We have two types of binoculars:a. small compact size 12x25 and b.regular size 10x50. Are these adequate for Alaska? We will be cruising in mid August and have a balcony. Is there a website with recommendations for binoculars and camera lenses?
I get a lot of use out of my 10x50 and take my 16x50 as well but a very narrow field of view for my marine wildlife viewing. Balcony viewing can be fine but for whale watching - you increase your sightings by double being out on the front open decks.