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Guaranteed Whale Watching Tour

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    What to Expect
    Depart from Orcas Island to Enjoy the wildlife and whales of the San Juan Islands.

    Tours depart once a day at 1 pm in the Spring and Fall and twice a day in the Summer at 11 am and 3 pm.

    Please check-in 30 minutes prior to departure.

    Shuttle Service is available upon request from the ferry landing.

    Tours are between 3 and 4 hours long and are lead by trained naturalists.

    See the regions whales and wildlife such as Orca also known as Killer Whales, Humpback and Minke Whales.

    These tours are guaranteed, meaning if you don't see whales you can come again for free.

    Snacks are available on boards and in the snack shop before you depart.

    Come out and experience the San Juans!
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    Reviewed 18 July 2019 via mobile

    Well equipped, friendly crew--this was a great experience for our family. Highly recommended and would definitely do this again.

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank healtheboi
    Reviewed 23 October 2018

    This was to be one of the highlights of my birthday trip to the island and they did not disappoint. We were treated to a rare killer whale hunting experience. The captain and guide worked very hard to get us to the spot of about...More

    Date of experience: October 2018
    Thank Jane P
    Capt-Beau, General Manager at Orcas Island Eclipse Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2019

    Hi Jane! Thanks for taking the time to share your experience, and for sharing your Birthday with us! It's pretty thrilling to encounter whales during their feeding activities. You never know what you'll come across on one of our trips but it's bound to be...More

    Reviewed 24 September 2018

    This was worth every penny we spent. The captain and the guide were the best. Didn't hurt we had a beautiful day when we went out. The guide was super sweet but more than that she was very knowledgeable about the area, the whales and...More

    Date of experience: September 2018
    Thank Chubbsmom
    Capt-Beau, General Manager at Orcas Island Eclipse Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2019

    What an awesome trip, full of wildlife!! Nothing better than sunny days and breaching whales! We're glad you had such a great trip and that our crew was able to answer all of your questions. They have so much knowledge to share. Our 2019 season...More

    Reviewed 12 September 2018

    This tour was fantastic. The boat is very large and they don't take enormous groups at a time. We could walk around and find good viewing areas. They were very respectful of the other tours going on. The tour guides were friendly but still professional....More

    Date of experience: September 2018
    Thank srgermund
    Capt-Beau, General Manager at Orcas Island Eclipse Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 23 March 2019

    Thanks for the kind words! Our boats have plenty of seating options and viewing areas. Glad to hear you enjoyed the trip and our crew as well. Our 2019 season is up and running, can't wait to have you out with us again!

    Reviewed 31 August 2018

    Fantastic tour, knowledgable guides and an overall great time! Highly recommend this tour if you're ever visiting Orcas Island.

    Date of experience: August 2018
    Thank Cori L
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