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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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Awesome whale watching trip

We had an awesome time. Our guides were well informed and were able to find a couple of Orca pods. We also saw humpbacks on our way back in. Truly spectacular!

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

We had an awesome time. Our guides were well informed and were able to find a couple of Orca pods. We also saw humpbacks on our way back in. Truly spectacular!

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Redmond, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

We had a great time, we saw Seals, Humpback, Orca pod and Dolphins. We had a naturalist on board to ask questions. It was a wonderful experience.

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Enumclaw, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

We had a great time on our 3hour canoe trip around Point Doughty. Our guide, Jason, was very knowledgeable and helpful; plus it doesn't hurt we had a completely calm, glass-like day out on the water. It was very relaxing and we got to visit part of the island only accessible by boat. It was very cool!

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White Lake, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

A big Thank You to Captain John and Chelsea for making it such a wonderful experience. I would definitely recommend Outer Island Expeditions to everyone. Captain John went above and beyond the call of duty, and Naturalist, Chelsea was very informative and fun to talk to.

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Arlington, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

We were able to see a couple pods of Orcas and on the way back we also a humback. The captain and naturalist were informative and made sure we enjoyed the trip.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

we chartered a morning salmon fishing expedition - there were 4 of us that wanted to fish and chartering the boat made the most sense, money wise since there were 6 of us total. Our captain was an awesome guy named Sky Wheeler - we caught lots of fish, hauled up a bunch of crab in the pots he had... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

While staying at the Semiahmoo Resort we chartered three fishing boats from Outer Island Excursions. Our Captain Greg was not only professional and very knowledgeable but just down right fun. The conditions were not the best for Salmon down rig trolling but Captain Greg found the right areas for us and found the Salmon. We caught several Pink Salmon and... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

This is a first-rate operation -- from the online reservation to the wonderful tour. Their boats are modern, fast and not crowded. The staff is very knowledgeable and friendly. We felt like we were on a marine biology field trip with lots of fun and action. We were lucky to be the first to find a pod of 4 transient... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

I went on the most beautiful, exciting and informative whale watching tour with Paul and Bobby. Both we incredibly knowledge about the orca whale as well other lesser known species in the area. It was one of the most incredible experiences and we couldnt have asked for better people to lead our journey! Thanks outerisland!

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Gig Harbor, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

We were on the black boat - Blackfish Express I believe - with Captain Stevo and Kat. Both were very knowledgeable and friendly. At the end of our tour all the other boats had gone but we were the only one left following a group of southern resident orcas. All the sudden they gathered around the boat and started breaching... More 

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