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Outer Island Expeditions

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30 and 12 Passenger Orca Whale and Wildlife Trips. Our Small Fast Boats get you up-close and personal with the region's famous Orca Whales! We see whales on about 97% of our tours! Join us for a group trip or you can customize your own private...more
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54 Hunt Rd, Smugglers Villa Resort, Eastsound, Orcas Island, WA 98245-9734
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All reviews whale watching sea lions captain paul saw orcas transient orcas great trip see whales point doughty these guys killer whales boat ride smaller boat awesome experience great job fish pods of orcas highly recommend this tour
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We absolutely saw Wales! The crew were also kind and fun. The captain took time to explain his instruments to me and we met lots of great passengers.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Owyn F
Reviewed 4 days ago

Sucia is an Washington State Park about 15 minutes water travel time from Orcas. Great hiking and camping spots. Water taxi is efficient and on time.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Robert D
Reviewed 5 days ago

A++ from start to finish. Great having not only a very knowledgeable captain but a professional naturalist on board was great! they did whatever they had to in order to make sure all passengers had a fulfilling experience.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank tlmooreoc
Reviewed 6 days ago

No guarantees of course, but the day I went was unforgettable. We encountered a pod of orcas chasing and hunting seals. It was absolutely breathtaking to watch. We had two young ladies, marine biologists I believe, on board certified by National Geographic. One of them...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Judy G
Reviewed 6 days ago

Fantastic experience all around. Taxi'd to and from Sucia Island, camping on the island for two nights. Taxi was on time, crew was helpful and friendly, and Sucia Island is incredible!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Bonnieb01
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went on a whale watch with 14 family members including young children. Overall it was an amazing experience and everyone had a great time. We saw numerous whales, orcas, and bald eagles. One point off for charging for the 3 month old infant (I...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Eirlis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful time. We took 2 tours to make the best of our trip. The first day we didn’t see much but the 2nd day I was able to capture a few good pictures.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank jkjohnson16
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I enjoyed our whale watching trip. The trip was much more than we expected. The Orcas entertained us along with a sea lion, harbor seals, eagles and much more. The crew was informative and friendly. Available was a lower cabin and restroom....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sendtogloria
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everyone was very educated in sea life. Very informative. Even stayed out longer than expected. Very enjoyable trip and would recommend you book with them.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Sharonholzum
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great time. Staff was awesome. Unbelievable experience. Worth the money. Definitely would go again.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Darren A
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Alfred G
5 August 2018|
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Response from TroySea | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn't, but since you are from Florida you might want to layer with thin windbreaker and/or long sleeve shirt that can be removed as you warm up especially if you are starting early in morning.
shrija n
25 July 2018|
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Response from Dixie W | Reviewed this property |
We left the dock at 10 and they picked us up on the island at 3.
Roberta J
31 May 2017|
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Response from Adeline K | Reviewed this property |
There are no buses but if you are just going for the day there is a cab service. It is not walkable from the ferry.