Juneau is located in the inside passage; there is no open ocean water near Juneau. You are within sight of land at all times. Between May and the end of August, the water is usually pretty calm. The wind is usually 15 mph or less, although an occasional storm can blow through. In September expect it to be rainy, windy, and chilly on the water.
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68% chance of clouds and rain. We are located in a rainforest and it is usually cooler on the water. In 2011, the average temperature on the water was around 55 degrees. A good combination to wear is an outer layer that is wind/rainproof with a fleece coat underneath, this will keep you warm and dry. If you are from a warmer climate, you might want a hat and gloves. May and September can be windier and colder. A comfortable passenger is a happy passenger!
First, we have never had anybody miss their cruise ship. We guarantee we will get you back to your cruise ship before it departs.
If we fail:
1. You will receive a full refund for the whale watching tour.
2. Each passenger on board will receive $100.
3. We will pay the boat or plane fare to get you to your next port of call.
4. If needed, we will provide food and lodging.
The custom-built M/V Alaskan (12 guests), has sailed very successfully since 2010. We added another custom-built boat in 2012, the M/V Riptide (14 guests), and brand new in 2015, the M/V Chilkat (18 guests – for larger private groups).
Go to our contact page and send an email or call Kayla or Colleen. If you are making a reservation through our online system, you will be required to pay the balance in full at the time of booking.
If you would like the option to pay a 50% deposit, you will need to contact us directly via email – [email protected] – or call 866-909-7288. To confirm a reservation by phone, we require a 50% deposit at the time of booking if paying by credit card. If paying by check, payment in full is required 30 days prior to your tour.
Please make checks payable to Alaska Galore Tours and mail to P.O. Box 32825, Juneau, AK 99803
Deposit is 100%* refundable if you cancel 30 days before the tour date.
*If you pay by check we will issue your refund in full by check = 100% refund.
Credit card refunds may be assessed an additional 3% fee.
Your payment is fully refundable (fewer fees stated above) up to 30 days prior to your tour date. If you cancel 15-29 days prior to your tour date you will receive a 50% refund, if you cancel within 14 days, or do not show up for your tour, there is no refund.
P.O. Box 32825
Juneau, AK 99803
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