2022 Photo Contest Winners

Congratulations to all of the winners in the 5th annual Whale SENSE photo contest! We had a total of 85 amazing photos submitted for voting this year. Like what you see? Be sure your next whale watch is with a Whale SENSE company! Feeding Category - Mitchell Steinhardt, American Princess Cruises Right place at the … Continue reading 2022 Photo Contest Winners

5th Annual Whale SENSE Photo Contest

It's time for our 5th annual photo contest! What better way to prepare for the upcoming whale watching season than to vote on some of the best photos from previous years! FACEBOOK PHOTO CONTEST RULES Eligibility This is NOT a professional photography contest, but rather an opportunity for ANY whale watching enthusiasts to share exciting … Continue reading 5th Annual Whale SENSE Photo Contest

How will I know I will see whales on a whale watch?

Credit: Kathy Rothenberger with Kenai Fjord Tours That is honestly a great question, but unfortunately there is no direct answer. Whale watches are intended for humans to see whales, but the whales do not know that! Therefore, whales simply go about their everyday lives and we are fortunate when we do see them. It is … Continue reading How will I know I will see whales on a whale watch?

Meet our NEW Alaska Region Whale SENSE companies for 2021!!

Welcome! We are excited to work with each and every one of you. Booking a tour in Southeast Alaska? Take a moment to learn more about our newly enrolled companies. Note: All vessels pictured below are in compliance with Alaska whale watching regulations and guidelines. Alaska Tales They are a Juneau-based company that offers whale … Continue reading Meet our NEW Alaska Region Whale SENSE companies for 2021!!

Importance of Whale Feces

Photo by WDC Whales are absolutely marvelous creatures, but did you know that they create essential impacts on the world around them? One of the big ways they contribute to the health of the oceans includes their behavior, more specifically, the production of their poop! The poop produced by a whale is unlike many others. … Continue reading Importance of Whale Feces