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Puget Sound Express - Day Trips

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227 Jackson St, Port Townsend, WA 98368-5707
+1 360-385-5288
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Protection Island Bird Watching Tour with Marine Science Center

Great Trip with Professional People! Easy and Friendly Check In :) Crew was interested in YOU... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Stan K
100% Worth It

I grew up in Edmonds but have not lived here in almost 20 years. I've wanted to go on this tour... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jen K
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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 98368-5707
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great Trip with Professional People! Easy and Friendly Check In :) Crew was interested in YOU having a GREAT experience! I will recommend this tour to other. And will look to taking others on similar trips :)

1  Thank Stan K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I grew up in Edmonds but have not lived here in almost 20 years. I've wanted to go on this tour for years but this is the first trip where I had enough time to make it happen. I was worried going in December would...More

1  Thank Jen K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My whale cruise with Puget Sound Express was really special. We were blessed with a warm, calm day which added to the experience. Trevor and Wendy were welcoming and informative and we did see whales and other sea life. I also enjoyed Sherri's blueberry buckle....More

1  Thank louisetw2017
Reviewed 10 November 2017

The staff on this tour was knowledgeable and friendly, making all the participants feel comfortable. We saw Minke whales on the way up to Friday Harbor, with the promise of seeing Orcas on the return trip. Well, whales move, and by the time we were...More

Thank PKay6213
Reviewed 8 November 2017

The day trip up through the Straits to San Juan Island was so much fun! Though next time I'll bring a picnic lunch for everyone rather than rely on restaurants in Friday Harbor. We saw lots of whales, and it was very fun and exciting!...More

Thank Sue G
Reviewed 4 November 2017

We thought that an opportunity to see whales or orcas was too good to miss while we were travelling around the Seattle/Vancouver area so we booked a morning boat. Everything was very well organised with plenty of parking. We were warned that it might be...More

1  Thank CavMcDs
Reviewed 2 November 2017

I was hoping to see Orcas, but instead saw Minke whales, Dall Purposes, Humback Whales, Sea Lions, and Bald Eagles. The captain made every effort to locate Orcas, but it was late in the season and they were scarce. Went all the way into Canada,...More

1  Thank mjt23
Reviewed 2 November 2017

Our trip was the most amazing thing we have ever been blessed to experience. My son and I were on a three week trip throughout our country to experience as much as possible and to make as memories as we could. Of all the places...More

1  Thank gloriapayne01
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Took the 4 hour whale cruise - late in the year but still saw humpbacks and minkes. Friendly and knowledgeable staff and comfortable boat with excellent viewing either inside or out. Even though it wasn't the focus of the trip there were plenty of sea...More

Thank l8developer
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

It was kind of a bleak day but our whale watching execursion put a bright spot on things. We went up through the San Juan islands and saw orcas, humpback whales, and sea lions. Extremly comfortable boat with excellent coffee and blueberry coffee cake. The...More

Thank Cakes0314
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15 January 2018|
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Response from Diane Y | Reviewed this property |
On Puget Sound Express' website, search for birdwatching tours.
Nona A
4 September 2017|
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Response from SallyFranz | Reviewed this property |
Animals in the late fall are deer, elk and eagles, If it is before the first frost also Marmot and Mountain Goats up on Hurricane Hill. Here at Lost Mountain Lodge (B&B in Sequim) we have humming birds at our feeders year... More
Carlie R
11 July 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.