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Puget Sound Express - Day Trips

#1 of 9 Tours in Port Townsend Features Animals
227 Jackson St, Port Townsend, WA 98368
+1 360-385-5288
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The best part of the trip was our visit to Fort Warden. Great picnic area and the beaches were... read more

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Pat C
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We did the four hour tour from Port Townsend in the morning. We were assigned a booth with a table... read more

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Brandon S
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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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227 Jackson St, Port Townsend, WA 98368
+1 360-385-5288
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Reviewed yesterday

The best part of the trip was our visit to Fort Warden. Great picnic area and the beaches were great. Visiting the two buildings housing Puget Sound marine life was instructive and interesting. We saw a baby harbor seal, probably newly born because of the...More

Thank Pat C
Reviewed yesterday

We did the four hour tour from Port Townsend in the morning. We were assigned a booth with a table in the heated cabin. I believe the boat sat between 40-60 people. Each table sat 4 people so you had plenty of room to set...More

Thank Brandon S
Reviewed 2 days ago

We boarded at Pt Townsend on a beautiful Northwest sunny day. Meandered our way up to Friday Harbor stopping to view the beautiful L-Pod including some young ones, that were incredibly cute to see. We ate lunch overlooking the marina, and did a little shopping....More

Thank Suzy C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We took the 4hr tour on the Redhead with Captain Trevor at the helm. It was a rough and super foggy 1hr 15min jaunt to get to where the Orcas had been sighted, but oh my goodness what a show we were in for. Once...More

Thank green b
Reviewed 3 days ago

Treated my Colorado relatives to a 4-hr Orca trip, and they loved it. Our skipper found a pod of transient Orcas in Puget Sound, including two big bulls. We also saw big feeding flocks of seabirds in Admiralty Inlet. Later we cruised to Protection Island...More

Thank UlisseArdenna
Reviewed 3 days ago

The guides are knowledgeable and the Captain is dedicated to finding you whales. The homemade Blueberry Breakfast Cobbler is worth the trip alone. I have been on the Puget Sound Express six times and I have ALWAYS seen whales. Puget Sound Express is the best...More

Thank SallyFranz
Reviewed 6 days ago

Even though we didn't see Orca's, this company puts on one of the best excursions I've been on! It starts with a very comfortable boat with galley style seating.. nice comfortable bench seats with tables. They have assigned seats and there were just 4 of...More

Thank John N
Reviewed 6 days ago

This was our first whale watch so I don't really have anything to compare it to but our day was amazing! We did the whole day whale watch with a stop in Friday Harbor (adorable little town). Captain Rob was knowledgeable and First Mate Claire...More

Thank Sheli S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked the 8-hour whale watching tour last week. The weather was superb. On the way to Friday Harbor we say 15 whales, some bald eagles and seals. Had lunch in Friday Harbor (not included) during a 2-hour "break". The staff was very informative and...More

Thank Patricia H
Reviewed 1 week ago

The best part of this trip was the crew...they were upbeat, friendly and helpful. Information was provided consistently throughout the cruise. They cannot control weather conditions, so I can't rate them fairly on the actual cruise. The weather was pretty bad--very windy with extreme chop....More

Thank Carol S
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Carlie R
July 10, 2017|
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Response from LovePuertoVallarta | Reviewed this property |
It would be difficult if allowed. There have never been pets on my trips. The engines can be loud when accelerating.... and some days are crowded. I don't recommend taking a dog even if it is allowed.
Karen R
April 27, 2017|
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Response from Susanmomof2 | Reviewed this property |
I think it was around $80 a person. Their website will give current prices. Thank you for your question.
Pam H
April 2, 2017|
Response from MIke M | Reviewed this property |
Boy, that's a tough one. The group gathers at the building then goes down to the boat. That is basically crossing the street and going over a curb. The ramp to the boat is doable via wheelchair. Not 100% sure if the... More