This Whale Watching Experience From Seattle Is The Perfect Weekend Adventure

Jennifer Moreno Jennifer Moreno

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Hop on the San Juan Clipper and experience an incredible aquatic adventure!

Spend the perfect day with orcas, humpback, and minke whales aboard the San Juan Clipper. This cruise leaves directly from Pier 69, and it takes you all the way to San Juan Island (the perfect place to spot whales this season).

Enjoy a great adventure aboard the high-speed vessel, cruise through the waters of the Salish Sea in search of whales, enjoy mesmerizing views of the historic Deception Pass Bridge, and spend a magnificent day in the charming town of Friday Harbor. This experience is a true Pacific Northwest bucket list adventure, and it’s the perfect plan for a weekend.

The Vessel

This is the only Seattle whale watching tour that leaves directly from Pier 69 in downtown Seattle. The San Juan Clipper is a high-speed vessel that will take you to the San Juan Islands and back in just a day.

Whale Watching Location

The Salish Sea is one of the world’s largest and most biologically rich areas teeing with an array of spectacular wildlife.



The Experience

This full-day adventure starts in downtown Seattle, and it includes cruising through the Deception Pass Bridge and a 2 hr stop at the beautiful Friday Harbor. Enjoy a great day at sea, and learn about local wildlife and whale conservation from one of the expert naturalists on board. Upon your arrival in Friday Harbor, enjoy the town’s picturesque streets, grab a drink at a local pub, or explore the Whale Musem.

This cool experience is great for families and explorers who are looking to spend a unique day surrounded by mesmerizing wildlife. So, if you’re interested, we recommend visiting the Clipper Vacations website, where you can find more information about tickets, schedules, and more.

Where: Departs from Pier 69

When: Sep 7 – Oct 10, 2021 (Friday-Sunday)

Duration: 1 day

Cost: Adult $100 / Child $62

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