabin has large panel windows that open from within to give you unrestricted views while keeping you dry on a rainy day. Padded arm rests fold over the sills to provide a steady platform for photographing marine life and shoreline activity. These are the only crafts of their kind in Southeast Alaska, custom built specifically for marine wildlife photography; there is simply no better vantage available.On this tour the star of the show is different every day: Wildflowers in bloom, soaring eagles, spawning salmon, light on a foggy glacier, migratory birds, bubble feeding humpback whales, curious sea lions, sleek killer whales, and even lumbering black bears are possibilities. Your guide will provide photo coaching while helping you take full advantage of the opportunities each day presents. Come and learn about Juneau's natural wonders and colorful history as you strive to capture that decisive moment in the medium worth a thousand words. Included: All transportation to and from the cruise terminal and a deli-style picnic lunch with assorted juices and sodas. Stable boats are covered and have large windows that open up for unrestricted viewing. Boats are restroom equipped and have a hydrophone on board to listen to the underwater sounds of area whales.

About Us

At Entrée Alaska, we create custom excursions from the Inside Passage to the Arctic Circle. Drawing on our many years of experience and insider knowledge, we create memorable custom travel in Alaska, including private Alaska tours. We select the best Alaskan lodges and resorts, and have countless suggestions for things to do in Alaska off the beaten path. We pride ourselves on our uncompromising attention to detail—which translates into unforgettable travel experiences for our valued clientele.

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Perfect Day

By: Dana


Reviewed on: 28 Jun 2018

Such a great day! Our two guides (whose names sadly escape me at this moment ) were so kind, knowledgeable , and engaging that they really made our tour a highlight of the trip.
Travel Advisor:  Loni Truitt