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Outer Island Expeditions

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54 Hunt Rd, Smugglers Villa Resort, Eastsound, Orcas Island, WA 98245-9734
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Orcas Island Whale Watching
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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 charter and add fishing, kayaking, island hopping, and more.
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“captain paul” (31 reviews)
“harbor seals” (64 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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54 Hunt Rd, Smugglers Villa Resort, Eastsound, Orcas Island, WA 98245-9734
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"whale watching"
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"captain paul"
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"harbor seals"
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"bald eagles"
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"great trip"
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"point doughty"
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"resident orcas"
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"these guys"
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"saw orcas"
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"boat ride"
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"killer whales"
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"amazing experience"
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"smaller boat"
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"fishing trip"
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"see whales"
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"sea life"
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"canadian waters"
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had the most amazing experience with outer island. Paul lead us to 2 different pods of killer whales AND a humpback! Another great aspect of the trip was learning all about the wildlife, geography and history from the naturalist Alex. He was extremely knowledgeable...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Outer Island was personable and gave us some great sightings of the whales. We would highly recommend them.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a wonderful time with family. The Captain and on board naturalist were very knowledgeable. We saw both resident and transient Orcas. Wish I had worn another layer of cloths, remember that if you are inclined to sit outside for the full trip. I would...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dillon and Siera were great! This was a wonderful trip, great day for viewing the orcas! The viewing from the top deck was excellent. The wildlife was not disappointing. Thank you!

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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.
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Buffmtwoman
27 September 2016|
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Response from CaptainBeau | Property representative |
Hello, We offer the Sucia Ferry from Orcas Island to Sucia Island from April through October, but if we do not have a regular ferry scheduled on the date you want to go we can always run a private water taxi for you. Please... More
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Nancy M
6 September 2016|
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Response from etardray | Reviewed this property |
At times we were seeing two different pods (one at a distance) on either side of the boat. We saw over 25 whales (orcas) on our trip. First saw the ladies, then the males. (I guess the travel separately?) And saw two... More
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