Best Alaska Tour Guides

Every yr at the halt of the Alaska cruise season, Princess Cruises adds upwards all the "great," "good," "so-so" in addition to "never again" comments from their passengers in addition to bestows awards on top local tour operators out of the to a greater extent than than 200 they've dealt with.

So?

So, if you're doing Alaska on your own, this is a bang-up conduct to the best guides. Here are this year's winners

Icy Strait Point:
Shore Excursion:
Whale & Wildlife Cruise, Icy Strait Point
Tour Guide:
Annette McLaughlin, Icy Strait Point

Juneau:
Co-Shore Excursions:
Helicopter Glacier Trek, Northstar Trekking
Rainforest Canopy & Zipline Expedition, Alaska Canopy Adventures
Taku Glacier Lodge Flight & Feast, Wings Airways in addition to Taku Lodge
Co-Tour Guides:
Collin Pilcher, Gastineau Guiding Company
Joel Kersting, Gold Rush Tours



Ketchikan:
Co-Shore Excursions:
Bering Sea Crab Fisherman's Tour, Commercial Fishing Adventures
Moutain Point Snorkeling Adventure, Snorkel Alaska
Rainforest Canopy & Zipline Expedition, Alaska Canopy Adventures
Co-Tour Guides:
Joe Williams, Where the Eagle Walks
Rob Holston, Lighthouse Excursions



Kodiak:
Shore Excursion:
Best of Kodiak, First Group
Tour Guide:
Dee Ann Valdivia, Kodiak Tours

Seward:
Shore Excursion:
Alaska SeaLife Center & Puffin Experience, Alaska SeaLife Center
Tour Guide:
Danny Seavey, IdidaRide Sled Dog Tours

Skagway:
Co-Shore Excursions:
Glacier Discovery yesteryear Helicopter, TEMSCO Helicopters
Glacier Point Wilderness Safari, Chilkat Guides
White Pass Bennett Lake Adventure, White Pass & Yukon Route
Co-Tour Guides:
Steve Merrow, Chilkat Guides
Tyler Geist, Alaska Mountain Guides

Vancouver:
Shore Excursion:
Capilano Canyon’s Natural Beauty, Rockwood Adventures
Tour Guide:
Bill Reaugh, TMS Gateway Tours

Victoria:
Shore Excursion:
Butchart & Butterfly Gardens, Gray Line West
Tour Guide:
Norman Archer, D’Costa Ports of Call

Whittier:
Shore Excursion:
Wilderness Explorer Glacier Cruise, Prince William Sound Cruise & Tours
Tour Guides:
Richard DiJulia, Alaska Sea Kayakers

Best Alaska Tour Guides