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RenownCharters
Renown Charters & Tours is proud to be a local Alaskan company providing daily year-round wildlife, glacier, and whale-watching cruises out of Seward, Alaska in Resurrection Bay. Come and marvel at the sights of the year-round residents the Orca whales, or the seasonal Humpback, Fin, and Gray whale, with the chance of viewing the Dall porpoise. A light deli-style lunch is included on our cruises. Round-trip transportation packages are available from Anchorage. Prices begin at $49.00. Contact us at 507 E Street Suite 201, Anchorage, AK 99501, (907) 272-1961; or (907) 224-3806. www.RenownCharters.com Email: renown@alaska.com.

 

Alaska Passages Adventure Cruises
Multi-day Inside Passage adventures on live-aboard 65' motoryacht. Whalewatching, seakayaking, fishing for salmon and halibut, flyfishing, glacier tours. Extensive local knowledge. Family trips. Great meals! http://www.alaskapassages.com P.O. Box 213 Petersburg, AK 99833 907-772-3967 888-434-3766

Bobbi's Alaskan Adventures
Dillingham Alaska. We have all sorts of Adventures to choose from. This particular "Bel Canto's" Cruise Ship is an adventure for a lifetime in memories. This Cruise surrounds a variety of wildlife excursions, including famous Walrus Island. Cruises run 1 day to a week ~ state rooms accommodate 6 people. Reservations a must! Fax 907/842-5742

Glacier Wind Charters
Offering personalized whale watching cruises for up to six persons, originating from Hoonah, Alaska. Excellent whale watching can often be found within minutes of leaving the harbor and local shores provide a regular opportunity to catch humpbacks lunge and bubble feeding. Icy straits fills with feeding whales during the summer months and we have immediate access. Spend your days aboard our 31 foot lobster yacht and your evenings enjoying our comfortable guest cabin and the small town hospitality. Our captain has a lifetime of experience on the local waters. Come and enjoy the whales with us. Phone (907-488-7006) email smcconnl@ptialaska.net

Capt. Pete's Alaskan Experience
We are a family-run charter fishing company located in Homer, Alaska. We specialize in halibut and salmon fishing and offer many other wildlife and sightseeing tours as well. We run a 29' Seasport boat which is fast and clean and accommodates 6 people in comfort and safety. Capt. Pete's Alaskan Experience P.O. Box 3353 Homer, AK 99696 907-235-2911 e-mail: captpete@alaska.net

Glacier BayCountry Inn
The Glacier Bay Country Inn has probably operated more whale watching operations than anyone in Alaska for the past twenty years. The renowned Point Adolphus pod of humpbacks are considered to be the most watchable pod of whales in the world and are only minutes from the dock. We have already witnessed bubble-net feeding at least ten times this spring.

Kittiwake Charters
Juneau, Alaska. Whale watching aboard the 28' Patricia E. provides an alternative to the large crowded vessels and can be a private family excursion. It is still big enough to have a bathroom and warm cabin on those cooler days. Price is $315 for the boat for up to 6 persons. donpat@ptialaska.com . Phone (907)-780-4016


Orca Enterprises Whale Watching Tours

Juneau Alaska's most recommended whale watching tour. Our 42' customized boat is dedicated to whale watching and ideal for small groups and independent travelers. We offer a fun, exciting and educational tour with a professional whale watch Captain and full time naturalist on board for every trip. We are not fishermen who do an occaisional whale watch. Visit our website at alaskawhalewatching.com for more information and visit Capt. Larry's photo gallery at www.crittershots.com for some great wildlife photos. Season: Year round tours available. Passenger Capacity: 25 Costs: variable see our website Species: humpback whales, Orca (killer whales), Dalls Porpoise, Stellar Sea Lions, Harbor seals, Bald Eagles Contact: LarryDupler, Orca Enterprises Whale Watching Tours PO Box 35431, Juneau Alaska 99803 Telephone: 907-789-6801 FAX: 907-586-6929 http://www.alaskawhalewatching.com

 

Hindman Charters Alaska: Sports Fishing
"Y-Knot" Petersburg, Alaska. Experience the beauty and abundant wildlife of Frederick Sound on the "Inside Passage". Personalized 8 hour whale watching excursions for a maximum of 6 passengers. Email hinchrtr@alaska.net P. O. Box 1431 Petersburg, Alaska 99833 Phone (907) 772-4478 Fax (907) 772-2478

