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Puget Sound Express - Day Trips

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Address: 227 Jackson St, Port Townsend, WA 98368-5707
Phone Number: +1 360-385-5288
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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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My elderly Mom and I went whale watching with PS Express to celebrate my birthday and we both loved it. This wasn't our first time - we went last year at this time, and we've... read more

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Sequim, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My elderly Mom and I went whale watching with PS Express to celebrate my birthday and we both loved it. This wasn't our first time - we went last year at this time, and we've gone periodically over the last 15 years. As has been true every single time, the crew was very helpful, knowledgeable about whales, friendly, and focused... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were a group of five- including a 4 1/2 year old. The great thing was that the ride to the area where the Orcas were in residence- within view of downtown Seattle, no less!! We were able to watch two pods frolicking. Then, on our way back to Port Townsend, our captain noticed some rare dolphins, so he slowed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

On the day trip, we saw a whole pod of orcas near our boat for about 20 minutes; stopped for 2 hours at Friday Harbor (not long enough but good), and on the return we saw Northwest sea lions(huge!) Fantastic day; well worth the money.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was amazing! Very comfortable boat, friendly crew. We have seen a lot of whales on this trip. Lovely to see them in their on nature.

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Port Townsend, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Getting to Friday Harbor from the mainland is time consuming and expensive, so if you are coming for the destination, I suggest you stay awhile. The small downtown area has a number of mostly mediocre restaurants with stiff prices. There are shops in which to get the typical tourist town stuff and there is a small whale museum and a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The captain was very knowledgable and made it a great trip. Didn't see whales the first trip, even though he went all the way deep into Canadian waters. So, we came back on a voucher and got to see ~12 Orcas, 3 of which breeched clear out of the water. It was great fun. Nice boat, safe for our young... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was an amazing experience! The crew was friendly and knowledgable. The boat was extremely comfortable and we saw tons of marine life! Well worth the price!

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Sequim, Washington
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It was really, really windy that day. The crew tried really hard and took care of all of the sea sick people.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We took an afternoon whale watching tour and while we saw no whales, will book again next time in Seattle. The crew was extremely knowledgeable and helpful. The trip was educational, exciting, and fun. Maybe most importantly, Puget Sound Express honored their guarantee fully. Kudos to you!

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Tacoma, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We went with Puget Sound Express in May for a whale watching trip. Unfortunately, did not see whales but they guarantee whale sightings so we went back this past weekend for a great trip. We not only saw the local Pod of Orcas but the crew was just great at their jobs. They are informative, pleasant and professional. Safety is... More 

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