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Mystic Sea Charters

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Address: 710 Seafarers Way, Anacortes, Fidalgo Island, WA
Phone Number: +1 800-308-9387
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The 100' Mystic Sea offers cruises through the beautiful San Juan Islands....

The 100' Mystic Sea offers cruises through the beautiful San Juan Islands. WHALE WATCHING TOURS for your family, weddings, corporate events, parties, and more!

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Whale watching

This was a awesome trip everyone was friendly and we saw lots of whales I went whale watching with another company and mystic was definitely way better experience. Everything we... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 18, 2015
Jessica P
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015 via mobile

Pros: • Animal Sightings- Sea Lions, Humpback Whale, Killer Whales, Finn Whale • Staff- Very Friendly Con: • Very Cramped Tip: Wear lots of layers in the Fall!

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Thank Kayla W
North Street, MI
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

Mystic Cruise Whale Watching: 1 1/2 hours north of Seattle in Anacortes. Register ahead of your travel. In fact, if you book on-line, you receive a discount. If you call, they offer AAA and military discounts. Consider it an informative cruise and if you happen to spot a whale, then that's a bonus. Ya just never know. We saw fins... More 

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Thank 206JanF
Mentor, Ohio
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015 via mobile

I've been on several whale watching tours in New Hampshire and Hawaii. Great experiences on both. So I figured I would add Washington to the list of places to see whales.. I mean they have an island called orcas island for petes sake, so figured come on, have to go. The first hour or two of the trip were spent... More 

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WhaleWatchingWA, Guest Relations Manager at Mystic Sea Charters, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to voice your concerns about Mystic Sea, we are sorry to hear that your experience was not what you expected. We do our best to provide an amazing day of whale watching to all of our customers. We offer guaranteed whale sightings, and this guarantee is possible because we network with other whale watching... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015 via mobile

This was a awesome trip everyone was friendly and we saw lots of whales I went whale watching with another company and mystic was definitely way better experience. Everything we wanted to eat or drink was 1.00 was well worth the money spent I will b using them again next yr

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1 Thank Jessica P
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123 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

This is a great tour company. I've been whale watching many times, and this is the best company I've used. They had a qualified naturalist on board who shared a ton about the whales we saw. But she didn't do it over the mike -- so if you wanted to talk with her, you could, but you didn't have the... More 

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Anacortes, Washington, United States
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

This is a smaller boat, very comfortable to sit indoors or out. The crew is friendly and knowlegable. It the Orcas are in the area, they will find them!

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Everett, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

I booked this tour for my daughter and I because although I live in the Seattle area I have never been out to see the orcas. I thought that the captain and crew did a great job. We were able to see more orcas than I had expected we would. I'm sure it varies depending on the day though. We... More 

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Naples, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

The tour was good -- we saw whales as promised. I didn't care for the humor of the captain and the boat had very poor seating in the bow, but overall it was a nice day.

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1 Thank localyn
San Diego, California
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66 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

This boat is tailored for whale watching and is set up with table and chairs in the back under a covered canopy with plastic wind screens. You can easily go to the front of the boat and take pictures when you want. The walkway to the front is narrow so you have to squeeze past another guest, but not really... More 

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Fernandina Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 via mobile

This is where we spent our 3rd day of a week long vacation from Florida!!! This was the best day ever....saw lots of Orca whales, several Eagles, and one Seal. The boat staff was amazing and friendly!! Also helped with restaurant recommendations!! Thanks Rachel for all the help at the snack area!! A must o attraction!!

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