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Puget Sound Express - Day Trips

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Address: 227 Jackson Street, Port Townsend, WA 98368
Phone Number: +1 360-385-5288
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Description: Guaranteed whale watching tours from Port Townsend (Olympic Peninsula) and...
Guaranteed whale watching tours from Port Townsend (Olympic Peninsula) and Seattle/Edmonds direct to the San Juan Islands. Group tours and education trips available. Our business is family-run, with three generations on the water. Our boats are the fastest, greenest, and most comfortable in the fleet. And our customer service is unmatched - when you come with us, you're part of OUR family!
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A Wonderful Experience!

We had a lovely day on the water, the crew was very helpful and friendly, and we saw a pod of Orca whales in their natural environment. For me, this was a much better experience... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

We had a lovely day on the water, the crew was very helpful and friendly, and we saw a pod of Orca whales in their natural environment. For me, this was a much better experience than viewing whales in captivity. My 8 year old enjoyed the day, too! There was a small boy who got sick due to the waves,... More 

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Sammamish, Washington
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Very professionally run all-day whale watching. Would not hesitate to refer them to friends/family in the future. The crew were well-versed in all things whale, and kept us informed during the tour about the specifics of what we might see, and ultimately what we did see. The prices of food aboard were reasonable, and they were most accommodating.

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Poulsbo, WA.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

What a fun day! This was a birthday/fathers day gift for both of us and the office personnel along with the crew made it special. We hit a day where there were 2 separate pod sightings and the boat captain did not disappoint in getting to them as quickly as possible. The all day tour prices were very reasonable and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

As others have mentioned, this trip is worth it whether you see whales or not. Puget Sound is beautiful and the blueberry coffee cake is amazing. The staff gave me a voucher for a free trip even though we saw two Minke whales, because we didn't see any Orcas. I'll surely be back next time I'm in the Northwest.

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Chesterfield, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Perfect in every way. We saw minke and orcas and had a perfect 80 degree day on the water. The biology was well explained also.

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Dayton, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Teenager who usually is glued to something electronic had best time. We saw menke whales, orcas including a new calf,sea lions..crew helpful,friendly,plenty of snacks on board. Great 4 hours!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

My husband Tyler and I went on PSE'S 4 Hour whale watching tour. At first I was nervous about it, being on a boat smaller than a ferry, and unsure if we'd even see whales..but those worries were quickly demolished as our trip began. We took the Red Head boat out. Our 2 person crew was amazing. Not only were... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The boat and crew were fantastic. The boat was fast and comfortable, and the crew provided an excellent commentary on what we were seeing and where we were going. We saw 2 types of whales and got to see a wonderful exhibition of breaching and tail slapping. A great trip from start to finish!

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Coupeville, Washington
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Although this was one of the very few trips where we didn't see whales we enjoyed the day on the water. Because we didn't see whales everyone on the very full boat was given a non expiring voucher for a future trip. We will definitely use them in the future. The staff was very friendly and informative about the islands... More 

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Port Townsend, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

The family that owns this company are fabulous people. The trip itself is worth the time whether you see whales or not. Captain Matt and crew made our trip great. The fact that Captain Matt was willing to take our boat full of excited tourists further than they usually go to find the pod of Orca we saw was really... More 

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Address: 227 Jackson Street, Port Townsend, WA 98368
Phone Number: +1 360-385-5288
Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Port Townsend
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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