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Address: 54 Hunt Rd, Smugglers Villa Resort, Eastsound, Orcas Island, WA 98245
Phone Number: +1 360-376-3711
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Description: 26 and 12 Passenger Orca Whale and Wildlife Trips.Our Small Fast Boats get...
26 and 12 Passenger Orca Whale and Wildlife Trips.Our Small Fast Boats get you up-close and personal with the regions famous Orca Whales! We see whales on about 95% of our tours! You can add fishing or kayaking to one of our tours.
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Amazing Adventure and Educational!

Amazing Time! You can't put a price on the memories we made during this part of our trip! The staff was very professional and knowledgeable. My family lived on Maui for 4 years... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Amazing Time! You can't put a price on the memories we made during this part of our trip! The staff was very professional and knowledgeable. My family lived on Maui for 4 years and we have done plenty of whale watch tours, but this is just as good if not better then ones we've done before. We were on the... More 

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SLC, UT
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

they have great respect for these amazing animals and the ocean. wanted to go back the next day to see more!

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Snohomish, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Matt and Katie where amazing. We must have seen over 20 whales. Well worth it. I cant wait to come back and bring my daughter. We were surronded by several pods of whales and it was absolutley breathtaking!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Outer Island was great to work with during the entire experience. Took the 3-hour kayak tour, with an amazing guide, Benson. He is extremely knowledgable and super-friendly -- even made an attempt to remember everyone's names in the group! He pointed out some fantastic wildlife along the trip -- which I never would have noticed on my own. When there... More 

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Frisco, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Had an amazing day hiking around Sucia Island. Outer Island was so accommodating about drop off time and pick up time. I had seven hours to walk around and absorb this jewel of an island. Madrona, Douglas Fir and Junipers were fantastic. Blue Camas flowering all over. Eagles and waterfowl were abundant. Can't say enough. VISIT!

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Graham, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

We had a great time on a nice boat traveling through the San Juan Islands searching and finding whale. We found a humpback whale and watched it for a fair amount of time. We also went on a quick for a transient orca pod and found them. There were 4 orca whales that we followed for a fair amount of... More 

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Woodinville, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Had a wonderful time kayaking to Point Doughty with Benton as our very knowledgeable guide. On the way we watched the eagles, took time to check out the sea stars clinging to the cliff and saw otters, dolphins, etc. At the Point we took a break and checked out the tide pools. It was a well paced, delightful and enlightening... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

This was by far worth the travelzoo deal ($79 for 2 people kayak tour- 3 hours!)... It was incredible to kayak in the ocean all the way to Doughty Point! What made this trip even better was that both the tour guides were Biologists, so we learned so much throughout the trip and even spent some time looking at marine... More 

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Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 via mobile

Had an amazing adventure! Capt John knew right where to go and was very knowledgeable about the whales and bonus sea lions! I would highly recommend!! A true must do!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 via mobile

I bought a groupon for the guided kayaking tour to point doughty on a whim as I've always thought kayaking looked like fun; I'm so glad I did because it was an incredible experience! It was my first time and the guide Benton was phenomenal at calming my nerves and helping to show me the ropes. The views were incredible... More 

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