TRI Bed & Breakfast of Glacier Bay
Glacier Bay/ Gustavus/ Pt Adolphus, Alaska. Humpback whales, orcas at nearby Pt. Adolphus (largest single pod of whales for summer feeding in Alaska) or tours into Glacier Bay. Travel by large stable catammaran, small six passenger sport boats, 4 passenger sailboat, or kayaks. 3 hour to full day or longer tours. Great prices, Great lodgings. TRI us! Email - trigbay@pluto.he.net. Contact Details: P.O. Box 214 Gustavus, AK 99826 907-697-2425 voice 907-697-2450 fax

Auke Bay Sportfishing and Sightseeing
A popular 4 hour whale watching/sightseeing trip begins at Auke Bay, and heads to Shelter Island, Pt. Retreat, Hump Island, North Pass and Favorite Channel. We've found that this loop offers the best views and the most wildlife.  You're certain to see whales, eagles, and sea lions! Captains Todd Wicks and Rick Helms H & H Auke Bay Sportfishing LLC DBA: Auke Bay Sportfishing and Sightseeing DBA: Beartrack Charters 9111 Miner CT
Juneau, AK  99801 Local Phone: (907) 789-2562 OR (907) 586-6945 Toll Free:  1-800-586-6945 http://www.experiencealaska.com email: simba@ptialaska.net

Prince William Sound Adventure Cruises
Prince William Sound Adventures cruises out of Whittier or Seward Alaska, 42ft double cabin yacht, sleeps six guests, kayaks, and boston whaler,overnight and extended humpback, grey, and orca viewing. Contact details:  2509 Fairbanks St. Anchorage AK 99503, 907-278-1133office,  907-278-8995 fax, email pwsa@alaska.net

PAM & RUSTY SEA WOLF ADVENTURES
Pamela Jean Miedtke & Rusty Owen seawolf_ak@hotmail.com
Box 97 Gustavus Alaska 99826   (907)-697-2416
http://www.seawolf-adventures.com
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Sound Eco Adventures
Sound Eco Adventures is owned and operated by longtime Alaskan marine wildlife biologist Gerry Sanger. We specialize in interpretive wildlife and glacier tours aboard our custom-built, 29-foot, 6-passenger boat. 2000 is our 11th season since we started in 1987. We offer Capt. Gerry's Prince William Sound expertise and our boat's unique capabilities as value-added benefits not available on other tour boats, large or small. We endorse and practice high standards of conservation ethics and work proactively to help lessen the affects of tourism on marine wildlife. Contact: Sound Eco Adventures, PO Box 707 Whittier, Alaska 99693 
PHONES:Phone/Fax: (907) 472-2312 Toll-Free: 1-888-471-231
  Cell: (907) 242-0637
http://www.SoundEcoAdventure.com/


Whale Charter South East Alaska

We have operated whale charters for fifteen years in a historic boat based in Juneau, and we have a Glacier Bay permit. http://www.admiraltytours.com/pages/princetonhall.htm Email: kmk@pobox.alaska.net


Babkin Charters

Custom charters in and around Prince William Sound, Alaska. Whale & wildlife watching, kayaking, hiking, back-country skiing. Season: April - November. Passenger Capacity: Vessel Babkin - 12 Vessel Alexandra - 6. Species: Dahl Porpose, Orca, Humpback, Minki, Fin
Babkin Charters 2940 Mallard Lane, Anchorage, AK99508
Telephone: 907-272-8989 FAX: 907-272-8996
www.Babkin.com Email: alexpp@corecom.net

 

Dolphin Chareres
Dolphin Charers has been offering whale watching and wilderness and wildlife weeklong cruises in Southeast Alaska, Baja California, Galapagos, and elsewhere for over twenty years. All trips are lead by professional naturalists and professional cetologists. Wilderness and wildlife up-close and personal and wilderness cruises are our specialty. Location of boat or tour office: Southeast Alaska, San Francisco Ca., Galapagos, Baja California Friendly Gray Whales and Sea of Cortez. Season: May through September in Alaska and British Columbia. Rest of Year elsewhere - Year Long Whalewatching. Columbia. Passenger Capacity: Eight guests in Alaska, 12 in Galapagos, 28 in Baja, 30 in Northern California. Costs: From $69 for day trip in San Francisco to $2695 for 8 day trip in Alaska. Species: Varies by region. Over 13 species seen on a single trip to Baja including humpbacks, blue whales, sperm whales, gray whales, minke, fin, Bryde's, common dolphin, bottlenosed dolpins and many more. Alaska trips specialize in humpbacks, orcas, Dall's porpoise. Contact: Captain Ronn or Sissela, Dolphin Chareres, 1007 Leneve Place, El Cerrito, California 94530. Telephone: 800-472-9942 or 800 GRAY WHAle
FAX: 510-525-0720 Check out our web site at: www.dolphincharers.com
Email: dolphin3@earthlink.net

