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Puget Sound Express

1,745 reviews
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Port Townsend, WA, USA
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About Puget Sound Express
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! See orcas, humpback whales, gray whales and much more!
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Reviewed today via mobile

Was able to book a Saturday afternoon tour 3 days before trip. The captain and naturalist were great guides and knew the area and animal behaviors very well. They brought us right iver to the Orcas, had lots of time to view and photograph them,...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank 351ScottS
Reviewed today

We have been on several Whale watching experiences with PSExpress but had never seen Humpbacks before. As explained by the naturalist, this season the whales seem to be hanging out further north so we had to travel to southern Vasncouver Island to see whales. The...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Birvis
Reviewed today

Both trips were outstanding experiences, with knowledgeable narration, saw Minke whales, Humpback whales, Northern Sea Lion, Harbor Seals including newborns, eagles, Rhinoceros Auklets, Puffins, Murres, many other birds. Got a lot of great photos.... We Highly recommend any and all of the trips offered by...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank davegrainger123
Reviewed today via mobile

We went on the puffin tour. The 3 naturalists were great. The viewing was in water and not what we expected. We saw maybe 6 individual puffins. More rhinoceros auklets and guillemots. We expected seeing them together and interacting.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Unicorn2349
Reviewed yesterday

This was a most amazing trip from Port Townsend to Friday Harbor and back. The crew loves what they do and it shows. They took time to go out of the normal route home so that we could see two groups of orca. We also...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Reggi R
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My son and his wife and daughter visited from Minnesota, so I took them on a whale watching trip. Second time out for me. The captain was very knowledgeable and we saw about a dozen Orcas and one humpback that did about 4 deep dives...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Breck C
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We took the Puget Sound Express whale watching tour out of Port Townsend. The tour was awesome, we saw Minke wales, a pair of Blue whales, Harbor seals, and a Puffed Puffin. The boat was very nice and the staff was excellent. Highly reccomend this...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Troy R
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

After a slow morning of only seeing one grey whale, we docked in Friday harbor for lunch then the captain heard that there were Orcas south of port townsend so he drove 45 mins past our home dock and we were treated to a pod...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Michomd
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Our second trip with this company! This was the four hour tour, we've done a fall day before! We were so lucky to have Wendi & Christopher as our crew, again! They are extremely professional, knowledgeable, and most importantly fun! What a blast to learn...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Ohtobegolden
Reviewed 4 days ago

The boat was very nice, plenty of room for all. The crew made the trip very special with all the their attention to guests. The naturalist was very informative with information about the local whales and other sea life. The captain provided a smooth ride...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Kayla N
March 16, 2019|
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Response from Guy J | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I would definitely recommend this for children, especially if they love nature and enjoy hearing about a lot of history and relevant information about the area. It is not a whole day excursion and the folks that work... More
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August 17, 2018|
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Response from Kwestannie | Reviewed this property |
Sorry. We left from port Townsend
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January 14, 2018|
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Response from Diane Y | Reviewed this property |
On Puget Sound Express' website, search for birdwatching tours.
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