Juneau Wildlife Viewing
Tracy Arm

photo of Tracy Arm area wildlife Daily cruises depart for Tracy Arm-Fords Terror Wilderness Area (located about 40 miles south of Juneau) combining spectacular scenery, tidewater glaciers and harbor seals with fair chances of seeing whales, mountain goats, bears, and other wildlife. Bring a kayak and camp on shore for a true wilderness adventure.


  • Harbor Seal
  • Humpback Whale
  • Killer Whale
  • Mountain Goat


Look for harbor seals dotting the ice in Tracy Arm. Hundreds of seals may be spotted in the summer.


  • Fee
  • Interpretive Signs
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Within Walking Distance


Not all boats are wheelchair accessible; ask when booking your tour.

Plan to spend at least: Full day +

Best Months

█ Best Month

  • January
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  • April
  • Best Month May
  • Best Month June
  • Best Month July
  • Best Month August
  • Best Month September
  • October
  • November
  • December


Most tours to Tracy Arm can be purchased in downtown Juneau. Check with the Visitor's Bureau for information.


Juneau Convention and Visitor's Bureau - (888) 581-2201 or http://www.traveljuneau.com

Additional Information

Living with Bears