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Western Prince Whale & Wildlife Tours

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Address: 1 Spring St, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-7199
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09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Just 90 miles north of Seattle, Whale Watching and Wildlife Tours from...

Just 90 miles north of Seattle, Whale Watching and Wildlife Tours from Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, Washington. Owner Operated, Experienced Local Naturalist Guides, Small Groups, Two Great Boats. Choose from the fast and comfortable 46' Western Prince II (limited to 32 passengers or less, with seating for 41) or, for the more adventurous, the Expedition Style 30' Western Explorer (limited to 15 passengers or less).

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Western Prince Whale & Wildlife Tours

wonderful crew! We had a great time! I wish we would have done this 2 days in a row instead of Kayaking!

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Reviewed 5 days ago
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Lancaster, Ohio
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The trip was ok, but kind of expensive for what they offered. We saw a whale family of 4 individuals. We did not see dolphins. The naturalist (man) was friendly and had good knowledge. He made our trip better.

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

wonderful crew! We had a great time! I wish we would have done this 2 days in a row instead of Kayaking!

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

5-15-17 went on a once in a lifetime "bucket list" fullfillment trip for my ailing 20 year old daughter and very inquisitive 8 year old son. The captain and crew went above and beyond to make this an exceptional trip and they had no idea of her illness. Our family is very grateful!

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a wonderful time with the crew on Western Prince Whale Watching! Captain Pete, Nina, Katie shared knowledge about the whales and other wildlife in the area and were very accommodating. We got to watch an amazing orca family, see several bald eagles, harbor seal, and sea lions! It was an amazing adventure. Thank you!

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Dallas, Georgia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great whale watching experience, thanks to Chris and JB. We spotted a big pod of orcas whales. They are very friendly and very knowledgeable about these whales. They gave enough time for us to enjoy the spectacle of whale watching. I will definitely recommend their service.

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Edmonds, Washington
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Alison, Katie and Captain Ivan were the perfect crew! The trip was more than I imagined. We had a grand time and an educational trip! Watching "Big Mama" the humpback whale was like watching a ballet. Crew was in no hurry and we had a front row seat in the calm waters and sunny day. Hope to go back another... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the zodiac whale watching excursion. Everything was very well planned. We were outfitted with very warm dry suits, hats and gloves, and Captain Ivan took us on a 65 mile journey seeking whales at a time of the year when the whales were sparse. We were rewarded with a humpback! They took extra effort and extra care to... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a fun and educational trip with Western Prince. They took us way, way out on a cold and rainy day and we finally got to see several groups of orca whales. The boat was full of couples and families, and everyone seemed to have fun. The crew was engaged and knowledgeable. There were drinks and snacks for sale,... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've been on several whale watching trips but this was by far the best. Our tour guides were awesome! They shared so much information us and made it extremely fun at the same time. They went above and beyond to make sure we got to experience as much as possible (i.e. Killer whale, eagles, sea lions, ect.) in the time... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our whale watching excursion was wonderful! Captain Ivan did a great job researching that morning's orca sighting and knew just where to go to find two orcas. We were there with the orcas for around an hour, then we headed off to see harbor seals, sea lions, eagles, deer, and even bighorn sheep. Our naturalist, Allison, was also friendly, knowledgeable,... More 

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