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Blackfish Tours by Outer Island Expeditions

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

We had a great time with David, Amy, and Ellen. Everyone was knowledgable and friendly, and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Rachael R
Wonderful whale watching experience

This was a very enjoyable trip out to see the whales. We to 70. We saw Orca and Humpback on... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
held49
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Des Moines, Iowa
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Blackfish Tours offers whale watching and fishing as well as private charters from Anacortes, WA on the Blackfish fleet: truly the fastest tour vessels in the region! Anacortes is a short drive from Birch Bay and Bellingham and is about 1.5hrs north of Seattle. We offer daily scheduled Whale Watching trips from Anacortes from May to October. Fishing and Private Charters available all year.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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2201 Skyline Way, Anacortes, Fidalgo Island, WA 98221-2986
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We had a great time with David, Amy, and Ellen. Everyone was knowledgable and friendly, and extended our tour so that we could see a the whales. They're definitely passionate about their jobs, and even knew the individual whales, and were able to point out...More

Thank Rachael R
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a very enjoyable trip out to see the whales. We to 70. We saw Orca and Humpback on this trip..Our family took this trip and ranged in ages from all enjoyed it very much! Crew was great, friendly informative and accomodating. Boat was...More

Thank held49
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Guaranteed whale sightings. competitive prices. saw orcas, humpbacks, bald eagles, harbor seals, sea lions, jelly fish. maintained respectful distance of whales, but not too far to enjoy. whales were everywhere. lots of action. Captain Drew and crew were great. Fun but educational. boat was great...More

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Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Great food! It's a local dive that serves yummy greasy food. The minute you open your car door you smell the fryer! Takes ya back!!! Inside is nothing to talk about eitger way, no A.C, and the bathroom is a teeny tiny 1 stall room...More

Thank Aubrey R
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Reviewed 14 May 2018

Had a great Mother's Day whale watching adventure. Weather was beautiful and the boat must have been full, but enough room for everyone, so no one was walking over each other to see the whales. The staff of 3 was professional and knowledgeable. We saw...More

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Reviewed 17 October 2017

Capitan Jon showed really awesome skills driving our boat last week. Both Aubrey and Chelsea were amazing guides and guaranteed a great time!

Thank Yuri S
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

Had an amazing time observing Orcas, Humpbacks, porpoises, sea lions and even a bald eagle last week! Chelsea was incredibly friendly and have shown to be super knowledgeable in everything from natural history to evolutionary behavior of whales (and I'm a biologist)! Super interactive tour,...More

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Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

I bought this deal thru Groupon & finally used it right before it expired. This is a class act operation. Our guide/driver ( David) was great! Very knowledgeable & funny. Be prepared to be amazed & dress for cold weather on the boat. We had...More

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Reviewed 30 September 2017

Went 80 miles into Canadian waters to find Orcas. Many other boats there, as close to the Orcas as allowed. Our Captain stayed so far away that I had to use my telephoto lens to get a view. VERY DISAPPOINTING. They asked for $$ tips...More

Thank Lori D
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Reviewed 22 August 2017

We had the best time!!! It was a gorgeous evening and we were so excited to be whale watching for the first time here in the pnw. Our Captain David was so great we were hopeful to see whales, but didn't know we would learn...More

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