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Daily departures from Bellingham and Friday Harbor. Excellent orca sightings, informative narration, and hospitality. Families welcome.

Our comfortable 38' catamaran, Mercury, provides you open viewing, snack bar, and restroom. You're welcome to bring a picnic lunch if you wish. And don't forget your camera.

If you opt for our Whale Watch Tour, you may see exciting displays of playful energy at the magnificent Orca whales breach, sometimes racing through the water at speeds up to 20 mph in pursuit of prey. Our crew will explain all these behaviors to you, plus more throughout our tour from Friday Harbor.

For those who stay onshore in this quaint island town, you'll be delighted to find a variety of unique shops and restaurants to explore before your relaxing cruise back to Bellingham later in the day. If you have time, spend a night or two!

Location: 355 Harris Avenue Suite 105, Bellingham Washington 98225 Telephone 360-734-3431 Toll Free: 888-373-8522

Other Transportation nearby:
(Victoria) Action Ultralights Unlimited Aviation Centre
(Anacortes) Anacortes Railway
(Concrete) Concrete Municipal Airport
(Victoria) E & N Railiner
(Bellingham) Floathaven Seaplane Base
(Friday Harbor) Friday Harbor Seaplane Base


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04/27 Coming to The Bellingham area
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Leavenworth Spring Bird Fest Leavenworth WA May16-19 Learn about the wide variety of migratory birds that come here for a brief, but important part of their year: the breeding season. Hear the songs sung only during the breeding season.
Northwest Folklife Festival Seattle WA May24-27 Music and dance performances, visual arts, folklore exhibits, hands-on children's activities, workshops, crafts, food, demonstrations, and more!
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Bellevue Strawberry Festival Bellevue WA June22-23 Entertainment, an auto show, vendors, food, and family fun are all highly visible parts of the festivities.
Chief Seattle Days Suquamish WA August16-19 The Coastal Jam, a Pow Wow with competition dancing and drumming, a parade, Fun Runs, craft and food vendor booths, and the Chief Seatle Days Youth Royalty Pageant.