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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
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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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Whale Watching in Puget Sound

We went on a 4 hour morning trip out of Edmonds, WA. It was sunny/calm weather and it was in our favor that morning to see several orca and MANY humpback whales. The speed of... read more

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went on a 4 hour morning trip out of Edmonds, WA. It was sunny/calm weather and it was in our favor that morning to see several orca and MANY humpback whales. The speed of the boat allowed us to cover lots of water; the style of boat also meant that the wave action was greatly reduced (read: no seasickness).... More 

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Port Townsend, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Really enjoyed the trip as I'm a local in PT. The staff was knowledgeable and helpful in identification of birds. Had a great sunny evening cruise that was just wonderful for the July. Highly recommend for all levels of birding. Surprise at the number of Eagles on the Island. Bonus was the return trip via Indian Island.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We thoroughly enjoyed our day with Captain Rob and mate Claire. The attention to passengers was warm and welcoming. Rob's commentary is just terrific - he clearly knows about all the large and small creatures one might see. The boat size is just right and we never had trouble finding a good viewing spot - Rob was excellent at maneuvering... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a fantastic day trip seeing lots of humpbacks and fin whales. The crew was most informative and hospitable. We loved the time in Friday Harbor and appreciated crew members' recommendations for lunch. This is a trip I would recommend to anyone.

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Santa Barbara, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went out on a 4-hour trip from Port Townsend. Captain Trevor and his mate Erik were knowledgeable and hospitable, and delivered 3 Species of Whales, Perfect Conditions, and Delicious Blueberry Buckle. The Captain was the first to admit and continuously reiterate how unusual both the perfect conditions and the amount of Whale sightings were. We were obviously very fortunate.... More 

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Marietta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had an amazing time on this tour! We had looked into other tours but didn't want to invest an entire day (both time and concern for seasickness). This tour was perfect- half day, very nice boat and staff and amazing looks at whales! We highly recommend this if you love nature.

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Port Hadlock, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

From top to bottom, this outfit is run professionally and they know what they're doing. Pretty rough seas on the day we went - I had an anti nausea patch on and was very glad. They passed out gin gin candy to all passengers to help alleviate any nausea. Did not eat or drink on the boat - we waited... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We saw one Humpback Whale and several Orcas. We enjoyed our time in Friday Harbor. We enjoyed the boat ride.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The trip exceeded my expectations. We saw numerous orcas and even a humpback whale. The boat was perfect for the task and well maintained. Luckily the boat was only about half full, so we never felt crowded or unable to see. The staff on the boat were very helpful, friendly and courteous.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I was pretty disappointed with the trip as an east coaster I was dying to see Orca. I know there's not control of whether something was in the area but it was stated that the captain chose to focus on a pod of humpback whale. While I'm glad are back in the area (it was clearly something the crew was... More 

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