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One-Hour Boat Tour for One, Two, or Four from Deception Pass Tours (Up to 55% Off)

Deception Pass Tours - Whidbey Island

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Coast Guard–certified Captain Brett explains local history and wildlife from high-speed catamaran during one-hour tours

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Promotional value expires Jul 1, 2013. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy multiple as gifts. Valid only for option purchased. Limit 1 per visit. Reservation recommended. Valid only for 1-hour tour. Admission free for children 3 and under. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.


Boat captains must master nautical lexicon before sailing the seas to ensure that they can distinguish port, which means left, from starboard, which means launch the vessel into deep space. Count down to a sea launch with this Groupon.

Choose from Three Options

  • $14 for a one-hour Deception Pass tour for one (a $28.95 value)
  • $27 for a one-hour Deception Pass tour for two (a $57.90 value)
  • $52 for a one-hour Deception Pass tour for four (a $115.80 value)

Tours depart hourly from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on a high-speed catamaran with views of the rocky landscape and local ecology. Tour goers also receive a 10% discount at the Deception Pass Tours gift shop. Children aged 3 and younger receive free admission.

Deception Pass Tours

The tenure of US Coast Guard–certified Captain Brett as captain of the Island Whaler began as a dream. In the course of nine months, he had a recurring dream about an unusual flatbed boat, which replaced his normal dreams about beating up Napoleon with Horatio Hornblower. More than a year after the visions stopped, Brett discovered his fantasy boat sitting in a parking lot in Anacortes. He now owns that boat and pilots the open-topped Island Whaler through picturesque waters to view the multitudinous wildlife found in and around Deception Pass.

The open deck and low-slung cabin of the seafaring sloop grants easy, panoramic views of the steep, rocky landscape. Captain Brett chimes in against the breeze with educational details about the pass's historical significance, structures, and ecology. Throughout the tours, spritely fauna with unevolved senses of stage fright perform lively, natural ballets as visitors potentially lock eyes with bald eagles, seals, porpoises, gray whales, and Pacific Northwest giant squid.

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What some people are buzzing about:


92% of 764 customers recommend

  • “All the folk are nice, just make sure you arrive at least 30 mins since you have to drive to the dock”

  • “Beautiful !”

  • “It was fun. Nice stuff.”

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    Whidbey Island

    1401 Catalina Drive

    Oak Harbor, WA 98277


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95% of the people were positive about the Tour, most described it as Great.
80% of the people were positive about the Guide, most described it as Courteous.
92% of the people were positive about the Staff, most described it as Friendly.
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