One-Hour Boat Tour for One, Two, or Four from Deception Pass Tours (Up to 53% Off)

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In a Nutshell

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 Jun 2, 2014. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation required. 24hr cancellation notice required. 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

  • $14.50 for a one-hour Deception Pass tour for one (a $28.95 value)
  • $28 for a one-hour Deception Pass tour for two (a $57.90 value)
  • $55 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.

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.

Customer Reviews

Take a nice jacket with you!
Mariana G. · June 30, 2014
The trip was great, and the gummy bear ice cream was awesome.
Michael K. · June 3, 2014
I bought the tickets for my children and they said the whole trip was great and they would like to do it again sometime. My son was especially impressed with the professionalism of the owner/operator. Thanks for a wonderful gift for them.
Carrie S. · June 2, 2014

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