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About San Juan Island Whale & Wildlife Tours
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I was looking for a more intimate experience for our whale watching adventure versus being in a large boat with several people packed like sardines. We were also desiring of some of the amenities of a larger boat (bathroom, heated cabin) so this tour fit...More
We thoroughly enjoyed Capt. Hobbes. We appreciated his easy going style and wealth of knowledge and the experience of being on his smaller boat.
The captain had been doing this for over 15 years and knew where to find the orcas. He will take you as far as the Pudget Sound. The boat is a little small but had comfortable seats. It has one bathroom. He'll take different forms...More
My mother and daughter were staying for a week in Birch Bay and decided to book a whale watching trips since we kept meeting locals who were going or had just gone. The crew is made up of college kids and they are excellent in...More
Last year my husband and I did a tour with Maya's Legacy and had an amazing experience when 3 orca swam right up to our boat. It appeared that every other tour operator was in the same area so I figured this would happen on...More
200 yards is as close as you can get without getting a ticket! Some operators don't care, what can I say...
If you are a whale lover book a cruise on the “Tokitae”. Captain Hobbes is very passionate about the whales and marine life surrounding the islands. Captain Hobbes took the time to tell us about the whales and how the Southern Residents are in danger...More
The day was actually cold, wet and dreary but the trip was well worth it. We stayed warm and dry on Capt. Hobbes boat. He was very informative and we learned a lot about the animals and area. We did see humpback whales breaching.