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Puget Sound Express

227 Jackson Street, Port Townsend, WA 98368
360-385-5288
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Ranked #1 of 13 activities in Port Townsend
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Owner description: Orca whale watching boat tours from Port Townsend on the Olympic Peninsula of Washington, to the San Juan Islands. Guaranteed whale watching. Group... more » Owner description: Orca whale watching boat tours from Port Townsend on the Olympic Peninsula of Washington, to the San Juan Islands. Guaranteed whale watching. Group tours and education trips available. Our business is family-run, with three generations on the water. « less
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Mill Creek, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Our family reunion group reserved 6 spots on the all day tour last week - what an amazing day. We saw so many Orcas and porpoise both on our way to Friday Harbor and on our way back. Pete was our captain and was so patient to let us watch for a long time as Orcas were all around us... More

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Bellingham, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

I had the pleasure of being a passenger on Cory and Trevor's boat and let me tell you, they really treated me like royalty! Both were very knowledge about the boat, sea life, and safety protocol. I felt comforted to know that the boat had life preservers for everyone and we were taught how to use them. I was also... More

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Bellingham, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

I went with my 4 young children and my husband on the 4 hour whale watching tour on the Red Head. It was the highlight of my 4 young children's lives. I had the pleasure of having Hailey and Trevor as our crew members and Christopher as our captain. These 3 people made the experience outstanding! We got to see... More

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Seattle
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

My sister and I took the 4 hour morning whale watching tour this last Saturday. Puget Sound Express does a great job of finding the whales. They are in constant communication with other boats to see where the whales are that day. The boat was comfortable and the ride was great. The boat we were on held only 40 passengers... More

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

The PS Express has been in business a long time. I have taken the excursion about 7 times, and have seen plenty of wildlife every time. We saw plenty of Orcas every time. The boat is comfortable and seaworthy. the narration is excellent, and the crew makes every effort to get to the wildlife, and spend quality time. This most... More

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Port Orchard, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

This is the third time we have gone out on their tours. We went two times last summer and were disappointed not to see killer whales. My grandson really wanted to see them so we tried a third time today. We were rewarded by seeing granny from the J pod, babies, and some whales from both the K and L... More

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We took a last minute 4 hour whale watching trip with Puget Sound Express on 4th of July weekend -- July 6th to be exact. They deserve nothing less than a five star rating. They have a fantastic boat, fantastic informative guide and a great captain. The captain said he was fairly new but you would never have been able... More

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

My view of PSE is probably colored by the fact that we went out a saw a 'superpod' of orcas--three different groups came together and just frolicked. It was unbelievable. I've recommended whale watching to friends and relatives who often came away without seeing any whales and somewhat tired from a long day on a boat. We saw about 75-80... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We drove there from Seattle instead of taking the ferry. Beautiful morning and we saw deer wandering around. We stopped for breakfast and made our way to Puget Sound Express. I did not dress warm enough- Warning the Puget Sound is brrrrrrr cold. My boyfriend bought me a fleece jacket before we left but it helped very little. You can... More

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Zurich
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Puget Sound Express was top notch. We saw many other whale watching boats while in the area, and each time were so glad we had the boat we did. The boat held about 75 people, but the way it was laid out, it was not crowded. The interior of the boat was the best part, with nice large booths/tables that... More

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