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Outer Island Excursions

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2201 Skyline Way, Skyline Marina, Anacortes, Fidalgo Island, WA 98221-2986
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Great Experience

Thoroughly enjoyed the tour. Heather & Matt we’re great guides. We got to see a Humpback Whale... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Ramkumar B
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Overland Park, Kansas
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Cool experience

Glad I was able to use Groupon so it was worth it. Would not have paid full price. Nice boat ride... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Wildflower51
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Crestwood
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We offer personalized, small group tours of 30 people or less on high speed vessels - the Blackfish Fleet are the fastest in the region reaching up to 50mph, and are the perfect blend of comfort and thrill! We specialize in private charters- if you want to go whale watching, fishing, island hopping, or a combination of activities we do it all. We want to make your experience unforgettable.
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2201 Skyline Way, Skyline Marina, Anacortes, Fidalgo Island, WA 98221-2986
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed the tour. Heather & Matt we’re great guides. We got to see a Humpback Whale breach.

Thank Ramkumar B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Glad I was able to use Groupon so it was worth it. Would not have paid full price. Nice boat ride and good (not great) guides.... the whole experience was pretty cool though. Would I do it again? Nah. I had as much fun sitting...More

Thank Wildflower51
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

Even though it was toward the end of the whale watching season from what we understand. The staff was able to find us some whales to see. We stayed out an additional hour so that we were able to see a humpback whale that the...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

We had an absolute blast with this company— great staff, excellent trip and the captain was sure to protect the animals by maintaining safe distance while other more aggressive boat captains clearly invaded the space reserved for the whales to move. Educational for my 2...More

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Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

For any occasion, get out to go whale watching with this company! The boat was beautiful, the fastest out there! We saw humpbacks, orcas, stellar sea lions and other beautiful wildlife. Along the way, Captain Beau/Captain David/Naturalist Aubrey educated us on what we were seeing...More

Thank Ali T
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

We saw lots of wildlife like seals and porpoise on our sea kayak, and sea stars as well. Katie (Priesley) led an awesome tour, and it was a very enjoyable paddle! If you're going to the San Juan Islands you must do a paddle! Best...More

Thank SM_Seattle9
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Reviewed 16 September 2017

Orcas Island whale watching. Embarked at Eastsound, Orcas Island. Whale sightenings were guaranteed, was a bit skeptical, but the promise was kept. Genuinely friendly and knowledgeable staff. Excursion boat accommodated approximately 30 people, upper and closed lower decks. Were very fortunate in whale sightings for...More

Thank lutze786
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

This company did not rank as high as others here on Trip Advisor, but, I couldn't get through to the top companies to make reservations, so Outer Islands got our business by default. And, I'm really glad they did! The online booking was easy (much...More

Thank beachgirl96
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Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

We've been on several of these excursions but today's was the best. John and Chelsea were our hosts. Very safe driving by John. You can ride inside or out, so there is no need to be concerned if you don't want to get chilled. Chelsea...More

Thank Jean M
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Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

We bought our tickets on groupon, wonderful deal! But we were told the trip left at noon and it didn't go out till 1 pm. We didn't waste the hour, went to Washington park and drove the loop with a few stops. The water was...More

Thank dragginfly2
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