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Mystic Sea Charters

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The 100' Mystic Sea offers cruises through the beautiful San Juan Islands. WHALE WATCHING TOURS for your family, weddings, corporate events, parties, and more!
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710 Seafarers Way, Anacortes, Fidalgo Island, WA 98221-5202
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Reviewed October 9, 2018

We had a great time. We were out for about 6 hours! Great scenery. We were able to see 2 different Orca pods, harbor seals and porpoise, sea lion, bald eagle, and island wildlife. Crew was safe and professional. Ship was comfortable and very stable....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank charlie h
Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

We went out with Mystic Sea for my sons Birthday. We had a great day! The staff was incredibly knowledgeable about the Southern Resident Killer Whales and the transient pods. The vessel was comfortable with reasonably priced warm beverages and food. We plan on going...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Danielle W
Reviewed September 28, 2018

After a rainy start, the sun miraculously appeared and so did the Orca J-Pod! It was a long trip out and back, but worth it. They had print-outs & info of the Orca family (I took pics of them with my camera) and binoculars to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank P S
Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

I have been going on this trip for a number of years and always something exciting waiting for us. This time a humpback whale breaching and playing! They crew is top notch and very knowledgeable of the islands and wildlife. Highly recommend Mystic Seas for...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank sandyfeet2018
Reviewed September 24, 2018

The staff was knowledgeable and attentive. We saw lots of whales and other wildlife and the day was great. One item that could be improved - the PA system cannot be heard over the sound of the engines and so a lot of the wonderful...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Patricia C
Reviewed September 23, 2018

Captain Eric got us safely and comfortably to where we could view a pod of Orca. A 100’ boat sounds big but didn’t feel so large in the waters at Deception Pass. We followed the pod at a distance for 20 minutes. The whales surfaced...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank David W
Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

Great experience! The boat, crew, and captain were all great. This was my second trip out. On the first trip we did not see any whales, but did get to see eagles and sea lions. The captain took us on a great tour and made...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Grace V
Reviewed September 18, 2018

The day was perfect - and the captain informed us we would have to go aways to see the whales - and we did - but well worth it. Boat not large, but very comfortable and personable. Staff was great!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 60Donna64
Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

What an amazing experience! Even the food was reasonably priced. They know the hang out spots to give you great views of seals and sea lions. And we weren't left disappointed for whale sightings as we watched a family of 4 Orcas from a safe...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jerel D
Reviewed September 12, 2018

Great time, comfortable boat and lots and lots of whale sightings!!! The recommendation of taking motion sickness medicine made the day totally enjoyable. The staff were very friendly and accommodating.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Holly M
July 23, 2018|
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Response from jrileymph | Reviewed this property |
Depends on the time of year. Right now (end of July) it is supposed to be in the 90s but there's always a strong breeze on the water. Perhaps shorts and light shirt but bring a jacket
June 19, 2018|
Response from elana65m | Reviewed this property |
There are numerous doggy daycare sites available for your furry friend...I recommend checking into one of these as the whale tours can only accommodate service animals and there is no way to walk the animal for their... More
June 25, 2016|
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Response from WhaleWatchingWA | Property representative |
Hello! When you visit our website, you can view our pricing by clicking "Orca Whale Rates & Schedule" on the toolbar on the right. (Or "Gray Whale Rates & Schedule during Gray Whale Season). Thanks!