See whales in the wild. For 33 years, Puget Sound Express has set the standard for exciting whale watching tours and wildlife tours around the Olympic Peninsula and the San Juan Islands. Puget Sound Express offers a variety of whale watching cruises for you to choose from – all easily accessible from the Olympic Peninsula. It's a family-run company with three generations at the ready to ensure you have a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
Four-Hour Whale Watching Tour (Port Townsend)
The perfect trip for visitors and travelers with a busy schedule! Departing in the morning, fast and comfortable 40-seat Red Head seeks out orcas, minkes, humpbacks, and gray whales to give you a guaranteed whale watching experience in the San Juan Islands.
Trips run April – October, and feature an on-board naturalist. If the whales are “singing,” you’ll be able to hear them with the boat's hydrophone.
Port Townsend – San Juan Island Whale Watching Tour
The signature tour of Puget Sound Express is a daylong cruise on the Glacier Spirit combines orca watching with an on-board naturalist, and a tour of the beautiful San Juan Islands. You will visit the popular town of Friday Harbor for shopping, island cuisine, and sightseeing.
This San Juan Islands trip is also the official passenger ferry route between Port Townsend and San Juan Island, and in addition to seeing killer whales, passengers often see minke whales, Stellar and California sea lions and Dall’s porpoises. The full-day tour runs May – September.
3-Day San Juan Islands Wildlife Cruises
Join Puget Sound Express for exciting three-day cruises through the San Juan Islands in Washington State. Selected by National Geographic as one of the world’s top 3 destinations, the waters around the San Juan Islands are home to orcas (killer whales), minke whales, gray whales, humpback whales, stellar sea lions, porpoise, otters, and a dizzying array of seabirds.
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227 Jackson Street, Port Townsend, WA 98368