Humpback whale bubble net feeding near Chichagof Island, Alaska

August 7, 2012

In the summer months, humpback whales are a relatively common sight in Alaska’s Inside Passage. Humpback whales start their annual migration from their breeding grounds near Hawaii and Baja California, Mexico to Alaska in the spring. Alaska’s nutrient-rich waters provide ample food for humpbacks during the summer months. During that time, they replenish fat stores […]

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Alaska’s Trifecta: Mendenhall Glacier, Brown Bears and Humpback Whales

August 6, 2012

On July 25, 2012, we booked the” Trifecta” with Alaska Galore Tours in Juneau. This afternoon tour lasted approximately seven hours and it was hands-down one of the best day tours I’ve ever been on. We started with a scenic flight from Juneau Airport over Mendenhall Glacier and Juneau Icefield. It was a cloudy afternoon […]

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