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Island Adventures

1801 Commercial Ave, Anacortes, WA 98221
800-465-4604
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Ranked #2 of 10 activities in Anacortes
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Tours
Owner description: We pride ourselves as being one of the most experienced and dedicated whale-watching companies in Washington. Because of our very high success rate,... more » Owner description: We pride ourselves as being one of the most experienced and dedicated whale-watching companies in Washington. Because of our very high success rate, Island Adventures was one of the first and only companies to guarantee whale sightings on every tour - but it's our team of highly qualified crew that will make your trip unforgettable! They boast over 100 years of combined experience in the islands, over 4100 days with the whales, and have led excursions for over 80,000 satisfied customers. « less
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 NEW

I went on a tour on Sunday 4/20/2014 with my boyfriend and friends and it was amazing. We took the 3 hour tour from Everett to the northern end of The Sound. We saw a few Gray whales but the best part was seeing the two male Orca whales hunting together. They came so close to the boat and we... More

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Manson
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 NEW

We had the trip of a lifetime thanks especially to the 2 Orca Whales that put on a show complete with hunting a seal for their lunch - The images of the Orcas working together will last for years. We also saw 3-4 Grey Whales that were special as well but unfortunately they could not compete with the Orca's. The... More

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 NEW

We were told that you never know what you'll see going out. They were right. The trip was planned for grey whales and we spotted some. After communicating with other boats we found out of some Orcas in the area. Unheard of. Our captain quickly found them and the whales put on a show for us. Coming close and even... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 NEW

A lot of fun. Great crew who knew what they were talking about and made us feel very welcome! Would definitely do it again and recommend it to anyone to wanted something to do down there

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Everett, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW

We went out on a choppy, windy, rainy day, and our Captain and fantastic crew STILL found whales for us to marvel at! Many thanks to Captain Mike, All-around crew/galley-guy Tyson, and our naturalist Brad (I think!!) who took great care of us and made sure that we saw not one, not two, but THREE grey whales in Puget Sound... More

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Anacortes, Washington, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Great people who do their best to assure each trip to be successful while maintaining the integrity of the whale watching experience. We were fortunate to enjoy all three pods playing and performing for us! Fabulous!

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Columbia, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

Incredible. Perfect sized boat. Personal yet professional. Reasonably prices on food, ESP for a 6 hr tour. Orcas, bald eagles, otters, seals, porpoises, unforgettable experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Loved the trip from Everett, WA. The captain and the naturalist/photographer were excellent on the guided tour. The boat was comfortable, food available. We got to see 4 gray whales, one California sea lion, eagles, cormorants, and a fantastic display by the whales.

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Canton, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

The first time we had ever gone whale watching was with Island Adventures and we had a wonderful time. So when we wanted to go again there was no question about who we would go with. Their boats are clean and look very well taken care of. The staff has always been very friendly. They really go out of their... More

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AnacortesWhales, Manager at Island Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your second trip out with Island Adventures! We are so glad that you had such a great time with us on both of your outings. We would like to make it known to all of our guests that we allow our naturalists to sell their photos after a trip if they wish.... More

Saint Paul, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

#3 on my "bucket list" is whale watching and my husband helped me check it off the list! Amazing, Awesome and Absolutely Unforgettable!! Beautiful day, many gray whales appeared to be there just for our entertainment! Eagles, loons, sea lions and more. Very well worth the trip, book on line and find many ways to save money. The boat has... More

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AnacortesWhales, Manager at Island Adventures, responded to this review

Thank you so much for all your kind words in this review. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your Gray whale trip with us. We do have two different naturalists that are also professional photographers. They do often sell some of their photos at the end of their tours, but this does not happen on every trip. The best... More

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