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Outer Island Expeditions

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54 Hunt Rd, Smugglers Villa Resort, Eastsound, Orcas Island, WA 98245-9734
+1 360-376-3711
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Orcas Island Whale Watching
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Anacortes 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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  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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54 Hunt Rd, Smugglers Villa Resort, Eastsound, Orcas Island, WA 98245-9734
+1 360-376-3711
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Reviewed 3 January 2018


Thank onesillyme
Reviewed 2 January 2018

I was surprised by the size of the boat as I had been on a bigger one before, but it actually turned out to be way better on the smaller boat! I felt closer to the water and closer to the whales, plus didn't feel...More

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Reviewed 1 January 2018

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Reviewed 28 December 2017


Thank jennifer h
Reviewed 27 December 2017

My mom, brother and I came out to visit Orcas Island from Wisconsin. I booked the kayaking trip and we all loved it! Our guide was super fun and knowledgable about the history, and the animals we saw. Would definitely recommend, and would return again!

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Reviewed 25 December 2017

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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.
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
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