 

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Lucky Pierre Charters, Halibut and Salmon Fishing in Homer, Alaska

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Hawaii:

 

Capt Lloyd Carey - Lihue
Aloha From Kauai, where we have some of the finest whale watching in the world. Lots of babies are born here. With full and part time positions with more than one company, I can take you on the trip that most fits you. From 23' rigid inflatable, 38' Bertram, to 60' luxury catamaran--2 to 6 hour trips. Dolphin Ear lets us listen to the Humpback song, while pluging directly into your video camera, or recording on cassette. Season for whales, Mid November to Mid May. Dolphins year round. Book early Season: Mid Nov---Mid May Passenger Capacity: 6 to 49 Costs: $40---$120 Some include lunch and beverages Species: humpback-dolphin-turtles- hydrophone: DolphinEar---Listen or record Contact: Box 4032, Lihue, HI.95766 Telephone: 808-651-6562 FAX: same--call first
Email: llcarey@hotmail.com

Dolphin Discoveries
Kona, Hawaii


Dolphin Excursions Hawaii, Inc

If you plan on visiting Oahu soon, we invite you to join us for an exciting adventure along the remote west shore of Oahu. This area is well known for having the calmest and clearest waters around the island, rich with marine life and Hawaiian history. Whether it's watching dolphins, humpback whales or snorkeling over a pristine reef..... Cruise with us the scenic west shore of Oahu in search of pods of wild spinner dolphins. Enjoy observing these dolphins swimming peacefully back and forth in shallow protected bays as they rest. Take some of the most incredible photographs of your vacation as the spinners come to visit you and while performing their superb aerial spins. Few people have the opportunity to see these spectacular displays! Throughout the winter months (Jan. - Apr.), the Humpback Whales make the calm waters of the west shore of Oahu their home for mating and calving. You'll be thrilled to witness a variety of dives, breaches, flipper and tail slappings, and to hear the intricate whale "songs" echoing in the ocean through our hydrophone. Season: Dolphin excursions year around - Humpback whale watching Dec.15th - April Passenger Capacity: We only take 16 passengers max per excursion Costs: New rates for 2001 $70.00 for adults - $45.00 for children 4-12 years of age. We do have an early bird whale watching price of $47.00 for adults and $35.00 for children during humpback whale season. Species: White belly Hawaiian spinner dolphins are seen year round daily. Humpback whales are seen daily during the miigration months ( Jan.- Apr.) Other species like Pacific bottle nose and spotted dolphins are seen from time to time as well as false killer whales.Contact: Victor Lozan,o Dolphin Excursions Hawaii, Inc. Waianae State Small Boat Harbor, 47-122 Hui O'o Place, Kaneohe, Hawaii 96744 Telephone: 808-239-5579 FAX: 808-239-9782 Mobile Telephone: 808-265-2473 www.dolphinexcursions.com Email: vic@dolphinexcursions.com

Ztourz Whale Watching (Kauai Boat Tours)
Our trips make you part of the Discovery Channel.  There is no greater rush than the up close sight of Hawaiian Humpback Whales breeching, or hearing their haunting song over the hydrophone. Our zodiac raft, and knowledgeable captains, make Ztourz the ultimate Whale Watching adventure for Kauai.

Maui Princess Whale and Dolphin Watch
Lahaina, Maui , Hawaii, USA The MAUI PRINCESS and the LAHAINA PRINCESS depart four times daily from Lahaina on two hour whale watch expeditions. These large stable vessels get to the whales fast. Whale-Cam TM, State of the art video equipment provide views unavailable on any other whale watch. Both vessels have open air observation decks for 360 degree views and great viewing and photo opportunities. Passengers can take part in onboard research program. Expert narration by certified naturalists. Shaded enclosed cabins, two restrooms and food & service bars make these the most comfortable vessels available. Prices start at $19 Maui Princess-Lahaina Princess DINNER CRUISE* WHALE WATCH*SNORKELING TOLL FREE PHONE (800) 275-6969 PHONE: (808) 667-6165; FAX (808) 661-5792 EMAIL:info@mauiprincess.com

