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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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Kayaking was fantastic

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 14, 2015
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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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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We went on a tour in late March which was magical. Not only did we get to see an Orca pod, but we were fortunate to see one of the newest baby whales, born this year. Our guide and captain were very enthusiastic, knowledgable and friendly. They were approachable with any questions and made us feel very welcome. Our tour... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

My husband and I took a whale watching tour with them in Sept 2014. Captain Skye was awesome! We could tell he loved what he does and was extremely knowledgeable. My husband enjoyed talking to him about fishing. Caption Skye made sure we got great camera shots of the sea lions, harbor seals, HUMPBACKS, and the exotic wildlife on the... More 

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Eagle, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

We went out on a tour Wednesday Oct 15th. We had been on a few other tours in Quebec and New Brunswick, Canada. We had seen several species of whales before but had never seen orcas in the wild. The dream came true. The captain got word of a group of Orcas and sure enough he found them. It was... More 

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East Lansing, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Had a great Sucia Island day tour with Captain Paul and two family members this fall. It was too late in the season for whales but we got to see the sea lions, a harbor seal, and tons of birds from the boat. Then we docked at Sucia and hiked all over and saw tons more birds, beautiful foliage/vegetation (like... More 

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San Diego
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

This was a dream turned into reality. We took a tour to see the majestic orcas with Captain Joe & Demi, both of them were super professional and made the trip special by explaining about the Orcas. There were plenty of Orcas to see and also had the opportunity to see bald eagles. Definitely worth it.

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Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Please pardon the Scotty quote from Star Trek® 4, but we had an absolute blast!! Shortly after leaving Eastsound, our group came upon a huge pod of Pacific Whitesided Dolphins who frolicked around us like big kids on a playground. Then we were treated to several sightings of humpback whales. stellar sea lions and harbor seals..... and a couple of... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Booked with Outer Island due to a Groupon, and so glad we did. We were on the last trip of the season, and even though the day started off rainy, by the time we got to the area where the whales were, the sky had turned blue, the sun was out, and we were able to see whales, porpoises, and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

I've been on a couple other whale watching trips on bigger vessels and think this trip was the best! Loved the smaller vessel and the guide and captain were exceptional! And of course, we saw whales! Humpback and Orcas. Dalls porpoises too! Wildlife on the shores was an added bonus. I highly recommend booking with them!

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Right out of the marina there were 2 Humpback whales, then we cruised on to find a pod of transient orcas that we saw stalk and then attack a sea lion. Can't believe we saw this in October! Sky was an excellent captain, very informative and great sense of humor. I would do this again in a heartbeat! Bathroom, snacks... More 

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