$59 for a 3.5-Hour Afternoon Whale-Watching Trip from Outer Island Expeditions ($99 Value)

Smugglers Villa Resort

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A recent survey ranks whales' bellies ahead of safety deposit boxes and mattresses as the preferred place to store valuables. Experience one of nature's most priceless resources with this Groupon.

The Deal

  • $59 for a 3.5-hour whale-watching trip (a $99 value)

Tours depart from Orcas Island at 1 p.m. and run through October 31. Boats ferry no more than 12 passengers out to oceanic playgrounds where guests may witness orcas, humpbacks, grey whales, and other majestic sea creatures.

Outer Island Expeditions

Outer Island Expeditions' fleet of kayaks and boats safely cruises at speeds of up to 50 miles per hour through frothy crests ebbing amid the striking sights and wildlife of the San Juan islands. Venturing as far as 50 miles into Canadian waters, whale-watching excursions foster personal rapport between patrons and boat-side orcas, gray whales, or humpback whales trying to learn human etiquette for future espionage missions. Tours of Stuart Island's Turn Point lighthouse begin aboard a 22-foot Kodiak skiff, which buoys patrons through 16 miles of waters inhabited by sea lions and porpoises before they disembark and hike to the lighthouse's historical museum. Fishing charters set sail in search of ocean creatures and potable salt water from all of Outer Island Expeditions' four launch points: Smuggler's Villa Resort, Semiahmoo Resort, Lopez Island, and The Willows on Lummi Island.


Tips from Groupon Customers

  • “reserve early if you want to leave from Anacortes Great guides and boat; great day with good service”

  • “Great trip! The boat was fast, stable and comfortable and John was an excellent guide who provided lots of interesting information about the Orcas!”

  • “Great fun!!”


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    Smugglers Villa Resort

    54 Hunt Road

    Eastsound, Washington 98245

    360-376-3711

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In a Nutshell

Veteran skippers welcome 12 tourists onto vessels and guarantee encounters with underwater giants during whale-watching tours

The Fine Print

Expires Oct 30th, 2013. Limit 1 per person. May buy 5 additional as gifts. Reservation required. 72hr cancellation notice required or fee up to Groupon price may apply. Children 17 or younger must be accompanied by an adult. Credit card required at time of booking. Must sign waiver. Subject to weather conditions. Tour must meet minimum departure requirements. Tours may be subject to $5 fuel surcharge. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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