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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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+1 360-378-5315
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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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Whale Watching Tour

We went out on a Tuesday in early May on the Western Prince. It was Nina's first day this season as the naturalist. We only had 7 passengers and the trip was fantastic. We... read more

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Overland Park, KS
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We went out on a Tuesday in early May on the Western Prince. It was Nina's first day this season as the naturalist. We only had 7 passengers and the trip was fantastic. We watched a pod of orcas for an hour. We also saw the huge seal lions, eagles, harbor seals, porpoises....The boat is great. Snacks were available for... More 

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Tacoma, United States
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We are Local from Tacoma, WA. lived here all our lives and never done a Orca Watching Boat Ride. It has been on my Bucket List! Check it is now done! Great boat ride and a beautiful day in the PNW. I always appreciate where I live when I take a boat ride like this. We saw 6 Orca Whales... More 

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our experience was very enjoyable. The ship was comfortable enough but still had a sense of adventure. The crew was very welcoming and knowledgeable about the wildlife we saw. They also had a great sense of humor and made the trip fun. We saw orcas, harbor seals, Steller sea lions, porpoises, and bald eagles. The crew was also very respectful... More 

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had a great time out on the Western Prince II, we say all kinds of wildlife and the naturalists were very informative!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Lancaster, Ohio
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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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago 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 2 weeks 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 3 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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