Water World LTD
Kailua Kona Hawaii. Water World LTD offers a wide variety of activities from snorkeling,scuba diving,sailing,kayaking,submarine adventures and deep sea Marlin fishing.We can also accomodate you with your travel plans with local resorts here on the island along with activity reservations for you and your family all for a great price. 74-425 Kealakehe Parkway Suite #1 Kailua Kona Hawaii 96740 Office (808) 327-9494 Fax (808) 324-4448 E-mail: wworld8@gte.net

 

Wild Side Specialty Tours
Husband and wife marine biologists crew individualized charters by sailboat or kayak. Experience safe private adventures ranging from whale and dolphin encounters, meteor showers, coral spawning, decadent lounging on deck, deep sea fishing or other seasonal nature quests. Hydrophone, refreshments, snorkel, and fishing equipment supplied. Charters are available all year. We have abundant  humpbacks in the winter and dolphins in the summer with occasional sightings of sperm, pilot and pygmy whales throughout the year. http://www.sailhawaii.com  email:wildside@sailhawaii.com Private sailing charters depart from Waianae Boat Harbor, Oahu, Hawaii (6 people MAXimum) 4 hour charter - $95 per person Other rates available


Body Glove Cruises

Humpback Whales can be seen in Hawaiian waters between December through May where they congregate to reproduce, calve, nurse, and breed. Sail aboard Body Glove Cruises to see whale sightings second to none while our trained naturalist unveils the mystery of these spectacular creatures. Listen to the sounds of the males with the underwater hydrophones as they sing to the females. This spacious 55 trimaran offers excellent photo opportunities and plenty of room to walk around. This Eco Adventure departs daily from the Kailua-Kona Pier and offers snacks and juice and a no host premium bar. This is definitely an opportunity not to be missed. Season: December - May Passenger Capacity: 85 Pax Costs: $48 adults $29 child 6-12 5 & under free. Species: Humpback Contact: Maggie Bell Body Glove Cruises 75-5629 Kuakini Hwy. PO Box 4523, Kailua-Kona, HI 96745 Telephone: 800-551-8911 FAX: 808-326-7123 www.snorkelkona.com Email: bcruises@gte.net


Honolulu Sailing Co

3 hour whale watch cruise on 50' sailing yacht with small groups,. A quiet, unobtrusive way to view the whales. $60 per person Inter-island cruises amongst the whales, 3-7 days $175 per person per day all inclusive. Season: December-May Passenger Capacity: 6-35 Contact: : Mike Mickelwait, Honolulu Sailing Co Address 1: 47-335 Lulani St Address 2: Honolulu State/Prov: HI96744 Telephone: 808 239-3900 FAX: 808-239-9718 Mobile Telephone: 808 282 3900 Other Contact Methods: 800-829-0114
www.honsail.com Email: honsail@lava.net

Ultimate Whale Watch Maui
Ultimate Whale Watch Maui is owned and operated by Marine Biologists. We have specialized in educational, non-threatening close encounters since 1982. Located in the national historic harbor of Lahaina, Maui we operate within the Hawaiian Island Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary. Throughout our 100+day season (mid-December through April), Humpback Whale encounters are guaranteed. Vocalizations & song are broadcast via a hydrophone and the crystalline waters frequently allow a passing subsurface eye-to-eye view. Our high-speed ocean raft provides small groups with the ultimate in safety and photographic viewing opportunities. Several of our guides are involved in whale research both in Alaska and on Maui. A portion of each ticket sold supports these endeavors. For more information on our personalized service, surf our site at www.ultimatewhalewatch.com We can be reached locally at 808.667.5678, toll free at 877.879.1184 or receive email at ecoraft@maui.net! Season: Mid-December to mid-May Passenger Capacity: 18 Costs: Adults-$45. Child-$29. (Whale Pass; 10X-$300.) Species: Humpback Whale, Spinner, Spotted, & Bottlenose Dolphin. Contact: Captain Ultimate Whale Watch Maui, PO Box 1773, Lahaina, Maui, HI96767-1773 Telephone: 808.667.5678 FAX: 808.667.7611 Mobile Telephone: 808.870.7556 or 877.879.1184 (toll free) www.ultimatewhalewatch.com


