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Puget Sound Express - Day Trips

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227 Jackson St, Port Townsend, WA 98368
+1 360-385-5288
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We saw killer whales!! That would be enough for me but this classy excursion was so much more. The... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Nancy B
Collierville, Tennessee
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Whale Watching Sept 18th 8hr trip.

We had a GREAT time! From start to finish, Trevor and Claire were fun, funny and Informative! We... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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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 3 days ago via mobile

We saw killer whales!! That would be enough for me but this classy excursion was so much more. The staff and boat reminded of a bygone era where travel was classy and people were kind, lovely to get to know and the experience was worth...More

Thank Nancy B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had a GREAT time! From start to finish, Trevor and Claire were fun, funny and Informative! We had a group of 5...slightly obnoxious, "elderly" people in our group, who all had a GREAT TIME! And...aside from a VERY WET (HYSTERICAL) ending to the trip,...More

Thank clinker1964
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My husband and I had our first trip to Washington State and decided to go on a whale watching tour. Puget Sound Express did am amazing job of finding out where the whales were on the day of our tour. What an amazing show we...More

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 6 days ago

We did the 4 hour trip. I have to say that I was impressed with how seriously this company takes their business. You can tell that they truely value the wildlife and pride themselves on providing an informative and relaxing experience for everyone. On the...More

Thank Krugja13
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From the moment we checked in to the end of the trip, we were blown away by the quality and professionalism of the Puget Sound Express staff and company. Highly recommend this trip!!!

Thank Linda H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Done this twice, saw lots of whales, two different pods of Orcas this trip. Crew is excellent and very knowledgeable. You learn so much about the geography and nature,

Thank Bruce W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took the 9 hour cruise with the two hour stop in Friday Harbor. Near the later part of the tour our Captain found a group of Orcas and we sat and watched them hunt and play in the waters around us for about 40...More

Thank Rogerm213
Reviewed 1 week ago

This whale watching trip was amazing. The Captain and crew of the Redhead couldn't have been better. They kept us informed about the whale "hunting" process and when we located them the boat was positioned always to give us the best possible viewing advantage. If...More

Thank Dennis P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We found the staff to be friendly and engaging. The captain has all sorts of interesting wildlife information. We saw lots of Orca activity as well as a bald eagle, harbor seals, other whales, etc. A very enjoyable time and I would have no problem...More

Thank raireland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Personal service, very friendly and helpful crew and captain. Get in line early and get the seats right behind the captains area. They are a little higher up and more private. Be sure to go outside a lot, sit in the front for sure. Even...More

Thank Brant B
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Nona A
4 September 2017|
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Response from Diane Y | Reviewed this property |
That's past the Orca season, which is summer, and there may not be voyages then (you'd have to check). However, there will be far more birds in the water if you're a birder.
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.
Karen R
28 April 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.