Earth’s mammals share certain commonalities, such as a four-chambered heart, cute and cuddly young, and repeated failed attempts to steal flight from the birds. Bond with ocean brethren with this Groupon.
$52 for a Three-Hour Whale-Watching Tour ($105 Value)
Launching daily at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., the three-hour whale-watching tour ferries guests over the Salish Sea, which teems with 90 resident killer whales in addition to small groups of the transient variety. The tour may also grant glimpses of mink, gray, and humpback whales, as well as seals and other marine life. Five Star's prices vary by age.
Five Star Whale Watching Ltd.
The Salish Sea hosts one of the largest killer-whale gatherings on the planet. There, Five Star Whale Watching's seasoned captains introduce guests to the three resident orca pods, as well as the many transient pods that move through the area. Aboard Five Star's fleet of stable catamarans, guests may spot orcas' massive dorsal fins, as well as minke, gray, and humpback whales. Between sightings, crews keep parties comfortable within the heated cabin by supplying them with complimentary coffee, hot chocolate, and expert knowledge.