Kauai Sea Tours

Kauai Sea Tours offers a variety of Na Pali coast tours that focus on whale watching in season on your chioce of either a custom built 60ft. Deluxe motor sailing catamaran "Lucky Lady" or for the adventurous choose one of our ocean raft tours for an up close and personalized adventure whale watch. Captains narrate interpretive whale behavior and offer educational tours. Vessels are equipped with hydrophones to hear the whale song. Season: December through to April. Passenger Capacity: 49 passengers on deluxe catamaran. 15 persons on rafts Costs: from $50.00 to $109.00 Species: Humpback whales. Contact: Ronnie Grover, Kauai Sea Tours, PO Box 51004, 4310 Waialo Rd. Eleele, HI 096705 Telephone: 808-335-5309 FAX: 808-335-3422 Mobile Telephone: 808-635-3070 Other Contact Methods: 1-800-733-7997 www.kauaiseatours.com
Email seatour@aloha.net


SnorkelCat Adventure Tours

Snorkel Cat Adventure Tours are Kauai's only Customized Whale Watch, Ocean Snorkeling Excursions and Sightseeing Tours and Charters aboard our new 30' "Snorkel Cat" snorkel/dive boat. We offer several different types of Whale Watch, Snorkel/Sightseeing Tours that are 1/2 day, 4 hour tours and 2 hour tours. Private charters and cruises are also available. We plan each groups cruise as a "customized tour" since we limit passenger count to a Max 15 passenger. s Season: Dec - Mar. Costs: Our 4hr Snorkel/Sightseeing/Whale Watching Cruise cost per person including wetsuit, snorkeling equipment, Pupu's(deli sandwiches and light snacks), bottled water with an assortment of beverages included is $99.00/ea Adult, $74.00 each Child. Species: humpback whales, sea turtles, dolphins. Contact: Michael Gough, SnorkelCat Adventure Tours, 976 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Hawaii 96746 Telephone: (800)695-3483 (808)635-REEF(7333) FAX: 808 823-6515 http://www.snorkelcat.com Email whales@snorkelcat.com

Annette's Adventures
Annette's Adventures is a home-based travel business, specializing in adventure travel and ecotourism in the beautiful state of Hawaii. Personalized itineraries are designed and packaged for visitors who want to experience the unique natural and cultural history, and ocean environment of Hawaii. Whale watching excursions and a variety of guided ecotours and activities,as well as inter-island air, car rental, and accomodations can be arranged based on your interests, abilities and price range. Annette will help you create the vacation of your dreams. Season: November to May Species: Humpback whales, spinner dolphins Contact: Annette Kaohelaulii, Annette's Adventures, 45-403 Koa Kahiko Street Kaneohe, Hawaii 96744. Telephone: (808) 235-5431 FAX: (808) 247-4113 http://www.annettesadventures.com Email: annettesadventures@juno.com

Earthmedia Hawaii
The Most Spectacular & Romantic Setting in the World Waipi'o Gardens: Big Island of Hawaii Extraordinary High End Luxury Adventure Accommodations. Drench your senses in the primal beauty of a pristine Hawaiian hideaway deep in the heart of ancient Waipi'o Valley. Rich volcanic soil amidst streams purified by two thousand-foot cascading waterfalls gives birth to one of Hawaii's most exquisite tropical botanical gardens. Accessible only by four-wheel drive vehicles, past five streams and a river, our exotic and luxurious private estate awaits you, secluded and serene. ADVENTURE TREKS / NATURE EXPLORATIONS. ENHANCE YOUR HEALTH. SCHEDULE EVENTS Earthmedia Hawaii is a non-profit organization. Proceeds from this project go towards supporting environmental Educational programs for children and our community. Two Luxurious Homes: Sleeps 15 Reception area holds 30.Season: year round Passenger Capacity: 10-20 Costs: $65.00- $145.00 Species: Hump Back Whales. Contact: Lani Stark, Earthmedia Hawaii Address 1: P.O. Box 1433 Honokaa, Hawaii 96727 Telephone: (808) 775-9083 FAX: (808) 775-9085
www.earthmediahawaii.com Email: waipio@bigisland.net

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(PLEASE NOTE:  'DolphinEAR' is the NEW Name for 'DolphinPhone'.  Some confusion occurred with the
'phone' part of the name.  It stood for 'hydroPHONE' but few people seem to have clicked on the
association!  We hope 'DolphinEAR' better describes it as a 'listening device for under water sounds.)


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