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$55 -- Whale-Watching Cruise in the San Juans, Half Off

Sold out - This deal was published April 08, 2013 and sold out May 09, 2013.
By Travelzoo Staff
Subscribers now have the opportunity to observe some of Washington's most magnificent creatures with an orca whale-watching tour around the San Juan Islands. For $55 a person, regularly up to $109, take off on a three- to five-hour trip with Outer Island Expeditions as you search for orcas as well as gray whales, humpbacks, porpoises, seals, otters, eagles and more from one of three locations: Orcas Island (Eastsound), Lopez Island or Anacortes.

Why we love it

  • Catch sight of orca whales with this whale-watching trip for $55 per person, reg. up to $109
  • Depart from your choice of 3 locations: Orcas Island (Eastsound), Lopez Island or Anacortes
  • This trip travels up to 100 miles around the San Juan Islands
  • Also spot gray whales, porpoises, seals, eagles and more
  • You can even listen to the whales; the boat is equipped with hydrophones

When

April 8, 2013 - Oct. 31, 2013

Where

Outer Island Expeditions
Multiple locations
(See Map)

What's included

  • You'll cruise the waters in a high-speed, long-range boat led by an experienced captain and trained naturalists who will provide details about the marine mammals, botany, birds, history and geology of the area. The boat is also equipped with hydrophones that enable passengers to listen to the whales. Take advantage of the complimentary binoculars to scope out the wildlife, and if you get hungry, snacks and drinks are available for purchase onboard.
  • Orcas Island tours launch April 15; Lopez Island and Anacortes tours launch May 27. Trips depart from Orcas Island three times a day: 10 a.m., 2 p.m. and 5-6 p.m. (depending on sunset time). Trips depart from Lopez Island at 1:30-2 p.m. and Anacortes at 1 p.m.

The fine print

Vouchers can be redeemed starting Monday, April 15, or Monday, May 27 (depending on location), through Oct. 31, 2013. Call to confirm tour times. Reservations are required; subject to availability and weather. Valid 7 days a week until June 15; starting June 16, this deal is not valid on Saturdays. Limit 1 voucher purchase per person; 2 additional may be purchased as gifts. Valid for children and adults. A 24-hour cancellation policy applies. A fuel surcharge of up to $5 may apply. See below for full terms and conditions.

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$55   $109
50% off
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Outer Island Expeditions
93% Enjoyed Outer Island Expeditions
93% (178 ratings)
Sold out at
1:59 a.m. CT on May 9
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93% Enjoyed Outer Island Expeditions
(178 ratings)
4.6
Quality of Service
4.5
Quality of Activity
4.5
Value for the Money
Overall Enjoyed Most Other Comments

Actually saw whales!

Wonderful Guide

Aug 17, 2014 Frank & Becky Washington, United States

It was amazing, the guide and the captain and we saw many orcas.

Aug 14, 2014 Tihomira Washington, United States

The guides, the area, the perfect weather.

Very professional, but easy to work with and to talk to.

Aug 12, 2014 Dan WA, United States

captain and boat were very nice and they found a large pod of transient orcas for us to view. Captain had lots of great information.

The booking process and customer service were severely lacking. I purchased 6 vouchers then found out they had exclusions on how many could be used on one sailing. This wasn't disclosed in the offer before purchase. Also, the person I spoke with on the phone was very rude and unwilling to help or make the situation work for both of us.

Aug 08, 2014 Angie Washington, United States

Tour guides were knowledgable and fun.

Jul 29, 2014 Michael WA, United States

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Smuggler's Villa Resort, 54 Hunt Road
Eastsound, WA 98245
Tel: 360-376-3711
Skyline Marina, 2011 Skyline Way
Anacortes, WA 98221
Tel: 360-376-3711
Lopez Islander Resort, Skyline Marina
Lopez Island, WA 98261
Tel: 360-376-3711

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