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Deception Pass Tours

5596 State Route 20, Deception Pass State Park, Oak Harbor, Whidbey Island, WA 98221-8443
+1 888-909-8687
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A "Must Do" especially for visitors!

We had a great time seeing the wildlife and learning about local history. Staff was very friendly... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sharon M
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Oak Harbor, United States
If weather is your friend, this tour is special

In the Pacific Northwest, there is decent history associated with the Deception Pass: the discovery... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
mohan59
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Redmond, Washington
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  • Average5%
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“boat ride” (21 reviews)
“hour tour” (17 reviews)
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5596 State Route 20, Deception Pass State Park, Oak Harbor, Whidbey Island, WA 98221-8443
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+1 888-909-8687
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great time seeing the wildlife and learning about local history. Staff was very friendly and accommodating. My family and I really enjoyed the tour!

Thank Sharon M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In the Pacific Northwest, there is decent history associated with the Deception Pass: the discovery of San Juan de Luca strait by George Vancouver, the initial misunderstanding by Vancouver's lieutenant Whidbey that it was a peninsula and not an island, the subsequent growth and development...More

Thank mohan59
Reviewed 17 April 2017

I took my daughters there for some ice cream and tour. The staff is very friendly. Captain Alyce was great answering all the question my four-year-old had. Saw some marine life and birds, also got to see a P-3C coming for a landing at the...More

Thank 111manny111
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Our family totally enjoyed are time on the boat. I would recommend this for family's for something special to do with the kid's on your summer vacations.Or anyone!!!! The staff was phenomenal. They knew the history and made the learning fun. The licorice at the...More

Thank Loyallover
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Nice day. Saw lot's of wildlife. Fun going under the bridge.Would have been fun had the tide been ripping a little more. Would recommend it to others.

Thank Jamie D
Reviewed 11 September 2016

After spending sleepless nights @ Deception Pass Campgrounds listening to Top Gun jets blasting their engines all night & chipmunks trying to eat thru my tent, we packed it up. We went over to that pink ice cream cone sign that we passed on state...More

2  Thank patpatrick96
Reviewed 9 September 2016

My wife and I were visiting family, in Lake Stevens, Washington State. We were treated to a tour of Deception Pass on a very stable "jet-drive catamaran," (Deception Pass Tours). The weather was exceptional and the boat ride was very smooth and comfortable. The vistas...More

Thank ChicagoHiker2
Reviewed 7 September 2016

We had such a nice time!! The crew was great, very educational. We went with another couple, and we are looking forward going back with them, and bringing our families with us. We highly recommend this boat trip.

Thank zmant2016
Reviewed 2 September 2016

We recently relocated to Whidbey Island and had Ohio friends visit us. On a recent trip to Anacortes I noticed the advertisement for the boat tours and thought it sounded like fun and a great way of seeing Deception Pass. Made the arrangements online -...More

Thank Laura W
Reviewed 15 August 2016

The wife and I stopped in the bridge parking lot to explore the bridge and saw the ticket booth for the boat tours. We talked to the young lady and bought our tickets figuring why not! We went on the first tour of the morning,...More

Thank bcreff
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Linda G
If the weather is poor does the boat have cover to protect the guests from rain?
12 April 2017|
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Response from DeceptionP | Property representative |
While we have a cover for the boat, we typically will only use it about 1 time per year as the showers are normally short lived here in the rain shadow, and the cover restricts the viewing area. Once installed, it must be... More
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Nancywppw1958
Is this tour on the open ocean or in an area protected from waves?
20 May 2015|
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Response from DeceptionP | Property representative |
There are two tours, the One Hour Jet Boat Tour takes place in a relatively protected area. The Captain would be able to notify you in advance if there are waves, which would be kicked up on windy days. On the Whale... More
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